The Gaming Careers Podcast

Why Twitch Might Not Be The Best Platform For You

March 04, 2020 Episode 3
The Gaming Careers Podcast
Why Twitch Might Not Be The Best Platform For You
Chapters
00:00:00
Intro
00:00:45
Who is Boom Kitty?
00:02:04
What viewers see on stream
00:02:42
Benefits of live streaming a creative process
00:04:38
What it's like streaming in a niche category
00:05:44
Balancing viewer count and art
00:07:37
Platforms: YouTube vs Twitch
00:13:07
The mindset of viewers on Twitch and YouTube
00:14:19
Impact of being featured on Beat Saber
00:15:47
The process of learning to stream
00:18:04
Staying relevant
00:19:28
Converting listeners to viewers
00:21:10
Advice for streamers to grow
00:22:05
Streaming: Creative vs Gaming
The Gaming Careers Podcast
Why Twitch Might Not Be The Best Platform For You
Mar 04, 2020 Episode 3
Pete Wilkins / Boom Kitty

We talk to Boom Kitty, aka Eric, a YouTube streamer who produces electronic music full-time that's been featured in games like Beat Saber and Geometry Dash. In this episode, we cover what makes a stream watchable, which streaming platforms pay the most and how one 5-minute email can change your life.

Timestamps: 

  1. Who is Boom Kitty? (0:45) 
  2. What viewers see on stream (2:04) 
  3. Benefits of live streaming a creative process (2:42) 
  4. What it's like streaming in a niche category (4:38) 
  5. Balancing viewer count and art (5:44) 
  6. Platforms: YouTube vs Twitch (7:37) 
  7. The mindset of viewers on Twitch and YouTube (13:07) 
  8. Impact of being featured on Beat Saber (14:19) 
  9. The process of learning to stream (15:47) 
  10. Staying relevant (18:04) 
  11. Converting listeners to viewers (19:28) 
  12. Advice for streamers to grow (21:10) 
  13. Streaming: Creative vs Gaming (22:05) 

Links mentioned:
Boom Kitty Spotify
Boom Kitty YouTube
Boom Kitty Twitter 

Connect with Gaming Careers:
https://gamingcareers.com
https://discord.gg/GamingCareers
https://podfollow.com/GamingCareers
https://twitter.com/GamingCareers
https://instagram.com/Gaming.Careers
https://youtube.com/GamingCareers
https://twitch.tv/GamingCareers 

Show Notes Chapter Markers

We talk to Boom Kitty, aka Eric, a YouTube streamer who produces electronic music full-time that's been featured in games like Beat Saber and Geometry Dash. In this episode, we cover what makes a stream watchable, which streaming platforms pay the most and how one 5-minute email can change your life.

Timestamps: 

  1. Who is Boom Kitty? (0:45) 
  2. What viewers see on stream (2:04) 
  3. Benefits of live streaming a creative process (2:42) 
  4. What it's like streaming in a niche category (4:38) 
  5. Balancing viewer count and art (5:44) 
  6. Platforms: YouTube vs Twitch (7:37) 
  7. The mindset of viewers on Twitch and YouTube (13:07) 
  8. Impact of being featured on Beat Saber (14:19) 
  9. The process of learning to stream (15:47) 
  10. Staying relevant (18:04) 
  11. Converting listeners to viewers (19:28) 
  12. Advice for streamers to grow (21:10) 
  13. Streaming: Creative vs Gaming (22:05) 

Links mentioned:
Boom Kitty Spotify
Boom Kitty YouTube
Boom Kitty Twitter 

Connect with Gaming Careers:
https://gamingcareers.com
https://discord.gg/GamingCareers
https://podfollow.com/GamingCareers
https://twitter.com/GamingCareers
https://instagram.com/Gaming.Careers
https://youtube.com/GamingCareers
https://twitch.tv/GamingCareers 

Who is Boom Kitty?
What viewers see on stream
Benefits of live streaming a creative process
What it's like streaming in a niche category
Balancing viewer count and art
Platforms: YouTube vs Twitch
The mindset of viewers on Twitch and YouTube
Impact of being featured on Beat Saber
The process of learning to stream
Staying relevant
Converting listeners to viewers
Advice for streamers to grow
Streaming: Creative vs Gaming
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