If you have ever wanted to start live broadcasting on the internet, be it for video gaming or a live recorded podcast. This course will show you exactly how to get started. The course covers everything to take you from beginner to pro very quickly. The course will not only tell you how to live broadcast but also tell you what you should be broadcasting and how to grow and maintain an audience. Other topics covered are monetisation and other tips and tricks.
Your teacher Jason is here to help you and answer any questions you may have. Become a student and you will be automatically kept up to date with the latest technology and practices as the course continues to evolve and grow.
Start today and have fun learning about live broadcasting on the internet, you will be un and running in no time.
In this lecture we discuss all the things that we will be covering in the course. Who the course is for and why I created it. We also talk about how I am going to teach it.
In this lecture we will look at some examples of live streams and discuss what the motivation or purpose is behind them.
In this lecture I will try to help you to decide on how and what you would like to broadcast. It is a very important step as it will determine the most important lectures for you to focus on moving forward.
LIVE BROADCAST PLANNING DOCUMENT
WHO ARE YOU?
No matter what you are live streaming, rest assured the attraction is YOU not the content. That is why we must first understand YOU before we can start to understand what your broadcast look like. Use the document below to help you in this process.
WHAT ARE YOUR PASSIONS & INTERESTS?
Write a list of everything that you are passionate about or interested in. You don't have to be an expert that can come later, but just make sure that everything on the list is something that you will continue to have a long term interest in.
WHAT ARE YOUR STRENGTHS?
What things do you consider you are good at? What are your best personality traits or talents? If you don't know ask a close friend or family member.
WHAT ARE YOUR WEAKNESSES?
What things do you consider you are not good at? What are your personality traits or talent weaknesses? If you don't know ask a close friend or family member.
IS THERE AN AUDIENCE?
Take your passions and interests and estimate the potential audience for each. Utilise YouTube stats and Google Keyword research.
WHO ARE YOUR COMPETITORS?
Research who is already covering the topics on your list. Study their content and make a short description of how you would describe it.
RESULTS OF YOUR RESEARCH
Narrow your list by putting it through the following filter:
1. Order your list by audience size
2. Which has the least competitors
3. Using your strengths and weaknesses determine if you can cover the topic in a unique way to anyone else or at least done better.
Learn if the comupter you already have is going to be good enough to suit your needs or learn what you will need to get in order to have the best streaming experience.
In this lecture you will learn about what kind of internet connection you need, and how to test the speed of the internet you have.
In this lecture we explore everything we need for audio, including microphones, headphones and audio mixing solutions.
In this lecture we will determine if you need a video camera feed as part of your live stream and if so what to look for in a web cam.
In this lecture we will discuss what requirements you have when it comes to a studio (The place you are streaming from). We talk about what it should look like and how it should function. Finally we talk about how lighting should work in that space.
In this lecture we focus on hardware required for Video Game Streaming. We talk about everything from the game platform to the hardware required to capture the video from that platform.
In this lecture we discuss all there is to know about the live platform on YouTube, and we actually look at how to go live on YouTube
In this lecture we discuss all there is to know about the live platform on Twitch,tv
In this Lecture we look at what the main three broadcasting software options are.
Learn about ways in which you can enhance and add functionality to your streams using third party tools and websites.
Learn why even though you are a live streamer, it is still important to do post live video editing.
In this quick lecture we look at how you can do super simple broadcasting using Skype or Hangouts. This is a good technique for podcasting.
In this lecture we will talk about all the ways in which people can give you donations online.
Learn all there is to know about ways you can be paid through advertisers with your content.
Learn about Affiliate offers and how you can use them to monetize your content.
In this lecture we discuss what your web pressnece is and how it helps with the promotion of your content.
Learn all the ways that you can promote your self for FREE
Learn all the ways you can promote your self at a low cost
In this lecture we discuss attitude and how people perceive you in a live stream.
In this lecture we look at the importance of being consistent in when you stream.
In this lecture we discuss how important audience interaction is, and ways in which you can interact.
In this lecture we talk about why you are your greatest asset you have and how you can use it to your advantage,
In this lecture we talk about all the pros and cons of working as a team, as well as some strategies for working as a team.
We talk about Troll behaviour and how to handle them.
In this lecture we discuss strategies in which you can diversify your content and how that could benefit you.
I talk about the future of the course and say a brief goodbye.
Jason Haines lives in Australia, he has a Bachelor in Computer Studies completed in Australia through RMIT in Australia 2015. Jason is a regular YouTube content creator and Live Broadcaster on Twitch. Jason hosts and co-hosts multiple podcasts all of which can be found at his website. He has many years' experience in the area of teaching and is well known for excellent engagement with his students.