Grow Your Audience on Periscope with Jay Howard


Have doubts about live streaming? Let’s dispel them today. Periscope superstar Jay Howard discusses what this social media platform has done for his budding TV career, including booking a Hollywood agent. He shares some actionable tips on what to do (and what not to do) when live streaming, including topics, calls to action and strategies for improving engagement and getting to your first 1,000 followers.

In this episode, you’ll discover how to:

  • Live stream with intention
  • Be vulnerable to your audience
  • Gain new followers by live streaming

Episode Soundbites:

9:32, “The culture of this platform is being built right now. There is no rules in how you’re supposed to act when live streaming.”

10:33, “For me, it’s about experimenting to see how people respond.”

15:23, “Once you start having a few people in your broadcasts, ask these people to share your broadcast to their followers. If you can get one or two people to share who have a bigger following, you’ll start to grow.”

17:04, “I actually don’t think that [live stream] length is a viable way to think about it. Make it as long as it needs to be.”