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How to Livestream When Wi-Fi Is Spotty (or in the Middle of Nowhere)

by Dan Petrik

Nobody likes a buffering video or a slow network. Learn how to match your livestream quality with your upload speed — and how and when to bring your own internet to a stream.


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How to Livestream Your Church Services for Free

by Dan Petrik

Streaming live video of your church services doesn't have to be expensive if you've got a smartphone and an internet connection.


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Live Video Lighting 101: Brighten Up Your Productions

by Dan Petrik

Shed some light on your live videos with these tips. This post covers both free ways to brighten your productions and investment options for those who want to take their lighting to the next level.


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RTMP for Live Video: What is it and how do I set it up?

by Dan Petrik

RTMP (or Real-Time Messaging Protocol) acts as the handshake between video-streaming software/encoders and CDNs like Facebook or YouTube. Don't let the acronyms freak you out — the process is simple, and we explain it here.


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How to Go Live on Facebook from the Phone App or Your Computer

by Dan Petrik

It's easy to stream live videos to Facebook from your phone or your computer. We'll show you each step and what to expect along the way.


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How to Livestream from a Drone in Switcher Studio

by Dan Petrik

By connecting your drone's remote controller to your iPhone, you can stream live video from a drone into your Switcher productions. We'll cover the whole process in 11 quick steps.


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Why and How to Livestream Over Wi-Fi

by Dan Petrik

Having a router dedicated to your Switcher production can improve performance and is the most reliable method for running your own live broadcast. This post explores differences between 4G | LTE connections when making live video vs. using WiFi and how to overcome...


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The Best Router for Making Live Video — Plus Configuration Options

by Dan Petrik

Going Live on Facebook or YouTube is easier than ever with 4G and LTE. But if you are streaming from home or work and relying on WiFi your networking equipment could be holding you back. Here's an overview of our favorite budget router for making live video.


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Create Your Own Live Video Countdown Intros for Facebook and YouTube

by Dan Petrik

Add a countdown timer to your live videos to add production value and give people time to settle in for your show. We cover how to add a timer and even offer a couple of free ones that you can download.


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What's the Best iOS Device for Live Video? A Comparison

by Dan Petrik

When setting up video productions using iOS devices, it is important to choose the best device for the situation.


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About the Author

Dan Petrik

Dan is Switcher's customer success manager and a co-founder of the company. He is a live video expert, helping companies like Golf Channel and Korbel create amazing livestreams with Switcher. Prior to co-founding Switcher, Dan spent 4 years working at an agency that helped businesses create and stream live video.

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