Meerkat vs. Periscope #socialtoolkit

by | Mar 30, 2015

Social Toolkit 20: Meerkat vs Periscope

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Jason Keath and Jason Yarborough discuss the rise and debate of the popular live streaming social networks, Meerkat and Periscope, along with, the social media tools we use at and what’s to be expected at Social Fresh Conference 2015 (Tampa Bay, FL – Sept. 23-25, 2015). Below is a brief sampling of some the items we discuss in Episode 20:

  • App of the Week: Oneshot, a screenshot and article excerpt sharing app (example)
  • The differentiating factors of Meerkat and Periscope
    • Meerkat: Scheduling, easier to see viewers and chat, better Twitter integration, easier to find streams, more personality, cooler logo, seems to deal better with larger audiences
    • Periscope: Better video, cleaner UI, hearts feedback, better user profiles, easier to follow, blocking option, no lag on video
  • The advantages of using these live-streaming apps
  • The benefits of Meerkat over Periscope and vice-versa
  • Are we pro-Meerkat or pro-Periscope?
  • Who to follow on the new livestream social networks: Meerkat and Periscope
  • How Social Fresh uses tools like Podio and Google Docs to organize and structure the operations of the conference
  • Implementing Meerkat/Periscope into the Conference, with our first ever Live live-streamer
  • Our mobile event app is created using Attendify
  • The new tool we utilized to create our event website: Splashthat
  • Creating playlists for the conference: Spotify
  • Our online training site, Social Fresh Academy, is created using Thinkific
  • A bit of the amazing social media marketing content you can expect from Social Fresh Conference
    • Jay Baer, Scott Monty, Sarah Evans, and many more
  • Info on our all-new, fresh day of intensive workshops at Social Fresh Conference
  • Networking opportunities at Social Fresh Conference
  • And much more…

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