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- Discover how you can identify your personality as a streamer
- Improve the overall aesthetic of your Twitch stream
- Identify the streaming rig that best fits your budget
- Explore the best practices when it comes to setting up your Twitch account
- Properly use bots within your stream
- Market yourself as a Twitch streamer
- Discover the culture of the Twitch community
- Familiarity with Twitch and other live streaming platforms
- Live streaming software such as OBS or XSplit
- Twitch account
About the Course
If you are an avid gamer who has a Twitch account and is looking for new, creative, and practical ways to start, build and grow your stream, then this course is for you.
This course focuses on all aspects of live streaming on Twitch. The instructors are both streamers, content creators, and industry experts that have been in the gaming space since its inception. Whether you are a streamer that is looking for resources to take your Twitch channel and community to the next level, or just an an avid gamer with aspirations to broadcast your talents to a broader audience - this is the complete guide to Twitch streaming.
Throughout this course, we will be covering topics that are useful and necessary for streamers of all levels. Each section will contain lectures associated with the topic being covered, and will be accompanied by actionable activities to apply what you have learned to your own Twitch stream.
- Introduction to Twitch
- Getting Started - Setting up Your Accounts and Softwares Needed to Stream
- Gaming PCs
- Stream Channel Aesthetics
- Streaming Bots and Extensions
- Streaming Best Practices
- Marketing Your Stream
- Communities on Twitch
About the Instructors
Sam "Squallmuzza" Murray
Squallmuzza is a partnered Twitch streamer through his company Senshudotv, there is a good chance you have seen him or someone on the Senshudo stream team promoted on the front page of Twitch. Sam has personally assisted a number of streamers in getting partnered and has been part of some of the biggest streaming communities since their inception. His company, Senshudo creates systems around Twitch to provide analytics and data to help streamers grow their channels and better understand the data behind Twitch. You can go an connect your Twitch profile and each time you stream, the Senshudo dashboard will show you valuable information about your broadcast.
Reinessa is a full time broadcaster partnered on Twitch. She began streaming in 2013 with a focus on Dota 2 content and has been partnered since June 2015. Since then she has been involved in a wide variety of gaming content creation. This has included cosplaying, YouTube highlights, weekly gaming news shows, and streaming popular competitive games and interesting indie games. She works with various organizations such as DreamHack, GinX, and Chaos to create and host written and video content. She is a BioChem PhD student in her other life
- Anyone who has the desire to stream on Twitch
- Casual gamers who want to broadcast their personalities or game play to a broader audience
- Twitch users who want to understand how to grow their following and social media presence
- Beginning streamers who want to understand the hardware that goes into a solid streaming set up
- Those that are looking to start and grow a community on Twitch
Welcome to Twitch Streaming 101! This course will give you everything you need to know about livestreaming on Twitch. Need a PC for streaming? We’ve got you covered. Never set up a Twitch account before? No worries! Want to learn the best techniques for various streaming software? Step right up! You’ll learn everything you need to know about not only getting started but growing your stream and your community from the ground up.
An introduction into what Twitch is. You’ll learn how Twitch works, what to expect on the platform as a whole, and what certain definitions around streaming actually mean.
A good PC is essential to your streaming setup. You’ll learn what to look for in a good PC as well as what to avoid based on what you want to stream. AAA games will have different requirements than Indie titles or creative streaming. It can be overwhelming. We’ll show you how to get the right setup together throughout this section.
In this lecture, you’ll learn some best practices for streaming on Twitch. We’ll take a deep dive into the do’s and don’ts of being a Twitch streamer and show you how to put your best foot forward at all times.
There are multiple ways to market your stream. In this lecture, we’ll give you a brief overview of each of the popular options before diving into each option in detail.
The first step in navigating the minefield is knowing the general do’s and don’ts of Twitch culture. You’ll learn how to be the best community member you can be, which will help you grow as a leader of your own community.
In this lecture, you’ll learn how to tie everything together. You’ve spent the entire course learning various different things from stream alerts and graphics to chat interaction and community building. Now it's time to tie it all together in a way that best fits your community.