Brand Your Facebook Live Broadcasts With Videos

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Jul 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

One of the most important goals as a content creator is to make a lasting impact on your viewers. Setting yourself apart helps your audience to see what differentiates you from others.
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Tripods we Like for Mobile Video

By Dan Petrik on Jul 19, 2017 12:00:00 PM

For mobile video, I recommend size over function when it comes to tripods. Below are a few tripods we use in everyday productions that fit the niche of mobile journalism.
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Go Live From Twitch's New Mobile App

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Jul 17, 2017 12:12:00 PM

Twitch.tv has been around for years, primarily as a streaming service for video game enthusiasts . You were able to log into the free service, search for a specific video game, and then watch ordinary people as they played games in real time .
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Facebook Live Announces New Facebook Creator App

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Jul 14, 2017 1:54:00 PM

VidCon is an annual convention that caters to video content creators across all platforms. With YouTube leading the way in the content creation world for so long, many think of VidCon as a “YouTube convention”. While huge YouTube stars fill the halls and the panels of VidCon, this sentiment is not exactly accurate.

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YouTube App Streaming Now Available At 100 Subs

By Angela Nicole Holbrook on Jul 12, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Of all the video storage websites, YouTube has dominated the game for over a decade. Their platform has launched careers for users old and young. Many YouTube stars go on to become successful novelists, actors, and musicians. Families have gone from poverty to living comfortably thanks to YouTube’s Ad Sense revenue program .
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What Mic do I Choose for Live Mobile Video Productions?

By Dan Petrik on Jul 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Audio can be the most confusing part of a video production.  If your audio isn’t perfect, people will tune out.  Here is a rundown of different types of mics you can use for your mobile video productions.

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Using Switcher + LiveU to Stream from Almost Anywhere

By Nick Mattingly on Jul 7, 2017 2:30:00 PM

LiveU is a great tool for broadcasters that allows creators to broadcast from almost anywhere. Paired with Switcher Studio, it is the ultimate portable live video solution available.

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Smallest Facebook Live Setup

By Dan Petrik on Jul 3, 2017 2:00:00 PM

People typically are used to seeing large setups for live video productions. With Facebook Live becoming more prominent, I wanted to see how small I could make a Facebook Live setup- while still having good lighting, steady video and clear audio.
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7 Tips for Using Facebook Live Comments - Asking Your Audience the Right Questions

By Nick Mattingly on Jun 30, 2017 1:58:57 PM

One of the best parts of live video is the ability to engage with your audience in realtime. Facebook and Periscope especially have put viewer comments front and center. Facebook even rolled out a private chat feature that allows viewers to have their own private conversation . But how do you use comments to your advantage? How can you ask your audience the “right” questions?
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Copyright rules for Facebook live video - How to not get flagged

By Nick Mattingly on Jun 23, 2017 4:06:00 PM

It’s 2017 and we are still in the wild west of online video. However, the space is starting to mature and big players like YouTube and Facebook are implementing methods to become safer for everyone while working to lessen their own risk.

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