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Money Minute: Slaying the Chargeback Dragon

Posted by Aaron

Feb 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM

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Topics: Opinion

Conventions and Conferences: A Streamer's Guide

Posted by Greg Rozen

Feb 5, 2016 8:30:00 AM


Another PAX has come and gone. We like to think that every time we attend a conference, we do it just a little bit better, and this time was no exception.

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Topics: Opinion

CEO's Corner: How We're Gonna Make 2016 Great, Together

Posted by Michael Anderson

Feb 2, 2016 11:58:49 AM

With PAXSouth coming to a close to truly kick off the new year, I've had some time to think about the past twelve months here at GameWisp. I wanted to take the time to share some of those thoughts about our phenomenal 2015, and what awesomeness lies ahead for 2016.

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Topics: Opinion

GameWisp Classic- Joy is Infectious: What I Learned at PAX South

Posted by Greg Rozen

Jan 28, 2016 8:30:00 AM

(The following piece was originally published January 29, 2015, following the first ever PAX South. To celebrate our return to the Lone Star State this weekend, we thought we'd take a look at just how much last year's event changed how we view content creators and the communities around them. Enjoy, and we can't wait to do it all again in a few days!)

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Topics: Opinion

Subscriber Rewards: Easy Mode

Posted by Greg Rozen

Jan 21, 2016 8:30:00 AM


Probably the hardest part of any subscription campaign is deciding what incentives to offer, but it doesn't have to be such a crap shoot...

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Topics: Opinion

Why Tiered Subscriptions = Better Subscriptions

Posted by Greg Rozen

Jan 14, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Not all fans are created equal. That’s not to say they’re not all awesome, each as important as the next, but how important you are to them is something that varies, from the most diehard of diehards to the most casual of casuals. The same could be said of subscribers.

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Topics: Opinion

Not Enough Subs? Don't Give Up!

Posted by Greg Rozen

Jan 7, 2016 8:30:00 AM


So, you’ve got your sub button. Using Gamewisp, you’ve set up awesome tiers with cool rewards and gone directly to your fans, shouting from the mountain-tops of Twitter so that all in the land will hear… but you still don’t have the number of subscribers you’d hoped for. In the world of content creation, with the hours upon hours of work and focus, it’s easy to get discouraged when things don’t go as planned. It’s only natural to be disappointed, but don’t call it quits just yet! Even then, there are multiple reasons to keep that sub button going.

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Topics: Opinion

The Best Way to Make Money? - The Sub Button

Posted by Greg Rozen

Dec 24, 2015 8:30:00 AM

(This piece is a preview of our upcoming GameWisp Academy series, "How To Make Money on Twitch, the goal of which is to cover, top to bottom, how to turn streaming into a consistent, reliable source of income. If you enjoy it, and want more like it, be sure to let us know! And stay tuned for the rest of the series.)

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Topics: Opinion

The Sub Button: What Should It Cost?

Posted by Greg Rozen

Dec 17, 2015 8:30:00 AM

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Topics: Opinion

Streamer Economics 101: The 5 Ways Streamers Earn a Living

Posted by Greg Rozen

Dec 10, 2015 8:30:00 AM

(This piece is a preview of our upcoming GameWisp Academy series, "How To Make Money on Twitch, the goal of which is to cover, top to bottom, how to turn streaming into a consistent, reliable source of income. If you enjoy it, and want more like it, be sure to let us know! And stay tuned for the rest of the series. It'll be here any day now...)

Streaming is a tough occupation. Only a few streamers reach the upper echelons, with audiences in the millions and income to match. But just because the chances of reaching those hallowed halls are slim doesn’t mean you can’t have a solid, sustainable career as a streamer. It takes hard work, a thick skin, and, above all, a good grasp on the economics of streaming.

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Topics: Opinion

    

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