54 episodes

StreamYard Connect highlights the different ways talented professionals use live streaming and podcasting to communicate with customers, connect to new career opportunities and attract candidates to fill job openings. Plus we cover news and technology updates…and the production techniques that power successful live broadcasts and podcast recordings. Hosted by Ross Brand and sponsored by StreamYard, a browser-based app that makes it easy to produce professional-looking livestreams and great-sounding podcast recordings.

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StreamYard Connect highlights the different ways talented professionals use live streaming and podcasting to communicate with customers, connect to new career opportunities and attract candidates to fill job openings. Plus we cover news and technology updates…and the production techniques that power successful live broadcasts and podcast recordings. Hosted by Ross Brand and sponsored by StreamYard, a browser-based app that makes it easy to produce professional-looking livestreams and great-sounding podcast recordings.

    Ja Rule Interview: Rapper to Iconn Live CEO (Ep64)

    Ja Rule Interview: Rapper to Iconn Live CEO (Ep64)

    Ja Rule joins us LIVE for an interview about the new ICONN Live app, connecting fans and stars via virtual events, and his plans to monetize livestreaming. StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand & Livestream Universe present rap legend Ja Rule.
    Episode 64 of StreamYard Connect: The Finale.
    ▶️ GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard
    🎤 Ja Rule
    Ja Rule is a tech CEO, movie actor, best-selling author and one of the most successful rappers of all-time with his albums Rule 3:36 and Pain is Love both certified triple-platinum. His Iconn Live app is launching this week, providing live streaming capabilities to elevate artists and connect them with their fans in a completely new way. Delivering culture with the latest technologies.
    📌 ICONN Live Website: https://iconn.live
    📌 Book - Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man: https://amzn.to/313Lygm
    📌 Rule 3:36: https://amzn.to/3cYHaoA
    📌 Pain is Love: https://amzn.to/3caRUB6
    📌 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jarule/
    📌 Twitter: https://twitter.com/jarule
    🎤 Ross Brand
    Ross Brand is an entrepreneur focused on helping talented creators and industry brands monetize through virtual events, speaking opportunities, digital product sales & subscriptions, and partnerships. He has served as the Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award-winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, brand ambassador for Telestream Wirecast, and on-camera host for multiple live streaming companies, including StreamYard.
    📌 Ross on YouTube: https://YouTube.com/LivestreamUniverse​
    📌 Ross on Amazon Live: https://Amazon.com/shop/iRossBrand​
    📌 Website: https://LivestreamUniverse.com
    00:00 Intro
    02:01 Monetizing livestreaming
    03:20 Hopin acquires two more video companies: Jamm and Streamable
    05:36 BoxCast acquires Stream Monkey
    06:54 Amazon Live - The importance of live streaming for retailers
    08:21 Nordstrom debuts platform for shopping with Livestreaming
    09:06 Facebook expands ticketing to monetize livestreaming
    12:28 StreamYard Update (new feature): Multi-Track Recording
    13:23 Sign Up for StreamYard at https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard
    14:12 Ja Rule (Guest) CEO of Iconn Live & legendary rapper
    15:10 Iconn Live is a live streaming marketplace
    15:59 Ja Rule says virtual enhances the live experience & won't hurt the live performing industry
    16:29 Ja Rule describes a virtual concert as an interactive, intimate concert that provides a live experience
    18:50 You can buy virtual tickets through Iconn.Live
    19:30 How to get Iconn Live content
    25:01 Ja Rule on writing music & lyrics
    26:40 How artists monetize their brand in different ways.
    27:15 How the music industry has changed since Ja Rule released his first albums
    30:05 NFT, CryptoCurrency & Blockchain
    33:11 Why NFT? Ja Rule: Decentralization & personal independence for the artists with NFT
    35:29 How Ja Rule became interested in entrepreneurship
    37:20 Ja Rule's advice on how to monetize live streaming
    38:01 Iconn Live: User-friendly field for everyone and for artists to monetize their content
    40:32 Plans for the big launch of Iconn.Live
    43:13 Final Episode of StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand
    45:43 MONETIZE Livestreaming NOW virtual summit announced for Saturday, May 15,2021 (FREE tickets at http://monetizelivestreamingnow.com) - partnership of Livestream Universe & StreamYard
    47:21 Monetize Livestreaming Now speakers revealed
    49:51 FREE & VIP tickets at http://Monetizelivestreamingnow.com
    50:30 Thanks to Geige Vandentop and Dan Briggs for creating StreamYard and the opportunity to host StreamYard Connect with...

