How could Instagram live be effectively improved?

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Are you going Live on Instagram to engage and grow your audience?

Uploading live videos onto your Instagram account can be very useful when it comes to creating high-converting campaigns, generating leads, creating brand awareness, and build a more personal connection with your followers.

What if I told you that you can live stream to Instagram from your desktop

Well, now you can…

Introducing YellowDuck.tv

Yellow Duck is a new startup from California allowing users to broadcast directly to Instagram from any device. Download the Yellow Duck application now and start streaming!

This application is in no way affiliated with, authorized, maintained, sponsored, or endorsed by Instagram or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Use at your own risk.

How much does it cost?

It’s totally free. Download the application now and start streaming!

How can I see my Livestream on Instagram?

That’s simple! Just login to Instagram from a different account and view it in real-time as your followers would do. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t allow you to see your live stream from the same account. On the other hand, there’s even a simpler solution — ask your friend or colleague to check it out.

Does Yellow Duck store my login/password?

No, Yellow Duck doesn’t store your login information and passwords. Privacy is our top priority.

How to use Yellow Duck on Windows

Yellow Duck is an application that will allow you to stream to Instagram from your Windows PC or other devices.

Yellow Duck gives you the ability to get your Instagram RTMP URL and stream key, which allows you to stream from external devices.

  1. First of all, download the application.
  2. Run Yellow Duck and exercise the application in any case, it may also ask for additional software installations that you need to make. Wait till installation is complete.
  3. Log in to your Instagram account.

Tip #1 You can run into various Instagram warnings. Here is the article on how to avoid or fix access issues.

4. Now you can get your RTMP link and key for the stream.

5. Simply copy your RTMP link and stream key and use it with the device of your choice.

Tip #2 Keep in mind that you need to use it and start the stream fast, as your key is valid only for a few minutes.

Tip #3 If you want to finish your stream, just click on the logout icon.

How to use Yellow Duck on Mac OS

As a type of content that’s known to increase audience engagement, live-streamed video can be of tremendous help for cultivating a following on any social network.

Streaming to Instagram is simple, and the set up is almost the same as if you were to stream on any other live video streaming website or service.

  1. First of all, download the application.
  2. In order to launch Yellow Duck on your Mac find it in the downloads folder and click “Open” and allow the application. Wait for all the packages to download.

3. You may also need to install additional packages, so be sure to wait until the end of the installation to see if you require more.

4. Log in to your Instagram account.

5. Now you can get your RTMP link and key for the stream.

6. Simply copy your RTMP link and stream key and use it with the device of your choice. Keep in mind that you need to use it and start the stream fast, as your key is valid only for a few minutes.

Engaging content sure takes work to make it on Instagram, and it’s not getting any easier. New signups are coming to the platform every day with the same hopes you had. They want to connect with great people, produce content others will like, maybe even use Instagram to further a business goal.

It’s perfectly normal to have trouble building a steady audience in such a crowded environment. You need to use every tool at your disposal.

Digital marketing brand strategist. Allegedly wise to the ways of PR, Digital Marketing and Social Media.