From talk shows to educational tutorials, BeLive users can now enhance their Facebook Live streams by creating visually engaging, branded live streams, showcasing their audience through sharing their comments on screen or even inviting them to join on camera, which helps broadcasters create unique, interactive experiences for their viewers.
Facebook Live has become an increasingly popular and important communication tool for small businesses and it is one of the most engaging forms of content on Facebook with daily watch time for Facebook Live broadcasts growing by more than four times in the last year, with 1 in 5 Facebook videos being a Live broadcast.
Thanks to BeLive.tv, users no longer have to worry about downloading and learning to use often expensive and complex live stream technology to create a high impact branded live streams, featuring their own logo and brand colours.
Belive.tv helps small businesses create unique experiences on Facebook Live that their viewers enjoy and share with their friends and contacts. The premium plans announced today provide everyone access to easy to use tools, which include the ability to have three people on the live video at one time and the option to invite viewers to join the show on screen no matter where they are in the world, using the Chrome browser the BeLive.tv app, which is available for Android and iOS devices.
With a launch price of US$25 per month (US$240 for annual subscriptions), BeLive.tv works for PC, Mac and Linux users to use Facebook Live with a Profile, Page, Group or Event.
Some of the key features of the Standard Plan include:
- Hosting 3 people on screen at the same time with a total of to 10 guests (including the host) to be ready to go on camera
- Personalising a live stream with a logo, customising the colour of the lower thirds and adding overlays to theme the live stream
- The ability to easily see and respond to viewer comments, with the option to acknowledge people by bringing comments on the screen during the live stream
- Adding visual impact in a live stream by changing the screen layout, screen sharing and image sharing
- Real time communications by inviting people to join the host on camera while the show is taking place by simply sharing a link
- Scheduling a Facebook Live to enable the pre-promotion of a live stream and attract more viewers to the event.
The Standard Plan has no BeLive.tv watermark and can be used for an unlimited number of broadcasts to Facebook Live each month. Users can experience all the features of the new Standard Plan on a 14 day free trial.
Daniel Mayer, co-founder and CEO of BeLive.tv commented “We are delighted to be launching the premium BeLive.tv plans today. The last eight months have been exciting times for us to work closely with BeLive.tv users and to learn about the features that are most important to them. This has resulted in us developing the product so that they can enjoy producing a successful live stream”.
“The new plans we are launching today provide the technology for live stream hosts and producers to create highly customised and engaging live streams. There are packages for different budgets – including a completely free plan for those just starting their live streaming journey” said Mayer.
In addition to the Professional Plan, BeLive.tv has launched a Lite Plan with fewer premium feature which also offers a free 14 day trial, alongside a package for Enterprise users. Details of the different plans (including the free plan) are at https://belive.tv/packages.
“BeLive.tv makes it very easy for even the most inexperienced live streamer to create a great live stream on Facebook. Live video is a powerful form of content that is seen organically in the Facebook News Feed. Advanced Facebook marketers can take advantage of features such as scheduling shows using BeLive.tv and re-marketing their live stream replays to reach a highly specific target audience to support their business or organisation’s goals” commented Mari Smith, Facebook marketing expert, consultant and author.
BeLive.tv initially launched as a free beta product in October 2016. Since then, time the number of live broadcasts using the platform has increased to more than 20,000 per month. New features are already planned for later in 2017 to continue to meet the needs of Facebook Live stream hosts and producers.
You can start publishing to Facebook Live using the unique premium features of BeLive.tv by creating an account at http://BeLive.tv using your Chrome browser.
Headquartered in Israel, BeLive.tv was founded in 2016. The company is passionate about helping small businesses create Facebook Live streams are enjoyable for the broadcaster, guests and viewers. The platform enables users to easily create engaging and professional broadcasts on Facebook Live.
Live streamers can host multiple people on screen, create high impact branded experiences including image and screen sharing and increase engagement and interaction in the event by inviting viewers into the live stream and acknowledging them through featuring comments on screen.