Stream Coach: Twitch Stream Tips | Partner Interviews | Pro Advice

Stream Coach: Twitch Stream Tips | Partner Interviews | Pro Advice

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Success on Twitch doesn’t have to be hard. Pursue your dreams and learn to stream, with The Stream Coach Podcast. Every Friday, Ashnichrist (a Twitch.tv streamer since 2013) gives you actionable advice to transform you into the successful live streamer you are determined to be. Through interviews with Twitch Partners and solo episodes, Ashni uncovers what sets successful streamers apart from the rest. After the episode, the conversation continues on Twitter: @ashnichrist, and in the Discord channel. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/ashnichrist/support


Twitch Is LOSING Viewership For The First Time Ever - Twitch Tips
Jul 19 • 98 min
Remember me? We are back baby! Streamlabs Q2 Industry report is here and I am thrilled to read about it & theorize with you. In today’s episode, we look over surprising stats from Q2 at Twitch, Mixer, YouTube Gaming, and DLive. Twitch is losing viewership…
How to Be More Entertaining and KILL IT on Camera - Twitch Tips
May 10 • 102 min
Have you ever heard “You NEED to be more entertaining”? It’s a very common expectation in the streaming space. But how do you entertain? How do you create a stream experience that is interesting? In today’s episode, TaylorisHere (Twitch marketing staff…
Twitch Money (WTF Do You Actually DO with It??) - Twitch.tv Advice
May 3 • 61 min
When you are a streamer, you usually have multiple income streams. How do you manage so much information at once? What do you even do with that money? Do you have to pay taxes on it? In today’s episode, we sat down to learn from Zachary Sasser - a…
How to Stay Relevant for YEARS (What All Twitch Streamers Need to Know) - Twitch.tv Advice
Apr 26 • 101 min
How do you stay relevant in a constantly changing industry? How do you consistently innovate? In today’s episode, we sat down for a heart to heart with @TheMavShow - Twitch vet & Partner - to figure out how. MEET MAV▹twitter.com/theMavShow JOIN OUR…
Using Your Stream to Get a Job in Gaming - Twitch Advice
Apr 19 • 119 min
What is your long-term goal with your stream? Have you even thought about it? In today’s episode, we are going to talk to one of my stream mentors, iamBrandon. Brandon is going to teach us about transitioning from streaming to a job in the gaming…
Let’s Get REAL About Anxiety and Depression in the Streaming Community - Twitch Mental Health
Apr 12 • 96 min
Have you ever experienced anxiety or depression? What about self-harm or suicidal thoughts? If you have, you know these feelings can be incredibly isolating. Heart Support is an organization created to bring community to those struggling. They have free…
Using YouTube to BLOW UP on Twitch - Twitch Tricks and Advice - YouTube Tips
Mar 29 • 99 min
Tim Schmoyer is the owner of the video creators YouTube channel. With over 10 years of experience, Tim has grown many YouTube channels to 1mil+ subscribers. He works with some of the largest creators on the platform. In today’s episode, he is going to…
Entertain like a PROFESSIONAL COMEDIAN - Twitch Partner Tips
Mar 22 • 72 min
Bizsnes is a professional improv coach and Twitch Partner. In today’s episode, he teaches us his best advice for entertaining on Twitch. MEET BIZ▹twitter.com/bizsnes JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD GET STREAM COACHING▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S…
Why Some Streamers BLOW UP & How You Can Too - Twitch Tips & Advice
Mar 16 • 110 min
Patrick Hanlon is the author of Primal Branding and the Social Code. As a branding expert, he has worked with Fortune 100 companies like Levi’s, the Gates Foundation, and the United Nations. In this episode, he teaches us how we can build an army of loyal…
Is it too late to start on Twitch? - Twitch Tips and Advice
Feb 22 • 75 min
FromThe70s is a Twitch Partner with a 70s aesthetic. In today’s episode, he inspires us to get started now, and stop waiting for the perfect moment. MEET FROMTHE70S▹twitter.com/Fromthe70sguy JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD GET STREAM COACHING▹…
Step Up Your Production with Harris from Alpha Gaming - Twitch Tips
Feb 15 • 56 min
Harris Heller is best known for his YouTube channel- Alpha Gaming. He is also a successful Twitch Partner and ex-Vine creator. In today’s episode, he teaches us how to step up our production and increase our social media presence. MEET…
Full-Time Stream and Full-Time Job - Twitch Advice
Feb 8 • 72 min
Wgrates is a full-time Twitch Partner and also balances a full-time job. In today’s episode, he teaches us how to balance content creation with our responsibilities. MEET WGRATES▹twitter.com/wgrates JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD GET STREAM COACHING▹…
