Jaclyn Martinez

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How to Live Stream Successfully: A Checklist for Event Organizers

Posted by Jaclyn Martinez on Feb 16, 2018 1:17:25 PM

“I’ve never had issues with my live streaming equipment, personnel or production” said no one ever! It might be more honest to say that Murphy’s law is to live streaming, as leaves changing colors is to Autumn. Regardless of whether you are coordinating a live streamed event for the first time or you have done it a few times before - there always seems to be something that goes wrong and needs to be attended to on the fly.

Software needs to be updated, a piece of equipment mysteriously breaks, or a stream is cut off because a social platform flagged your content for some reason. Although you cannot prevent every misfortune, you can be better prepared for what is involved in executing a successful live stream by simply following a checklist.

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Topics: live stream event, live streaming

Does Online Video Quality Influence Consumer Perception of Your Brand?

Posted by Jaclyn Martinez on Feb 12, 2018 9:40:00 AM

“A high-quality video experience versus a poor-quality, constantly-buffering video experience can often be the difference between gaining a customer and losing one.” Brightcove, along with a third-party research firm, investigated how a brands’ reputation can be negatively affected by an over-reliance on free video tools.

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Topics: live events, live streaming services, online video, quality of video, brightcove

How to Execute a Successful Live Streamed Event #TakeItLive

Posted by Jaclyn Martinez on Jan 10, 2018 1:05:00 PM

This blog excerpt is from “Take it Live” - a live stream we hosted with Brightcove, where we went behind the scenes to show event organizers how to execute a successful live streamed event. Brightcove’s Senior Partner Manager, Erik Ducker asked customer’s commonly asked questions, spanning topics from go-to-market strategy to technical necessities. FORA.tv’s President and Production head, Bob Appel, who has been involved in the production world for 40 years, answered from his experience and expertise.

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Topics: live stream, live stream event, live events, live streaming services

8 Tips to Ensure Your Live Streamed Event is a Success

Posted by Jaclyn Martinez on Sep 18, 2017 2:47:08 PM

To event organizers and marketers, live streaming offers the opportunity to engage people who may be familiar with your brand, but never attended your live event – or an entirely new audience who are unaware of your events.

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Topics: live stream, live event, live stream event, livestream event, marketing