Going Live on Facebook for Beginners
If you have never broadcast live before then this course is for you.
Facebook Live have made it so easy to go live. they are giving eryone the ability to go live on camera.
This course leads you through every step of going live and gives advice on how you can produce good quality live shows.
This course is designed to help you to go live on Facebook from your desktop , produce a high quality show and re purpose the high quality recording to YouTube afterwards,
Are you using Facebook video to promote your business or class ?
Your audience visit Facebook every day and there is nothing which attracts attention like LIVE video.
Viewers see your name and video in their feed , they are drawn to watch and like it and that in turn attracts their friends
You are building an audience !!
PS Even if you do broadcast already, there is information in the course which will help you improve
Introducing the benefits of using Facebook Live to promote your interests
Introduction to the Course
The importance of the bonus lecture
Before you start broadcasting you should decide why you are broadcasting and your focus should be on achieving your goals
My reasons for becoming involved in LIVE video to promote to your business , interests or cause
Discussing where you can go live on Facebook
Planning is the key to a successful , enjoyable , entertaining and informative LIVE video show
We discuss the topics which you can talk about and the talking points that you want to discuss
You can decide who you are going to broadcast to and here we discuss the options
Practice is the key to being confident on camera telling your story.
My practice video to my personal profile page privately.
This is the video recorded on Facebook in Lecture 8 . The quality of the video may vary from recording to recording .
The questions are based on Lectures 4 through 9 in this section
Before Going Live
Do you have the options to go LIVE on Facebook yet ?
Going LIve From your Desktop
Broadcasting LIVE from your personal page
Broadcasting LIVE into a Facebook group
If you are broadcasting into a group from which you are not admin, please ask the admin first - they can help you schedule so that all 600 group member do not go live at the same time
Reaction to the live group video Comments are made after your show remember to go back and check and reply
In the end the video had 37 views and 11 interactions
Broadcasting to your business page(s) , remember your are representing your company
Behind the scenes
This broadcast is enhanced by using Manycam . I show you how to prepare and go live with more than just you on Screen. The show was from Belive.tv using the extra facilities they provide
Downloading the Videos
The steps you should take to download a recorded broadcast from your personal page.
The steps you should take to download a recorded broadcast from your business page.
The steps you should take to download a recorded broadcast from a group
Uploading to Youtube
How you can upload your videos to Youtube
Promoting Your Broadcast
In order to gain an audience for your show you should promote it . The more you promote the more people will view your show.
A live show is only the first part of the story.
The recorded show is content which you can re purpose.and promote forever (well almost)
How can you build your audience ? Here are several good ideas.
During every show you should make calls for action so that your friends and contacts can help you promote your show
Going Live from Livestreaming Sites
After you are comfortable with creating one person shows the next step is to run shows with 2 to 4 people on camera.
Creating a two person broadcast using Belive.tv
Creating a four person show using Smiletime.com
Live Video Shows which I host on Facebook
We look behind the scenes of Videostreaming Advice a show which airs on Facebook every Monday at 11:00 AM ET (4:00 PM GMT) .
The show is hosted by myself and David Vaughan
A short look at the weekly Blabbing for Britain Show which airs every Thursday at 10:00 AM GMT
We have bee broadcasting for 62 weeks . The team is Jon Upton, Stephen Silk, Peter Stewart and me.
A look behind the scenes on Smiletime at how the broadcast looks from the show producers seat. (me)
A short introduction.
I conducted polls in 3 Facebook groups, here are the top reasons from people who broadcast regularly.