Bots! Making them work for you. Part 1: Choosing a bot and basic commands

Bots! Making them work for you. Part 1: Choosing a Bot and Basic Commands

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When it comes to moderation and community engagement, chat bots are an excellent place to start. Bots can automate tasks to ease the burden not only on yourself as a streamer, but on your mod team as well. We’re not here to tell you which bots are the best, as each bot can bring something […]

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Common Bot Commands

Common Bot Commands for Streamers

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Multitasking is a common theme among broadcasters. Handling production, ensuring quality, problem-solving, talking with chat, and more. As a result, many utilize channel bots to offload some of that work. It can make your life easier as an entertainer and provide more value to an audience. Why use Manually Triggered Commands? There’s a whole host […]

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BraneBot Shuts Down

BraneBot Shuts Down

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  The well-known “complete streamer solution” BraneBot has ended its time with us on Twitch as of September 29th. Some were irritated by the lack of notice before the shutdown, while many were sad to see it go. The development team created a post on Friday explaining that BraneBot will no longer be in operation. […]

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Streamlabs Adds Credits and Tip Alert GIFs, Updates Jar

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Streamlabs is bringing even more features to their platform with Credits, Donation GIFs, and an update to the Jar! Credits It’s the end of the stream. You’ve had awesome subs, followers, cheerers, and tippers throughout. Imagine being able to list their names like credits in a movie while epic music plays. Streamlabs has made that […]

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StreamElements Hype Cup

StreamElements Releases the Hype Cup

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StreamElements has just released their own event cup for you to enjoy! The Hype Cup has all of your basic needs, being able to visualize all your alerts such as Cheers, Tips, Subscribers, Follows, and Hosts. In addition to already having all the same features as existing cup widgets, StreamElements has a few unique features […]

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Streamlabs Streamboss Widget

Streamlabs Streamboss Widget Releases

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After teasing it on Twitter in mid-August, Streamlabs has finally released the Streamboss as their newest feature! The Streamboss, which launched on Labor Day, may look familiar to those who have seen or used the popular Bit Boss Battles widget on streams but comes with a few new exciting features for everyone involved. What is […]

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Streamlabs Adds Alert Profiles

Streamlabs Adds Alert Profiles

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If you’ve been using Streamlabs for a while, you might have some templates you like to use. Swapping between them in the past has been a bit of a hassle forcing you to manually change assets as you needed. Streamlabs is finally helping you out in this regard by implementing Alert Profiles which keep presets […]

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TipeeeStream Overview

TipeeeStream Overview

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While I was working on the Elgato StreamDeck review, I thought I should also take some time to give an overview of TipeeeStream as a whole. Elgato seemed very deliberate with their close integrations and while OBS, Twitch, and Twitter all seemed pretty obvious to me, TipeeeStream was something of an oddity in that group. […]

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Streamlabs HTML-CSS Support Follower Goals Account Merging

Streamlabs Adds Full HTML/CSS Support, Follower Goal Widget, and Account Merging

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After quite a bit of teasing, Streamlabs adds full support for HTML/CSS on their alerts. This means that if you’re technically savvy enough or have a web developer friend, you can fully customize the way your alerts appear and animate with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The previous editor for alerts is still there so if […]

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Streamlabs New Dashboard Enhanced Analytics

Streamlabs Updates Dashboard, Adds Analytics

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Streamlabs updated their dashboard today to make it more useful for streamers. As they mention in the update, streamers generally used the “Recent Events” panel more so they made it more prominent on the dashboard. There is some at-a-glance data you can refer to but if you want to dig into more stats, Streamlabs improved […]

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BraneBot v1-5 Update Soundboard

BraneBot 1.5 Update Adds Soundboard and More

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Last week, BraneBot released their 1.5 update and with it a bunch of changes and new features. Redesigning the back-end data systems has been a major priority and this patch marks the completion of the first step. With it, they’ve also managed to fit a lot of quality-of-life improvements into this recent patch. Channel currency now […]

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Revlo Loyalty Bot to Shut Down

