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 […]

How To Live Stream Mobile Games On Twitch

As Twitch grows increasingly popular amongst the gaming community, more and more streamers are looking to broadcast their gaming chops to the wider world.   Up until now, most of the attention was aimed at the PC and console gaming world. XBOX, PlayStation, and modern gaming rigs have (historically) dominated the market due to their […]

Twitch IRL Streaming Explained

Twitch used to just be for gaming, but with the recent introduction of Twitch IRL Streaming, gaming is now simply one of the many thousands of topics routinely explored on the platform. So let’s take a look at this relatively new (and ragingly popular) streaming category on Twitch. To find out how you can start […]

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 […]