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    Text-Based Video Editing with Shamir Allibhai (Ep63)

    Text-Based Video Editing with Shamir Allibhai (Ep63)

    StreamYard Connect Ep63Editing video may never be the same! Learn about a new product that enables text-based video editing with Simon Says CEO Shamir Allibhai on StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand.
    ▶️ GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard.
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    ▶️ OVERLAY & BACKGROUND TEMPLATES for STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/templates
    ⚙⚙ GEAR Recommendations: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources
    🎤 SHAMIR ALLIBHAI
    Shamir Allibhai is the founder and CEO of Simon Says, a website featuring text-based video editing. Simon Says swiftly transcribes all your interviews, recordings, and footage. Features include bookmarking, editing, annotations, logging, and exports. Shamir has a Master’s from Harvard University and previously worked in media at the BBC.
    📌 Website: https://www.simonsays.ai/
    📌 Twitter: https://twitter.com/theShamir
    About StreamYard ConnectStreamYard Connect highlights the different ways talented professionals use live streaming to communicate with customers, connect to new career opportunities and attract candidates to fill job openings. Plus we cover news and technology updates…and the production techniques that power successful live broadcasts. Hosted by Ross Brand and sponsored by StreamYard, a browser-based app that makes it easy to produce professional-looking livestreams. Join us on Wednesdays at 2pm ET for StreamYard Connect on the StreamYard Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.
    About StreamYard StreamYard is a live streaming studio in your computer or mobile browser that makes it easy to host shows with stable, professional-looking streams.
    ▶️ HOST YOUR SHOW with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard.
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    About Ross BrandRoss Brand is a live streamer who has served in many capacities such as Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, brand ambassador for Wirecast, and on-camera host for multiple Facebook Live Video and LinkedIn Live developers and broadcast solutions, including StreamYard, BeLive and LiveU.
    He was selected one of 5 Live Video Experts to Follow by Switcher Studio, the Number One Twitter Account for Learning Live Stream Marketing by Amp Live and a Top 25 Video Marketing Influencer by Onalytica.

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    Livestream Your Podcast with Christoph Trappe (Ep62)

    Livestream Your Podcast with Christoph Trappe (Ep62)

    StreamYard Connect Ep62Going Live author Christoph Trappe discusses why you should live stream your podcast. Make live streaming a competitive advantage for your business. It’s StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand.
    ▶️  GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Streamyard​.
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    ▶️ OVERLAY & BACKGROUND TEMPLATES for STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/templates
    ⚙⚙ GEAR Recommendations: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources
    📌 Live Streaming Predictions for 2021: https://livestreamuniverse.com/77-predictions-for-live-streaming-and-digital-media-in-2021/
    YouTube Video Chapters00:00:00​ Intro
    00:02:50​ Ross Brand on why podcasters should live stream
    00:03:30​ Best way to use live streaming to grow your podcast
    00:05:13​ First step to adding video to your podcast
    00:06:15​ StreamYard makes it easy for podcasters to live stream their podcast
    00:07:38​ Guest Christoph Trappe has a new book: “Going Live: Livestream Your podcast to reach more people”
    00:08:10​ Upcoming StreamYard Connect guests: Shamir Allibhai of Simon Says AI Transcription and Iconn CEO & rap legend Ja Rule
    00:09:48​ 6th-Annual LivestreamUniverse.com Predictions
    00:12:06​ NBC News Now expands live streaming news broadcasts
    00:13:28​ Gaming and eSports Live Streaming growth and monetization
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    • 59 min
    Quiet Influence Panel: Introverts and Social Media (Ep61)

    Quiet Influence Panel: Introverts and Social Media (Ep61)

