The LinkedIn Events feature helps you organize online and offline events. As a LinkedIn member, you can create an Event with the LinkedIn Live format to stream your event on LinkedIn using Socialive, a LinkedIn Preferred Partner. Find out more ways to go live on LinkedIn. This article provides the following information.
- Creating a LinkedIn Event
- Going Live into a LinkedIn Event from Socialive
To livestream to a LinkedIn page or profile from Socialive, you need to:
Be an approved LinkedIn Live Video broadcaster
Be a Socialive Administrator in your Socialive account
Creating a LinkedIn Event
Follow the steps in this LinkedIn Help article to create a LinkedIn Event. Make sure to select LinkedIn Live as the Event format.
Going Live into a LinkedIn Event from Socialive
Once you have created your LinkedIn Event with the LinkedIn Live event format, follow the steps below in Socialive.
In Socialive Studio, under the Broadcast Live tab, click the LinkedIn logo.
In the pop-up that appears:
Toggle the LinkedIn page or profile you want to livestream to.
Under "Where to Post?", select "Scheduled broadcast".
Under "Select an Upcoming Broadcast", select the LinkedIn Event you created.
Select if you want to enable automatic close captions (CC).
Set up your livestream, and when you are ready click Start. LinkedIn allows you to start up to 15 minutes before or 2 hours after the scheduled start time.
Wait to start on LinkedIn's end. You will see a loading icon on the right-side panel, next to your LinkedIn page or profile name. Once you are live on LinkedIn, click the Open Link icon to open the livestream on LinkedIn.
When you are ready to end, click End in Socialive. The livestream will end, and the LinkedIn video post will display that you were previously live.
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