There has been a lot of advice on how to become a successful streamer, including this site, VarietyStreamer. However, none of it has actually been good. Sure, step out of your stream, make a youtube channel, practice consistency, network, and make friends. While that's not the worst thing to tell someone, it's also tired, worn-out advice that'll get you nowhere. So today, we … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Steps to Actually Find Success on Twitch
Twitch Rolls Out Experimental “Smash or Pass” Functionality
In a surprising move, the Amazon-owned Twitch broadcasting platform has rolled out what some may view as the most controversial move the company has made to date. A new feature that allows users to scroll through a seemingly endless queue of live streamers choosing whether they would 'Smash' or 'Pass'. If you select Smash, Twitch will automatically make users follow the … [Read more...] about Twitch Rolls Out Experimental “Smash or Pass” Functionality
How to become a Twitch Partner, Don’t Worry About It
Thousands of Twitch streamers have one goal—becoming a Twitch Partner to get that holy grail of a checkmark next to their name and thereby ascending into the higher ranks of the streamer pecking order. Well, bookmark this page, because you're going to want to come back to this to remind yourself of how you should really be orienting your goals if you're looking to … [Read more...] about How to become a Twitch Partner, Don’t Worry About It
Make Money on Twitch – Monetizing Your Stream
Let's talk about making money on Twitch. It requires a lot of thought, hard work, and maybe even a little bit of luck. Let's dig into the ways that you can monetize your stream and make a few bucks so you can continue to improve your broadcasts. Getting past the awkward stage When you first start streaming, your ability to make money rests outside of the Twitch ecosystem. … [Read more...] about Make Money on Twitch – Monetizing Your Stream
Playing with Viewers — Should You Do It?
Playing games both on and off-stream with viewers is a personal decision. Depending on the circumstances and how you approach it, this can be rewarding or very taxing. Let's go through a few scenarios where playing games with your viewers can help grow your channel. Also, how it can possibly hurt your channel. When playing with viewers can hurt your channel Some … [Read more...] about Playing with Viewers — Should You Do It?