Newly Launched Patreon

StreamerSquare Launches Patreon Initiative

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Oh lookey, an article about ourselves! When I launched StreamerSquare over four and a half years ago, I set out to gather every bit of information I could about streaming and create a central location to make it easy for streamers to learn and grow. I’ve run the site on my own, with my own […]

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Using StreamWeasels to Set Up a Twitch-Integrated Website

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Whether you’re completely new to streaming, or you’ve already found your place in the community – there’s one thing that can help you connect with (and grow) your audience, a personal, professional WordPress site which integrates flawlessly with Twitch.tv. That’s where StreamWeasels comes in. StreamWeasels provides WordPress Themes and Plugins for Twitch.tv streamers which help […]

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Communicating with PR and Requesting Game Keys

Communicating with PR and Requesting Game Keys

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If you plan to take streaming seriously, learning to network in professional environments is an essential skill. With practice, you’ll become much more comfortable putting you and your brand out into the gaming industry. There are a lot of common mistakes streamers make when asking for game keys, but don’t fret, StreamerSquare is here to […]

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Streaming with disabilities TwitchCon 2017

Streaming with Disabilities [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more panels, check out the TwitchCon 2017 panel recap directory. VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/202943355 Moderator: DeafGamersTV Participants: GoodTimesWithScar, mackenseize, Radderssgaming, StaceyofGotham, zerothecook How do you revolve your streaming schedule around your disabilities? You don’t HAVE to have a set schedule. Sometimes with your disabilities, you have to take days off at a moment’s notice. Listen to your […]

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TwitchCon 2017 Panel Recap

TwitchCon 2017 Panel Recap

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Last year, we took on a huge project in annotating nearly every panel from TwitchCon 2016. We’re doing it again this year! Without further ado, here are the panels from TwitchCon 2017 with annotations, links to the videos, and credit to the panelists. We’ll be publishing the annotations over the next few months so bear […]

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Convention Tips for Content Creators

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Just in time for TwitchCon! You may be attending your first convention, or perhaps you’ve been before, but the StreamerSquare team wants to make sure you are getting the most you possibly can out of it. Conventions are by far the best way to network and forge incredible relationships with fellow content creators, developers, community […]

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Introducing The Stream Scene

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The Stream Scene is a show dedicated to all things streaming and the industry around it. The show features hosts DJTechLive and Lowco, Twitch Partners and experienced streamers. Each week, we’ll be bringing you a variety of special guests, game reviews, and streaming news, while discussing topics ranging from “how to get your first viewers” […]

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Hurricane Harvey Fundraising

Stream for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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With tens of thousands of people forced to leave their homes in Texas in the face of catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey, and hundreds of thousands requiring aid, the streaming community is gathering together to help raise money for aid and relief efforts. If you are a streamer looking to help, here are a few causes […]

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How to Earn Free Bits on Twitch

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Cheering has been a feature on Twitch since mid-2016, which allows viewers to spend a currency called Bits on Twitch Partners and Affiliates. The streamer receiving bits gets paid $0.01 per 1 bit while the consumers purchase bits at a higher rate as a revenue source for the company itself. There are a few ways […]

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Streamers & Industry Featuring SeriouslyClara

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Welcome to Streamers & Industry, a new type of feature for StreamerSquare that aims to teach aspiring streamers about job opportunities and alternative paths in the streaming world. Becoming a full time streamer is a dream for many, but the road is not easy and success is far from guaranteed. Fear not though, because opportunities […]

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Twitch Studio Opportunities

Level Up With Twitch Studios Opportunities

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Twitch is opening opportunities to streamers to help develop and grow them in a professional environment. Under the wing of Twitch Studios, Twitch is offering multiple resources for streamers to present their unique skills and collaborate to create some amazing content. They are introducing several new ways to help aspiring talent: Host Training Ever wanted to be […]

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Streamlabs New Dashboard

Streamlabs Reveals New Dashboard, All-Stars Program, Shared Access

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Streamlabs has gotten several major updates today to improve the site’s functionality and pave the way for new features being added every single month in 2017. Redesigned Dashboard The Streamlabs dashboard has gotten a major facelift. Today, Streamlabs moves forward with a brand new sleek redesign that carries a fresh feel with clearer navigation, and […]

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Twitch Game Purchases Coming Soon

