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What’s in Our Travel Kit?

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What’s in Our Travel Kit?  Having produced hundreds of live streams, the Mainstream team knows what it takes to create a great show. Recently, we have been traveling all over the country for these shows, which has presented a new challenge: how do you ensure a successful show if your…

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The Perfect Shot List for Corporate Webcasts

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Every event presents unique challenges. Speakers pull out at the last minute, attendees don’t use your event app, a power outage pulls down the video feed of your special celebrity guest appearing via Skype. While Murphy wasn’t an event planner, Murphy’s Law seems to have been written specifically about live…

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How to Produce a Successful Virtual Event

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A virtual event is a pre-produced show that simulates a live streamed broadcast. By scheduling your content to stream at a certain time, you can activate a global audience, resulting in increased awareness around your brand and event. Because the presentations are pre-recorded, you can accommodate world-renowned subject matter experts…

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The 2017 Guide to Streaming on YouTube

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Welcome to 2017, everyone! We thought we would kick off the New Year by brain-dumping everything we know about setting up an event on YouTube Live. It’s a great platform that, in our estimation, covers at least half of all use-cases with a live stream. As mentioned in past articles,…

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A Comprehensive (And Animated!) Guide to Live Streaming Setups

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Determining Your Optimal Setup for a 1-Camera Live Stream While the majority of Mainstream Media’s live streams are multi-camera configurations, there are numerous situations where only one camera is needed. Events such as online learning modules, press conferences, electronic news gathering, and internal corporate broadcasts can be really successful with a…

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