Streamer’s Guide to Weathering a Recession

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This article was written by financial expert Jay Cranford from Buff Your Finances. Jay is financial planner specializing in helping content creators with their business and personal finances, you can find him over on Twitter @hjcranford. With global conflict on the rise, rapid inflation impacting a variety of industries, and stock market dips on the […]

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The Pandemic’s Impact on Content Creators

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During the time of the pandemic that many countries were under lockdown to keep folks safe, there was an increase in new streamers and viewers on Twitch. As described by Satch Garlock in an article from theChimes, “The pandemic [gave] viewers more time to binge-watch their favorite creators, as well as spawn[ed] a new generation […]

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6 Lessons Creators and Brands Can Learn From the Artesian Builds Fallout

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Over the last several months, you may have heard of a company called Artesian Builds. Artesian Builds was a custom computer company, building various rigs aimed primarily at content creators and gamers. Like most companies within the world of gaming technology and custom builds, there was an effort to build a line of content creators […]

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How to Create a Proper Invoice (And Why It’s Important)

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You’ve done the hard work. You’ve created your finest emote, put the finishing touches on a panel design, or rendered the last frame of your video. Now, it’s time for the fun part: getting paid. But before you fire off that final client email, understand that getting paid is sometimes just as challenging (if not […]

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Twitch Affiliate

Everything you need to know about “Affiliate” on Twitch

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It used to be that only Twitch Partners made money directly from Twitch when streaming. But with the Twitch Affiliate program, streamers can monetize their streaming career sooner. Want to learn more about what it takes to be a Twitch affiliate? Read on! What is a Twitch Affiliate? The Twitch Affiliate Program helps streamers make […]

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StreamerSquare Guides: TwitchCon 19 Panels for Business and Finance

TwitchCon ’19 Panels for Business/ Finance

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Growing a business is hard and anyone will tell you it takes a lot of research and time to get it started the right way. Below you’ll find the best panels for Business/ Finance you won’t want to miss when creating a plan to grow your business on Twitch. Twitchy Business Friday, Sept. 27th – […]

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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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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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Why Full-Time US Streamers Need Insurance

Why Full-Time US Streamers Need Insurance

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Insurance is one of those things that we all wish we didn’t need. It’s also one of those things that gets pushed by salespeople who don’t have your best interest at heart. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those things that we all need, though it’s important to determine exactly how much you need. It protects […]

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Initial Business Steps for Streamers

Initial Business Steps for Streamers

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There’s a lot of information out there on running a business. If you’ve been following our posts you know that you should decide whether your stream is a hobby or business and act accordingly. But how do you know what “act accordingly” means for a business? Here are some first, vital steps to take whether […]

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Streaming For Money

Streaming for Money

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Streaming for money and accepting tips when you first start streaming has recently become a point of discussion within the streaming community. When you begin streaming, often one of the first steps taken is to set up a tip button or a way for viewers to support the stream financially. Many people make the mistake […]

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About PayPal Business Accounts

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A vast majority of your transactions and tips you receive as a streamer will be using PayPal, however some of you may have not made the change from a Personal account to a Business account. This article will go over the key points as to why a Business account is a must for all streamers, […]

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Stream Site Partnerships

Streaming Site Partnerships

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While certainly far from the end-game of streaming, becoming a Partner on your favorite streaming platform can provide additional sources of revenue and help to validate your channel. While some streaming sites have very low requirements, being a Partner never guarantees you success. A growing following, entertaining personality, and quality broadcast are just a few other neccessities […]

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