Why Should You Add Multi-Platform Streaming To Your Strategy?

Multi-Platform Streaming is simultaneously Re-stream your content on different platforms, like Facebook & YouTube; it can be a powerful tool for expanding your reach and increasing engagement with your audience. By broadcasting your content to multiple platforms simultaneously, you can connect with a wider audience and gain more views.

In this article, we’ll show you how to re-stream on both Facebook and YouTube in a simple and easy-to-follow way. Whether you’re a content creator, streamer, or marketeer, re-streaming can help you maximize your content’s potential and achieve your goals. So let’s get started and explore the benefits of multi-platform streaming!

Important Settings to Re-stream Your Content:

To re-stream your content on multiple platforms, at first, you’ll need to adjust some settings on your ViuLive profile. Let’s Start!

  • Launch the web browser and navigate to ViuLive website.
  • Register/Login with your preferred login method.
  • Click on “Advanced Live” from the menu.
  • Select a category based on your stream content.
  • Fill in the stream title and caption.
  • Add RTMP streams/cameras if you have any. Else just skip this step.
  • Then, click on “Go Live”.
  • Select the main screen which you wish to broadcast. Afterward, the main screen will be the first option that you choose (Webcam/Screen share). As other application does not support the multi-view window.
  • If you’re using the Firefox browser, the browser will prompt you to allow viulive.com to share your screen. Choose the screen option and then click “Allow”.
  • Click on the “Setting” icon as shown here:
Multi-Platform Streaming - General setting
The “Setting” icon
  • Fill in the name if you desire. Else, just click on “Re-streaming” as shown here:
Multi-Platform Streaming - Step 1
Click on “Re-streaming”
  • Select the platform you wish to re-stream to (Youtube/Facebook). You may also link your ViuLive account to your Youtube account for easy re-streaming in the future.
  • Finally, navigate to the platform’s website Youtube/Facebook.

How to Re-stream Content on YouTube?

  • Click on account in the top right corner as shown:
Multi-Platform Streaming for Youtube - Step 1
Multi-Platform Streaming: Re-stream on Youtube (1)
  • Select “Youtube Studio” from the drop-down menu.
  • Once in the channel dashboard, click on the “Go Live” icon.
How to Re-stream content on Youtube?
Click on the “Go Live” icon
  • A pop-up interface will appear. In the right now option, click “Start”.
  • Next, to pick the type of stream to begin, click “Go” in the streaming software section.
How to Re-stream content on youtube - Multi-Platform Streaming
Click “Go” in the streaming software section
  • Copy the generated Stream URL (Blue) and Stream Key (Red) as shown below. Hence, it is advised to not reveal your stream key to anyone.
Step-by-step guide to re-stream content on YouTube
paste the generated key in its corresponding boxes and Click “OK
  • Navigate back to viulive.com and paste the generated key in its corresponding boxes and Click “OK”.
  • Click on “Update”.
  • Click on “Start”.
  • You are now Live on both ViuLive and Youtube.

How to Re-stream Content on Facebook?

  • Firstly, click “Live Video” on the What’s on your mind, (name) box.
  • Secondly, check on the live producer pop-up interface, then click “Next”. Select the “Use Stream Key” option and click “Next”. Click “Done” on the next interface. (Only for the first time)
  • Scroll down and select the Stream Setup Tab.
  • Be sure to have the “Use Stream Key” option selected. Furthermore, copy the generated Stream Url (Blue) and Stream Key (Red) in the live stream setup section. To clarify, it is advised not to reveal your stream key to anyone.
facebook stream url and stream key
How to Multi-Platform Streaming (Facebook)
  • Navigate back to viulive.com and select the “Facebook” option. Afterward, Paste the generated key into its corresponding boxes and click “OK”.
  • Click on “Update”.
  • Click on “Start”.
  • Navigate back to Facebook and click “Go Live” to stream on Facebook simultaneously.
  • You are now Live on both ViuLive and Facebook.

In conclusion, simultaneously re-streaming your content on Facebook and YouTube can be a game-changer for reaching new audiences and increasing engagement with existing ones. Afterward, Following the simple steps outlined in this article, you can easily and effectively re-stream your content on multiple platforms and maximize your reach. Therefore, Don’t hesitate to experiment with different strategies and techniques to find what works best for your content and audience. With the power of multi-platform streaming at your fingertips, the possibilities for growing your online presence are endless. Happy streaming!