Earning money from blog

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Hi,

I have a game blog called Hot Arcade where I review online games and arcade sites.
Please review it, and tell me how can I earn money from it.

Thank you!
#blog #earning #money
  • Profile picture of the author Gorst
    Hi, To earn money you have to take eye on visitors. This is the most important thing, if you have lots of visitors per day then you apply for ad and once you get ad from reputed agency like Adsense. Once your blog approved, you get more money.
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  • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
    Yes I know about Adsense, any other ways to earn which are specific for my game blog?
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  • Profile picture of the author Michelle Green
    Originally Posted by gamestoenjoy View Post

    Hi,

    I have a game blog called Hot Arcade where I review online games and arcade sites.
    Please review it, and tell me how can I earn money from it.

    Thank you!
    You can do a cpa offer for a related product. Or you can throw some Amazon ads.
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  • Profile picture of the author deluxservers
    Best way is advertising.
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  • Profile picture of the author katequinn1983
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    Try to advertise. It is the best way to gain lot of visitors.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by gamestoenjoy View Post

    Please review it, and tell me how can I earn money from it.
    By moving it away from Blogger to a site you yourself own and control (even if it's on reliable, well-established, secure, high-quality free hosting such as at Byethost).

    If you're wanting to monetize, that's far safer than leaving it where it is, for all the reasons explained in this post.
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    • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      By moving it away from Blogger to a site you yourself own and control (even if it's on reliable, well-established, secure, high-quality free hosting such as at Byethost).

      If you're wanting to monetize, that's far safer than leaving it where it is, for all the reasons explained in this post.
      Thanks good point.
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      Originally Posted by SMCyber View Post

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        Originally Posted by jvjoe View Post

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  • Profile picture of the author Elvis Michael
    I would ALSO encourage you to get out of Blogger ASAP. I've had some terrible experiences in the past, as well as many others here.

    Anyway, try some CPA offers, as I see many game-related stuff. Also try to build a list of gamers if you can. Imagine you recommending the latest games to them every month through Amazon Associates (affiliate program.) Lastly, look for other gaming blogs and ask them to make a contribution while linking back to your own money blog. Look at all of this as a long-term business, be patient and you'll find success.
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  • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
    Thanks, I have patience, and I will try to earn money from the methods you mentioned.

    Any other methods?
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  • Profile picture of the author Larry Leggett
    You can have a try at buysellads.com. But the most important part of making money is to achieve traffic.
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  • Profile picture of the author eman2011
    I think best way to monetize site like yours are gaming CPA offers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Faisal Mansour
    You can use Google adsense .
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  • Profile picture of the author Fantastic
    1. Get your own domain with hosting.

    2. Slap AdSense on there to begin with.

    3. Consider running an ad (Google, Facebook, etc)

    4. Create a Facebook, Twitter, etc and link them up. (Update and promote daily)

    5. Do some search term research and write quality posts (400+ words)

    6. Hold a contest? Give away a free game? Free expansion pack? Something.

    7. Build a list while doing this (Give away a free eBook or strategy guide)

    8. Guest post.

    9. Make a YouTube account, do gameplay videos, and link to your site.

    10. Be consistent.
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    • Profile picture of the author maddyy
      Originally Posted by Fantastic View Post

      1. Get your own domain with hosting.

      2. Slap AdSense on there to begin with.

      3. Consider running an ad (Google, Facebook, etc)

      4. Create a Facebook, Twitter, etc and link them up. (Update and promote daily)

      5. Do some search term research and write quality posts (400+ words)

      6. Hold a contest? Give away a free game? Free expansion pack? Something.

      7. Build a list while doing this (Give away a free eBook or strategy guide)

      8. Guest post.

      9. Make a YouTube account, do gameplay videos, and link to your site.

      10. Be consistent.

      This sums it up in one
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      • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
        Originally Posted by maddyy View Post

        This sums it up in one
        Indeed, great information
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    First off get off that "blogspot" site. Get Wordpress instead. Make sure you drive heavy traffic to it... a site like your's, i think Adsense (if not a form of Adsense) would do the trick.
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  • Profile picture of the author DeanJames
    @gamestoenjoy - If you're reviewing games then what people are buying is what you're reviewing (i.e. games). After that it's all the usual stuff in that niche (guides, accessories, hardware etc). Look at how other people in your niche that are reviewing games (there are tons of them on Youtube - I know I follow some of them) are monetizing their sites... and reverse engineer what they are doing, because you can be sure that anyone relentlessly making videos and content on an associated website/blog is monetizing what they are doing. Some of these guys are operating at 'pro production' level with their output (I've even seen game reviewers writing scripts and using auto-cues).
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnFreshLeads
    Your gaming blog looks good. You now need to add text links and/or banner links to your blog that link to related affiliate offers, in this case gaming offers. You can have these links in a blogroll and also include these links in each new post that you publish. Good luck to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishwa
    You can also monetize your ad with infolinks, If you are already using Google Adsense then you can use both infolinks and adsense together.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monja
    First of all, you need many more reviews - the more the better because it means that you have some more open doors. Then I'd think about a new design. You don't have a menu on the top so visitors will feel really lost when they arrive. Also, your site doesn't say what it is all about. So you should really do some branding.
    Money: Adsense, Links to Amazon to buy the games
    But really, this is about the mass - the more you have the better
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  • Profile picture of the author Gavin123
    Sounds interesting.
    I'd like to earn money by that way as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author PeterMFL
    Adsense is hard if you do't have much traffic.... I did adsense for 6 years put in so much effort and work and only got $50.... I cant even get it out from Google because the minimum withdrawal amount is $150 for my country.

