Twitch Bounty Board Beta

Twitch Launches Bounty Board Program (Closed Beta)

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Twitch has recently launched their Bounty Board program into closed beta. Bounties are paid sponsorship opportunities that streamers can accept directly from their Twitch dashboard. Through this program, Twitch will become the middleman in connecting you with brands to stream specific games as sponsorships. This means you won’t have to do any of the work […]

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Twitch Analytics Overview

New Twitch Analytics Page Overview

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Twitch has recently added a new Analytics page, presenting information that is more clear, specific, and plentiful. This change provides some extremely useful metrics for streamers to look at and see areas for improvement. Today I’ll be going over all the different sections and giving you the scoop on what they mean and how you […]

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Elgato Stream Deck 2.0 Update

Elgato Releases Stream Deck 2.0 Update

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Elgato has just released their largest update yet for the Stream Deck which brings some welcome fixes as well as plenty of new features to play around with. Here’s what’s new: Smart Profiles The Stream Deck will now automatically change the profile based on the front-most application. Multi-Device Support While the Stream Deck comes with […]

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Dreadnought Partner Program

Dreadnought Partner Program

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Dreadnought, the team/class based spaceship action game has now opened their doors to their Partner Program. Content creators can now apply and if accepted, will reap many benefits such as physical merchandise, a streamer kit, giveaway items, and more! Something interesting about this program is that it is split up into two tiers. Applicants will […]

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A Look at Twitch Achievements and Stream Summary

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Twitch has introduced two new features that aim to help streamers both new and old grow quicker and more efficiently. Stream Summary, which is a new way to analyse your past streams. Also Achievements, which will give you concrete goals to aim for that will help you reach Affiliate and Partner status. Stream Summary Steam Summary is […]

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Twitch Chess Partnership

Twitch and Chess.com Enter Multi-Year Partnership

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In an order to increase Chess awareness, Twitch and Chess.com are partnering to work closer in building Chess as an online spectator sport. Chess has always had niche audience on Twitch and while it has occasionally bumped up the listings due to major events, it generally stays in the lower view count. This partnership will […]

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Twitch Partner Merch Beta

Twitch Partner Merchandise Now Available on Amazon

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Last week, Twitch and Amazon opened up their Twitch store which allowed anyone to purchase clothing, mugs, and more that show everyone you #BleedPurple. They are continuing their partnership by opening up ‘Merch by Amazon’ to Twitch Partners. This is an invite-only service where brands can sell their merchandise through Amazon. This includes small independent […]

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Vimeo Livestream Service

Vimeo Enters Livestreaming Race with ‘Vimeo live’

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What was known as a purely ‘Video on Demand’ platform, Vimeo announces Vimeo Live, the ability to livestream on the website. This is in part thanks to the acquisition of Livestream.com, a leading platform for live event streaming which will provide top quality tools for Vimeo users. While this is obviously meant for larger businesses and […]

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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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Razer Seiren Pro Review

Razer Seiren Pro Review

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The Razer Seiren Pro is the upgraded version of Razer’s flagship professional grade microphone. It will run you about $250-$350 depending on your location. It has everything the regular Seiren has as well a couple of additional features. Additional Features of the Seiren Pro A High Pass Filter: Switching this on by pushing the button […]

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TwitchCon 2017 Purple Ticket Contest

Twitch’s #PurpleTicketContest Returns

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Win a Trip to TwitchCon 2017! Twitch returns once again with the #PurpleTicketContest! This is an opportunity to win a trip for two to this year’s TwitchCon which happens October 20-22nd in Long Beach, California. This is an all access pass prize which grants you and a friend access to the VIP party, top broadcaster […]

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Dauntless Partner Program

Dauntless Opens Applications for Partner Program

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Dauntless, the upcoming Free to play Co-op Monster Hunter has now opened up applications for their Partner Program! This game is shaping up to have all the elements of a good stream game. Loot, co-op shenanigans, and epic fights. How to Sign up? To sign up for the program, you can apply through this Google […]

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Twitch First Meetup Experience Kiratze

My First Twitch Meetup Experience

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When 99.9% of our time in the Twitch-verse is spent online, it may seem unnerving to some when a local Twitch meetup is heading their way. The idea of meeting your local streamers (and potentially viewers) in person can seem like a daunting task for some. I am quite a shy person and while I […]

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Microphones and Audio Beginners Guide

A Beginner’s Guide to Microphones and Audio

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Audio is arguably one of the most important things to get right with streaming. From having a good balance between game and mic audio, to making sure you’re not peaking on the mic; audio is something worth spending time on. As streamers, you want to make sure newcomers are having a good experience. First impressions […]

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Evolve Terminals and Keymailer

A Look at Press Key Request Websites – Keymailer.co + Terminals.io

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Press key request websites give content creators the opportunity to preview, review, and show off games from many different developers/publishers. Since many of us create content online as a hobby, we may not always have the money to purchase every new game that comes out. The two websites I am about to share with you […]

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Twitch Streamer Dashboard

Twitch Upgrades the Streamer Dashboard

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Twitch has just released their new Streamer Dashboard which has not seen an update in quite some time. Not only does this update improve the look and functionality of the Dashboard, Twitch has gone above and beyond in adding many new integrated tools and features to provide you with a better streaming experience. If you […]

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Improving Speech and Mastering the Monologue

Improving Speech and Mastering the Monologue

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Streaming can be an overwhelming thing. With things like overlays, stream settings, and game choice to worry about, new streamers may overlook one of the most important things to learn which is the ability to speak properly. Speech is not discussed very often in the world of streaming which surprises me considering it makes up the majority […]

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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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Host Alert Twitch Podcast

Introducing Host Alert – A new Twitch podcast with insight for small streamers

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Trying to be the next big streamer is tough and when the world of Twitch is so big, it’s nice to have as many resources as you can to help you out. Introducing Host Alert, a brand new Twitch podcast for the little guys out there on Twitch! Join Marstead, Pythagotron, and GalacticKodiak as they discuss […]

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Streaming Upgrades for the Holidays!

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The holidays bring family, great food, and also a chance to upgrade your stream setup! 🙂 This article will be shorter but I thought I would go over some of the things you should look into when browsing for some Boxing day deals, or adding that last minute item to your wish list ;). There […]

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Gaining Followers and Viewers

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“How do I get more viewers and/or followers?….” …. is probably one of the most asked questions on Twitch by newer streamers, and for good reason! It’s what drives your channel and yourself as a streamer. I might as well start with the bad news. There’s no secret and definitive way to start gaining viewers […]

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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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Blue Snowball Microphone

Blue Snowball Microphone Review

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  One of the most important pieces of equipment in streaming is the microphone. This of course assumes you’re running your channel in a way where you want to interact with viewers. Researching and taking your time in picking a microphone is a bit of work but being able to get the most out of […]

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