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How Do Twitch Streamers Make Money?

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You've probably heard about how Twitch streamers can make a comfortable living just by playing video games for an audience, but where does this money come from? Try Tunnelbear for free, no credit card required, at https://www.tunnelbear.com/Linus Techquickie Merch Store: https://www.designbyhumans.com/shop/LinusTechTips/ Techquickie Movie Poster: https://shop.crowdmade.com/collections/linustechtips/products/tech-quickie-24x36-poster Follow: http://twitter.com/linustech Leave a reply with your requests for future episodes, or tweet them here: http://twitter.com/jmart604 Join the community: http://linustechtips.com Intro Theme: Showdown by F.O.O.L from Monstercat - Best of 2016 Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm36k08jQ0M&t=2422s iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/monstercat-best-of-2016/id1185092812 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/5Zt1P3ZbnfErBkiqcfBTCN
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Text Comments (1708)
Hizi Here (15 hours ago)
Thanks!
3.3.5 studios and music (20 hours ago)
Money money money
Rynastiv (1 day ago)
Is twitch eligible for every country?. Because youtube has superchat unevailable in my country which sucks.
Randomizer (1 day ago)
How to earn money from Twitch? Works similar to the way Linus does things on Youtube: Speaking of which Tunnelbear...
B3ASTFUL MINER (1 day ago)
But I have a question for u guys can u pay me for streaming my name is mountain_dooe XD
B3ASTFUL MINER (1 day ago)
Now this makes me scared :(
TaronsHyper (2 days ago)
Wow. This is cool I just learned something.
Jisha Sam (2 days ago)
thanks nerdy.
Ame thyst (2 days ago)
Guys, Mr Beast is fake, the thing you don't see in his videos is that he also donates to partnered streamers who have a stable viewership and that's what it's all about, he makes a deal with them for exposure so Mr Beasts channel is just a big commercial for twitch streamers. Everything else that you see is merely so he can stay "relevant"
Ame thyst (2 days ago)
Don't think it's easy guys. As a female who has been on this platform for about a year and a half and I stream and study full time, I make about 300$ Twitch Revenue (in addition, my country doesnt have a tax treaty with US so I pay 55% tax) a month and maybe something on the side if someone donates. About 200 avg viewers per stream .
Quetz Mitch (3 days ago)
Ive stream 3 times on a week and Got 35 views first time streaming
RizeDarkTimz22 _ (3 days ago)
Omegalol, I have an average of 10 viewers and 0 followers or subscribers
BanReport GT (3 days ago)
I got the SKILL and Personality but the thing i dont have is a goddamn strong internet fk! Wait for me about 2-4 Years u will see me popular as hell in twich mark my words!
Fortnitesqwad 15 (4 days ago)
Yall go follow me on twitch fortnitesqwad15
MrBeast
PurgeFinx (4 days ago)
Im YouTube streamer... Should i change to twitch? And how i can grow
TheClashFokus (6 days ago)
The socks and sandalls guy 😀😀😀
Mogul DaMongrel (6 days ago)
boobs their money comes from boobs
Roger Babin (6 days ago)
I'm curious about the lower end pay which they didn't really delve into. Are we talking $10.00 a day over 8 hours for the average twitch streamer? $10.00 a week? $10.00 month? How does that typically change as you go from 50 followers to 200 but before Twitch partners?
RA!D (7 days ago)
Guess whats long and hard College
Ggsvd bSNbsbsb (8 days ago)
*_ur nan gay lol_*
Subscribe to my channel please it will help me
Keelin M (9 days ago)
2:56 Look on the left, its xqc
Tech nology (10 days ago)
https://gaming.youtube.com/channel/UC3SX52eYJ91r-Tx7wEa8Bfw
G.V Official (11 days ago)
Hey guys if you want you can check my channel. I did a few songs. Hope u will enjoy them and i want u guys to give me your opinions. Thanks. 😊😊👆💪And please subscribe if u like them. 🤗🤗😍
C Houghton (12 days ago)
How to NOT earn money. Be a kid and stream
N Silva (13 days ago)
I wish these creators would stop with the short-cuts, its fkn annoying as hell every few seconds to get a new perspective.
larry R (14 days ago)
What’s the chair at 3:14?
