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How To Get Started On Facebook Live

[fa icon="calendar'] 19-Aug-2017 08:05:00 / by Peter Preston

If you're passionate about social media marketing, it's time to embrace video. With more than 8 billion video views on an average day, Facebook is leading the charge to put more and more video in front of its users.

What does that mean for you as a business owner, brand or personality trying to get started in live video? For starters, it doesn't mean that you have to have a full studio setup with expensive gear, high end video and green screens.

Michael Tucker, of, joins us for this episode of the Brisbane HUG Lunch Hour to share his tips on getting started on Facebook Live, including advice on lighting and audio.

What's on around Brisbane?

Each episode of the HUG Lunch Hour will include a few marketing related events happening in or around Brisbane. Here's what's happening now:

  1. Brisbane Shopify Meetup - Next session is "Preparing for Retail Season" on September 21, 2017, at Little Tokyo Two in Brisbane
  2. Facebook Marketing Masterclass - With Steve Claydon on August 20 at Habitat Coworking in Toowoomba
  3. Click Digital Expo - Presented by RDA Brisbane on September 1 & 2, 2017 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

What's new with Hubspot?

Hubspot Social supports video publishing to Facebook. That means you can upload video to Facebook through the Hubspot Social tool, which is a big win for heavy social users. Video works and this helps make it easier to get your videos out there.

Watch the HUG Lunch Hour here



Webinar Guest

Michael Tucker - Live Streaming Professional

Michael has been involved in businesses for over 30 years. Many have been with family ideas, even delivering newspapers after school for a newsagency round that his father had. 

Michael was struck with an idea while attending a networking meeting in 2010. So many great stories were being told, but why should they only be heard by 40 people in the room? How can those stories be heard by people not in the room, but who would love to take part live?

After investigating a lot of solutions and ideas, he learned to broadcast these ideas to a wider audience. A lot of testing and learning about different pieces of equipment has helped created what he has setup today to get businesses online and live on video through

Webinar Hosts

David McMahon - Inbound Consultant & Trainer

David is a marketing and lead generation specialist who specialises in consulting and training business owners to get more customers using inbound marketing. Which gives amazing results for both online and offline businesses.

David is a certified Google and HubSpot Partner providing Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and Inbound marketing services in Gold Coast and Brisbane.

Peter Preston - Inbound Marketing & Sales

Peter is a Duct Tape Marketing and Hubspot Certified Inbound Marketing and Sales Consultant focused on helping ambitious businesses get more leads and close more sales. He works with Small and Medium-Sized Businesses to build marketing systems that endear them to their customers, instead of interrupting them. 

Peter has worked with single operators on small marketing budgets to clients with annual revenues over $11 million and his aim is always big return on marketing investment.

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