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Common Questions & Tips

Tips for Live Streaming Success

1. Prepare Your Livestreaming Equipment.  Before your live show, you should prepare and test your equipment for livestreaming within your budget to make...
Mon, 31 Aug, 2020 at 9:34 PM
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How to Test Your Livestream

1. Start your live show in the Unlisted mode. Use another device to enter your live show as a listener/guest by visiting the share link or invite your frien...
Wed, 2 Sep, 2020 at 10:25 PM
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Recommended Live Streaming Equipment-Focusrite Interfaces

In order to improve the sound quality of your live show, we recommend that you use an audio interface (such as interfaces from Focusrite) to livestream. Her...
Mon, 27 Apr, 2020 at 3:20 AM
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How Co-host/Guest Call In Works

1. The invited co-host/guest will receive an email such as the following example. They can follow the steps to join the live show.  Please note that they c...
Wed, 2 Sep, 2020 at 10:22 PM
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Sending a Super Chat

Super Chat is a way to further connect listeners and the host and to grow engagement in your Podbean livestreaming community. Listeners can purchase Super C...
Tue, 11 Aug, 2020 at 2:15 AM
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Reporting an Improper Live Show

1. Click the profile photo of the host on the livestream, then click the triangle report icon. 2. Select the reason for reporting, then click the Sub...
Thu, 16 Apr, 2020 at 10:43 PM
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Golden Beans and PodPoints

Golden Beans are Podbean’s virtual currency. They can be used to send virtual gifts and super chats to hosts during the live stream. Gold Beans are not tran...
Thu, 27 Aug, 2020 at 11:02 PM
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Live Stream Engagement Score

Every podcaster who uses Podbean Live will see an “Engagement Score” in their summary (under “Live Stream” in their Podbean account). The Engagement Score i...
Wed, 15 Apr, 2020 at 5:00 AM
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Making Money from Live Stream

As a live show host, you can directly make money in two ways: 1. Listeners can give you gifts during your live show. The value level of the various gift...
Wed, 15 Apr, 2020 at 5:01 AM
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Troubleshooting: Why a Live Recording Failed to Save

If your storage space is full, your live recording may fail to save. If you are using a free Podbean account, here is information on the account limitations...
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020 at 10:47 PM
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