Chris is inspired to help inspiring brands and motivated entrepreneurs share their stories and maximize their missions via the power of podcasting, live streaming and digital marketing. He founded Cast Ahead after the success of his own co-hosted podcasts changed his life and truly believes that everyone deserves to be heard by using their own voice in their own way. Chris' goal is to be a team member with passionate entrepreneurs & ambitious businesses by integrating podcasting and/or live streaming into their business goals, educate their customers in a creative way – which will in turn attract more listeners, viewers & customers. He's worked with numerous companies, corporate brands & regional startups to not only drive their podcasts into Apple Podcasts charts – but garnered multiple viable leads for these partners via podcasting & livestreaming that resulted in incremental revenue for their companies. Chris has a long-standing history with audio & music in particular, having started his career at Sony Music in the 90’s before deciding to Cast Ahead into the future.
You’ve prepared to go live, but how do you notify viewers in advance so that they know where to watch your live stream? Marketing or pre-promoting your show is an essential part of your live video strategy for growing your audience.On episode 27, we will discuss how to promote your live video show ahead of time so that you begin to attract viewers and build your community.Description:Email marketingEmail blast1-hour reminder (30 min or 15 min)Social media platformsTwitterSchedule tweets with the link to your broadcastTag your guestsCreate a pinned tweetChange your Twitter nameAdd your show in your bioBuild and promote a Twitter listUpdate your Twitter headerBuild overall excitementFacebookFacebook postsFacebook PageSome live streaming tools let you schedule your stream in advanceFacebook GroupsShare upcoming showsFacebook EventLive video (tell your audience)Pop-up live videoStoriesChatbotsInstagramPostsStoriesLive video (tell your audience)Pop-up live videoConvert and upload videos to IGTVYouTubeSchedule your next livestreamYouTube commentsLinkedInPostsPre-record a videoTag your guestsUpdate your profiles to let people know about your showInvite your guest to share with their audience (IMPORTANT)Give and take!It impacts future opportunities / partnershipsThank you for joining us for episode 27 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed how to pre-promote your live video show to attract more viewers. For more information, head to We will see you all on a future episode.Click the subscribe or follow button, push play, and let’s get you moving with live videoLaunch Your Live Official Site https://launchyour.liveFacebook
Do you struggle to get live viewers on your social media platforms? Without an audience, it can be both frustrating and demoralizing. Maybe you need to look elsewhere to find and engage with your audience. On episode 26, we sit down with Dylan Shinholser, Director of Business Development at View Stub to learn how View Stub can help you to monetize your live videos and grow your audience off of social media.Viewstub is one of several platforms that let you livestream off of social platforms, Dylan Shinholser will talk about ViewStub and lets livestreamers monetize to their audiences and own their content since they are not on rented land.Thank you for joining us for episode 26 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed alternative live streaming destinations.Click the subscribe or follow button, push play, and let’s get you moving with live videoLink: Your Live Official Site https://launchyour.liveFacebook
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How long should live videos be? Some platforms recommend that you stream for at least 20 minutes, others say 1 to 3 minutes. What is an ideal length for your live videos? On this episode, we are going to discuss tips for better live video broadcasts.If you start with the end in mind, it will help you….While some platforms let you stream for hours at a time, will your audience stay interested?There are a lot of factors that go into determining how long your live videos should be.FactorsWhat is the purpose of your live stream?Are these tips, interviews?Is it a live webinar?How much preparation time do you need to produce your live stream?Is the time you have to put into preparing worth the end result of the live stream?Who is your audience?What platform are they on?If the audience is on Instagram, you have to use mobile (Instagram Live)When are you going to be streaming?A schedule and consistency are importantPop-up lives can be effectiveBreaking news big changesThe value is in the replayNever find time that works for everyone5 ways to figure out how long your live videos should beReview your analyticsYouTube analytics in Creator StudioAverage watch time, average view durationWhere do viewers drop off?A/B testingTest different lengths. (5 minutes versus 10-15 minutes)Look at successful live streams that you admire. How long are their shows.But don’t compare yourself to them.Compare platformsPlatform audience PsychologyPeople have different behaviors on different platforms.Facebook vs YouTubeQuick updates vs more in-depth contentAudienceWhere does your audience spend most of their time?Where do they prefer to consume video?Thank you for joining us for episode 25 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed how long your live videos should be.For more information, head to . We will see you all on a future episode.Click the subscribe or follow button, push play, and let’s get you moving with live video.Link: Your Live Official Site https://launchyour.liveFacebook
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Mar 16th, 1970
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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