Catchup with Live Video shows from the Be Live in Five team (Oct 30 to Nov 3) #BeliveTv


A big thank you to the hundreds of people who watched the shows , commented and brought the shows to life 🙂

Five days , five shows , hosts from England , South Africa , Australia and the USA. All brought together on Facebook Live video using

Enjoy the replays .

All the broadcasts go out live on Facebook from






Finally Blabbing for Britain now in it’s 98th Episode

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Share Making Good Connections on Facebook Live

Share is a great way to broadcast live on Facebook to make new connections and strengthen ties with friends.

There are ways that you can improve the experience for your guests , your viewers and yourself.

Before you broadcast live check the following.

Network Speed


The important figure is upload speed .

The minimum upload speed is 1.5 . If you have lower than that then the video and sound quality will fluctuate.



If your guest is connecting to Belive via mobile then their connection and signal may be subject to fluctuation . This will impact the quality of the video.

Both your internet speed and your guests are important .

Your guest can have a beautiful clear picture with great sound whilst yours may be acceptable but not great. Simply their broadband connection is better then yours.

You as host may have a beautiful clear picture with great sound whilst your guest does not , your broadband connection is better than theirs.

Hopefully most of the time you and your guest(s) will have equally good connections.

Before a Show

1 Restart your computer . This is sound advice – if you have been running your computer for hours before the broadcast then a number of processes you do not need when broadcasting may be running.

2 Start Chrome

3 Open a tab  for , locate and enter your show .

4 Open Facebook Messenger (or similar) to stay in contact with guests before they join the show.

Everything you need to broadcast is on the screen.

You may open a Facebook tab to check that you are live on Facebook after you start the show , however remember there are transmission/processing delays and the video on Facebook will be behind your live show. I always close the tab after checking . Leaving it open means your desktop is performing unnecessary processing.

Please invite your guest into the show 15-20 minutes before you go live. Then you can check audio and video , go through the agenda and make everyone comfortable.

Connecting camera and microphone can use any camera or microphone that you have installed on your desktop .

If your system is not displaying your camera or microphone – will not see it and cannot use it.

On the left you can see my microphone choices , on the right connecting camera and microphone on Belive . You must click the cog top right BEFORE you press [Connect Camera] and join the show.


If you are the host of the show , you can re-select your camera and microphone without leaving the show.


If you cannot see all three buttons in then please make sure that Chrome is up to date , clear your cache and try again.

If the guest has a problem then ask them to refresh their browser and re-connect camera and microphone

Note Using an external microphone will improve both the quality of the sound and the syncing between video and audio. Remember that many people listen to a live broadcast whilst looking at another page , sound is important . On the replay good sound is crucial , viewers will accept reasonable quality video but if the sound is poor (crackly) then they will not watch.

This is the internet at it’s best makes broadcasting easy to do . Create your show , invite your guest and go live.

This is amazing given the complexity of the underlying technology.

Just think what is happening

Your camera and microphone are broadcasting . Your video and sound travel on the internet separately and are re combined by Belive and Facebook.
Your guests  camera and microphone are broadcasting . Their video and sound travel on the internet separately and are re combined by Belive and Facebook.

If you have two guests then there are six feeds (video + audio) travelling the internet. On Talk Show when you have guests in the lobby then their video and audio feeds are being processed too. brings together all the feeds so you can see them on the screen

The resulting image is then transmitted to Facebook using the display you have chosen in your output panel.

Belive then reads the Facebook comments in real time and displays them on the Belive Production Centre. You can feature the comments on screen

You can share pictures from your Facebook albums

You can share your desktop.

Now we can understand how much organisation and processing takes place in each and every show .

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A simple browser refresh will clear most problems when broadcasting.


Steven is the author of The Complete Belive TV Facebook Live Course (Updated July )

This discount coupon will give you full lifetime access to the course for £10   Click here

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Voting in the 2017 Streaming Awards – Results #TopBrit #Belivetv


The Results

The original blog post

Voting for the Streaming Awards is now open .

I thank everyone who nominated me and will be eternally grateful if you visit the voting page 🙂

If you enjoy watching my shows on Facebookas much as I love making them then ..

You can vote here

You can vote for Jeff Adams who hosts #BeliveWeekly at the same time 🙂

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The LeaderBoard

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Get Free 1-2-1 Help with Going Live on + Free Udemy course


Belive in Five on Belive tv is a personal mentoring program designed for you.

Host a live interview with a remote guest, and broadcast your face to face talk to Facebook. Use split screen, picture in picture, or let your guest have the whole frame!                            are offering you a free 1-2-1 session with an experienced mentor to help you go live for the first time,

To get personal 1-2-1 tuition message us here

The Udemy course by Steven Healey and Tina Shang  is one of the resources in the ‘Be Live in Five’ program

It covers the Five Steps in the Personal Mentoring Program and is designed to give you a permanent reminder of best practices when going Live.

Our Personal Mentors provide you with 1-2-1 support and advice before you go live for the first time on Belive tv.

Our Mentors are recognised by Belive as effective regular broadcasters on the platform.

They have an in depth knowledge of Belive ‘Face to Face’ broadcasts.

They are ready to share their knowledge and expertise with you.

To join us on

Register on the Free Udemy course ‘Be Live in Five’ by Tina and Steven

To get personal 1-2-1 tuition message us here

Finally join the NEW Be LIve in Five Student Group


Our Mentors with CEO Daniel Mayers


Our Shows on Facebook

If you would like to appear as a guest on a show before hosting your own then

Tina and April host the ‘Belive in Five’ Show on Facebook every Wednesday at 9pm ET.

Steven and Bridgetti host the ‘Belive in Five’ Show on Facebook every Friday at 1pm ET.



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Belive tv ‘Do not ignore your Audience’ on #BeliveWeekly #TeaTimeSteven


This is the seventh in a series of weekly broadcasting tips on the official show hosted by Jeff Adams.

This weeks topic was ‘Audience Engagement’

Every week at 3pm ET 8pm GMT on Monday the show is broadcast LIVE on Facebook using the ‘Talk Show’ format of

Jeff has a special guest each week for an in depth informative and entertaining chat. The guest this week was Meredith Masony and and audience of 35000 + watched live

You can watch the FULL show here

The show is the way to keep up to date and get the inside track on what is happening and how you can Just Go Live.

You can go live to your facebook profile , your business page and groups of which you are admin.

To go live on your own
To go live with two people on screen

You can watch #BeliveWeekly here 3pm ET 8pm GMT on Monday here .

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