Coming Spring 2017: Buy Games Through Twitch

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Twitch tweeted out a video today introducing a new and exciting feature that will allow you to buy games right on the website. The feature will be made available to all channels where if they are playing a supported game, a Buy Now button will appear beneath their stream. However, only Partners will be eligible to […]

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Twitch Username Change Feature

Twitch Implements Username Change Feature

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One of the most hotly requested features has made it’s way to Twitch: username changes. Starting today, everyone on Twitch will be able to change your username once every 60 days. To do this, go to your Settings and it’s on the first page.  Quick Facts About Username Changes on Twitch Twitch Partner revenue will not […]

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Cloudflare Data Leak

CloudFlare Bug Causes Sensitive Data Leak – Discord, Reddit Affected

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Cloudflare, a major network providing enhanced performance and, ironically, security for millions of websites has released a report detailing a serious flaw in their software. The leak exposed sensitive data such as passwords, authentication tokens, cookies, and more and could be collected by anyone who took notice of the error. The list of websites afflicted by this issue […]

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Discord Introduces Nitro Subscription

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Discord, a popular text and voice chat software, has been free since launch with no advertisements, server fees, user cap fees, etc. Knowing that a popular tool for streamers, gamers, and many communities will have to implement a way to earn revenue, Discord has finally unveiled a revenue source through Nitro subscriptions. Discord’s Nitro subscription […]

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BibleThump Theater TwitchCon

BibleThump Theater Day Three [TwitchCon 2016 Panel Recap]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. Poker Panel VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/twitchconbiblethump/v/93339425 Moderator: Scott Paul Participants: jcarver, elky, tonkaaaap, Maria Ho   Until 2 years ago poker was banned on Twitch. Poker works so well on Twitch because you can tell the viewers your thought process when […]

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BibleThump Theater Day Two [TwitchCon 2016 Panel Recap]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. Up Your Game: Making Your Mark Through the Ups and Downs VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/twitchconbiblethump/v/93336034 Moderator: TheHunterWild Participants: Monstarr21, CaptainStaples, TheMeta4Gaming, Jwillnuhh Why are you streaming? Know your goals Mindset plays a huge role in the quality of your casts Negative […]

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BibleThump Theater Day One [TwitchCon 2016 Panel Recap]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. Charity Gaming Marathons ft. Zeldathon VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/twitchconbiblethump/v/93324447 Moderator: kampyDK Participants: SuperMCGamer, GreatScottLP, Shado_Temple, Mojo, BushelofChewyGoodness, BlueHairIRL It helps to involve other people, especially other broadcasters in your charity marathon stream. They bring in extra energy and exposure. If you’re just […]

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Sandstorm Theater Day Three [TwitchCon 2016 Panel Recap]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. Mobile Gaming & Twitch VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/twitchconsandstorm/v/93385002 Moderator: PhallofPhariss Participants: XenoTek, theReal_Mccoy, DzLiveOntwitch, Zekent VoD starts a bit into the panel so some info/content may be missing off the very beginning. What has been your mindset of setting up your […]

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Setting up a professional multicam broadcast TwitchCon 2016

Setting Up a Professional Multi-cam Live Music or Creative Broadcast on a Budget [TwitchCon 2016 Panel]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post.VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/93384608 Moderator: SceneOfActionMusic Participants: VisualJamie, MissCookiez (parts at the start are missing, got cut from the vod) Music: Streaming music gives you a direct connection to your audience. You can answer questions, people give you feedback, buy your music, etc. It creates momentum, you […]

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Developing Games Live on Twitch [TwitchCon 2016 Panel]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/93384041 Moderator: BonozoApps Participants: StarlightSkyes, QaziTV, WilliamChyr, funnyguy77, Kyente, theReal_Mccoy People want to know what you use to make your game and will ask questions based on this. One particular engine isn’t the same as the other so you can not give one broad […]

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Get Developers fired up for your stream TwitchCon 2016

Get Developers Fired Up For Your Stream [TwitchCon 2016 Panel]

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For the complete list of panels, check out the main TwitchCon 2016 panel recap post. VoD link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/93383432 Moderator: Zeke Sparkes Participants: Jess Richey, Bacon_Donut, EatMyDiction1, Mike Rose How do you start to get a developer’s attention? Get in touch and ask, developers want you to get in touch with them, they want people to play their games. Most developers […]

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