    I'd recommend affiliation programs that relate to your websites topic
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  • Profile picture of the author brettb
    As everyone else says, get your own domain. Then you can try starting a forum.

    Here's some inspiration: http://www.findaforum.net/Games-and-...ter-Games.aspx

    Maybe you also need to choose a good niche within gaming, as the gaming topic is pretty general.

    Also use spaces between paragraphs to improve readability, and proof read your posts.
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    • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
      Originally Posted by brettb View Post

      Maybe you also need to choose a good niche within gaming, as the gaming topic is pretty general.
      I focus on online games and arcade sites.
      You can see that all the posts are about those subjects.
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  • Profile picture of the author Seo2013
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    There are some websites who pay you per download of there paid games you can search for this on google and try promoting there games.. once someone buy you will get paid simple...
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  • Profile picture of the author murielcrom
    You could allow other people to advertise their sites on yours and get some money in exchange for that.If you think that your site is successful enough that others would want to advertise their stuff on it...you could do it
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    • Profile picture of the author gamestoenjoy
      Originally Posted by murielcrom View Post

      If you think that your site is successful enough that others would want to advertise their stuff on it...you could do it
      Yes I have nice traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Dr Boom
    Originally Posted by gamestoenjoy View Post

    Hi,

    I have a game blog called Hot Arcade where I review online games and arcade sites.
    Please review it, and tell me how can I earn money from it.

    Thank you!
    Get some ads on there and promote the site via social media - like twitter or reddit or facebook.
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  • Profile picture of the author Faisal Mansour
    Google Adsense .
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  • Profile picture of the author ConnerHogan
    Not enough things to hold attention. I easily can close that tab.
    Take a look at your competition- Video Game Cheats, Codes, Cheat Codes, Walkthroughs, Guides, FAQs, Reviews, Previews, News, Videos for Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, 3DS, PS Vita, Wii, PS2, PSP, DS, and more from Cheat Code Central. -
    There is not enough webpage to hold all that stuff to click on.

    Don't settle giving customers what they want. Give them too much of what they want.
    I would add videos to show them how the game plays. I would have an easy to understand rating system. I would have a place where other people- previous customers can rank them, and so on.....

    I wouldn't try to make money off that website until it gets tuned up. People need to trust the complete situation before they will buy. Every detail needs to not bring up scam in the heads of potential customers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hannah Gardner
    Get popular first. Maybe you should invest a bit on advertising. Do not expect overnight miracles, but perseverance will be rewarded soon.
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  • Profile picture of the author JRJWrites
    Monetize with: Adsense and/or affiliate games.

    Suggestions:
    1. Distracting background - change it.
    2. GET OFF BLOGSPOT! Get your own domain and self-host it. Now.
    3. Resize images so they fit well with text.
    4. Optimize it..duh.
    5. Consider using proper English grammar, sentence structure, and make the text clearer (add double-space between paragraphs).
    6. Add link to your facebook page.
    7. Make it better.

    All the best,
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  • Profile picture of the author Freeyourtime
    1. Have things on your blog that you make high commission on.
    2. Get large amount of traffic, Learn SEO and Backlinking.
    3. Get a list to the Blog and learn how to "Sell" to that list.

    Good luck
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve B
      This just my personal opinion . . .

      I have always considered monetization with tiny advertising commissions just like riding the slow boat to China.

      Unless you have mega traffic and very targeted ads, the effort is hardly worth it . . . not to mention the fact that your traffic clicks away from your site in order for you to make a few cents.

      Wouldn't it be better to have your own product that you sell related to your niche? What about licensing or even creating some game apps that you could sell onsite? There are places you can get apps made if you don't want to learn how to do it.

      That's just one example of a product you could sell in the niche. I'm sure there are a lot of others.

      What about starting a membership (subscription based) site for gamers?

      The world is your oyster if you get a little creative!

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  • Profile picture of the author suhar01
    Originally Posted by gamestoenjoy View Post

    Hi,

    I have a game blog called Hot Arcade where I review online games and arcade sites.
    Please review it, and tell me how can I earn money from it.

    Thank you!
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