Author: Psyche

8 Posts

  • How to Set Your Rates for Sponsored Streams

    How much should I charge for sponsored streams? This is a question I have asked myself, and Googled, many times throughout my time as a full-time streamer. There’s conflicting answers everywhere, so I’m here to share some tips on how to set your rate for sponsored streams, and how you should best communicate it to brands wanting to work with you. If you’re looking for advice on how to secure…

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  • Personal | What’s Going On In My Life?

    One thing I promised myself when I came back to blogging was that I would start using this blog in whatever way made me happy. I used to use LiveJournal all the time. Since I stopped, there’s been a bit of a hole where it used to be. For some reason, I always thought that a public blog couldn’t be personal. I always felt like it had to be relevant,…

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  • Thoughts on the Elite Dangerous Console Announcement

    In case you missed it, Frontier announced that they’re ending all console development for Elite: Dangerous. That means no Odyssey release for consoles, and only critical updates going forward. You can read the full announcement from David Braben on the forums here. Before I get started, I’d like to say that I’m glad David Braben tackled this announcement, rather than leaving it to the community team who had absolutely nothing…

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  • How to Get Sponsored as a Streamer

    Getting sponsored or working with brands as a streamer can be super intimidating, especially when you’re just starting out. I feel like the answer to “how to get sponsored as a streamer” should be really obvious. However, I know for a fact that it’s not! Sponsorships or sponsored streams were something that took me a long time to get comfortable with. I’m still working on ways to improve my relationship…

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  • Being Queer on Twitch

    “What does your sexuality have to do with your content?” I have been asked that question, one way or another, so many times. Sometimes, the person doesn’t really mean any harm and is just curious. In fact, I once had a fellow bisexual person ask me why me being bi on Twitch was so important to me. Other times, the fact that I’m loud about my sexuality makes people really…

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  • Thoughts on the Elite Dangerous New Era Announcement

    On Friday, Frontier announced the upcoming Elite Dangerous expansion “New Era”. If you read the announcement, you’ll know that there are no major releases this year. In fact, the next paid expansion (eagerly awaited for lifetime expansion pass holders who invested upfront) will be the “latter half of 2020”. The community has been a bit divided by this. As usual, the forums are more negative than everywhere else. Some people…

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