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How to Suggest Streamers on Twitch

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There are many ways to engage with your audience when you are not streaming. One of these is to suggest other streamers that you think your audience will enjoy. In this article we will look at how you can suggest other twitch streamers in your About Me, how you can edit your suggested Twitch streamers and what the benefits are of suggesting streamers.

How to Suggest Other Streamers on Your Twitch About Me

You can add suggested streamers right on your profile page. They’ll appear at the bottom of the home tab so once people have looked through your clips and past broadcasts, they can also see which streamers you recommend. So let’s start by looking at how to get those suggested streamers on your About Me. 

  1. Step 1

    Head to twitch.tv

  2. Step 2

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    On the top right of the page click on your profile picture and select the creator dashboard.

  3. Step 3

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    Click on the three lines at the top left of the Dashboard, select Settings and, from the drop down menu, click on Channel.

  4. Step 4

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    Click on the Featured content tab and scroll down until you get to My Streamer Shelf.

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    There are now three options  available to you.

    1. Autohost list

    Here you can manually select which streamers you want to appear on your profile page. Great if you have particular streamers you want to recommend.

    2. Team Members

    If you select this option you will automatically recommend members of any teams you are part of on Twitch.

    3. None

    Maybe you don’t want to recommend other streamers. That’s ok! No one is making you doing anything you don’t want to. 

    Once you have selected the option that you want to go with, then click on the purple save button at the bottom right of the My Streamer Shelf box. 

    Now if you head to your profile page and scroll to the bottom of the Home tab you should see your suggested streamers!

How to Edit Your Twitch Suggested Streamers

Now that you’ve added a streamer or two to your About Me, how do you edit them?

  1. Step 1

    On your profile page click on the Home tab.

  2. Step 2

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    Scroll down to stream suggestions.

  3. Step 3

    Click on Edit suggested streamers

  4. Step 4

    Click on the Featured cont0ent tab and scroll down until you get to My Streamer Shelf.

  5. Step 5

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    Next to Autohost List click on Edit.

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      Add a New Streamer

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      Click on the search bar and type in the name of a streamer. When you’ve found the streamer you want, click on the ADD button.

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      Remove a Streamer

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      On your host list, hover your mouse over the streamer you want to remove. They will be highlighted with a grey box. Click on the trash can and they will be removed. 

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      Reorder List

      On your host list, hover your mouse over the streamer you want to move. Click, hold and then drag the streamer to the position that you want. 

    Benefits of the Suggest Streamers Feature on Twitch

    So why would you want to recommend other streamers on Twitch? There are many reasons but here are a few:

  1. Build a community

    Have your community engage with other streamers and discover more people on Twitch leading to growth on the platform. This can also lead to organic recommendations from your own community to others. 

  2. Networking

    Suggesting other streamers gives you an opportunity to reach out to others and create a connection. Let them know you want to recommend them to your own viewers as you enjoy their content. Most times, this will be reciprocated.

  3. Trust

    Build trust from your viewers with recommendations on streamer who you think they’d enjoy. This’ll make them much more likely to return to you for more suggestions.

Conclusion

Hopefully this article has helped you learn how to suggest other streamers and what the benefits are for doing so. You can always easily update your suggestions so if you meet other like minded streamers you can add them to your list. 

About the Author

Rik

Rik is a Twitch streamer, podcaster, and comedian from the UK. As a stand up, he's performed all over the world, appeared on TV and on radio. His material and streaming is based around his interests in geek pop culture and his Scottish/Filipino heritage.

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