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5 Tips for Getting Started with Live-Stream Video

5 Tips for Better Live Broadcasts

5 Tips for Better Live Broadcasts

Are you struggling with Facebook Live? Do you watch others that do it with ease and wish that could be you? Well, it can be! I'm here to help you get started. Have a question? Leave a comment and I'll answer it! LEARNWITHAC is an educational platform founded by Anesha Collins of LEARNWITHAC that educates and equips Creatives & Entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to be successful at video-marketing, content-creation, and blogging. WATCH THIS VIDEO:

Video Transcript: Auto-Generated Transcript is not edited for exact wording. 00:00 If you feel like I really want to do00:01Facebook live but I am struggling in00:03this video is for00:16all right so I'm gonna give you five00:18solutions on how you can get started00:20with Facebook live and then I have00:22something in the end of this video for00:24you so watch the whole video through00:26drop a comment if you have any questions00:28you know that's what I'm here for I'm00:29here to help you so let's get started00:32ready y'all see Phoenix back there00:35somewhere right about there so I feel00:38like she's my co-host00:39so we just let her do her thing because00:40you guys love her sometimes one meet00:42alright so anyway so let's get started00:44so the first thing that you really want00:48to do is just start the more time you00:51waste saying I want to do Facebook live00:53ones do Facebook live I wanted to00:54Facebook live I wanted to Facebook lat I00:55want to do Facebook life I really want00:57to do the more time you do that you're01:02not gonna do it so I'm giving you01:05permission to start now using Facebook01:09live boom next I want you to really get01:13rid of your limiting thoughts no one is01:15perfect I've gone live in my Facebook01:17group and I'm talking and I got through01:19a whole presentation nobody heard me01:21because Facebook had a glitch or my mic01:23had a glitch or whatever the case may be01:25so what did I do01:26I just for the moment said dang it I was01:28really loving that I went back and I01:30redid it no nothing's perfect01:32I just scratched my arm in a video like01:34hello things happen so stop thinking01:37that you have to have this perfect you01:40know elaborate production yes some01:42people that I see come through my feet01:44or that I you know I'm in their group so01:46whatever like they have these elaborate01:48like things flying across the screen and01:51all these sound effects great if you can01:53do all that and that's your style like01:55absolutely go for it but I could tell01:57you that most of those people have01:58people on their team that are actually01:59doing those things for them I do some02:02things with my broadcasts that I'll like02:05throw slides and screens because that's02:07my level like I've gotten to a level of02:09confidence and organization to say okay02:12I want to do this live this way or02:14whatever sometimes I go live and I'm02:18like I don't have anything to show I02:23don't have anything to excuse me I don't02:25have anything to really you know you02:28a image for that's another reason why I02:34don't always push for people to do02:37exactly what I'm doing but I guide02:39another part of part one these are like02:41sub parts or part one another thing that02:43I wanted to share is and I did this and02:46I also teach this with conversations is02:49play your favorite music find something02:52even if maybe it's a show that you watch02:54and it makes you laugh beforehand like02:56whatever the case may be like do02:58something that's gonna get you out of02:59your head because for the most part that03:02is what happens with people they're in03:03their head and they're like oh I'm gonna03:05look funny or whatever the case may be03:08blah see blah and it might not even be03:09that case but if you're listening to03:11like your favorite song or whatever that03:13may be and it gets you in that mood in03:15that vibe you're not gonna worry about03:17all this other limiting belief things03:19another thing that I want you to03:21remember when you're going live is you03:23are talking to one person just one just03:33one just one person when you go alive if03:37you keep in the mindset that you're just03:38trying to connect educate help motivate03:41whatever your thing is one person it03:43makes it so much easier for you to talk03:45when I grew speaking engagements and03:47there's a room of a beyond rude whatever03:50I have a I have fun coming up where I'm03:56gonna be talking to over 40,000 people03:59now are they all gonna care what I have04:01to say probably not are some of them04:04gonna care yeah well most of them be04:06engaged absolutely because first of all04:08I know