Events

Snoopeh’s TwitchCon Highlights

Was it good? Was it bad? What’s new? Anything you should know? Now that the dust has settled after the event and hopefully all attendees have recovered from the inevitable event flu (yes, it is a thing!) we are here to give you the download!

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Getting Started Streaming

Dealing with Pressure: How to Balance Your Life and Stream

The following “foundations” cover the streaming basics, but they’re not just for people new to streaming. Foundations are core to creating; they cover your purpose and niche, streaming etiquette and collaborations, time management, development off-stream skills, and more. These aspects of creating will be ideas

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Encoding

How to Build a Streaming PC

Let’s address one of the most common misconceptions about streaming: you don’t need cutting-edge equipment to get started. Sure, top streamers like Ninja are rocking some absolutely incredible PC builds, but many of your favorite streamers got started with a standard setup and waited until

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Getting Started Streaming

How do I find my niche as a streamer?

Uniqueness is important – it’s what helps you stand out from the crowd and attract more viewers. But how do you create something different? One thing that may help guide you is choosing and honing your “niche.” A niche refers not only to the subject

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Hiring Contractors

Why do streamers need 1099 forms?

What is a 1099 form and why might you need one? In the streaming industry, most of your revenue will fall under the category of independent contractor payments.These payments can be for any amount and from any number of sources, but all must be accounted

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Interview

How Video Editing Works for Top Streamers ft. Zygo Media Founder

Zygo Media is a gaming-focused video and production company based in the United Kingdom. The company’s most notable work includes creating and managing content for Twitch streamer TimtheTatMan’s YouTube channel, Overwatch League’s Houston Outlaws, the decentralized cryptocurrency NoFriendlyFire, and esports organization Defy Gaming. To learn

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Getting Started Streaming

How to Stream on Twitch and YouTube from Your Mobile Device

Nowadays everyone has mobile devices — even kids have their own smartphones! Streaming sporting events has become the new normal, and cable networks have begun pushing out mobile apps that show VoDs of recently aired TV episodes. Coincidingly, content creators on a variety of platforms

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Copyright

The Streamer’s Guide to Music & Copyright

Copyrighted music – one of the biggest headaches for us streamers. Songs help with the quiet moments, but you should not be relying on it for your content. Music can add flavor between games, and some streamers even choose to play it throughout, to complement

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