Today I discuss how to use Meerkat and Periscope apps in your promotional plan for authors. I shared my experiences as a watcher with the pioneers of live streaming on Twitter. I also discuss the downside of streaming. Luckily I did not compare the apps because it has already been done but I did give ideas to help authors get started with streaming on the apps. I mentioned several streamers and you will find them here: http://www.cloeysguides.com/LiveStreaming The key to a good stream is to give good content, of course, and to participate by answering questions. Show, teach, or demonstrate, or play a game. A watch party for your favorite TV show is good idea but only if you put the camera in front of the TV and participate in the conversation with your viewers on your tablet. There are so many ways to make the apps work for writers and authors and one tip that I shared in my show is that as an author you could use one of the apps to stream your free book promo. There are many things that you can do to make Streaming with Meerkat and Periscope work for Authors. After you stream email or give me a call and let me know how it worked out for you.