Twitch Affiliate Sub Badges Payout

Twitch Updates Affiliate Sub Badges and Payout Period

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Twitch recently revealed that Affiliates can expect a few exciting changes to their subscriber badges and revenue periods! Custom Sub Badges Just in time for the one-year anniversary of Affiliate sub buttons going live, you will be able to reward your long-time supporters with new custom Subscriber-only chat badges! Previously only available to Partners, Affiliates […]

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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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Why streamers should save for retirement

Why Streamers Should Save for Retirement

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Retirement planning is not generally a topic that gets a lot of attention in the streaming space. After all, it’s pretty boring, the industry is relatively new so the focus has been on monetization, and it’s complex. Hopefully, this article clears up some of the reasons you should consider saving for retirement. If you want […]

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How the new tax law impacts streamers

How the New U.S Tax Law Impacts Streamers

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) and You This article was co-written by Ernest Jones and Galen Herbst de Cortina. Galen: So, the new tax bill passed. Remember when it was supposed to simplify the tax code? Theoretically, I should be happy since it’s pretty good job security to mess with what people know about taxes. Theoretically. […]

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Its dangerous to go fulltime take this business advice TwitchCon 2017

It’s Dangerous to Go Full-Time! Take This Business Advice [TwitchCon 2017 Panel]

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For more information, visit our full list of TwitchCon 2017 panels. VoD Link: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/202950625 Moderator: Joel Lui Panelists: Hunter Wild, Julian Bogel, Stella Chuu, Galen Herbst de Cortina Split up into 3 different stages/levels that categorize different content creators. Stage 1: Bronze Stage Who? Individuals Thinking About Streaming Individuals New to Streaming Twitch Affiliate Program Participants […]

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Why Full-Time US Streamers Need Insurance

Why Full-Time US Streamers Need Insurance

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Insurance is one of those things that we all wish we didn’t need. It’s also one of those things that gets pushed by salespeople who don’t have your best interest at heart. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those things that we all need, though it’s important to determine exactly how much you need. It protects […]

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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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Important US Tax Documents

Important U.S Tax Documents for Streamers

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You, a streamer earning income from streaming, have opened up a world of opportunity but also a world of new forms you’ll need to fill out for the IRS. It’s tax time folks. We’re going to cover some basics on the different forms you might need to fill out as a small business owner. Please […]

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