What better way to earn an income than doing something which you love, with so many people hustling day in and day out in low jobs that they don’t enjoy who would bite your arm off to get paid for something that they love, why not take the chance to do it when you have it.
Today we are going to take a look at how you can turn your love for gaming into a realm money making hobby. That’s right, such is the way of the World right now that you can actually convert something like video gaming, which has always been perceived to be a hobby for the lazier amongst us, into something that we can convert into cash. Let’s take a look at just some of the ways in which you can make a living from your love of gaming.
Many gamers have taken to YouTube to upload awesome gaming moments and walk-through guides for those who cannot crack a game. YouTube videos are super easy to upload and make and in order to gain some popularity on your very own YouTube channel, you need to go hard on social media. Your videos should be fun to watch and engaging and you need to be responsive and vocal on social media to bring people to your channel, creating something and not telling anyone will not bring anyone to your channel. Once you are seeing a steady rise of people watching your videos then YouTube will pay you to place ads on your channel, a great money maker.
Online gambling is now far more like gaming, especially on the casino side of things and if you like to play games then try out some of the free money slots that are available. Each of the new online slots follow a game-like element with tough decisions to be made and exciting adventures to be found. If you want to make a lot of money from your love of gaming then this could be the way to go.
Game testing is not always done in-house and there are many companies around the World which will pay you to test games out for them. You will be paid to test out these games and you will be required to look out for any glitches, crashes or inconsistencies which the game may have. As you can imagine there is a huge demand for gamers who want to test out brand new, cutting edge games and you will have to get in quick if you want to be one of the luckier ones. Keep a close eye on gaming forums for when they are looking for new testers and apply as quick as you can.
For players of games like World of Warcraft, you can make an incredible amount of money selling rare or advanced characters. Lovers of the game are willing to part with hard cash for hard-to-get characters in the game and if you can do without one then list it on eBay or on forums and you could see a healthy profit coming your way.