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Common Questions & Tips

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...
Tue, 15 Jun, 2021 at 2:23 AM
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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...
Sun, 29 May, 2022 at 10:19 PM
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How Co-host Call In Works

Co-hosts can join the live show by following three steps: 1. Receive Invitation Invited co-hosts would receive an email such as the following exampl...
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 at 7:31 AM
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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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Sending a Super Chat & Mentioning/Responding to Someone

Super Chat and the @ feature are useful engagement tools for your listeners to further connect and interact in Podbean Live. They can help strengthen the so...
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 at 7:39 AM
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Reporting an Improper Live Show

1. Click the profile photo of the host-->click the three dots icon-->click the Report button. 2. Select the reason for repo...
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 at 7:42 AM
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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...
Tue, 7 Dec, 2021 at 9:04 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...
Thu, 1 Jun, 2023 at 4:57 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 send you gifts during your live show. The value level of the var...
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 at 7:45 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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