Tips to become a game blogger

Jul 18, 2018

A game blogger is someone wants to become actively involved in creating content about anything associated with the world of online gaming. Before anyone really commits to this activity, there are various factors to be considered. First of all, you need to decide what games you want to write about, this can range from PS4 and Xbox games to really anything you are passionate about. Furthermore, you will have to decide what is the main purpose or aim of your blogs; is it news, guides, reviews or commentary. So like everything else in life, you need to deliberate for quite some time; if any venture is to be a success. Please find below some important points that should never be ignored.

Plan ahead

Before you start blogging, you need to decide your audience. Are you going to be a general blogger or target a certain gaming genre? Or you might want to just talk about Xbox games, PC games or focus on online casinos, for example. You then need to think about how you want the website to look. How will it stand out against the thousands of other people blogging about a similar subject? Finally, think about what type of content you are going to write about. Will it document experiences, guides, and reviews?

Monitization

If you want to blog full time, you need to think about how you’re going to make money doing it. The best form of this is usually through ads at the sides of your blog, or incorporated within the content that you write. You can also do it through affiliate links, Amazon Associates is a useful way to get started, who let you promote their products and you earn commission when people visit and go on to buy from your link. Lastly, you can form a membership website, where people pay to access your content.

Unique

You need to be different. Blogging is so competitive and if you want to be unique you need to think about doing blogging differently. Maybe there is a part of gaming that you are really interested in that others aren’t, you could write about why it is so interesting and get other people into it too. You will then be known as the person who brought this to their attention and you can continue to write content about it.

Teach yourself WordPress

Once you have planned your website, your content and know how it will look, you will need to learn WordPress so you can create it. In fact, 22% of all websites in the US use WordPress, it is incredibly easy to use and it will only take you a few days to learn it. You will learn about domain hosting and how to create an attractive website with WordPress.
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