Tips for your first live stream broadcast


I don’t know how many people I’ve talked to, or watched on apps like Periscope and Facebook Live, who have said they were terrified of doing a live broadcast. Once that first broadcast is out of the way though, most people realize it’s not all that scary and decide to keep going. In time, it gets easier and they find live stream video to be a great (and even fun!) way to connect with people for business and personal reasons.

That’s certainly how it was with me. Even though I’ve done plenty of public speaking, and even some TV and radio work, the idea of doing live video made me really nervous.… [Click to Continue Reading]


3 Tips for doing live streaming demos on Periscope

Whether you’re live streaming on Periscope, MeVee, Facebook Live, or another app, live demos are a great way to show your skills or products. However, even though you may know your content backward and forward, if you don’t do a good job of presenting it, you’re probably not going to win anybody over. If, on the other hand, you put a little planning into it, you’ll look polished and professional. People will notice your content rather than a lackluster presentation, and they may begin to view you as the expert on your chosen topic. So, rather than flying by the seat of your pants and hoping you can pull it off, make sure your camera situation is settled before you hit the broadcast button.… [Click to Continue Reading]


3 ways to get great new followers on Periscope

how to get new followers on Periscope

Whether you’re using Periscope to promote your pet business, retail products, consulting service, or some other type of business there are many ways to grow your following. Perhaps the most important thing to remember though is the interactive nature of Periscope. The fact that it is based on real time interaction means that we must take time to get to know one another, and connect with our viewers if we’re going to succeed. With that in mind, here are three things ways you can get noticed, and building your Periscope following.

1. Broadcast regularly

Periscope is different than any other social media platform.… [Click to Continue Reading]


8 ways to be a Periscope viewer who broadcasters love

tips for Periscope viewersWhether you’re a regular viewer of Periscope broadcasts, or just go on the app now and then, there are a some things you want to do (or not do!) when you are watching. There are ways to interact with others that will have a broadcaster smiling when they see you pop into their chat. Keep these things in mind and it will make the experience more meaningful, and probably even get you some new followers.

1. Introduce yourself
When you first join someone’s broadcast, say hello and your first name. It helps the broadcaster and other viewers get to know you on a more personal level.… [Click to Continue Reading]


The #PetLoversTribe on Periscope

periscopeappOver the last few months I have become extremely active on the Periscope live streaming app. And I’ve been focusing my efforts on growing the pet community on Periscope. A few months ago I launched the #PetLoversTribe as a way for people in the pet community to connect with one another. I wanted a place where people could meet like-minded people, learn from each other, support one another on Periscope, and find others in the industry to collaborate with.

I’ve been so happy with how the #PetLoversTribe has grown! It has attracted some wonderful people, from all over the world. Some are business owners, many are not, but we have a very active group of people who are happy to support one another and have a great time doing it.… [Click to Continue Reading]


5 reasons to use Periscope in your pet business

pet sitter on periscopePeople love Periscope!

Periscope may be new, but it’s already created a big following. People are loving it! They’re using it for fun and for business. At any time of the day or night you’ll find people talking about what’s going on in their lives, making us laugh, entertaining us with their musical talents, or taking us on tours of their home town or vacation destinations.

Others are using it to market their business. People like Dawn from Halo Dog Training and Dog Guy Josh scope daily with dog training tips and are getting new clients as a result! And many big brands are jumping in like Target, T-Mobile, Nestle, Doritos, and others.… [Click to Continue Reading]


What is Periscope, and how can it be used?

what is periscope?If you haven’t heard, livestreaming is taking off like never before. Apps like Google Hangouts and Skype have been around for quite a while, but there are a number of new apps that are getting a lot of people very excited. In the past several months new apps have been released including Meerkat, Periscope, MyEye, Blab, Facebook’s Mentions, and others. And there are more on the way!

In this blog post, I’d like to introduce you to Periscope, my new obsession! If you’re not familiar with it I’ll give you a quick rundown and hopefully you’ll be intrigued enough to check it out.… [Click to Continue Reading]