Our guest for today, Alex Pettitt is the UK's most popular live-streamer and he joins the show again for a fireside chat with me as we talk about how live-streaming has changed radically during the last twelve months, what kind of content works best for social media and why you should never put all your eggs in one basket when it comes to social media efforts.
Alex and I also talk about Periscope's future and where it lies now that Facebook Live is in the picture. We also tackle the latest social media star, Snapchat and how it’s changing the game!
Alex also shares his tips on using live video when building and monetizing a personal brand. and how he plans to build his own brand with live video at the forefront of it all. Tune in for that and so much more in this episode of Youpreneur FM!Fact: if you want to reach a young demographic, you HAVE to be on Snapchat! - Alex Pettitt #Youpreneur Click To Tweet
Essential Learning Points From This Episode:
- Alex shares his thoughts on where he thinks Periscope is now in the live-streaming and video industry.
- Chris and Alex talk about Facebook Live’s latest features and what it can mean for entrepreneurs in the future.
- What is a signal-to-noise ratio and how it is affecting Periscope.
- What's the biggest mistake you can make when it comes to live streaming video.
- Alex talks about narrative and why it's key when it comes to creating solid Snapchat stories.
- Much, much more!
Important Links & Mentions From This Episode:
- Alex Pettitt’s website
- Alex Pettitt’s YouTube Channel
- Episode 117 – Getting Started and Dominating on Periscope, with Alex Pettitt
- Build the Business of You
- Youpreneur Academy
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Chris founded Youpreneur® in 2015. He is a serial entrepreneur, keynote speaker and author of the bestselling books “Virtual Freedom” and “Rise of the Youpreneur”. He hosts our weekly podcast, Youpreneur.FM, as well as our annual conference, the Youpreneur Summit. Chris is based in Cambridge, UK.