Twitch is subsidiary of Amazon.com and essentially a video platform and streaming service for gamers worldwide. Millions of people login to Twitch to watch live stream of popular games and gaming tournaments and activities of their favorite gaming heroes. The affiliate program is available globally so anyone in any country can monetize and earn money by streaming games.
How Much An Affiliate Earn from TwitchTwitch offers multiple income generation programs.
Earn from Subscriptions
Earn From BitsBits are digital goods or virtual goods which viewers can buy and cheer you while you play the game. Bits are in form of cheermotes or animated gem motes and you will share a revenue for each purchase which is 1 cent per bit used.
Earn from Game Sale or In-Game SalesViewers of your channel will be shown a purchase offer of a game or in-game items while the view the stream. You can earn 5% revenue from each sale. For any purchase more than $4.99, viewers will be rewarded with a Twitch Crate.
How To Be A Twitch Affiliate And Earn Money
How To Sign Up For Twitch
Check how to upload or stream video in Twitch using OBS.
24 Hour RuleThe content or stream that you offer to Twitch should be exclusive for 24 hours. You cannot generate income from the same content for 24 hours in multiple channels if you become an affiliate of Twitch. After 24 hours you can upload to any other channels like YouTube, HitBox, Beam, Ustream or Restream.
Tax For Income From TwitchTwitch is an company based in America so if you are residing in other countries, you can add your SIN as the TIN. This way tax will not be collected for the IRS. Then you can claim the income as other income which will be taxed at whatever bracket you are in based on total income. You can also find a tax consultant to know more about it.
Difference Between Partner and A Twitch Affiliate
Bonus Tip For Twitch Affiliate Program
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