How Do You Make Money on Twitch (And How Much Do Twitch Streamers Make)?

  Twitch is an online live streaming platform that focuses on watching other gamers play video games, but has grown immensely over the past several years into a massive website for watching all sorts of live content, including video games, podcasts, ASMR, national events, and people sitting in hot tubs apparently. This massive growth, combined […]

What is Video Bitrate, and How Does it Affect Video Quality?

  There are many factors that come into play when creating a great live stream. Offering a great personality, identifiable brand, and good gameplay is all extremely important, and you probably won’t find much success on the platform without them. However, before you should even start to worry about the above-mentioned factors, you need to […]

How to Create the Perfect Profile and Twitch Banner Size for Your Channel

Going through all of the right steps to stream on Twitch can be a humongous challenge, with so many elements that need sorting out. Mapping out a stream schedule, writing a catchy bio, and physically setting up your stream gear, all of it takes time and effort. But before completing the aforementioned tasks, you may […]

Top 4 Games with Black Lead Characters You Can Stream Today

It is officially Black History Month 2022 and we at Lightstream wanted to do something a little bit different to celebrate. Usually, this is the month when we celebrate notable black people who’ve made an impact in the world, but this time around we wanted to highlight some of the most notable black characters in […]

Stream Like A Pro

Welcome to our corner of the streaming world. We are Lightstream! We want to help you understand all of the robust features Lightstream gamer projects has to offer, as well as what makes us stand out from our competitors. The Basics Let’s start with the basics. Lightstream is a browser and cloud based service that […]

How To Stream On Twitch: A Complete Guide 2022

Ever wondered how to stream on Twitch? This ultimate guide will walk you through everything you need to know step-by-step. At Lightstream, we love Twitch. With over 2 million daily viewers and a whopping 64% year-over-year increase, Twitch is no doubt the leading platform for live streaming. They’re home to millions of content creators across […]

The Best Webcams for Xbox in 2021

When broadcasting your Xbox gameplay to Twitch with Lightstream Studio, showing your face is essential to engaging with viewers.  It’s easy to open Lightstream in your browser and add your computer’s connected webcam, but for those who want to stream without their computer next to them and still benefit from the overlays & notifications of […]

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 […]

Browser Screenshare joins the Gamer project!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtZmowcymCc Today we’re excited to announce we’ve added the Screenshare layer to our Gamer projects! A lot of you may be wondering: “Does this mean we can stream computer games in the Gamer project?” Unfortunately not just yet as that’s not what that layer type is meant for, but computer game capture is on our […]