- 1,400 Twitter followers
- 4,800 Twitch followers
- 1.2k Youtube Subscribers
- 156,000 Channel Views
- 53 Average Viewers
On this week’s premiere of the OPSEAT videopodcast, we were joined by HelloBiff! With a background in music, radio, and gaming, this Twitch Partnered streamer combined all of his previous interests into success with an astounding community. Even after being relatively new to the platform, Biff was able to turn the loss of a job into a daily dream of community engagement and success on Twitch. This is the story of OPSEAT partner and friend, HelloBiff.
- 2019 is about halfway done.How have things been going for you?
- For those that may not know, What would most people recognize you for?
- I’m sure that for a lot of people listening, becoming a Twitch Partner is one of their biggest goals. How did you manage to snag the coveted Checkmark and how has it impacted your stream?
- Let’s go back for a moment and get some context for people. When and how did you first start playing video games?
- How did your online content creation begin?
- What can you tell me about this journey from first video to where you are now?
- What was your ‘aha moment’ in knowing you could keep playing games instead of getting a traditional job?
- I see a huge stats jump September / October 2018. What happened?
- Your channel began on let’s plays and you peaked in average viewers but have managed to maintain a good amount. How have you found your channel focus and what are you doing to keep this up?
- You have spent several years on Twitch. How has the platform changed?
- Did this start as a creative outlet or are you pushing to make it a bigger more profitable business?
- What techniques are you implementing to help progress this goal. Are you focused on the business side of things or are you letting the content grow and allowing the rest to sort of figure itself out?
- I see you have a swag shop, donation buttons, banner ads for opseat and more. What are the different techniques to make sure you can find partners, bounties, and other opportunities to profit without coming off negatively to your audience?
- How does your game or its audience impact what you do? Do you see it shift depending on where you go with your convo?
- How about mental health. Where does this come into your stream and how does your audience react?
- What is the Stew team?
- How did you get involved with a stream team and how has it impacted your abilities?
- Being a DJ streamer’s gotta be a bit of fun. Twitch has a new Twitch Sings platform too. Do you see this as being the time for twitch music or are there still things hanging for it to really take off?
- Where do you see yourself fitting into that twitch music environment?
- Most personalities like yourself have a strong character and with it comes character traits that they accredit to success. What about yourself do you think is the trait that helps you become most successful in this field?
- Did you ever see yourself doing this kind of thing? Were you also so creative and technical?
- What’s your opinion on the current state streaming as profession between content creation and streaming?
- I’m sure you have faith in Twitch but are there other things you see on the horizon? Where do other streaming platforms fit into your mindset?
- What advice can you give someone trying to become a content creator or streamer?
- Where do you go to learn more about what you do?
- Over the years there are bound to be things that don’t go the way you had hoped. If you don’t mind sharing, what has been your biggest or most memorable failure or learning experience in your path as an online personality?
- Are you planning on heading to any events soon where people can come meet you? Do you plan on going to TwitchCon in 2019 at San Diego?
- It doesn’t have to be your OPSEAT but what’s your favorite peripheral?