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Revlo announced recently that they are shutting down their service. Revlo is a service that tracks viewer loyalty via a bot in your channel. The longer a person watches, the more channel currency they get to spend on various things a broadcaster can choose to offer. On their blog, Revlo briefly discussed that they were unfortunately unable […]

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GameWisp Cash-Out System Improvements

GameWisp Improves Cash-Out System

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Once upon a time, GameWisp had this fantastic idea to offer the services of a subscribe button to all streamers, allowing content creators to monetize their creations from the start. As GameWisp continues to grow, changes need to be made to keep the cash out system a simple and gratifying process. You can now cash out […]

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Streamlabs Introduces Streamer Guilds

Streamlabs Introduces Streamer Guilds

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One of the biggest problems that plagues new or smaller streamers is exposure. It’s hard to get noticed and even harder to bring a constant flow of viewers into your channel, despite how hard you work on it. It can honestly tear down even the strongest of streamers. Streamlabs wants to help aid that issue with […]

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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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GameWisp Emote Beta

GameWisp Begins Emote Beta

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First they brought you “sub buttons for all”. Then, they gave you options to customize everything that your future subs will get, including automatic Discord integration and server white listing. Now, GameWisp is pushing the envelop again and adding the ability for your subs to have emotes, similar to Twitch Partners! They just announced the Emote Beta and […]

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Streamlabs Animated Tip Jar

Streamlabs Launches Animated Tip Jar

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The first update from Streamlabs for the year is their own version of an animated Tip Jar. You may be familiar with the animated Cheer cup from Muxy.io as many people have taken to using it. Streamlabs has taken their own spin on the idea with even more customization. If you’ve ever see the Cheer cup […]

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ScorpBot

ScorpBot: The Multi-Platform Chatbot

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ScorpBot is a very innovative chat bot that is starting to gain ground with Beam streamers. A major reason for this is ScorpBot can handle Beam AND Twitch at the same time.  So for anyone that is dual streaming, both chats are in one central place and commands can be made to send information to both […]

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Revlo

Rewarding With Revlo

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New streamers always wonder what the best bots are in their journey on Twitch. There are many different types of bots and all have their own advantages and disadvantages. Today I will give the rundown on Revlo; a Twitch loyalty points bot that is easy to use and can increase viewer engagement while rewarding your […]

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TweetAlerts: On-screen Twitter Alerts

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If you’ve ever wanted an elegant, alert-style way to show your favorite hashtag on stream, the folks at TweetAlerts have you covered. If you’re familiar with what Streamlabs provides, just imagine that same exact concept translated over to Twitter notifications instead of follower notifications. TweetAlerts still feels like it’s very much in it’s infancy but […]

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Streamlabs Rebrand

TwitchAlerts Rebrands to Streamlabs

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If you try visiting TwitchAlerts, you’ll notice you get directed to a site that looks exactly like TwitchAlerts called Streamlabs. As of September 1st, this is the new TwitchAlerts name going forward. For now, nothing else has changed but the name. However, Streamlabs will be redesigning their platform, allowing them to offer services to additional […]

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New TwitchAlerts Pro Membership

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TwitchAlerts, a popular tip and subscriber alert for Twitch streamers, has released a TwitchAlerts Pro membership option for viewers. TwitchAlerts Pro allows viewers to have customized effects to their username for whenever they tip a streamer or (re)subscribe and it appears on stream. These effects range from confetti to bubbles to even Twitch emotes. The […]

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TwitchAlerts Credit Cards

TwitchAlerts Now Accepts Credit Cards

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TwitchAlerts has been busy this week! The donation/tip alert system for Twitch streamers announced today they have added the ability for users to tip with credit cards. This has been a desired feature for streamers as viewers often just want to be able to tip directly from their card without having to sign up for […]

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TwitchAlerts Introduces Credits System

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In an effort to innovate and provide an alternate way for viewers to support streamers, TwitchAlerts has introduced a new system called credits. The credits system utilizes Peanut Labs to allow viewers to complete surveys or offers and receive a virtual currency (credits) in exchange. These credits can then be used to tip a streamer. […]

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