Soldier1287 (18 days ago)
more than what any wage slave job is paying. And i graduated school and college and STILL struggling and never made nowhere near that much
CC 2114 (18 days ago)
Thanks for this
Sprits Fal (19 days ago)
Wait TUNNELBEAR!? Didn't they get bought out by McAfee and Linus had a huge "breakup" video? What the flying duck Batman!?
Jeff Rogers (19 days ago)
Yeah I'm going to pay to watch somebody play Call of duty lol
girish bhoite (19 days ago)
Linus had the same ad in his video
Aj swag cookie (20 days ago)
I’m live on Twitch - Watch me at https://twitch.tv/adamtheboy123
Gun1Up (20 days ago)
even if you do hit the 70k mark that's still nothing compared to a real career.  No medical insurance, dental, vision, life, 401K, paid vacations, other perks and if you get hurt you will not get paid for that if you can't stream. What if you break your hand or need a major surgery? Most popular streamers are putting in 12 hour days factor that into an hourly wage and your probably making around minimum wage at best. Ohh yea there's always the tax man lurking about. How do you even get a loan? Do you go to the bank and say hey I'm a twitch streamer? Even in the long run if twitch ever fails and you have been doing these multiple years. How would it look on a job application?  It's just a hobby and cool if you get some cash to put towards a new gaming rig or games. Definitely a horrible carrier.
Gun1Up (7 days ago)
+Gamester yea because packers make 70k. So your basically saying a streamer could be a Media CEO because they put down "toolbox" on their resume? That's basically saying a stripper could go work at the Paris Opera Ballet. You're making comparison that are way off base. I'm glad you have your own business good luck with that.
Gamester (8 days ago)
A real Career? You mean working at amazon sourcing and packing peoples orders? The streamers who work for 12 hours a day to promote themselves and there channels have more skills in the toolbox than most professionals that I work with. How does it look like on a Job application? I run my own media business successfully for a number of years and now I am choosing to apply my skill set to a new challenge. I would much rather hire this person than someone who has been stuck in the same job for 10 years. The latter shows me they have no ambition and although can do the job recruited for has no ambition to develop any further.
Hoarding Shekels (20 days ago)
...By having boobs....
Beau Sokolski (21 days ago)
My twitch is Memezyttv
Proxy Clan (21 days ago)
So this guy is saying pro streamers only get 5 thousand dollars a month well listen here have you ever heard ninja he makes 500 thousand dollars
Kaizen Blogz (22 days ago)
Let's help each other guys😊
Wildfire (22 days ago)
By almost showing their tits and being terrible at the actual games.
Caroline Hendricks (23 days ago)
Hi
Caroline Hendricks (23 days ago)
Thanks very helpful
Caroline Hendricks (23 days ago)
How much can you make a month from a affiliated?????
Ethan Ryans (23 days ago)
So what's the difference between a follower & subscriber than other than subs pay money?
Badboy DCX (23 days ago)
L O N G and HAAAARD
Kwiatki Włostów (23 days ago)
Follow my twitch https://clips.twitch.tv/KnottyLittleHedgehogSoBayed
Gorka (23 days ago)
BE GONE THOT
xhimiz14 (24 days ago)
Weren't you fired? Like several times hahaha
Madula (24 days ago)
why is n0thing working in linus?
Blacktrick Editz (25 days ago)
Here before this video hits 1 million :D
Aditya De Chaudhuri (25 days ago)
999 800 k views
Jeni and Jami (26 days ago)
Follow me on twitch : DesignedBag11 sorry I did this
dafuqawew (26 days ago)
How Do Twitch Streamers Make Money? : *CUCKS*
FluffyLeopardDude 101 (26 days ago)
Streamers doieqcryriyodurihel,loppie
JJ Inferno (27 days ago)
I have been trying to stream on YouTube but I get one viewer my cozen lol
Joel Gilbert (27 days ago)
I already tested a lot of money making methods in the past few months and actually this is the only one that really worked for me: *XPROS­­­­.­­­­INFO* "Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Suyash T (17 days ago)
Bro here we need about gaming
Mirza Shafi (28 days ago)
Don't copy Linus 😂
SunTonic (29 days ago)
1)sub 2)like 3)comment Done 4)ill Do the same.