How to Market Yourself Like a PRO - Twitch Tips
Feb 1 • 82 min
GreenDumpling is a Twitch Partner and one of the funniest streamers on the platform. He is also a professional marketer, and today he is going to teach us all about marketing ourselves to grow on Twitch. MEET GREENDUMPLING▹twitter.com/greendumpling JOIN…
Biggest Wins & Losses From 2018
Jan 25 • 44 min
It’s been a while since we’ve done a solo episode! In this one, we are going to talk about my major wins and losses from 2018, and what will be changing in 2019. Enjoy! JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD GET STREAM COACHING▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S…
FIRE Content Tips and Charity Streaming - Twitch Advice
Jan 18 • 80 min
This is one of our best episodes ever! FrankthePegasus is a Twitch Partner and has a massive love for charity streaming. In this episode, she gives us her best charity streaming advice, but she also goes deep into community and how it can affect your…
WTF Is Character Streaming - Twitch Tips and Tricks
Jan 11 • 48 min
Is character streaming just a gimmick? Or does it actually work? Is there a way to make character streaming genuine? Squirrel is a Twitch Partner and the leader of the Illuminutty, and today he is going to teach us all about character streaming. MEET…
Standing Out on Twitch By Streaming Something Weird - Twitch Advice
Dec 14, 2018 • 75 min
Smirky is a Twitch Partner balancing streaming with college. He grew his community in the Toontown directory. In todays episode, he is teaching us how he grew in a small space. MEET SMIRKY▹ twitter.com/smirky_16 JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR…
Partnership Through Esports - Twitch Tips and Advice
Dec 7, 2018 • 50 min
Everyone’s path to Partnership is different. And many don’t know, working with an esports organization could actually end up getting you partnered. In today’s episode, Ampfy shares his partnership story by working with an esports org. MEET AMPFY▹…
From 0 To Partner in 10 Months - Twitch Advice
Nov 30, 2018 • 131 min
Getting partnered on Twitch is hard! In todays episode, Hyperion walks us through the strategy he used to grow from having ZERO online presence to being a Twitch Partner- in 10 months! MEETHYPERION▹ twitter.com/hyperiontwitch JOIN OUR DISCORD▹…
Misconceptions of Partnership - Twitch Tips
Oct 20, 2018 • 63 min
Twitch Partnership will not make or break you. In todays episode, Chillywillies tells us about how he grew as a Flight Sim streamer, and teaches us common partnership misconceptions. MEET CHILLY▹ twitter.com/aviatorchilly JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD…
Working with Blizzard and Overcoming Negativity - Twitch Advice
Oct 12, 2018 • 86 min
Yunalescka has experienced a lot of negativity during her career as a streamer. But she has never let it get her down. Today, Yuna teaches us how to overcome negativity and move on to work with Blizzard. MEET YUNA▹ twitter.com/yunalesckagames JOIN OUR…
How to Get Sponsored on Twitch - Twitch Tips
Oct 5, 2018 • 80 min
Powerspike.tv is an organization dedicated to getting you sponsored. They also have some great campaign management tools, and analytics for streamers. In this episode, we talk to Aaron- the content and community manager at PowerSpike- about how to get…
YouTube Growth Strategy - Twitch Advice
Sep 29, 2018 • 92 min
The GamingCareers YouTube channel has been an incredibly helpful resource for the Twitch community. In todays episode, Pete teaches us about his YouTube strategy and gives us his best Twitch advice. MEET PETE▹ twitter.com/gamingcareers JOIN OUR DISCORD▹…
Fitness and Advanced Content Strategy - Twitch Tips
Sep 21, 2018 • 90 min
TominationTime is a fitness streamer and was the first partnered fitness streamer on Twitch. 10 years ago he could barely walk due to back pain, but now he’s recovered and motivating others through his Diet/Fitness Q&A workout stream. MEET TOM▹…
Building Your Personal Brand - Branding for Streamers
Sep 14, 2018 • 70 min
Strike is a Twitch Partner and personal branding expert. He has build his brand and community as the “General” on Twitch. In this episode, Strike teaches us all about branding on Twitch, and shares his mental health journey. MEET STRIKE▹…
Give Without Expecting to Receive - Twitch Streaming Advice
Sep 7, 2018 • 52 min
Today we talk to Davex90, an amazing member of the Yam Fam and incredibly supportive person in general. Dave is constantly giving time and energy to many different streams on Twitch, and in this episode he teaches us how to give without the intent to…
Hustling to Help Streamers - Twitch Tips
Aug 31, 2018 • 96 min
