You might be thinking about setting up donations on your channel, but you aren’t sure how to do it or the best way to do it. If that’s the case, this article will help you figure out how to set up donations on Twitch! I’ll go over how to use StreamLabs to set up donations from your viewers, as well as how to use TipeeeStream and FlirbleWidgets to set up donation alerts when you broadcast. Let’s get started!
How to set up donations on Twitch
Streamers who want to set up donations for their viewers will need to log in at least one time and go through a few steps. The actual process is straightforward, but it can get a little confusing if you don’t know what you’re doing. There are many options. It’s easy to make mistakes in this area. But with these four tips, You will set up your donations smoothly and quickly so you can get back to playing games and entertaining your viewers!
1. Twitch Bits
An overview of how bits work and how to set them up on your Twitch account. Although it might seem complicated to set up donations on your channel, it’s pretty easy. Setting up donations on your channel is a good way for them to do so. For example, some streamers will use a tip jar where their followers can drop virtual coins to donate money. Just about any idea for generating revenue with donations can be implemented using bits as a currency. How to set it up? You can set up a stream donation or channel subscription with a single click.
- Go to your channel settings
- Click on Channel & Videos
- Click on Monetization
- Toggle Bits for Channel Subscribers on
- Enter your bits per subscriber’s value and hit save!
Via Paypal, you can set up donations on your twitch channel. When you set up donations on Twitch via Paypal, it opens up a donation link to which people can give money, and you get a portion of it every time somebody donates.
How to set up PayPal? Go to your twitch channel and click Get Started. This will bring you a page asking how you want to use your Paypal account. Choose Merchant. Next, you need to fill out some fields, including creating a business name and email address. Then select Yes, I agree, and press Continue under Terms of Agreement. Select Start next, and it will bring you an agreement page. Read through it, and then press Agree if that’s what you would like.
Being transparent with your audience about what you do off-stream is extremely important as a streamer. If you can make them part of your life, they’ll be more likely to follow along and support what you’re doing when you ask them. One way to do that is by setting up donations on your channel through platforms like PeachPay, which allows users to make ongoing or one-time donations using a credit card, PayPal, or even cryptocurrency.
The procedure of setting up PeachPay on Twitch is pretty simple. To do so, you need to create a new donation page. Once it’s done, PeachPay will place an icon that says donate at the bottom right corner of your streamer page. Just click on it, and there you go. Now your viewers can make donations by entering their credit card or PayPal information into a secure payment form.
Another way to set up donations of Twitch is using a third-party service called Donorbox. It is easy to use, and you can accept Bitcoin, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. The procedure of setup of Donorbox is to create an account, build your page and then once it is done, go back to your live stream or VOD page on Twitch. Then copy and paste embed code from your twitch settings section into the donation settings section in WordPress. You will then have seen a new button on your donate bar that will send people over to Donorbox for them to make payments via their credit card or Paypal account.