YouTube Gaming vs Twitch: There’s more to it than you think

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Long read. Get comfy. So YouTube Gaming launched today as of this writing. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, it’s YouTube’s attempt to dethrone Twitch as the top live game streaming service. Before I delve into the debate, it’s important to note Internet traffic. According to the total Internet traffic, which admittedly is outdated since […]

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Options for Playing With Your Subs and Followers

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One of the greatest ways to add interactivity to your channel outside of chat is to play games with your subscribers. I can tell you that as a Twitch “viewer”, being on the fence about whether I should become a subscriber to a channel has often been being able to play games with the channel […]

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Recommended WordPress Plugins for Streamers

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As a WordPress developer I’m constantly amazed and impressed by not only WordPress itself, but by the amount of plugins. As of this writing, there are over 37,000 and growing literally daily. I’ll start with a few plugins I think every WordPress site should run, and then list one specifically for streamers. This post assumes you […]

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Get Design Work Done for $5 with Fiverr!

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Heya folks! If you’re in-need of any graphics work for your channel, web site, logo design, overlays, etc, check out Fiverr! I’ve personally used this service for about 6 months for multiple projects and have been happy with all of them. It’s a site that you can order “gigs” that start at $5 USD. Yes, […]

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No Website? You’re Losing Your Potential Branding

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Heya folks! So my background in a nutshell: I owned a web hosting and development company from 1999-2014, which I sold to a bigger company. Trying to be competitive with juggernauts like GoDaddy, Squarespace, and Wix, is like a local bookstore trying to compete with Amazon. After I sold the company, I basically became a full-time […]

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