Ten years ago the idea of having a career as a streamer would have been a ludicrous proposition. But YouTubers and Twitch streamers have developed fanbases and profiles on par with some of the biggest celebrities on earth, with millions of viewers and even more millions in their bank account.

But the actual act of streaming, beaming footage from your PC or console to the internet, can be surprisingly tricky. So to help out, here's everything you need to know about streaming.