    StreamYard Connect Ep61It’s a panel on introverts and social media on StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand. Learn how introverts & others can exert quiet influence on social media while conserving their time and energy.
    ▶️ GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Streamyard​.
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    ▶️ OVERLAY & BACKGROUND TEMPLATES for STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/templates
    ⚙⚙ GEAR Recommendations: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources
    YouTube Video Chapters00:00:00​ Intro
    00:02:41​ Where has Ross been?
    00:03:50​ Streamyard acquired by Hopin
    00:07:50​ Legendary rapper to guest on StreamYard Connect.
    00:09:47​ What Hopin acquisition means for StreamYard users.
    00:10:23​ Instagram launches Live Rooms
    00:12:35​ Maestro livestreaming platform gets $15M in funding
    00:13:25​ Live streaming to end poaching in South Africa.
    00:14:30​ What is Vtubing?
    00:15:30​ Snoop Dogg rage quits live stream
    00:17:29​ Quietly Influential Summit
    00:18:30​ Podfest Global Summit
    00:20:09​ Guest introductions: Nancy Ancowitz, Matthew Pollard, Valerie Morris
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    TV Legend Chooses StreamYard for New Live Streaming Show (Ep60)

    TV Legend Chooses StreamYard for New Live Streaming Show (Ep60)

    StreamYard Connect Ep60Find out why TV legend Madeleine Smithberg chooses StreamYard to host her new live streaming show, MAD in the Kitchen. We talk to the former Daily Show executive producer and co-creator on Episode 60 of StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand.
    ▶️ GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard.
    🎟️  TUBEBUDDY FREE DOWNLOAD: https://TubeBuddy.com/LivestreamUniverse
    ▶️ OVERLAY & BACKGROUND TEMPLATES for STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/templates
    ⚙⚙ GEAR Recommendations: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources
    🎤 MADELEINE SMITHBERG
    Madeleine Smithberg earned Peabody and Emmy Awards for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” which she co-created and ran as executive producer for seven years. During her tenure, she was directly responsible for the hiring/casting of performers such as Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Mo Rocca, and Lewis Black, among others. She also brought her skills as executive producer and writer of The WB comedy/variety show “Steve Harvey’s Big Time.” She spent six years as a talent coordinator, then producer, for NBC’s original “Late Night with David Letterman.” Madeleine Smithberg has turned a lifetime passion for cooking into a career change, becoming a teaching chef at Blue Ribbon Cooking. In March of 2020, she launched her YouTube Channel, MAD IN THE KITCHEN.
    📌 Website: https://www.madinthekitchen.com/
    📌 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/madinthekitchen
    📌 Twitter: https://twitter.com/madinthekitch
    📌 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madinthekitch
    📌 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/madinthekitchen
    About StreamYard ConnectStreamYard Connect highlights the different ways talented professionals use live streaming to communicate with customers, connect to new career opportunities and attract candidates to fill job openings. Plus we cover news and technology...

    • 55 min
    Top Trends in Live Video with Jeffrey Fitzgerald (Ep59)

    Top Trends in Live Video with Jeffrey Fitzgerald (Ep59)

    StreamYard Connect Ep59Two-time Emmy Award winner Jeffrey Fitzgerald talks about the top trends in live video as we look ahead to live streaming in 2021. The founder of JeffinHighDef joins us on StreamYard Connect with Ross Brand. ▶️ GO LIVE with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse/Streamyard
    Resources:
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    🔔 SUBSCRIBE to Channel: https://YouTube.com/StreamYard
    🎟️ Grow on YouTube (Free trial): https://LivestreamUniverse.com/TubeBuddy
    ⚙⚙ GEAR Recommendations: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources
    Intro music, "Dream Walker," by Roberto Blake: https://music.apple.com/us/album/drea...
    🦆 STREAMYARD 🦆
    StreamYard Connect is presented by StreamYard, a live streaming studio in your computer or mobile browser that makes it easy to host shows with stable, professional-looking streams.
    ▶️ HOST YOUR SHOW with STREAMYARD: https://LivestreamUniverse.com/StreamYard.
    🎤 JEFFREY FITZGERALD
    For over 30 years, Jeff has held professional roles in broadcast television, interactive multimedia, journalism, graphic design, internet technology, web development, online video and streaming media. He is a two-time Emmy Award winner and was twice featured as a Top 100 Producer by AVVideo Magazine. In 2015, JeffInHighDef was launched to provide a wealth of video-centric services for businesses and entrepreneurs alike, everything from marketing and ads, to live stream reporting and digital journalism.
    📌 Website: https://JeffinHighDef.tv
    📌 Twitter: a...

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