Joining a Twitch team is a good way to collaborate with other streamers, it can help you grow your brand and build a community. Twitch teams can be very powerful as they work together towards a common goal with the same mindset and approach. Teams often play and stream together, and host each other when they are not online which can help with getting more viewers on your own streams.
It’s incredibly important that you join the right Twitch team as joining the wrong type of team won’t do anything to help your brand and would just be a waste of time.
In this guide, I will go through everything you will need to know about how to find a good Twitch team and how to join the Twitch team.
How to find a Twitch team?
Twitch doesn’t have an official list or database of Twitch teams you can search, although there are lists available on Reddit and other forums, these are often difficult to search through to find the right team for you.
Instead, to find a good team you need to find other streamers who play similar games and who you think you would get along with enough to become friends.
Being friends with the other streamers in a Twitch team is essential to making the most of being in a Twitch team.
What do you have to offer a Twitch team?
Twitch teams are looking for the best streamers to join their team and help the team grow, so first you need to look at yourself as a streamer to see what you have to offer.
Some things you can do to become a more attractive streamer to teams;
- Create high quality entertaining content: The most important thing you can do is continue to create high quality entertaining content, if you do this, others will naturally enjoy your streams and you will be more popular.
- Make sure your Branding is good: If you have bad Graphics and Branding it can make the stream look amateurish, ensure you have branding which looks good and professional. This can make you look like the real deal and is very attractive to teams.
- Continue to grow a community on Twitch and other platforms: If you already have a decent following on Twitch or other platforms, it could make your channel more appealing to the Twitch teams.
Keep in mind that if you have a channel which is doing well, it’s common for teams to seek you out and invite you to their team. Of course you still need to make sure the team is a good fit for you.
Once you have made your channel, brand and stream as attractive as possible to other streamers and Twitch teams, you can start the process of looking for streamers and Twitch teams.
There are a few things you can do to find a streamers and Twitch teams;
- Watch other Streamers who play similar games: Watching other streamers playing similar games with a similar sized audience can help you find streamers and teams.
- Participate in community events: If there are community events for the games you play then make sure to participate to network with other streamers.
- Be active in the community on other platforms: If you are active in the game community on other platforms such as Reddit or games forums, you could find like minded streamers.
- Take part in Twitch team events: The twitch team itself might have certain events which allows non team members to join in a game etc, this can be a great way to introduce yourself to different team members.
How to join a Twitch team?
Once you have found a Twitch team that you can join, the team will need to send you an invitation, by accepting the invitation, you will become part of the Twitch team.
Follow the steps below to accept the invitation and join a Twitch team:
How to join Twitch teams
- Log in to your Twitch account.
- Click on the avatar in the upper right corner.
- Click on ‘Settings’ from the dropdown menu.
- Click on the ‘Channel and Videos’ tab.
- Scroll down to find the ‘My Teams’ option.
- Click on the ‘My Teams’ option.
- Find the invitation. Click on the ‘Accept’ option.
- Now, you are a member of that team.
How many Twitch teams can you join?
Technically you can join as many Twitch teams and you want, however, some teams might want you to be exclusive to theirs, joining too many teams might be too difficult to be active enough in all the teams to make it worthwhile. It’s best to be in one team which you really focus on compared to being in many teams which are not as good.
Twitch partners can also be in as many teams as they like, however, they are only able to create two teams in total.
Joining a Twitch team can be incredibly rewarding and can help you gain exposure for your own channel to grow, however, to avoid wasting your time, it’s important that you find the right team to work with. If you have any questions, leave them in the comments below and I’ll get back to you.