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#TMPOD S2E4 – Managing and Re-purposing your Content

Managing and Repurposing Your Content

We’re back and we’re always here with the hotness so, without further delays, we present – #TMPod S2E4 – Managing and Re-purposing Content.  Another week of @sharkyshood and @chasinglux covering a bit more of the business end of things.

This is a continuation of our Series that has been covering the back end business of content creation and broadcasting. Not caught up? No worries, you’re only three episodes behind. You can catch up here: Season 2

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Active Support

Diversity is a topic we continue to talk around – yes, we have seen some change – with the advent of movements that hope to bring that conversation to the consumer, as well as turn it inward to the developers, writers, gamers and the Game Industry at large. 

This is not a post debating whether or not diversity is necessary – I’m writing this under the assumption that most readers are aware of the benefits of being inclusive as well as acknowledging that diversity does not mean “insert black woman or man here’.

With that out-of-the-way – I do feel like there needs to be a shift in conversation. We’ve started to instigate change, but now that we have diversity, what do we do with it?

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#TMPOD S2E3 – Diversify Your Platforms #2 + Twitch Affiliate Program

Diversify Your Platforms + Twitch Affliate Program

#TMPOD is byke and we’re finishing off our Diversify your Platforms mini series. If you didn’t catch part 1 of this series, then make sure you listen here.  In Episode 2 we covered Twitch, Youtube Gaming, Beam and Facebook Live. This episode we talk a bit about a few more options for you; Ustream, Hitbox, YouNow and MobCrush.

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#TMPOD S2E2 – Diversify your Platforms

#TMPOD S2 E2

Sharkyshood and Seeker here with a new mini series: Diversify Your Platforms. We’re assuming you listened to S2E1 All About Your Coins – We continue our mission to get your right by breaking down all of the options you have as a Broadcaster/Streamer/Content Creator.

In this episode, we cover the four major platforms: Twitch, YT Gaming, Beam and FB Live. We break down their main features, partnership options and give you a bit of insight into the respective communities function.

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An Extra Fif – #PerformanceMatters ft Danielle McCrae

Voice Actor, Content Creator and Gamer Extraordinaire: Danielle McCrae stops by to talk to us about the SAG-AFTRA strike and how we can lend out support as well as how she got into Voice Acting, her most memorable experiences on stream, Waifus of Overwatch and more.

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Thumbstick Mafia Podcast: Ep 4 – Get Your Black On

Sharkyshood and Seeker are back with another duo episode – we discuss Twitch Prime+ Upload, The Dudebros getting mad, What we’ve enjoyed this week and the flourishing beauty of black entertainment.

Don’t forget to use hashtag #TMPod on Social Media to leave feedback, suggestions or comments! We love hearing from you!

Our Round Table this week :
Sharkyshood: Twitter | Twitch | Tumblr
Seeker: Twitter | Twitch | Tumblr 

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Articles Discussed This Week:
Why you Mad?
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witch Upload
Twitch Prime which is really Amazon Prime
October’s Game Release Schedule

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Gaming Basics: Dual Streaming

Dual Streaming is a great way to connect with your viewers and fellow casters, it can certainly help with the pressure of having to carry the energy of the stream by yourself; especially during long broadcasts as well as introduce your community to other content creators they might also enjoy.

With that said – there are lots of streamers who prefer to stream alone. It’s important to respect that once the boundary has been established.

IF you are interested on how to enhance your casting experience by way of Dual Streaming, then I’m here to help. I’m assuming you’ve already read the previous articles in the Gaming Basics Series: Party Conduct + Team Morale & Call Outs  as this continues to build on the etiquette in console gaming culture.

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