Best Practices: Audio Vertical
What is Fanbase Audio?
Fanbase Audio is one of the six verticals in Fanbase that allows you to create and participate in audio conversations and monetize.
What kind of rooms are in Fanbase Audio?
We have currently three different types of audio rooms that you can join:
Public Rooms: These rooms are visible to everyone inside and outside Fanbase.
Private Rooms: These rooms are accessible only to users who are invited.
Exclusive Rooms: These rooms are only visible to users who are subscribed or users who unlock them through love.
How can I monetize inside Fanbase Audio?
You can monetize in Fanbase audio two ways:
- Through Love:
- You can receive Love while speaking on stage.
- You can receive Love if a user unlocks an exclusive room you created.
- Through Subscriptions:
- Users can subscribe to you so they can access an exclusive room you created.
What roles can I have inside Fanbase Audio?
You can participate in audio conversations with 4 different roles:
- Master Moderator (MM): A Master Moderator is usually the user who creates the room and has complete control over the room. Can assign moderators and bring users on stage, among other basic functionality. A Master Moderator role can be transferred to another user in the stage.
- Moderator (M): A Moderator can invite users on stage and have basic controls on the room and stage. You can have multiple moderators per room.
- Stage Participant (SP): A Stage Participant is simply a user participating on stage who can talk but does not have control over the room like MM or M have.
- Audience Participant (AP): An Audience Participant is a user who is in the audience listening to the conversation. An Audience Participant can be promoted to the stage to talk by raising a hand and being accepted or being requested by a Moderator or Master Moderator.
Always remember that Preparation Makes Perfect! With this said, here are the best practices for how you can set yourself up for success inside Fanbase Audio:
Technical Considerations 🛠️:
- [ ] Good Audio Quality: Use a high-quality microphone to ensure your voice is clear and easy to understand.
- [ ] Stable Internet Connection: Ensure a stable internet connection to prevent dropouts.
- [ ] Use Headphones: To avoid feedback and echo, use headphones when speaking in a room.
Profile Setup 🖼️:
- [ ] Complete Your Profile: Having a full profile helps gain trust in an Audio conversation. Start by filling out your profile with a clear profile picture, bio, and make sure you have posted at least a few pieces of content. Audio conversations are a gateway to monetizing your content.
Hosting Rooms 💬:
- [ ] Stick to Your Schedule: If you have a regular room schedule, try to stick to it to build a consistent audience.
- [ ] Choose a Compelling Topic: Host rooms with interesting and engaging topics that will attract an audience.
- [ ] Show up Early: Although creating a room can take less than a minute, plan to start creating the room at least 5’ earlier.
- [ ] Plan Moderation: Plan how you’ll moderate the room to ensure a positive and respectful atmosphere.
- [ ] Promote Your Room: Use your social media and other platforms to promote your Fanbase room to attract more listeners. You can share your audio room link to about anywhere.
- [ ] Stay on Topic: Try to stay on the topic of the room to provide a meaningful discussion.
- [ ] Avoid Over-Talking: Allow others to speak and avoid dominating the conversation.
- [ ] Respect Privacy: Respect the privacy of others and avoid sharing personal information without consent.
- [ ] Set Clear Rules: As a moderator, establish clear rules for your room and enforce them consistently.
- [ ] Manage Speakers: Pay attention to speakers and ensure everyone gets a chance to speak if they raise their hand.
- [ ] Handle Disruptions: Be prepared to deal with disruptions or inappropriate behavior promptly. As a moderator or Master Moderator, you can move users to the audience or mute and unmute users on stage.
Feedback and Improvement:
- [ ] Seek Feedback: Encourage listeners and fellow speakers to provide feedback to help improve your rooms.
- [ ] Adapt and Evolve: Be open to adapting your hosting style and topics based on feedback and changing interests.
If you are not creating or moderating a room, there are also best practices when participating in conversations:
Participating in Rooms:
- Be Respectful: Always be respectful and considerate of other speakers and listeners.
- Raise Your Hand: If you want to speak in a room, use the “raise hand” feature to let the moderators know.
- Mute When Not Speaking: If you’re not speaking, mute your microphone to reduce background noise.
- Engage Actively: Contribute to the conversation actively and add value to the discussion.
- Explore Different Rooms: Don’t hesitate to explore a variety of rooms to find topics and discussions that interest you.
- Follow Relevant Users: Follow users who host or participate in rooms you enjoy to stay updated on their activities. Every time they’ll create or go on stage, you’ll be notified right away.
- Check Room Descriptions: Before joining a room, read the room description to understand the topic and rules.
- Build Relationships: Engage with others, make connections, and build a positive community around your interests.
- Collaborate: Collaborate with others to host rooms or participate in discussions to broaden your reach.
Reporting and Blocking:
- Report Inappropriate Content: If you encounter inappropriate behavior or content, report it to Fanbase moderators.
- Use Blocking: If necessary, use the blocking feature to prevent unwanted interactions.
By following these best practices, you can enhance your experience on Fanbase Audio Rooms and contribute to creating a positive and engaging community.