How to Build an Audience For Your Live Stream

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“Going live” used to be reserved for TV networks and radio stations. Now, anyone with a decent internet connection and a computer or mobile device can broadcast live online—anytime, anywhere—using applications like Periscope, Facebook Live, Twitch and YouTube Live.

The real challenge is attracting—and building—an audience. In the vast landscape that is the World Wide Web, how do you get discovered in the first place? And even if someone finds your live stream, how do you keep them watching when there’s so much competition for eyeballs online?

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Read my tutorial for Envato Tuts+ to learn four strategies to help up your ante in the live streaming game!

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Cindy Burgess is a former broadcast journalist who's been telling stories with video for more than 20 years. She's passionate about spreading video literacy to the world!

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