The popularity of virtual events has risen in the last two years, and event planners all over the world have had to become more tech-savvy to keep up with the demand. Virtual events are a wonderful way to connect people all over the world, despite borders and time zones.
At Flock, we believe that using technology is a great way of ensuring success. One of our preferred digital event formats is the live stream. It’s a great way to create deeper connections with your audience, and delivers a more immersive experience than a recorded event.
A live-streamed interview, for example, shows all parties in a more authentic and genuine light, as their reactions are natural and unedited. While a live-streamed product launch or announcement is perfect for creating a sense of anticipation and excitement.
This event format does, however, require a higher level of preparation and production. Luckily, there’s a tool that makes top-quality live streaming a piece of cake.
Easily create professional, live broadcasts with StreamYard
What is StreamYard?
StreamYard is your very own live streaming studio in your browser, with a multitude of tools that allow you to create a high-quality live streaming experience yourself. By handling the production yourself, you cut the costs of needing to hire an external technical team. Let’s take a look at some of their features:
With StreamYard you can host conversations with up to 10 people. With a click of a button, your guests can join the stream from any device, without needing to download software.
Reach your audiences where they’re at by streaming to Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Twitch, and custom RTMP outputs – all at the same time.
Get your audience involved by featuring their comments on-screen during your broadcast. Build even more personal relationships by inviting them on screen!
Brand Your Broadcast
There’s no need to get design teams involved with StreamYard. Make your show stand out by incorporating brand colours, logos, different backgrounds and overlays, GIFs, videos, and more!
Your Own Recording Studio
With StreamYard, you also have the option to record without going live. Download your video or audio in HD, and save them for later.
What does it cost?
StreamYard has three main packages: Free, Basic ($20/mo) and Professional ($39/mo). The more you pay, the more tools and capabilities you unlock. They are also happy to create a personalised package for your specific business needs – just pop their sales team an email.
Event planning is a stressful job as is, but when you’re in charge of production and recording, it can add a whole other layer. Thankfully, with StreamYard, you have control over all aspects of the production of your live stream event. From HD recording to branding, this tool allows you to do it all without needing technical experience.
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