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Twitch Adds ‘Disconnect Protection’ for Streamers

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Technical difficulties are a part of streaming whether you’re ready for them or not. Internet problems are a fairly common one and it is one of the worst things when it happen! Knowing your cast is getting interrupted and that viewers might not want to wait to see when you come back can be very […]

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Twitch Bounty Board Beta

Twitch Launches Bounty Board Program (Closed Beta)

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Twitch has recently launched their Bounty Board program into closed beta. Bounties are paid sponsorship opportunities that streamers can accept directly from their Twitch dashboard. Through this program, Twitch will become the middleman in connecting you with brands to stream specific games as sponsorships. This means you won’t have to do any of the work […]

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Twitch Analytics Overview

New Twitch Analytics Page Overview

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Twitch has recently added a new Analytics page, presenting information that is more clear, specific, and plentiful. This change provides some extremely useful metrics for streamers to look at and see areas for improvement. Today I’ll be going over all the different sections and giving you the scoop on what they mean and how you […]

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How streamers and game devs can work together

How Streamers & Game Devs Can Work Together [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more information, visit our full list of TwitchCon 2017 panels. Panel: How Streamers & Game Devs can Work Together VoD Link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/202951039 Moderator: Bradley Cummings (CM ChAIR, Epic Games) Panelists: Jat Karunakaran (Lead CM Studio Wildcard), Devin Connors (CM Psyonix), K.L. Smith (CM Epic Games), Megan Everett (Digital Extremes) How have streamers impacted/influenced studios? Jat […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 2.0 Update

Elgato Releases Stream Deck 2.0 Update

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Elgato has just released their largest update yet for the Stream Deck which brings some welcome fixes as well as plenty of new features to play around with. Here’s what’s new: Smart Profiles The Stream Deck will now automatically change the profile based on the front-most application. Multi-Device Support While the Stream Deck comes with […]

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It’s Dangerous to Go Full-Time! Take This Business Advice [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more information, visit our full list of TwitchCon 2017 panels. VoD Link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/202950625 Moderator: Joel Lui Panelists: Hunter Wild, Julian Bogel, Stella Chuu, Galen Herbst de Cortina Split up into 3 different stages/levels that categorize different content creators. Stage 1: Bronze Stage Who? Individuals Thinking About Streaming Individuals New to Streaming Twitch Affiliate Program Participants […]

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Dreadnought Partner Program

Dreadnought Partner Program

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Dreadnought, the team/class based spaceship action game has now opened their doors to their Partner Program. Content creators can now apply and if accepted, will reap many benefits such as physical merchandise, a streamer kit, giveaway items, and more! Something interesting about this program is that it is split up into two tiers. Applicants will […]

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A Look at Twitch Achievements and Stream Summary

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Twitch has introduced two new features that aim to help streamers both new and old grow quicker and more efficiently. Stream Summary, which is a new way to analyse your past streams. Also Achievements, which will give you concrete goals to aim for that will help you reach Affiliate and Partner status. Stream Summary Steam Summary is […]

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Twitch Affiliate Program TwitchCon 2017

Twitch Affiliate Program: How to Take Streaming to the Next Level [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more panels, check out the complete list of TwitchCon 2017 panels. VoD Link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/183740101?t=04h55m08s Moderator: JessyQuill Panelists: TheMeta4Gaming, KevyTV, AlyKkat Consistency AlyKkat Time of day Create a schedule that allows you to be live at the same time, every time. Set attainable goals. Not hitting goals can create bad habits. Play games you enjoy. Happiness […]

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Twitch Chess Partnership

Twitch and Chess.com Enter Multi-Year Partnership

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In an order to increase Chess awareness, Twitch and Chess.com are partnering to work closer in building Chess as an online spectator sport. Chess has always had niche audience on Twitch and while it has occasionally bumped up the listings due to major events, it generally stays in the lower view count. This partnership will […]

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Twitch Partner Merch Beta

Twitch Partner Merchandise Now Available on Amazon

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Last week, Twitch and Amazon opened up their Twitch store which allowed anyone to purchase clothing, mugs, and more that show everyone you #BleedPurple. They are continuing their partnership by opening up ‘Merch by Amazon’ to Twitch Partners. This is an invite-only service where brands can sell their merchandise through Amazon. This includes small independent […]

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Vimeo Livestream Service

Vimeo Enters Livestreaming Race with ‘Vimeo live’

