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Ryan is co-founder and CEO of Clutch. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children. When he's not developing Clutch he enjoys playing Minecraft, Mount & Blade: Warband, and Dwarf Fortress.

Adding a Twitch Countdown Timer to Your Stream

You want to create a little buzz and anticipation about your upcoming broadcast. A Twitch countdown helps you hype up a stream starting soon. We’ll show you several ways to create a countdown timer and add it to your Twitch…

10 Growth Tips to Make Your Discord Server Popular

Discord gives you a direct line of communication with your hardcore fans. We’ll outline several steps to follow to help you build up a popular channel and keep the visitor stream flowing. Discord and gamers belong together. Set up your…

How to Unfollow on Twitch

To follow someone on Twitch is to suggest that the person does things you love and want to see more of. A Twitch unfollow implies the opposite. It might sound extreme, but there are times when hitting the unfollow button…

Losing Control: a Study of Video Game Addiction

In January 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) will officially recognize gaming disorder alongside opioid, cocaine, and alcohol dependence under its “disorders due to addictive behaviors” classification in its manual, the International Classification of Diseases (the ICD-11). According to the…

How to Make a Custom Twitch Overlay

If you’re looking for a way to tell your viewers who you are (and what you want them to do next), consider a Twitch overlay. A custom Twitch overlay is a graphic or a quick sentence, and it can sit…

How to Get More Likes On Your YouTube Videos

The best way to get YouTube likes is to create amazing content. When you please your viewers, they can’t help but give you a thumbs up. But if you’ve poured your heart and soul into your gaming vids and you…

Games With Twitch Integration: The Ultimate List for 2020

You’re on Twitch because you want to connect with other gamers. (Otherwise, you’d just play at home alone, right?) But your comments seem to zip right past your favorite streamer. And when you’ve got the console, you don’t have time…

How to Make Money Playing Video Games

It’s been said that people who love what they do never work a day in their lives. If gaming is your passion, it’s natural to think about how to earn money playing games. Make it work, and your passion could…

Twitch Raids: What They Are and How to Do Them

A Twitch raid helps you share your fans with another streamer. Do them right, and you’ll help a friend grow an audience. You might even convince that streamer to return the favor. It takes minutes to learn how to raid…

How to Make Money Gaming on YouTube

It’s hard to find YouTube gaming jobs on sites like Indeed. Few companies are prepared to create full-time gamer positions. But there’s good news. You can create your own job, as long as you know how to make money on…