Streaming Backgrounds: To Chroma Key… or not to Chroma Key (Part I: Native Backgrounds)

“To chroma key, or not to chroma key, that is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the native environment to suffer....
Moderators Building Community

Moderators: An Important Key to Building a Great Community

Have you ever shown up to a party where you may not know everyone and as soon as you walk through the door are...

Offline Streaming – What it is and why it’s important

      Growing is a difficult task in streaming, no matter how hard you try. There's a lot of things that you can...
Show Your Heartrate Guide

How to Show Your Heartrate on Stream

Do you play scary or intense games and wish you could show your heartrate to your viewers? Well, you can! With this method, you...
Complete Guide to Monetizing Your Stream

Complete Guide to Monetizing Your Stream

Let's take a look at how content creators can monetize. The great news is that you have more options than ever. The unfortunate side...
Dealing with Technical Difficulties

Beginner’s Guide to Streaming: Dealing with Technical Difficulties

There's nothing like having an argument over which actor played in a certain film, and then turning to your smart phone for an instant...

PC vs. Console: Which Platform to Start Streaming On

WARNING: This article is not intended to start a fanboy war between PC gamers and console gamers.  So before you raise your sharpened keyboard...

When Should You Stream a Hyped or New Game?

One of the biggest keys to success for streaming on Twitch is positioning. Positioning is choosing when to stream a certain game and relies on...
Microphones and Audio Beginners Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Microphones and Audio

Audio is arguably one of the most important things to get right with streaming. From having a good balance between game and mic audio,...

Controlling Chat: The Good, The Bad, and The Moobot

"I don't get it…Why would anyone watch someone play video games?"  Every time I tell someone that I stream video games, that is always...