Twitch may have started as a basic service for streaming and viewing video game gameplay, but it's quickly become a legitimate source of income for many users, with several of the more popular Twitch users earning well above the average household income each month. There are a variety of methods with which successful Twitch streamers monetize their channels and all of them are fairly easy to implement. Some of the best ways to make money streaming on Twitch include:. Subscriptions are by far the most popular form of making money on Twitch because they allow for the creation of a recurring source of income that can snowball over time as more viewers opt-in. Some of the incredibly popular Twitch Partners even earn more than 50 percent as a way to encourage them to remain on the platform.