You are live on Twitch, but what comes before rolling around in millions of bit donations? Turns out quite a lot. You need to build and engage a viewer base first. Not to mention fix problems as they arise, because everything that can go wrong will go wrong. I explained category selection in the How … Read more5 Tips Twitch Streamers Need While Live to Succeed and Grow
Live streaming is getting huge, with more than 15 million daily active users and Twitch bringing in 96% of the tipping volume compared to YouTube Live. One large reason for this is how simple it is to get started, you can even use apps on your phone, but learning how to stream successfully is an … Read moreHow to Stream on Twitch and Succeed
There are plenty of places online that can offer recommendations for the most expensive PCs, cameras, lights, microphones and capture cards money can buy, but knowing what you actually need is another question altogether. Many professionals stumbled into streaming using the barest of minimum required equipment and we can all tell stories of how frustrating … Read moreBest Equipment to Start Streaming on Twitch
The Audio Technica AT2020 and AT2020USB+ condenser microphones are some of the most recommended for beginner streamers, but are they really all that great? If they are that great, are they even practical to use compared to a headset, or even another studio mic in the same price range? In my How to Stream on … Read moreAT2020 and AT2020USB+ Review for Twitch Streaming
Nobody takes the same road to professional Twitch stardom as any other streamer. We each have different Twitch goals and we’ll each have different complications that will affect the trip. However, As long as we know the right direction we will get there. Nearly 50 years ago, acclaimed film director Stanley Kubrick had a disastrous … Read moreHow to set the Best Goals for Professional Twitch Streaming
The old method of analyzing your stream traffic was this awkward combination of the Twitch revenue page and the stats page. Flipping between the two was an absolute **pain in the ass** and you didn’t get all the necessary information to *really* go full-on crazy data scientist.
But things are better now!
I’ve seen a lot of new streamers who are using an absolutely horrible or obnoxious stream overlay. There are streamers out there that paid for these busy, cluttered disasters. In some cases, I’ve seen them not using anything at all on just a black background. It’s enough to make a dinosaur cry. I had enough: … Read moreFree Fully Customizable Twitch Stream Overlay Template
Streamed a little over 3 hours tonight and had a blast playing some Rogue Leader and Ghosts N Goblins. Both on the original hardware (Gamecube and NES respectively) patched through the tv in a complicated mesh of wires (more detail in yesterday’s post). Yesterday I had recorded myself locally within OBS Studio while playing NES … Read moreAlways Check Your VODs and/or Soundcheck