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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YouTube Basics – Doing Your First Livestream

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When it comes to recorded video content, YouTube is king. According to Youtube’s own statistics, there are over 2 billion site visits every month, and many content creators see a thriving YouTube channel as a metric for success. What you may not realize is that YouTube is also a fantastic platform to stream live content. […]

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YouTube Basics – Uploading Your First Video

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There is no better time to become a content creator. And there’s no better platform to create content on than YouTube. With over 2 billion monthly user logins worldwide, it is one of the most visited websites worldwide. If you’ve ever watched a YouTube video and thought, “I could do this…” good news – you […]

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YouTube Adds Closed Captions, Geotag, IFTTT, and Saved Chat

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YouTube is releasing a few features today that will make your viewing experience that much more enjoyable. Closed Captioning Closed captions are making their way to YouTube livestreaming. Using their Live Automatic Speech Recognition (LASR) technology, English captions will start appearing during YouTube livestreams that opt into them. It’s powered by machine learning and learns […]

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Stream Deck 1.5.0 Update Adds YouTube Integration

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The Stream Deck, the visual organization peripheral from Elgato that helps streamers run programs, visual effects, and much more with a push of a button, has released its newest update. YouTube Integration YouTube is now a supported streaming service on the Stream Deck. Not everything is in yet but the two major features that have […]

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YouTube Gaming Sponsorships

YouTube Gaming Opens Sponsorships to Everyone

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YouTube announced today via the YouTube Gaming Twitter that Sponsorships would be more widely available for YouTube Gaming channels. Being able to Sponsor a channel on YouTube was released to a limited subset of streaming channels before but as of today, the Sponsorship feature is now available to any qualifying channel. What are the qualifications? […]

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Oddshot Allows Capture from Twitch & YouTube VoDs

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Oddshot has always been the go-to source for highlights during Twitch livestreams. Giving users the ability to take snippets from their favorite streams at any moment, Oddshot has grown from a small project to a useful tool for Twitch, Facebook, and more. With version 2.0, they added editing tools and a central place to store every shot a […]

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Streamlabs Adds YouTube Support

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Streamlabs has finally added support for YouTube in their most current update. If you’ve ever used Streamlabs before, the system works exactly like its used for Twitch. When you try to log into Streamlabs now, there’s a “Connect with YouTube” button and from there, everything is the same. Streamlabs for YouTube supports all the native YouTube and YouTube […]

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YouTube Gaming Update – v1.3

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YouTube Gaming has released a couple of site navigation improvements in the latest v1.3 update, as well as expanding services to four new countries. Universal Updates 4 new homepage tabs – Home, Games, Channels, Live Browse pages for Games and Channels Chat enhancements Increased speed Improved chat moderation Android Only Updates Improved Android live playback Quality options, 60fps, […]

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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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YouTube Buying Twitch – Reactions from Twitter

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Yesterday evening, Variety posted that based on sources, Youtube is planning to acquire Twitch for $1 billion. This sparked an explosion in the Twittersphere, here are some of the reactions: Some people got some press, and probably an influx of panicked questions… Things I know: I was used in the @USATODAY article about Twitch being […]

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