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You may be thinking the last thing you’d want to do is get on a live video. I get it. Really, I do. There are tons of reasons to not go live. You may not like your appearance. What will you say? What if you stutter or misspeak? What if no one watches? What if you start getting spammed by trolls? What if you think it went great, but the higher-ups don’t like what you did? Fair enough. Those are all completely valid reasons not to go live. For 2016, those excuses worked just fine and held off the inevitable. But guess what? It’s 2017. Time to livestream. Your content is probably pretty good… maybe even great. Your audience and fans may have loved it thus far. But here are some hard facts about why video matters to you: Facebook users are 10x more likely to comment on your livestream […]

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Join us as we discuss live video, the relatively new kid on the block which promises to be the driving force of 2016 social media marketing.

If you plan to be on Blab frequently, set yourself up for consistency and credibility by establishing your ground rules.

With Meerkat and Periscope soon to celebrate their one-year anniversaries, Blab in an ever-altering beta mode, and Facebook Live Video rolling out to the masses this year, let’s dissect what we can expect and how we can use it all.

Join the Blab bandwagon and bypass the rookie phase. You may have joined or sat in on a Blab, but have you set up your Blab? Just as with any other platform (especially those which are, like Blab, in beta mode), there are some ins and outs you should know before you take the plunge. In true Rachel-fashion, I learn best by doing and learned the following tips to share with you. Make Your Blab Title Short and Sweet Just as with any content title, your Blab’s name should immediately clue in the reader to the topic. However, brevity matters even more with Blab since the name becomes the path of your Blab’s URL (website address). For instance, if you name your Blab, “Julie’s Review of The Force Awakens from Opening Night,” the link to your Blab will end with something like this: /julie-smith-julie-s-review-of-the-force-awakens-from-opening-night. Blab will use your first and […]