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How to Get Popular on Twitch as a Girl – 6 Most Effective Tactics

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As a girl, it can be difficult to get popular on Twitch. You have to work twice as hard and put up with more harassment and trolls than your male counterparts. However, there are effective strategies that you can use to increase your viewership and grow your channel. In this article, we will discuss the differences between female and male streamers, how to deal with harassment, and the best ways to get popular on Twitch. Follow these steps, and you will be well on your way to success.

Know Your Niche

Before you start streaming, do some research to find the best game and niche for you. If you are good at playing a certain type of game, people will be more likely to come back to watch your streams. For example, if you’re really skilled at first-person shooters like Call of Duty or Fortnite Battle Royale, then focus on similar games that are slightly less competitive in terms of how many people are streaming them.

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If you’re not sure what kind of game to stream, then start by playing different genres and see how they go over with your audience. You can do this by switching between games like Grand Theft Auto V (GTAV), Minecraft, or Pokemon and getting a feel for what you most enjoy. Just because you haven’t tried a particular type of game before doesn’t mean it couldn’t play a vital role in your growth strategy long term.

While video games are still the most popular form of content on Twitch there are many other types of content creation such as Just Chatting, Music, or Art streams that have a huge following on the platform.

Make Entertaining Content

One thing that all successful streamers have in common is interesting and entertaining content. This could be anything from funny moments during gameplay to informative tutorials on how to play the game better. No matter what type of content you choose, make sure that it is high quality and engaging for your viewers.

Once you choose one type of game; it’s important not only because viewers want consistency but also because being good at just about everything isn’t always possible nor desirable from an entertainment perspective. When you’re starting out, it’s important to find your groove and stick with content that best showcases your skills.

When streaming, it’s important to be yourself. Don’t try to imitate other streamers or act like someone that you’re not. People want to see the real you, so let your personality shine through in your streams. Be friendly and chat with your viewers while you’re playing to help develop a connection with them. If you’re not comfortable in front of the camera at first, try starting out by just talking over your gameplay rather than doing a face cam where viewers can see how awkward it is for you to be there.

Once you have an idea of what content type works best for you as well as how to present yourself on camera; it’s time to start thinking about how to grow your channel. The first step in this process is developing a brand identity that speaks directly towards those interested in watching your streams – whether they’ve seen them before or are new viewers looking around Twitch hoping something catches their attention.

Ban Difficult Viewers

Unfortunately, there are going to be people in the chat who don’t have your best interests at heart. They might troll you or say inappropriate things about how they feel like viewing content from female streamers is not as good as male ones or just outright harassing you. You can try and ignore them but sometimes it’s better just to ban those viewers so that your channel stays positive for everyone else watching.

“Never put up with trolls for the sake of your view count. This can unknowingly deter great, loyal viewers from sticking around on your stream and really hurt your community long term.”

The way how twitch works are by having a constant stream of new users joining every day, which means there will always be some trolls lurking around trying to make trouble on live streams where most people want nothing more than an escape from reality. Thankfully though; it’s very easy just to block these accounts with one click.

Make Friends With Other Female Streamers

The best way to get popular on Twitch as a girl is by making friends with other female streamers who have more experience and larger audiences than you. This will allow you to collaborate on projects together like streaming events or even playing games together which would attract their audience over to watch you too!

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Don’t forget that everyone starts somewhere, so don’t be afraid to reach out and make connections with other streamers. It never hurts anyone and many are nice people who will give you advice as well as share their audience. When it comes time for collaboration projects like streaming events or even playing games together it can really help both parties.

It’s a good idea not only because it helps promote your channel but also gives viewers something new. If they’re bored with what they’ve been watching recently then streaming events or playing games together might just be the answer.

Make Tiktok Videos

It’s important to maintain a presence on social media if you want to get popular on Twitch, and TikTok is the perfect platform for this.

If your streaming content isn’t going well then try making short clips of gameplay that highlight how funny or entertaining moments from it were in order to attract new viewers who might be interested but unsure about watching an entire stream; just like how people usually watch movie trailers before deciding whether they’re going see them at their local theater.

You can also use TikTok to show off your personality and how you interact with viewers during your streams. This will create a connection between you and potential new viewers that might not have been there if they just saw your content on Twitch without any idea of who you are as a person.

Be Active on Reddit

Reddit is a great place to get started if you want your streams seen by more people. All it takes is one post on the right subreddit and you can attract a few really loyal viewers.

Reddit is an enormous site with millions of users, which means there are plenty of people who might be interested in watching your Twitch streams. It’s just how do we get them to find out about it? Well, the best way is by posting a link from one of your recent videos or even doing something like making a weekly thread dedicated specifically towards promoting content they might enjoy.


All in all, getting popular on Twitch as a girl takes some hard work but it’s definitely achievable if you’re willing to put in the effort. Do things that make sense for your channel and yourself; stay consistent with streaming, engage with viewers, collaborate with other streamers, and be social media savvy. These tips should help get you started on the right path.

About the Author


Luci is a novelist, freelance writer, and active blogger. A journalist at heart, she loves nothing more than interviewing the outliers of the gaming community who are blazing a trail with entertaining original content. When she’s not penning an article, coffee in hand, she can be found gearing her shieldmaiden or playing with her son at the beach.

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