In this episode, we talk to Ben aka GreenChord. Ben is the host of the Stream Key podcast, another amazing podcast for Twitch streamers. He is also the media, marketing, and community manager for TRUGaming. TRU provides sponsorships and other…
The Battle for Our Mental Health - Mental Health on Twitch
Aug 24, 2018 • 90 min
Vulnerability is power when it comes to streaming, and Gooperatives is one of the most authentic and honest creators you will ever watch. In this episode, Goop opens up about his experience with suicide and how he uses his story to encourage others…
Pivoting Your Passion - Twitch Tips and Advice
Aug 11, 2018 • 143 min
How do you create a community that will follow you regardless of what you play? And how do you branch out from being just a streamer, to becoming a content creator? In this weeks episode, SayNoToRage CRUSHES IT and gives us some incredible info about…
Rise of the Stream Coach - Help for Twitch Streamers
Jul 27, 2018 • 83 min
Stream coaching has finally come to Twitch! In this episode, we talk to ShadowFox who is a Twitch Partner and Stream Coach. Shadow talks about her decade of experience in marketing and how that has helped her with her Twitch business. MEET SHADOWFOX▹…
Your Path to Partnership - How to Get Partnered on Twitch
Jul 14, 2018 • 140 min
What does it really take to get partnered on Twitch? In this episode, we talk to Zachary Diaz, a Partnership Manager and Content Acquisition employee at Twitch. He gives us his BEST tips for people looking to grow their stream, and even gives us some…
Your Chat Is Boring - Entertain Your Twitch / Mixer Chat
Jul 6, 2018 • 44 min
You know you need to be entertaining your chat. But how do you do it? In this solo episode, Ashni gives you tips for consistently engaging and entertaining your chat on Twitch, Mixer, YouTube or any other livestream. JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN…
Dominate Your Day - Time Management Tips for Twitch
Jun 22, 2018 • 36 min
Time management. We all have 24 hours in a day, but as a content creator you probably want to use every second. In this episode, we talk about how you can arrange your schedule to conquer all of your projects. JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR…
5 Reasons You Aren’t Growing on Twitch - Twitch Growth Tips
Jun 15, 2018 • 39 min
Building a solid foundation is CORE to creating an amazing community. In this episode, I give you the 5 things you can focus on to grow your stream. JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S YOUTUBE▹…
A Look Into A Group Coaching Call - Twitch Stream Help
Jun 8, 2018 • 45 min
In todays episode, we are taking a look at one of my group coaching sessions! If you need help with your stream, come over to our Patreon and join us! JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S YOUTUBE▹…
Be A Disciplined Streamer - How To Grow A Twitch Community
Jun 1, 2018 • 107 min
DeejayKnight is the MASTER of discipline and consistency. In today’s eisode, DeejayKnight tells us what it takes to stream for 1000 days straight. FOLLOW DEEJAYKNIGHT▹ twitch.tv/deejayknight JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹…
Hosting Is Sexy - How To Become An Esports or Gaming Host
May 25, 2018 • 69 min
Hosting esports or gaming events seems like a really sexy career move, but it’s much more difficult than you might think. In this episode, we talk to Twitch Host and Producer, Anna Prosser. Anna tells us all about hosting and gives some great advice to…
You MUST Be Consistent - Consistency on Twitch with Cahlaflour
May 12, 2018 • 92 min
Cahla is a Twitch, INTOTHEAM, and Humble Partner with an incredibly engaged and active community. She regularly streams Dead By Daylight for ~300 viewers, and today she is teaching us about putting consistency into practice. —- Support this podcast:…
Top 3 Consistency Tips - How To Be Consistent On Twitch
May 4, 2018 • 26 min
You’ve probably heard “Consistency is key” a lot. But what does consistency actually look like on Twitch? And how can we become more consistent in our content to grow our communities? JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹…
Grow In A Saturated Space With Kate - How To Grow On Twitch
Mar 30, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode, we talk to Kate. Kate is a Twitch and PUBG Partner that is known for her supportive, inclusive community. We discuss inclusivity and standing out in saturated game directories. CONTACT KATE▹ twitter.com/katestark JOIN OUR DISCORD▹…
You Need To Know About Taxes - Tax Advice For Live Streamers
Mar 26, 2018 • 62 min
Tax time is confusing for many live streamers. In this episode, we talk to @WarbNull, a CPA for content creators, about what we need to know to prepare our taxes. CONTACT WARBNULL▹ twitter.com/warbnull JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON…
Get Your Stream Sponsored - Sponsorships For Live Streamers
