All of us have seen “Lives” on Youtube, Instagram etc. These lives can be joined by anyone and you can chat/ talk to your audience. Twitch is one such platform. But how exactly does it differ from all these other platforms? Why do you need followers on Twitch? And how to achieve that? Let’s explore the answers to these question today!!

What is Twitch?

Twitch is an American video live streaming service. As it’s name implies it’s exclusively for live streams only. It usually focuses on video game live streaming, music broadcasts, creative content. It’s most recent feature is “in real life” streams.

Why you need followers on Twitch?

Twitch is monetized. If you’re a Youtuber who streams games or a fashion blogger or a travel vlogger, you need to look at other platforms in the long run. Twitch is one such platform. It has several programs for you to grow as a streamer and make a living out of it. The number of followers i.e. the number of people watching your streams determines your income and popularity.

How to increase your follower count?

  • Be consistent

Consistency is the key to your success. Don’t miss a schedule and always be prepared.

  • Focus on the quality of your content

Quality determines the quantity of followers in this case. Always use high quality equipment and software as it helps in producing a video without any glitches.

  • Interact  with your audience

Don’t babble on. Listen to what your audience have to say. Talk to them, ask them for suggestions. Involve them. Remember they are a key part of your live stream.

  • Stick to a schedule

Punctuality works wonders in this community too. So always stay diligent and work on your streams.

  • Utilize Twitch’s monetization programs

Twitch has two programs – 1)Twitch Affiliate program

                                             2) Twitch Partner program

Affiliate program better suits beginners and is a great way to star with a bang!!!

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