If you’re ready to broadcast your videos live on LinkedIn Live, then this article is for you. In this short post we dive into the steps needed to get setup and review the 3rd party software tools available for going live on the social network.
There are three main steps to think about before you go live, the first is the most important. Since LinkedIn doesn’t just let anyone stream on the platform yet, you have to get their permission to access it.
To get LinkedIn Live approval you can apply for access by filling out an online form here. If you’re a corporate client with a multi-seat license, you can also try contact your LinkedIn account manager for setup.
Setting up the proper production gear
Once you’re approved, you need to make sure you have the proper gear, hardware such as lighting, microphone, camera and any other supporting visual assets such as slide decks etc, before broadcasting.
Selecting video streaming software
And finally, the reason we’re all here reading this article — you need to choose a third-party video live streaming and broadcasting software tool that integrates with LinkedIn. This software will serve as the middleware between your camera gear and LinkedIn and will help facilitate the broadcast using your camera and computer.
With that said, we’ve gathered the top official LinkedIn Live third-party software tools designed to live stream your broadcast. Browse the tools below, compare and deploy. You’ll be surprised how powerful social live streaming software can be.