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What was known as a purely ‘Video on Demand’ platform, Vimeo announces Vimeo Live, the ability to livestream on the website. This is in part thanks to the acquisition of Livestream.com, a leading platform for live event streaming which will provide top quality tools for Vimeo users. While this is obviously meant for larger businesses and […]

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Streamlabs Adds Credits and Tip Alert GIFs, Updates Jar

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Streamlabs is bringing even more features to their platform with Credits, Donation GIFs, and an update to the Jar! Credits It’s the end of the stream. You’ve had awesome subs, followers, cheerers, and tippers throughout. Imagine being able to list their names like credits in a movie while epic music plays. Streamlabs has made that […]

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StreamElements Hype Cup

StreamElements Releases the Hype Cup

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StreamElements has just released their own event cup for you to enjoy! The Hype Cup has all of your basic needs, being able to visualize all your alerts such as Cheers, Tips, Subscribers, Follows, and Hosts. In addition to already having all the same features as existing cup widgets, StreamElements has a few unique features […]

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Streamlabs Streamtember Daily Giveaways

Streamlabs Starts ‘Streamtember’ Daily Giveaways

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Twitch’s new ‘Extensions’ is a huge step for the website and Streamlabs is celebrating their own Extensions launch with a bang by hosting a Streamtember of daily giveaways! Everyday for the month of September, Streamlabs will be hosting a giveaway via Gleam.io and posting it to their Twitter. Make sure to be following them and keeping […]

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Restream Trash Meme Contest

Restream.io Trash Meme Contest

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Want to win some PC gear? Restream.io is currently running a contest dubbed the ‘Trash Meme’ contest. It runs until September 15th, 2017 and will have multiple winners. Restream.io, for those who don’t know, is a cloud based re-streaming service which allows you to livestream to multiple websites simultaneously such as Twitch, YouTube, Mixer, and more. […]

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Razer Seiren Pro Review

Razer Seiren Pro Review

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The Razer Seiren Pro is the upgraded version of Razer’s flagship professional grade microphone. It will run you about $250-$350 depending on your location. It has everything the regular Seiren has as well a couple of additional features. Additional Features of the Seiren Pro A High Pass Filter: Switching this on by pushing the button […]

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TwitchCon 2017 Purple Ticket Contest

Twitch’s #PurpleTicketContest Returns

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Win a Trip to TwitchCon 2017! Twitch returns once again with the #PurpleTicketContest! This is an opportunity to win a trip for two to this year’s TwitchCon which happens October 20-22nd in Long Beach, California. This is an all access pass prize which grants you and a friend access to the VIP party, top broadcaster […]

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Dauntless Partner Program

Dauntless Opens Applications for Partner Program

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Dauntless, the upcoming Free to play Co-op Monster Hunter has now opened up applications for their Partner Program! This game is shaping up to have all the elements of a good stream game. Loot, co-op shenanigans, and epic fights. How to Sign up? To sign up for the program, you can apply through this Google […]

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Twitch Affiliate Sub Button

Subscriptions for Twitch Affiliates Going Live

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The moment many of you have been waiting for is here! Twitch has just announced that Twitch Affiliates will be getting their own shiny sub buttons this week. If you’re an Affiliate, what can you expect? All levels of subscription will be available for your viewers: $4.99, $9.99, and $24.99 per month. Amazon users will […]

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Twitch First Meetup Experience Kiratze

My First Twitch Meetup Experience

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When 99.9% of our time in the Twitch-verse is spent online, it may seem unnerving to some when a local Twitch meetup is heading their way. The idea of meeting your local streamers (and potentially viewers) in person can seem like a daunting task for some. I am quite a shy person and while I […]

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Streaming Upgrades for the Holidays!

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The holidays bring family, great food, and also a chance to upgrade your stream setup! 🙂 This article will be shorter but I thought I would go over some of the things you should look into when browsing for some Boxing day deals, or adding that last minute item to your wish list ;). There […]

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Gaining Followers and Viewers

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“How do I get more viewers and/or followers?….” …. is probably one of the most asked questions on Twitch by newer streamers, and for good reason! It’s what drives your channel and yourself as a streamer. I might as well start with the bad news. There’s no secret and definitive way to start gaining viewers […]

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[Introduction] A New Writer Steps Into the Square…

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Hello there! My name’s Michael AKA Kiratze and I’m excited to be a new writer for StreamerSquare. I’ve written for multiple websites including Magic: The Gathering websites, and Video Game journalism websites and hope to transfer that experience to bring you readers some helpful information to break out in Twitch! Let me introduce myself though […]

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