January 12, 2022

Frequently asked questions

Browse questions other users frequently ask us and find answers faster

What do I need to do to launch my first livestream?

You only need the following three elements to begin your livestream shopping event.

Firstly, you’ll need to selected either a member of staff (including yourself) or an influencer to host the stream. Make sure to pick someone who will enjoy talking for a prolonged period of time and isn’t intimidated by public speaking.

Secondly, make sure you have a computer or a smartphone to video the stream with.

And lastly, choose the products or services you aim to showcase.

With this in mind you should be able to organize your first ever livestream shopping event.  

How do I bring viewers to my livestream?

With a few Korkuma tips & tricks you’ll be able to bring wide numbers of viewers to your stream.

Active social media

Having an active social media account will give you an omnipresent public persona people can interact with across the globe. This will allow you to generate loyal customers, while also opening up a channel that you can use to announce your events. Read more about How you can use social media to promote your business and your livestream.

Make the event special with offers, themes, and more.

The more special you make your events seem the more interest they will generate from the community. There are many ways you can make your event special. Select specific items that can be sold at a special price during the event. The fear of missing out will generate a higher interest from viewers. Themes have also proven to create interesting and unique events that pique the interest of many. Have a look at these four simple things you can do to make your livestream the best in the business. Also, see how discounts can help you boost your business in our blog here.

What hardware do I need to stream with Korkuma?

You will need either a smartphone or a laptop. It's that easy. To see how you can host an inexpensive livestream read our blog post on this topic.

How to run a network test before going live?

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How to interact with your viewers?

You can interact with your viewers by keeping an eye on their messages in the live chat and seeing if they place any orders.

How to be a great host?

A great host should be entertaining, humorous, authentic, and know about the products being sold during the stream.