Periscope for Your Small Business: Live Webinar + Recording + MP3 Audio + Infographic

By Maria Peagler

Oct 06
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Join Maria Peagler for this 30-minute live webinar: Periscope for Your Small Business.

Periscope for Your Small Business Webinar Transcript

  • 30-Minute Webinar + On-Demand recording + MP3 Audio + Infographic
  • $297.00 value FREE for Members (Membership is $57 per month, cancel easily anytime.)
  • Thurs, October 15, 1pm EDT, 6pm GMT

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What is Periscope and What Will It Do for My Business?

Periscope is one of the hottest new apps from the team at Twitter —

— but what is it?

How will it benefit your small business?

That’s what you’ll learn in the October webinar: actual case studies of small businesses using Periscope to engage their audience in a way never before possible.

Here’s a “secret” most marketers won’t tell you: a huge segment of the people using Periscope are marketers . . . marketing to other marketers.

That’s NOT what you’ll be learning in this webinar.

I’ll be sharing with you how real small businesses are using Periscope everyday, including:

  • local farms
  • beauty bloggers
  • local tours
  • event planners
  • wineries
  • restaurants
  • and many more!

Plus, plenty of time for Q&A, so come with questions, so sign up today!

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Purchase your Webinar ticket for $297.00 now, or get it free when you join as a Member today for $57 per month. Cancel easily anytime. is a continuous service, including instant access to over 200 online lessons valued at $1,997.00 plus $397.00 worth of new Bonus Webinars & infographics each month, billed to your payment card every 30 days at the lowest rate then in effect, currently just $57.

In total, you’ll get instant access to $2,297.00 (and growing!) worth of practical Members-Only training to grow your business using social media. Membership helps you:

#1. Get Access to One Billion Customers in 10 Minutes

Learn how to identify the social networks best for your unique business, then build a profile that turns more visitors into paying customers. SMOC brings you ‘what works’ training that cuts through the noise & crushes social media overwhelm.

Members instantly access how-to videos, screen shots, checklists, infographics, and case studies — tools which can be put to work on your website & social networking right away.

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Discover how to get fans & connections without spending all day in social media. You really can post to all of your social networks in as little as 15 minutes a day, and you’ll learn how to generate content & posts that get your business noticed, attract fans, and turn them into paying customers.

Members immediately get their hands on how-to checklists (like 13 Ways to Get More Facebook Fans), videos that teach you how to do search engine optimization yourself, and real-life examples of successful small businesses who’ve achieved great success.

#3. Customize Your Learning Track

Online training is often a one-sized fits all plan, but not for SMOC Members. You’ll get a customized social media assessment that details the optimum social networks for your unique career path & industry, and you can use it as your guide for what classes you’ll need (Members are often surprised at the results). Plus, Members can instantly access:

  • hands-on video tutorials
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  • bonus webinars that dive deep into profitable tactics
  • infographics to print as your cheat sheets
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  • 1:1 private coaching

#4. Get 1:1 Coaching Plus Networking with Other Business Owners

Members get instant access to a private online community of peers eager to connect and discuss what’s worked and what hasn’t for them.

Each month, members also get 1:1 coaching time with Maria where you can get feedback on your website, advice on your business plan, help with your social media marketing, you name it — it’s your time!

Plus, your Membership includes a complimentary pass to SMOC’s monthly Bonus Webinar or virtual workshop focused on a hot social media business topic — ranging from one & done posting to getting listed on search results — with plenty of time for extended Q&As . The webinar alone is a value of $297.00 per month.

As a member you’ll get immediate access to all the materials on the site plus that month’s Bonus Webinar. After that, you’ll be billed the lowest available monthly fee (currently just $57) via convenient automated billing. It’s risk-free and guaranteed, you can easily cancel at any time.

So why not join today and see how can help your business grow!

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Webinar Transcript

Maria Peagler: Really what Blab and Periscope are are the democratization of broadcasting. You no longer need to be a celebrity, have a cameraman and a big studio to put on a decides. All you need is one person in front of a smartphone or a computer and you can have your own broadcast. It’s literally that simple. It is an exciting time. I can tell you, if I were sitting back in my journalism 101 class at the University of Georgia, they would be all over this because it allows anyone to be a citizen journalist. You can be Charlie Rose. You can be Jimmy Fallon. You can be Oprah. You can host your own talk show. You can host your own TV channel. That’s what is so exciting about this.

Let’s take a look first at Periscope. We’re going to take a look at what it is, how people are using it, and I’m going to give you a little glimpse of a Periscope that I did yesterday. What is Periscope? Periscope is a mobile-only app that was purchased by Twitter, that allows you to both broadcast live stream video and watch live stream video from other scopers. That’s what these are called. People who use Periscope are called scopers, and the broadcast is called a scope. Here are a few of its features. It’s mobile-only. It is specifically for a smartphone or tablet. You’re broadcasting live video and you can watch live broadcasts as well.

Blab is the second live stream app that we’re going to be talking about today. It’s very similar to Periscope, but it’s different in a couple of ways. First, it’s meant for a group broadcast. You have to have two to four people to do a blab. You cannot do a solo blab. It’s not possible because they will not make it public if it’s just one person. You literally have to do it with two to four people. That’s the minimum and maximum. You can do it either from desktop or mobile. I have to tell you I find Blab absolutely fascinating. I’m going to show you how you would use this and why I find it so fascinating.

Their motto is “push a button, start a talk show.” It’s literally that easy. If you ever tried Google Hangouts, this is what Google Hangouts should have been but wasn’t. It is so easy to use. It’s easy to find people. The really cool thing is you can hop on a blab with anybody. If they have an open seat, if they don’t have four people on their blab, you can hop on. You can watch live conversations either from your mobile phone or from your desktop. You can interact, again, via Twitter. Now Blab is not owned by Twitter but it’s integrated with it. You can leave comments on Blab. You can … they call it tell a little bird, which is tell people something that you’re hearing on a blab. You can see here that they have something similar to hearts in Periscope. You give people props. Everybody has their own little prop hands. If somebody in a blab is doing something that you like or makes a point that you like, you click on it.

Let’s look at a comparison of the two. Periscope and Blab are both live stream broadcasting applications. Periscope is mobile-only. You cannot do anything with it on the desktop. Blab is both mobile and desktop. I just showed you Blab from my desktop. Periscope is a one-person broadcast only. Multiple people can watch it but only one person is broadcasting on a scope at a time. On Blab you have to have at least two people. Now it looked like Chris Brogan was able to record his just being one person, but I’m going to have to try that and see. Because in the Blab help it says that they don’t make it public until you have two people, and that the maximum you can have is four. There’s no limit to the number of people who are interacting. Now, Periscope will only save your broadcast for 24 hours


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