I’m a big time gamer. I don’t follow all the different games, but when i find a video game i like, i’m gungho about it. I enjoy the games you can play against people online. When you set up your gaming identity, don’t be shy to include your domain name. I play starcraft, and guess what my screen name is? That’s right, “bloggernoob.com.” If any of you play this game, look me up next time. I’ll beat your arse!
The point of this post is branding. Internet marketing isn’t complex. It’s about getting your website or blog out there. They can’t visit if they aren’t aware of it. So you throw it out there. If you’re a big time social networker, put your url on your myspace or facebook page. If you make youtube videos, do the same. Get your domain name up on every free webpage or social networking site. Get people to see it and recognize it.
Even low level offline marketing tactics could work. I’m sure that if i hired a few highschool kids to stick a small card with my noob image and url on windshield wipers, i would get hits from that. It might not be worth the money, but it’ll get a few people to visit my site. The point is maximum exposure.
Everytime i play starcraft, i rule. After my opponent get defeated, they check out my blog. Simple as that. They probably ask themselves questions like… Who is this bloggernoob.com guy? Why is he so good at starcraft? Maybe i could visit the site and become as good as him……i know that’s what they’re thinking.
When you think about it, gamers make great visitors. They obviously have a lot of time on their hands. They’re tech savvy.(dorks) And they obviously like spending money on useless things. The trifecta of make money online readers. Get in good with the gamers, and you’re sure to make money by blogging.