General » Getting Your Lacrosse Club on iHigh.com
The activation of your Lacrosse Channel iHigh.com website is quick and easy. As you use our feature rich template-based website, you will find all of the tools you need for unlimited Live Streaming of your events and revenue generation to help your programs. Your broadcasts can be tagged to competing teams and to your chapter sites thus broadening the scope of viewers of your broadcasts. Your iHigh site can be a supplemental website that can be incorporated into your current lacrosse site through widgets and your current site can be linked to your iHigh site as well. Your iHigh site will also give your lacrosse club a site with unlimited space for video and photo uploads, the ability to create schedules and rosters on the fly, the ability to create articles, email blasts and profiles. Further, you are provided the tools you need to easily customize your site to fit the needs of your team.
How to register:
***NOTE: If you cannot locate your team site in our database, please contact customer support at email@example.com with the pertinent information (Team name, address and zip) and we will have a site created for you within 24 hours. You will then be contacted to register, with your new team site link.
How to customize your URL:
As an administrator of your iHigh website, you will have full access to your site’s settings and management tools. One way to customize your site is to request a custom web address for your team that is easy to remember! To get your custom URL, just click on the “Request Custom School URL” link in your Administrator menu.
How to customize your banner and logo:
One of the nice features of an iHigh.com site is the ability to customize the page with your team mascot and colors. For detailed instructions, see our Mascot/Banner tutorial.
How to change links:
Yet another way to really make your site unique and interesting is to change the links. This is where you can change the links that appear on the left. When you click on the "Edit Links" button, a new screen pops up. You will have a number of selection options, including adding New Headings, adding New Links, and creating Custom Pages you can also link to. For detailed instructions, see our Site Quick Start Guide and Document Upload tutorials.
How to use the iHigh tutorials:
iHigh has many other tutorials that will show you, step-by-step with detailed screen shots, how to take advantage of the many capabilities that your iHigh website provides.
· Live Broadcasting Tutorials (including our new "Ad Trigger" ad insertion tool)
· Site configuration tutorials
· Photo and video clip upload tutorials
· Revenue generation tutorials and methods (using your iHigh site to generate revenue through advertising, video and photo downloads, eCommerce, Forms registrations, online stores)
To begin learning today, go to http://www.ihigh.com/news/tutorials.html.
The MOST popular tool offered by iHigh.com is the FREE Live Broadcast tool allowing the broadcasting of games and activities on the internet directly from your iHigh.com website. Every day schools and organizations are taking advantage of this opportunity to share their school’s talents with the world.
Who to call to get a Live Stream account:
Once your team/club has a registered site on iHigh, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-514-3886 and request a new live stream account. We will set your team up with the account and provide a brief run through of what you will need to broadcast. Remember that this is all at no cost to you or the team.
Download and install software:
After logging into your iHigh.com account, under "Your Website Tools," look for the Software Tools and Links section. Click on the link for the "iHigh.com EZ Stream Utility" software to begin downloading. When the install screen appears (shown below), click Next and follow all of the prompts on each screen. Click Finish on last screen.
Prepare camera and computer equipment:
All you need to get started is a video camera, a Windows-based computer with internet connection (or air card), and cables to tie it all together. If you need equipment, the iHigh Store (http://www.ihigh.com/store/) offers several different recommended packages, from Starter kits to High End kits.
Go online and broadcast:
When the iHigh Live Stream software opens, click on the "Go Online" button to prepare to broadcast. Login with the Username and Password provided you by iHigh and then click the "Login" button. Then use the Event Scheduler to create a new broadcast. After creating the new event, the Camera Setup screen pops up. At this point you will need to double check to make sure your camera is connected and turned on. Then you select your Audio and Video sources, and the broadcast can begin! When the broadcast is over it is automatically archived on your site for later viewing as well. All LIVE video broadcasts are also accessible on Smart Phones and iPads, including Blackberry and Android devices.
Generate revenue through Ad Insertions in your broadcasts:
One of the unique features of using iHigh’s FREE broadcasting tools is the ability for users to generate revenue through use of broadcast pre-rolls and our unique Ad Trigger ad insertion tool. Teams and clubs can sell ad spots to local advertisers and then can insert their ads directly into their broadcasts during time outs, halftime of games or other opportune moments. The real key here is that YOU control the ads and when they are broadcast.
Upload and archive games and events from the past:
Another unique feature of the iHigh broadcast tool is that users can upload and archive previously recorded games and events. Since your iHigh.com site has unlimited archive space, you can put full game recordings, awards banquets and other events on the site for others to view again and again, at their leisure.
iHigh.com broadcast tutorials:
iHigh.com offers many helpful broadcast tutorials to help you begin streaming today! Some of interest are: Live Streaming Tool, iHigh Live Broadcasting with Ad Insertion, Dual Audio/Video Broadcast, Offline Broadcast and the Dual Audio/Video Broadcast tutorials.