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.
Do you struggle with keeping your audience on your live streams? Sometimes it is what you do during your live stream that can cause viewers to go elsewhere. On this episode, you will learn what not to do during a live stream. On this episode, Christian Karasiewicz and Jim Fuhs explore what not to do during a live stream.Do not change the date of your event. Stay consistent.Don’t wait for people to show upDo not overlook the quality of your video. Test it beforehand.Do not overlook the quality of your audio. Audio is more important than video.Never ignore your audienceDon’t speak at your viewersDon’t forget to be social. Social media can play a key role in helping to increase the reach of your live stream. Make your broadcast engaging. Add trivia, polls, giveaways, and so forth.Don’t leave your broadcast.Don’t forget to test everythingDon’t always stick to the scriptDon’t complicate your setupDo not swear or scream during your broadcastDo not threaten or insult your viewersDon’t forget your backup planDon’t panic if something goes wrongDon’t forget to engage with your viewersAvoid checking your mobile device or other websites during your broadcastKeep your live stream on timeDon’t forget to thank your guest and viewersCome prepared. This includes having your notes readyDon’t forget to reply to comments from the broadcastThank you for joining us for episode 31 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed what not to do during a live stream.For more information, head to https://launchyour.live/ep31. We will see you all on a future episode.If you need help with your livestreaming, contact us for a consultation by messaging us on our Facebook page @launchyourliveClick the subscribe or follow button, push play, and let’s get you moving with live videoLaunch Your Live Official Site https://launchyour.liveFacebook https://facebook.com/launchyourliveInstagram https://instagram.com/launchyourliveTwitter https://twitter.com/launchyourliveLinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/launch-your-liveYouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjAelMZ-TPHw-vn0fWTxQ9A
Learn how to prepare yourself for live streaming success with this handy checklist of items to check off before you go live. On this episode, Christian Karasiewicz and Jim Fuhs explore what items you need to do before starting your live stream in order to ensure you have a quality broadcast.How to prepare before your live streamChecking Your ComputerAvoid last-minute software updatesReboot your computerClose open tabs and appsClear your computer memory. Parallels ToolboxPlug-in to ethernetTest your Internet (Speedtest.net). You need at least 5 MbpsChecking Your EquipmentCheck your camera. Is it at the right height and angle?Check your audio levels. Look for audio clipping or a slow Internet connectionSecure any loose cablesRun a test stream. Facebook Live to only you. Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories, and so on.Clean-up your backgroundRemove devices from your InternetDisable any cloud-based software, such as Dropbox or Google DriveTurn off interruptions such as alarms, phones, etc Put your computer into ‘do not disturb’ modeSend notes to guests beforehandRun an equipment check with guests, 15 minutes before each live videoNotify your house guestsNotes. Are they ready and accessible?Warm up beforehand. Check your posture and do a 1 minute vocal warm upVerify your destinationsHandle your business beforehand. This includes getting water, using the bathroom, etcHave a backup planStart your stream on timeThank you for joining us for episode 30 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed what to do before you go live.If you need help with your livestreaming, contact us for a consultation by messaging us on our Facebook page @launchyourliveFor more information, head to https://launchyour.live/ep30. 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 https://facebook.com/launchyourliveInstagram https://instagram.com/launchyourliveTwitter https://twitter.com/launchyourliveLinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/launch-your-liveYouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjAelMZ-TPHw-vn0fWTxQ9A
Are you looking to live stream from your browser? Live video from your browser is an effective way to launch your own show. This week, Christian and Jim interview Geige Vandentop of StreamYard on the advantages of a browser-based live stream.Live streaming from your browser has become a quick and effective way to get started and look professional. This week, Christian Karasiewicz and Jim Fuhs discuss how to live stream from your browser with Geige Vandentop, Co-Founder of StreamYard. You will also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using a browser-based live video solution for your live streams.Thank you for joining us for episode 29 of the Launch Your Live podcast where we discussed how to live stream using cloud and browser-based solutions with Geige Vandentop, Co-Founder of StreamYardFor more information, head to https://launchyour.live/ep29. We will see you all on a future episode.If you need help with your livestreaming, contact us for a consultation by messaging us on our Facebook page Click the subscribe or follow button, push play, and let’s get you moving with live videoLaunch Your Live Official Site https://launchyour.liveFacebook https://facebook.com/launchyourliveInstagram https://instagram.com/launchyourliveTwitter https://twitter.com/launchyourliveLinkedIn https://linkedin.com/company/launch-your-liveYouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjAelMZ-TPHw-vn0fWTxQ9A
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Mar 16th, 1970
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
Episode Count
165
Podcast Count
8
Total Airtime
2 days, 11 hours
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 095488