What live streaming destinations should I use (for non gamers)?

One of the early decisions you’ll need to make as a streamer is choosing the best live streaming destination for your content. There’s a long list of streaming platforms, each offering different strengths — from audience size to customizability to special features — so it’s important to consider your goals and what best help you […]

Embrace the live stream: Turning your event digital

The past few weeks have been like no other in recent history; the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of life as we know it. Millions are urged to #stayathome, immediately changing our needs for connecting both personally and professionally. Digital storytelling in all formats has been a respite, delivering a sense of normalcy and […]

Setting up your IRL Stream

As streaming content grows, things have begun moving outside of the boundaries of your own home and granting the ability to take your audience on an adventure in IRL. Lightstream moves into the next step of streaming your content online. With the Lightstream IRL plan, stay connected with your viewers, utilize and customize your personal […]

Using Arsenal.gg data to grow your channel

As a content creator, you want to know the ins and out of your channel, what works and what doesn’t. With Arsenal, you are able to analyze your statistics, find out what games are working for you, and how to combine that data to create more opportunities for your channel.    Using Arsenal After logging […]

Multiplayer Streaming Using Lightstream Studio

Looking to give your audience a unique viewing experience? Want to stream with friends without causing your viewers to use twice the bandwidth by watching two streams? Using our RTMP Source feature, turn your stream into a collaboration using Studio in combination with your usual broadcasting software!  Setting up your first multiplayer stream Our multiplayer […]

Add music to your Mixer stream with Botismo

Many of our favorite video moments are accompanied by a favorite musical score. Whether it’s John Williams’ composition in the background as we’re led into Jurassic Park or the perfectly synced playlists of Baby Driver and Guardians of the Galaxy, music has a way of taking video up a notch. And that’s not limited to […]

Create Live Streaming Content That Engages: 5 How-To Tips

Live streaming is a relatively new medium for businesses to explore, and it seems that the best practices aren’t yet solidly established. When approached creatively, live video can offer you endless opportunities. Furthermore, it doesn’t really depend on what the exact nature of your occupation is. You can be a content creator, a blogger, or […]

Gamers for Giving: Charity Stream Tools & Resources

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio Being stuck in the hospital, especially as a child, can be a scary and stressful experience. Being able to relax and do something you enjoy does wonders to take […]

Running a Charity Stream with Lightstream

This article mentions Lightstream Prism Prism is no longer available, but its multiplayer streaming features are now included in Lightstream Studio. Lean how| Launch Lightstream Studio Over the years, through Extra Life, Gamers for Giving, and similar events, streamers have demonstrated the ability to raise millions of dollars for charities through marathons and viewer donations. We’re […]