The sector of gaming It is one of the main forms of leisure today. Practically everyone, throughout our lives, has made our first steps with video games. This phenomenon has exploded especially in recent times, generating an unstoppable economic market around it.
Many users have achieved enormous notoriety, making their live shows practically their way of life. The problem, perhaps, is the difficulty of getting an economic return without depending on third parties. We clearly refer to the advertising. With the intention of alleviating this problem, Streamloots.
What is Streamloots
Streamloots is after all another online platform created to host streaming content. The difference with others is that here, the streamer can monetize his work and, in addition, he interacts in a much more direct and fun way with his followers.
With this application we can grow our channel with some simplicity through the procedures that we will detail a little later. Although it is mainly fed by the sector of video game, the platform is open to all kinds of content.
In its short time of life (about three years), it has not stopped growing. It has gone from being managed by a group of friends, to having more than 30 people in the team and adding more than 40,000 streamers generating content within the platform.
How did it come about
Not too long ago, the most used and well-known platform for this type of content was Youtube. From here arose the well-known youtubers. Then it gave way to Twitch. Currently, it is possibly the most cutting-edge platform in this regard. In this case, streamers can play video games, watch content and comment on it, dance or carry out any action of the kind that is live.
But the creators of Streamloots, four Valencian boys, saw a problem. The streamers weren’t able to fully monetize their live shows. To do this, it was necessary to have to enter money for advertising, something that is not available to those more “humble” content generators. This was precisely the idea from which Streamloots emerged in 2018, that of generating monetization in a more or less affordable way.
How does it work
The basic operation of Streamloots is straightforward. Through the platform, streamers can sell interactions with his followers through the so-called chests surprise. These chests, in turn, contain different types of cards digital.
During the live, fans on the other side of the screen interact and can send these cards to the streamer. This will see a notice about what to do.
The functions of the cards are multiple and the creator himself has decided the mission of each one of them before putting them up for sale. Among many other options, it is possible to receive a greeting during the live show, for the streamer to paint his hair, play a joint game, perform challenges on the spot, dress up …
Here, the creativity and the imagination they have a free hand. The more peculiar the content of each card, the better for the fan. Obviously, it does not know the content of it before acquiring it, otherwise it would lose part of its grace. This is a very good way to to interact and generate attraction. The benefit is mutual. The streamer gets monetize his direct, while the follower achieves precisely what he seeks, entertainment Y closeness with the creator.
How the cards work
To get started with Streamloots, the first step is to be inside a live show. Once here, viewers have at their disposal the cards that the streamer has previously created with the instructions. The cards are obtained through chests or lootboxes. In each of them there are three cards and they can be of four types (rarities): common, rare, epic, or legendary. As you can imagine, the higher the level of the card, the more difficult it will be for us to get out. However, the prize will be better.
How much money is made with the chests
This depends, first of all, on the number of fans the streamer in question has. Therefore, it will be important to promote the cards well and know how to interact with them. If fans have cards with interesting and fun challenges at their disposal, they will be delighted and will have no problem buying chests.
Tips for selling more chests:
- Add a twitch panel with a banner that redirects directly to your Streamloots profile.
- Include in chat a command so that the spectators know the operation of the platform and how to buy chests. It is advisable to appear periodically.
- You can add the Streamloots address in your profile design to make it more accessible.
How to buy the cards
Followers can buy the chests that contain the letters from the streamer’s own profile in Streamloots. The content creator is the one who decides the price of the lootboxes. It is advisable not to go crazy with the cost, since the goal is to generate a lot of purchases and interactions. For example, if you include offers or discounts for the purchase of certain packs, you will be rewarding your most loyal users.
As a guide, we leave you some of the most popular prices among streamers, including pack saves for the viewer:
- 1 box – 0.99 euros / 5 boxes – 4.99 euros / 10 boxes – 7.99 euros
- 1 box – 1.99 euros / 5 boxes – 7.99 euros / 10 boxes – 14.99 euros
How to redeem the cards
The moment a fan purchases a chest, they can open it to see the content and functions of each card. The moment you decide exchange one of them, on the streamer screen appears a notice that tells you what action to take.
It can be for example a simple animation that the streamer has created and the alert will appear in the live, along with a message if we wish. The alerts will appear thanks to the fact that it is possible to put a url address in our browser.
How to create the card collection
This can be done by the streamer himself if he is very knowledgeable in the matter. Thus, it will give a more unique and personal air to your profile. You just have to take into account the dimensions of the cards: 280 x 424 pixels.
Another option is to use the template that Streamloots makes available to us. To bring you closer to the use of Letters Generator We leave you this video tutorial:
Content of the letters
We have already said that cards are part of the essence of Streamloots. It is the way to make fans find reason enough not to detach themselves from the screen on stage. Every action that a card contains must be well thought out. Only in this way will we achieve that our followers have an extremely fun time and want to continue buying chests.
Here are some actions for the cards that can help you make your streaming more attractive and closer to the fans:
- Play a personal game with the spectator
- Allow the follower to ask any question (ask me what you want)
- Add the viewer to a social media profile
- Disguise yourself during the live
- Painting the name of the follower on the face during the live
- Give away chests or a subscription
- Ban a follower for several minutes
- Choose the next mission during a video game