Kevin Simon (29 days ago)
Nice
Salvage Productions (30 days ago)
... HOW TF DO THEY MAKE MONEY!?!?! I WONDER.... DONATIONS YOU DUMB FUCK!?!?!
Sprywolff (30 days ago)
I'll permanently sub to anyone who subs back
Kevin Satron (30 days ago)
1. Donation 2. Subs 3. Sponsors
Edgar Heredia (1 month ago)
Can you twitch prime a small streamer?
Andrew Barchenger (1 month ago)
Great job on a short and very focused video. Had to slow it down though because you talk too fast. I no can understand when normal on speed. 😱
Fabian Alfonso (1 month ago)
this dude is hella gay. smh.
Steel Venom23 (1 month ago)
I’m gonna do that but start slow don’t have nothing fancy yet but I have 12 views already in totals
Niah Marie (1 month ago)
Just started my channel @niah215
SavanhPlays (1 month ago)
Bro Thank you so much. You just made my day
Alan Fernandez (1 month ago)
what can you stream live in twitch besides video games?
WhyteLis21 (1 month ago)
Without a great personality and self brand, you can forget about twitching. Those are the two that's more important above all else. 😁
Aracelis Indriago (1 month ago)
I've been researching get paid by playing games online and found an awesome website at Gamer roadmap rundown (google it if you are interested)
Master Food (1 month ago)
TUNNELCARE
NeeroShean Beatz (1 month ago)
Its basically modern day begging like bums
Marcus Mitchell (1 month ago)
Why is the guy in the intro using an unsilenced usp?
chilling cat ! (1 month ago)
It’s called *paypal donations*
Jacobthegamer827 (1 month ago)
the reason i want to stream is bc its fn but this doesn't hurt
Imagine if you earn money on both youtube and twitch
I just wanna be able to have a job that I love and that I can support
CoolWeeaboo Gaming (1 month ago)
Long and hard XD.
Riym 733 (1 month ago)
Plz can u follow my twitch mrmerdoch
Projector (1 month ago)
They make alot of money because MrBeast is donating them $500,000,000
minecraftil (1 month ago)
Well I found free $6124a money making system that is really working:(just go to) greatworks.club/?WiYBQ Great work...
Phantom thief (1 month ago)
Streaming is a joke Streamers don't deserve to make a scent but we live in a world of robots that'll do the dumbest things ever
CoolWeeaboo Gaming (1 month ago)
Says the dude who doesn't know how to spell cent.
oguzsasi (1 month ago)
Is donations legal? Taxable? If not, they screwed...
JimNS (1 month ago)
Cheer with their bits... #Phrasing
Menace2Society (1 month ago)
you make money by COPYSTRIKING PEWDIEPIE
Roddy Evans (1 month ago)
You ever notice how during streams those words pop up that says people gave the streamer money? Yeah, that's it
JorenSchip (1 month ago)
NordVPN is better
COC Wizards (1 month ago)
Am i the only indian watching Anf Am offcourse in twitch till now there are no indian gamers so its my chance to do it
Typical Foxie (1 month ago)
*LONG AND HARD*
Gus Johnnson (1 month ago)
1:47 "When your fans cheer with their bits" 😂
Dj Hero (1 month ago)
damn this was on my birthday and it was a tunnel bear ad
Balls873576 (1 month ago)
That's great, but I'm just wondering what kind of person watches people play games? How bored do you have to be?
LameLogan (1 month ago)
whoa Linus looks different
Porygon- Z-moves (1 month ago)
*Cough* *Cough* Sponcered
VideoGrabBag (1 month ago)
YOU DID NOT ANSWER THE #1 QUESTION!!!! HOW MUCH WOULD A BEGINNER STREAMER MAKE??? Maybe some with with 50 subscribers??? You say, "...typically isn't much money..." HOW MUCH ??? $0.05 per hour of playing or $2.50 per hour of playing? Does anyone know???
Survive MineCraft (1 month ago)
1 sub = 2 subs in return. just comment done. thanks
conflicc ricks (1 month ago)
5000 a month...i get that once a year and i live like a all star for about 2 months...can't imagine every month
Ethan Peach (1 month ago)
*cough* using trends for clicks *cough*
Cyrax559 (1 month ago)
*L O N G & H A R D*

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