what I'm talking about and that's04:09not being cocky that's really believing04:11in what I'm talking about that's why I'm04:12doing it in first place but my whole04:15point is I'm not there thinking oh my04:17gosh I have to connect with 40,00004:19people I'm like if there's one person in04:20this room that is either inspired04:22educated or motivated by what I'm saying04:24drop them04:27so here's tip number two take some time04:30to generate ideas when I do speaking04:31engagements one of the easiest things04:33that I recommend is start with your04:35frequently asked questions why first of04:37all it saves you so much time like04:41seriously so much time think about04:43people that are coming for your services04:45this is not lazy by the way people come04:47in for your services have the same04:49question so how good do you look when04:52you say hey whatever their name is I04:55have an answer for your question watch04:57this quick video and that's a thing to04:59keep in mind make sure that your video05:00isn't like 8 10 12 minutes long nobody05:03has time for that you could have just05:04responded to an email real quick but if05:06you're doing a video save saves time on05:09both parties ends it helps so much you05:12could throw these videos on your website05:13under your FAQ so under the question05:15they watch that video to get their05:17answer tip number 3 tip number 3 is to05:21keep it simple05:24once again I kind of talked about this05:25when I first opened up that people feel05:28like they have to have this elaborate05:30broadcast because they see all these05:32other people that have an elaborate05:34broadcast and you're like I have to do05:35this if it's not done that way it's not05:38gonna be good like it's not true like05:40I've seen people honestly use their05:42smartphone but their content was so rich05:45that it either went viral or just05:48couldn't connect it with the right05:49people sorry somebody just started their05:51card sorry anyway05:53they connected with the right people and05:56because they connected with them they05:59were able to really penetrate and06:02resonate and then though with some06:04people share it and more people share it06:05and and I feel really bad that this car06:07sounds like a big fart noise sorry but06:10who can it go for the next one06:11hold on tip number 4 is to let people06:14know that you either have a show or that06:16go live they actually really care about06:19what you're doing this may be family or06:21friends have those people in the06:23beginning when you're really starting to06:24get this the ground moving or whatever06:26shakin or whatever you want to call it06:27with this have them show up for your06:30live so that you actually have people06:32that care about you who can engage and06:35I know this may seem like well it's it's06:38like when they say oh well your mom06:39likes everything you do like realtalk06:43my mother received my facebook group she06:45has a business um nobody knows who she06:49is because I don't shout her out like06:50that and I treat her just like a member06:52I'm not rude or anything I'm not rude to06:53my members period but what I'm trying to06:55say she doesn't get special treatment06:57cuz she's my mom but my whole point is06:59that when they show up and when you're07:01new to it it makes it easier because07:04it's someone that you recognize you know07:05they're gonna talk back because they07:06want to see if they really care about07:08you they want to see the best for you07:10with what you're doing so if you if you07:12are committed and you show them like hey07:13this is something I really really really07:15really really want to do I just need07:17some cheerleaders to start then that07:20will help you to really really do it and07:22then gain that confidence and then as07:24your family a friend start to like07:26dwindle out for whatever reason maybe07:27they can't resonate with the content and07:28like look I didn't cheered you on in the07:30beginning now go by then you're like07:32thank you you still love him but you're07:34like I got this thank you so much you07:35know what I'm saying07:36I think you could do it okay last but07:38definitely not least this is tip number07:40five is practice practice practice07:44practice practice in a private Facebook07:48group if you're a part of learn with a C07:50you could practice in my group I07:53actually used to have facebook live07:55challenges in the group and I had to07:58take my bride to take for myself so I07:59stopped doing them because I just was08:01like I can't be consistent right now08:03with them and then I didn't want to08:05disappoint people as well as I'm taking08:06responsibility for that even though08:09there were other factors too I'm still08:11taking responsibility08:13but anyway so this is something that I'm08:14p