Earning money by playing video games is something you should do while you are still young. Although, there are a lot of adults that make a lot of money in this industry. We recommend this money making strategy if you are young because you have a lot of things to learn from it. And if you lose one year or two trying out new thing in this field, those years will not be lost. It is hard to conquer but it is certainly possible. We managed to make an article to talk about these possibilities and how you can start making some money playing video games. Here are 4 steps to follow or to choose from if you want to start earning in the online field.
- Host a gaming podcast
If you do not know what a podcast is, we will tell you in very few words what is the meaning of it. It is basically a longer than usual discussion in which you are talking about certain topics from your field. For example, you can start and talk about the gaming industry. There are a lot of ways to monetize a podcast like this. If you are hosting this podcast on YouTube you can make money out of ads.
If the podcast is focused on a certain topic, you can make a lot of money from sponsorships and products advertisements. Your podcast can be daily, weekly or monthly and all your subjects must be of international interest if you want to attract a bigger audience.
It could be an opinion-based roundtable discussion, a series of interviews with high-profile players, tips and tricks for a specific game, etc. Patreon is another platform that can be used to get some support from your audience by creating exclusive content for the people who support you on that platform. Some things that you must make sure that are not happening: You must avoid being boring, shallow, lazy. All of these will reflect in your content.
- Sell your online characters
If you have a huge background of playing games and you are the type of person that still has all the games installed on his personal computer with a lot of documents with passwords and accounts names, you can start selling those characters you`ve been building. Maybe you have a high rank CS GO account and someone can skip the grindy process. Or maybe you love playing League of Legends and it is easy for you to get to Masters. Go online and sell all of these accounts because you can make some really good money. A lot of people would love to save some time and get right in the fun part of the game.
- Walkthroughs E-books to sell
We talked about this many times. If you are a gaming industry veteran who is well documented and nothing can surprise you, the opportunity to make some money is right there. Go on your laptop and start typing. You can create an eBook that can be focused on games guides or certain walkthroughs.
After that, you can sell your work on Amazon or you can advertise it on your personal website. A lot of people would love to know some tips and tricks about these games you`ve been playing for years.
- Sell your in-game items to make real money
Eldorago.gg is platform dedicate for people willing to buy or sell in-game items or currencies. Go check it out because they have a myriad of games to choose from. You can purchase items and currencies of various games ranging from PoE currency to WoW gold. If you enjoy grind resources or gold, Eldorado.gg is the right place to sell it as well. Good luck.