Mar 16, 2018 • 42 min
A lot of streamers are looking for sponsors, but there are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to sponsorships. In this episode, we talk to Tom, a Partner and Events Manager at Elgato Gaming. Tom teaches us what it takes to get sponsored by companies as…
Why We Need Stream Teams - Stream Teams for Twitch Streamers
Feb 23, 2018 • 74 min
We all know networking (gross, hate that word) is important to growing an online community. Many streamers flock to stream teams as a way to network more. Joining a team can be an awesome experience, but it can also be detrimental to your channel. Today…
How To Quickly Fix Tech Issues - Live Streaming Equipment
Feb 16, 2018 • 67 min
As a streamer, you are likely to run into tech problems consistently. You can prepare for a stream ahead of time, but things happen; you drop frames in OBS, your dog eats your network cable, or your software stops working. In this episode of The Stream…
How To Take Better Photos - Social Media For Live Streamers
Feb 9, 2018 • 71 min
Photography is a big part of being a streamer. Selfies and product photos can be important pieces of growing your audience. Today we speak to DidsLive, a professional photographer, about what you need to do to take great photos. CONTACT DIDSLIVE▹…
The Live Stream Software Battle - Software For Live Streamers
Feb 2, 2018 • 82 min
Streamlabs recently released their own broadcasting software which directly caters to livestreamers! In this episode we talk to EposVox about the future of SLOBS and what this means for XSplit and the original OBS. JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR…
Get Your Charity Stream Noticed - Charity Streams On Twitch
Jan 26, 2018 • 104 min
There is nothing worse than streaming for charity and hoping to raise money for a cause, but being ignored and not receiving anything for the charity you have worked so hard for, so how do you get someone interested in a charity stream? MEET SAMOS89▹…
So Many Changes - Social Media For YouTube and Twitch
Jan 19, 2018 • 56 min
A lot has changed on Twitch, YouTube, and Instagram in the past 3 weeks since I have been sick. In this episode we talk about what those changes are and how you can stay on top of your game, and we also talk about my goals for this year. By the way, thank…
The Best Green Screen - Best Equipment For Live Streamers
Dec 22, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode, we talk to the founder of my favorite green screen- The Webaround. The Webaround is portable and folds up so you can store it easily or take it with you to conventions. Use code Ashnichrist at checkout for 10% off. GET A WEBAROUND▹…
Mental Health Matters - Mental Health For Twitch Streamers
Dec 15, 2017 • 78 min
In this episode, we talk about Twitch’s role in suicide prevention and mental health support, and I am interviewed by the lovely @xNikkiiB, @BeccPlays, and @MsKristinePlays about my own experiences with isolation and mental health struggles as a Twitch…
How To Promote Your Stream - Social Media for Twitch
Dec 8, 2017 • 28 min
Stop using #supportsmallstreamers or @TwitchRTs and instead use these strategies to promote your stream authentically and organically. JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S YOUTUBE▹…
How To Make Your Chat Active - Engagement For Live Streams
Nov 24, 2017 • 66 min
SCf3 is a full-time variety streamer with Splyce. She founded the Elite Four TV project and has created over 30 videos to teach up and coming streamers. If you haven’t checked SCf3 out yet, I HIGHLY recommend her channel. Ali gave some great insight about…
Make More Money On Twitch - Money Advice For Live Streamers
Nov 18, 2017 • 53 min
Pohx is an amazing partnered variety streamer with MMORPG roots and loves creating in-depth character guides for his community. He is also an old friend of mine and extremely hilarious. He gave some great insight into growing your community, life lessons…
Self-Care Is Everything - Self-Care Tips For Live Streamers
Nov 10, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode, I give you 6 self-care tips for content creators. GET HEADSPACE▹ headspace.com JOIN OUR DISCORD▹ bit.ly/AshniD JOIN OUR PATREON COMMUNITY▹ patreon.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S YOUTUBE▹ youtube.com/ashnichrist ASHNI’S TWITTER▹…
How To Network At Cons - Networking For Twitch Streamers
Nov 3, 2017 • 26 min
Networking used to give me anxiety, but I finally figured it out. Its all about genuinely valuing people and not looking to serve your own needs. Everyone has value as a person regardless of viewership, and they deserve to be treated as such. They may…
My Experience With Dota 2 Misogyny - Esports Issues
Oct 18, 2017 • 16 min
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