Why the need to schedule Facebook Live Streams within Facebook?
One of the challenges of live streaming for your audience is finding you and you want to make it as easy as possible for people to join you live. It’s not good enough to give them your Facebook page URL and hope they’ll find you when you pop up live. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve done that in the past but it does lead to a lot of frantic messages from people asking where you are! (or missing the live stream)
Facebook has now added the facility to schedule Facebook Lives within Facebook. Here’s how:
How to schedule Facebook Live Streams within Facebook
#1 Go to the Video Library within Publishing Tools
#2 Click on Video Library
#3 Then click on the “Live” button
Add a compelling title, description and tags and click on the down arrow next to the “Go Live” button (see screenshot above) and Schedule Live
This is what your post will look like:
TIP: To link to a specific Facebook post – click on the timestamp and copy the URL
And you’re done!
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