Although live streaming continues to grow in popularity, getting more than a few of your fans to tune in can be difficult. Looking to solve this problem, the service StreamSpread seeks out compatible websites and works to get your live stream out to a greater number of people.
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Live video streaming is pretty hot these days, and most of the major social platforms allow you to do it. The problem is that you only get a small portion of your available fans when streaming in just one place.
While it's possible to embed your player on a number of websites, that's a pretty time consuming process, and that's where StreamSpread comes in.
StreamSpread is a new network that finds compatible websites for you (called "publishers") so you can get your live stream out to more people. You have to pay for this service (you're an "advertiser") at a rate of either $5 per 1000 views or $0.03 per hour viewed, but you can quickly and easily expand your audience.
The service works with a stream you create from Ustream, Livestream or Twitch, and provides analytics such as number of viewers, time watched, viewer geolocation, concurrent views, and viewer's browser and device type.
You can also filter the categories of the websites that will serve up your stream to make sure that you target the exact audience for your message or music.
Here's a brief video below that explains the service.