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 […]

3rd Party Integration Setup

Getting setup with any streaming software can be a daunting task, especially when you’re not familiar with what’s needed before you go live. With this guide, you will learn how to add 3rd party integrations into Lightstream and understand what’s best for you and your content. What are 3rd Party Integrations? 3rd party integrations are […]

7 Key Tips for Building Your Socials

It is hard to build a brand by streaming alone. One of the most important things a streamer can do to increase their brand is to build a following on another platform and funnel it to their Twitch, Facebook, or YouTube channel.  Sponsors will often check socials before reaching out to a streamer, so even […]

Game Selection – How Much Does It Really Matter?

Making the decision to stream can be very exciting. Most beginner streamers daydream about building a following playing their favorite games. What many don’t realize that unless you can funnel a following from another platform, streaming a popular AAA game is detrimental to early growth on Twitch. This post will explain why and give you […]

Tips to Become a Successful Streamer

Looking to become a more successful streamer? Here are some tips you should follow to make your streaming career a success. Mental fortitude If you are seriously interested in becoming a successful streamer, there are two qualities that stand out above all others: 1) perseverance and 2) motivation. Building a community usually takes a lot […]

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! […]

How to Grow Your Viewer Count as a Console Streamer

Console streamers are typically under-represented on streaming platforms. That being said, there is a large viewer base who specifically seek out those who broadcast from their Xbox, Playstation, or Nintendo Switch. There are several strategies that you can utilize to grow your viewer count as a console streamer. This post will go over 6 easy […]

Stream from your PS5 with games like Godfall

Playstation 5 is coming out this week and it will have the capability to live stream your gameplay to services such as Twitch and Youtube. The Playstation 4 “Share” button has been renamed to “Create” for the Playstation 5, but the functionality remains relatively the same. Sony’s hardware power can push the limits for console […]