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Five Ways To Livestream an Event

In today’s world, livestreaming your meeting is something you must consider.

Livestreaming allows you to reach more people than those physically present and expand your audience to include those unable to travel to your event. Wondering how to livestream an event to spread your message online? We’ve compiled a list of 5 different ways to livestream your next event with ease, with both free and paid options to accommodate everyone.

Top 5 Ways to Livestream Your Next Meeting

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Facebook Live

This may be one of the simplest livestream options available, and it’s FREE! Facebook Live allows you to choose your audience, receive real-time feedback in the comments section of your stream and track how many viewers your broadcast brought in at various points. Another plus with Facebook Live is you can stream from your phone, making this the perfect option for people looking to experience streaming without complexities. You can create Facebook events, sell online tickets and more, straight from your smartphone. It’s simple, easy and cost-effective. 

YouTube Live

YouTube Live is a free tool offered to all Google and YouTube users. With its simple setup, even first-timers can jump right in and look like a pro with a solo feed or multiple broadcasters. Bonus: Thanks to YouTube’s video streaming market share, you’ll benefit from massive audience potential. Share your livestream link to everyone on your social media newsfeeds to grow an even bigger audience. Reach thousands of people even if they are not on Facebook or Instagram. 

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Zoom Livestream

Zoom livestreams have become extremely popular and can even allow you to host a speaker who is not physically there. Setting up a Zoom account is easy, and it allows you to personally invite everyone on your guest list, broadcast to large audiences, and even save the video afterward for future use. There is a fee/plan you can sign up for to increase the number of attendees and time you can host on your Zoom call. However, even though there is a fee this tried and true platform is user friendly and adaptable for your attendees. 

Vimeo Livestream

Livestream on Vimeo is a video-streaming platform that allows users to watch, like and share live events via a suite of hardware and software tools. Requiring a monthly or annual fee-based membership, it provides users with their own event camera, dedicated 24/7 customer support and personalized tracking and analytics for events.

InterCall

This tool presents secure communication solutions for businesses, including audio conferencing, web conferencing and video conferencing. InterCall gives event planners the ability to communicate easily and effectively with local and remote colleagues. Although there is a monthly fee, you can start with a free trial to be sure it’s the tool for you.

With these options, your next event could reach a much larger audience than ever before. Contact us today if you’re looking to plan your next meeting in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. We offer a wide array of venues to fit your needs!

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