5 Tips To Help You Game Longer

The holiday season is upon us, which means you can spend more time doing what you love and less time at work. If you are like us, you will be dedicating time grinding some new or old games. In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into some tips to help you game for longer […]

Spiketrap and Rainmaker.gg Partner to Empower Creator Economy with Unparalleled Audience Insights

Contextualization analytics platform Spiketrap and Rainmaker.gg have announced an exclusive partnership focused on providing the creator economy with the right tools and insights to facilitate safe and effective collaboration between brands and creators. According to eMarketer, over the past year, influencer marketing has surged to become a nearly $10 billion industry, with top marketers expected […]

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 […]

Developer Guidelines: Lightstream Browser Sources

If you’re developing a tool for streamers, follow these guidelines to ensure that your service is compatible with Lightstream browser sources. User Experience In Lightstream Studio, streamers will be adding your service as a 3rd Party Integration layer called Browser Source. They must include a URL to load into their project. This URL must be […]

Rainmaker Tipping Panels

Accepting tips from viewers is a great way for streamers to start monetizing their stream – especially if you haven’t made Twitch Partner status which unlocks additional revenue channels. With Rainmaker.gg, you can easily accept tips via your creator site. Once you have setup tips in Rainmaker, just make sure the “Profile Tip Button” option […]

A Webcam Positioning Guide for Xbox Broadcasting

Webcams on Xbox Streams Whenever you’re broadcasting to sites like Twitch, using a webcam to bring yourself on-stream is one of the best ways to connect with your audience. The Xbox One and Series S|X both accept most major USB webcams – simply plug one into an Xbox USB port and you’re good to go! […]

Lightstream powers advanced Xbox broadcasting with new experimental integration into the Twitch Xbox App

Today, Lightstream is excited to announce that we’re testing a new integration to stream your Xbox One gameplay through the cloud to Twitch with no expensive hardware, complicated software, or high-end streaming PC required! How to stream your Xbox One without a capture card: 01 Login to Lightstream Studio with Twitch in any non-mobile browser […]

Lightstream Acquires StreamJar and Launches Rainmaker to Bring Live Streaming Sponsorships to the Masses

Micro-sponsorships on the Rainmaker platform will give brands access to creators with highly-engaged audiences of any size, empowering the 99% of live streamers who have not previously had access to sponsorships.   CHICAGO, July 16, 2020 – Lightstream, an innovator in cloud-native live streaming technology, is announcing the launch of Rainmaker (rainmaker.gg), a data-driven service […]