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. This article provides the steps to:
Create a LinkedIn Event
Go Live into a LinkedIn Event from Socialive
To broadcast 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 broadcast 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).
Setup your broadcast, and when you are ready click Start Broadcast. LinkedIn allows you to start your broadcast up to 15 minutes before or 2 hours after the scheduled start time.
Wait for the broadcast 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 the broadcast is live on LinkedIn, click the Open Link icon to open the see the broadcast on LinkedIn.
When you are ready to end your broadcast, click End Broadcast in Socialive. The broadcast will end, and the LinkedIn video post will display that you were previously live.
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