Dos and Donts of 24 Hour Streams

The Do’s and Don’ts of 24 Hour Streams

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24 Hour Streams are an event that many Streamers, both experienced and not, do for a variety of reasons. They may do it as a milestone for their channel, to challenge themselves, to fund raise money, or maybe just for fun. I’m actually writing this after my second 24 Hour Stream of the month which […]

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Moderators: The support group to every good streamer

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Ah, Moderators. The most trusted of a Streamer’s family. The many tasks that are assigned to Moderators make them one of the most important pieces to the success of a stream as well. You want to choose someone that can be trusted, upholds all standards, and understands the rules and general vibe of the channel. […]

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How to Use Twitter to Grow Your Stream

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If you’re here, reading this article, you probably know that social media can be a powerful tool. Twitter is one of the most resourceful places to grow your stream. As a new streamer there are actually very few ways to promote your stream. Advertising in other streams will not only get you banned but it […]

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Selecting Moderators

Selecting Moderators for Your Channel

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Moderators, aka mods, are essential for ALL streams and communities alike. Trying to juggle a stream, play the game AND monitor chat is virtually impossible. Sure you can pause the game, purge or ban someone in the chat and then resume the game but this is a good way to make viewers grow tired of […]

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Managing Viewers – How to grow your stream

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What game should I stream? How do I target a certain audience? Why do I lose viewers and followers when I change games? These three questions are commonly asked as a streamer. Here is some advice to those questions. How do you know what games will bring in the most views? There are a couple ways to […]

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How to Stream Kickstarter and Other Crowdfunding Games

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For serious streamers, streaming is more than just playing video games. It’s having a schedule, creating “theme days”, and providing viewers with unique entertainment every day. One great way to add variety to your stream is by featuring Kickstarter or other crowdfunding games on your channel. Viewers will get to check out never-before-seen games and […]

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Operation Supply Drop

8-Bit Salute

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Starting this Saturday, May 17th, Operation Supply Drop is hosting the 3rd Annual 8-Bit Salute.  OSD is a charity organization that is based on giving video game care packages to soldiers both in active duty and recovering in military hospitals.  The organization was started in 2010 by Captain Stephen Machuga, who began this initiative by […]

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Twitch Updates ToS For Giveaways

Twitch Updates ToS Regarding Giveaways

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Twitch recently posted on their blog an update to their terms of service regarding promotions on streams. In summary, the streamer is responsible for all promotions on their stream and must abide by their own local laws as well as claiming all responsibility and liability for the promotions. In addition, you must read out or post […]

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