You can start livestreaming on the Podbean app in a few minutes by following these simple steps. (Please create your Podbean account first.)
1. Prepare for Your Livecast
Before your live show, you should prepare and test your equipment for livestreaming within your budget to make sure you can live stream with the best sound quality. We recommend you always use a headset or headphones and a microphone.
You can also use Focusrite to live stream.
2. Start Livecast
Log into your Podbean account, tap the “+” icon-->Live Stream button. Enter your live show information, tap the Start Now button.
3. Invite Co-hosts
Input your co-hosts' email to invite your co-hosts.
Note: You can also invite co-hosts in the live room by tapping the person icon.
4. Interact with Listeners
You can begin speaking using your mic, and send text messages/emojis to your listeners by taping the text icon.
5. Enable/Disable Listener Call-in
Tap the three lines with mic icon-->tap the Allow call-in button to enable/disable listener call in.
6. Add Admin/Block Listener
Tap the profile photo of your listener in the chat section-->tap the three dots icon, then add as admin or block the listener.
7. Add Audio Effects & Background Music
Tap the music icon-->tap the Effects button/Background Music button to add various audio effects/background music.
8. Share Livecast
Tap the Share icon to promote your live show on social media.
9. End Livecast
Tap the Exit icon-->tap the Yes button to end your live show. After you finish your live show, you can check the run time of your live show, your PodPoints earned, participants, and new followers.
Note: You can get your livestream recording on the My Recording page. It's recommended to get the recording on the web.