Using Facebook Live For Your Home Business

Hi Folks

Just read an interesting article about Facebook Live. Anybody heard anything about this?

It seems it came out last year and as I don't do much FB I must have missed their updates.

Anyway it came out about a year ago when Facebook introduced screen sharing. With plugin and an extension in a browser such as Chrome, you can now share what you are doing on the screen you are using.

The plugin started with basic functions but it does provide opportunities for businesses. It means that you can do a live walk through of your website and/or product or service you're promoting.

You can also use it to do tutorials which is great for me because my main income is generated from tutoring and mentoring. This is something I can use to talk to my potential customer/clients or in FB Groups I'm a member of.

I can reply to questions and give examples of the types of things they can do to improve their business.

Live Subscribe Button

If you regularly put up videos on FB Live you can offer people who follow you the chance to use the ‘Live Subscribe’ button. This means that when you are going live with new content from your website people will be notified of it.

Time Your Live Videos

To get the best out of this feature you need to think about when your audience is most likely to be on FB. That can mean it’s better to do your videos in the evening when people aren’t at work or maybe during lunch breaks.

There you go folks another way to maximize your online income. If there's any members who have first hand experience using this new FB feature then by all means leave their tips and advice via a comment below.

Have a great day and be successful.

Robert Allan

PS

Hubspot has a great getting started guide for Facebook Live and there's a free download guide as well -

https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/facebook-live-guide

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melpeace36 Premium
Hello Robert, I have been doing the facebook live videos since earlier this year. I like the live videos. I always add value to my videos. I love it when I get comments or people who ask me about my products or information. I use FB live to do the attraction marketing. A great feature is the FB live video filters. I love using the filters because it makes my videos interesting and I get lots of engagement with those type of videos.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Melissa and thank you for your input.
I have only recently started so not really up to speed with it but I will persevere.
Onwards and Upwards to your eventual success and meanwhile have an awesome Thursday.
Robert
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subcpo14 Premium
Thanks, Jay
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Jay and hope you find it useful.
Thank you for reading the bog and have an awesome Sunday.
Robert
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Dmorrow Premium
I'm still not ready to do videos either but this is cool, maybe some day soon. Thanks for sharing Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Debby and thank you for your visit and for your comment.
Download the guide Debby and keep it for when you are ready to take the plunge.
Have a great Friday and an even better weekend.
Robert
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KeithMaki Premium
Thanks for sharing this Robert!
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Keith and download that guide on the Hubspot page.
Thank you for reading the blog and enjoy your Friday.
Robert
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sb4269 Premium
Hi Robert, I was shocked about a year ago with a couple of Kids in our church were live streaming from FB. Then we got excited about the possibilities.
Thanks for the reminder,
Sam and Deb
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Sam & Deb
I'm sure I replied to your comment this morning.
However thank you for taking the time to read my blog and hope you can use the information in the download guide for yourself.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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sb4269 Premium
Sure can Robert, thanks bunches.
Bless You,
Sam and Deb
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and onwards and upwards.
Have a great Friday.
Robert
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TTedesco1 Premium
Thanks ...on my way to Hubspot!!!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Thomas and thank you for visiting the blog and leaving a comment.
Make sure you download the guide.
I haven't yet but I'm sure there will be good tips and advice in it.
Have a great day.
Robert
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accad Premium
I notice most of the youth are doing this for fun especially when they are on a trip and are inside a vehicle or when they are together celebrating for something.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Jimmy and thank you for your comment.
Its not so good inside a car, or so I've been told.
Give it a try for your business and see how it goes.
You wont know until you try.
Have a great Thursday.
Robert
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accad Premium
Yes, Robert, that will take a good mobile brand.
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Chezbrown Premium
Thanks for this Robert, not sure if I would use it as I hate the sound of my own voice when talking on video. As you know I have never done the video tasks in the training, I keep putting it off lol. xxx
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Cheryl and thank you for reading the blog.
Video isn't for everyone and if its not your thing then don't bother with it.
I don't do much either but I'm giving some serious thought to learning more so who knows, maybe you will get a video from me actually speaking instructions instead of an email.
Already installed Skype yesterday.
Have a good one.
Robert
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Chezbrown Premium
Oh no Robert you can't do that or we won't be able to meet up for tea and biccies any more lol.

It's funny because when I read your comments, I can hear your voice in my head actually speaking the words lol.

I just need to get over the fear of thiinking people won't understand what I am saying. I do have skype but haven't used it for a while now, as you know I only downloaded it at someone's request. xxxx
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Cheryl if you're not comfortable with video.
My oldest girl has been onto me for ages to get conferencing on my phone but I don't use my smart phone much so waste of time.
Now I have Skype on my PC I am giving some more thought.
Now though its time I was off home and its getting bitter cold out there.
Catch you later.
Robert
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Edi67 Premium
Thanks, Robert-A, for sharing and you are right to allude the effectiveness of video marketing in the coming year.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Edi and thank you for your visit.
This new function of FB is sure to be of some use to you if you're into video marketing.
Onwards and Upwards.
Robert
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stn67 Premium
Is it easy to operate? I'm still using hangout on air
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Robert-A Premium
I honestly don't know if its easy to use or not Steen simply because I don't use FB much.
I only came across the article at lunch time and thought perhaps the membership could use it with their marketing.
Maybe some of the other members who read this blog will leave some tips and advice.
The guide you can download from the Hubspot blog should give lots of help.
Thank you for reading the blog.
Robert
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stn67 Premium
I will definitely test it. I almost use facebook more than I use youtube to set them up.
And if you can add it to the website, log as easy then I will consider it.
I am testing and giving a message
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HalimNajm Premium
Thank you for the information
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Halim and thank you for reading the blog and for your comment.
Lots of tips and advice within the Hubspot guide.
Hope you're having a great Wednesday.
Robert
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MKearns Premium
Didn't know about this. A great help Bob!
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Robert-A Premium
I didn't know until lunch time today either Mike.
Hope its something you can use.
Onwards and Upwards.
Robert
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suzzziq Premium
Love this! Thanks for sharing:). I'm definitely saving this!
Blessings:)
Suzi
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Suzi, and how are you today, well I hope and going great guns with your online business efforts.
Always happy to pass on these little gems I come across so hope you find it useful.
Enjoy your Wednesday.
Robert
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suzzziq Premium
Thank you, Robert! I appreciate that:)
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