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SPI 252: Live Streaming Video and the Data that Proves Its Worth with Michael Stelzner

Editorial Note: Huzza, one of the services Michael discusses, is no longer available. I am testing out as replacement, and Michael is now on

I’m so excited to welcome Michael Stelzner to today’s show, a longtime friend but first-time guest on the Smart Passive Income Podcast. As the CEO and founder of, Mike knows a thing or two about the platforms that matter most to online business owners, and he’s fascinated by one in particular: live streaming video.

Maybe you’ve noticed Facebook’s marketing push for its new live video feature. Maybe you’ve experimented with it yourself. Maybe you were even an early adopter of Periscope or Meerkat.

Whatever your experience with live video, you’ll want to hear Mike’s predictions for where it’s headed, innovators’ creative applications of it so far, and how it could change our media landscape in the very near future. You’ll also learn Mike’s favorite tools for getting started with broadcasting and a run-down of features of the most popular live video platforms out there.

Ready for a peek into the future of live streaming video? Let’s dig in!

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Special thanks to Mike for joining me this week. Until next time!

Today’s Guest

Michael Stelzner’s founder and CEO joins me to explore the future of live streaming video, its exciting applications, and the tools you can use to get started.

You’ll Learn

  • The latest developments and applications of live streaming video.
  • Why adding video to your content toolbox is easier than you think.
  • Surprising and creative ways your business can use live video.
  • Mike’s favorite tools and platforms for getting started with live video.
  • Features and benefits of the various live video platforms available now.
  • How experimenting with live video can improve your public speaking.
  • Mike’s predictions for the future of live video.
  • How live video has transformed Social Media Examiner.
  • What’s in store for Social Media Marketing World 2017, and more!



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