Social Media 101

You already know what social media is so let’s skip that bit and begin with why it’s so important to use it as a content creator. Social media can be viewed as a way to engage with your audience, disseminate more of your content, & funnel your audience to your other content or community spaces. […]

Audience Interaction 101

Being a content creator isn’t just about creating content – it’s also about building & interacting with your audience. Whether or not your content is real-time (like live streaming) or not, you engage your audience through comments/replies on social media, interacting in community spaces like Discord or Reddit, & more. For live streamers, connecting with […]

Creator Branding 101

The concept of branding can be a little daunting but we’ve put together a guide on the basics for you! Whether you’re preparing for your streaming debut or rebranding – we’re here to help! Table of Contents What is Branding as a Content Creator? Think of content creator branding as two segments that make up […]

Xsolla Acquires Lightstream & Rainmaker

We’re beyond excited to share that Xsolla has acquired Lightstream & Rainmaker! For those of you who may not be familiar with Xsolla, they’re a global video game commerce company with a powerful set of tools designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers […]

How to Make Money Streaming from Twitch

You may have heard that popular streamers can make some decent money live streaming on Twitch. Getting started in streaming can be a great way to start earning a bit of extra money in your free time while doing something you love. *All information, numbers, and requirements are correct at time of publishing. Table of […]

5 Benefits of Adding Video to your Podcast

In this blog, we’re gonna be talking about five benefits that you can use to upgrade your podcast by adding video and live streaming your podcast. We’re gonna be talking about how you can do this with Lightstream Studio 2. Let’s get into it. 1. Spotify Video Podcasts The first benefit to recording video of your […]

VTubing with Lightstream

So you want to be a VTuber but you’re streaming on console without a capture card. You’re probably thinking to yourself “What now?” Don’t worry, you can become a VTuber on console with Lightstream! Hi, my name is LazyFoxGirl and I am a 3D Console VTuber! I play first person shooter games like Call of […]

Halloween Twitch Streaming Tips and Ideas

Get ready for Halloween by making sure that your Twitch channel is scary and festive. In this article, we’ll uncover a few tips to follow this holiday, such as how to spruce up your Twitch channel and what games you can stream on Halloween. Benefits of Running Special Halloween Themed Streams Make this Halloween unconventional […]