Mastering Periscope
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Mastering Periscope

From the basics and beyond
5.0 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
22 students enrolled
Created by Kelly Mirabella
Last updated 4/2016
Price: $25
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The basics of using the Periscope app as a broadcaster and as a viewer
  • Grab your replay links and share them out
  • Download your replays with hearts and comments
  • Have better lighting, sound, stability and overall astetics
  • Increase engagement
  • Increase heart count
  • Increase followers
  • Repurpose your replays for longer life and viewership
  • Use popular tools like
  • Create a YouTube video template for your replays
  • Overall build your on camera confidence
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  • A smart phone (iOS or Android is prefered)
  • A Periscope account
  • Preferably a Twitter account

Welcome to Mastering Periscope presented by Kelly Mirabella, one of the original team leaders of the PeriGirls group (The largest Periscope tribe). In this course you will not only learn the basics of how to use Periscope both as a viewer and as a broadcaster, but you will also walk away with more confidence to be on camera as well as numerous ideas and strategies for re-purposing your replays and allowing the content to live on.  This course includes over 15 short videos that mix concept and hands on training so you get one of the most comprehensive how to training for Periscope you can get.  Learn the why, when and how to truly master Periscope from someone who has been on it from the beginning. 

Why take this course over the others?  By taking a course from one of the PeriGirl leaders you can rest assured you are getting the best how to on Periscope you can get. Not only am I an active participant in the Periscope community, but I am also behind the largest Periscope tribes on internet!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who are new to Periscope. This is a great course for learning how to not only use the app, but create higher quality live broadcast that you can repurpose for marketing purposes. Students who not only want to learn the basics but also take their broadcast to the next level and create additional content from their broadcast, will benefit from this course.
  • This course is not for people who are already experts at using Periscope. Although the course covers some higher level strategies for content repurposing, it is really geared more towards beginner to intermediate users.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
Mastering Periscope
6 Lectures 25:47

In this video I am going to show you around the inside of the Periscope app. Learn how to navigate your way around and use some of the basic features.

Preview 05:58

Learn all the ins and outs for being a Periscope viewer in this video. Being a viewers is very important as it will help you get comfortable with the Periscope community but it will also help you gain new followers by interacting with others.

Preview 03:54

In this video I am going to show you all the controls for broadcasting in Periscope. (Also referred to as scoping).
How to broadcast on Periscope

Once you do a periscope broadcast you will have 24 hours to grab that replay link and share it out. Depending on what device you are on you can grab it from your phone. But, it is in my experience that the easiest way to get your replay link is to go to your own personalized Periscope channel. In this video I will show you how.

How to get your broadcast replay url

How to delete a broadcast

If you are looking for more ways to get the word out when you are live broadcasting, you may want to include a Periscope live broadcaster button on your site or blog. In this video I will show you how to grab the embedded code so you can add it to your website.

How to embed the broadcaster button on your blog or website
Looking Good and sounding great
6 Lectures 17:28

It does not matter if you are using Periscope or some other video broadcasting tool, lighting is important! Check out this tip on how to test your lighting before you go live. (Did I mention it is totally free).

Before you scope - find your best lighting

Making sure your camera is set up so you have a good angle is essential in making you look your best in your live broadcast. Here are some tips on checking the angle as well as getting the best angle to look your best.

Find your best camera angle.

In this 4 min training I am going to be talking about the importance of a tripod for your live broadcasting.
Tools to make it better: Tripods and stabilizers

If you want to look your best while on video you may want to watch this short training on the use of clip on lenses for your mobile device.

Tools to make it better: invest in a good lense lense

Viewers of live broadcast can forgive a lot of things, but poor sounds is not one of those things. Find out how you up your chances of sounding awesome in this weeks training video.

Tools to make it better: mics and better sounds

I understand that being live on video (or being on video in general) can be very intimidating. It is also tough when you get on to Periscope or any other live broadcasting platform, and do not see immediate results.
The key to overcoming all of this is practice.

Preview 01:56
2 Lectures 11:33

If you have spent any amount of time on Periscope you have probably heard some discussion around hearts and heart count. Think of hearts like the social currency of Periscope. In this video I will explain the
various reasons why hearts matter and why you should care how many you have.

Understanding why hearts matter

Now that you understand the importance of hearts in Periscope lets explore some strategies to help you grow not only your heart count but also your following.

Strategies for growing your heart and follower count
Repurpose Content
5 Lectures 24:39
Get your Periscope recording off of an Android for use on a PC or Mac

Record your replays with hearts and comments from iOS to Mac

In this lecture you will learn how to use the free tool Canva to create a custom perfectly branded backdrop to display your replays and upload them into YouTube and Facebook.

Create a YouTube video backdrop for your recordings

Learn how to create your final product of replay download and custom backdrop for use on Youtube and Facebook using the free iMovie software that comes on most Mac computers.

Using iMovie to create a YouTube video with replay & backdrop

Learn how to use the software Camtasia (available on both Mac and PC) to create a final product of your replay and your backdrop for use on YouTube or Facebook. Please note: Camtasia is a premium software. 

Using Camtasia to create a YouTubeVideo with replay & backdrop
About the Instructor
Kelly Mirabella
5.0 Average rating
4 Reviews
22 Students
1 Course
Social Media Consultant & Trainer

Meet Kelly Noble Mirabella, experienced marketing consultant, vivacious
speaker, and trusted social media guide. For over eight years, Kelly has
concentrated her career on social media for business, teaching social
networking skills and online marketing techniques to real estate agents,
business owners, and other professionals. Beginning with a background
in traditional marketing and customer service, Kelly recognized the
benefit of social media for business long before it became the standard.
She has since cultivated a successful business formed in 2010—Stellar Media Marketing—catering to nationwide professionals who strive to grow their own businesses with online strategies.

In addition to her hands-on experience, Kelly earned the Business of
the Year award from the Denver Tech Center Colorado Business Women
organization in 2013.  

Kelly is known for her enthusiastic demeanor, her creative training techniques, and her passion for online media. She devoted to providing her clients and audiences with the most current information, tools, and confidence to easily implement their own effective social media plans.

Kelly is also one of the original leaders in the PeriGirls community, the LARGEST Periscope community to date.