Earlier this week, MOP’s Justin expressed frustration over lockboxes, feeling especially provoked. “As both a player and a journalist, I find it insulting when an MMO studio wants me to get excited about its lockboxes,” he tweeted. “They are poison.” MOP reader and gamer Iain (@ossianos) wants to hear more about poison! “I’d be interested to read an article on your thoughts, and those of the MassivelyOP staff, on how MMOs could otherwise make money,” he tweeted back. Challenge accepted! And perfectly timed for this week’s Massively Overthinking topic. Imagine (or just remember) a world without lockboxes. How would MMOs and other online games survive without lockboxes here in 2017? What should they be doing instead, and what might they have to do when the inevitable gachapon regulation comes westward? Andrew Ross (@dengarsw): I think you can make lockboxes work, but it’s hard. I think Blizzard’s starting to … [Read more...] about Massively Overthinking: How should MMOs make money in a world without lockboxes?
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You may already know the first version of this FAQ. I decided to rewrite it, update it and put newer screenshots in. So here is the new version. A very special thank you goes to Tasha Darke for reading through it all. I was hoping for a few bits of corrected grammar but she gave me very valuable feedback on top of that! This FAQ is mostly for those who have just recently heard of Guild Wars 2 and now want to know more. If you have been following the game for years or even just months, if you have pre-purchased the game and if you have already played it, you are welcome to read it as well, but you will find a lot of information that you already know. Since the game is still in development a lot of things are subject to change (yes, believe it or not, ArenaNet is handling the Beta Weekend Events like a real beta and is still changing things around). Also, new information comes out every now and then which might outdate what you can read here. If you notice any of that – or just … [Read more...] about Guild Wars 2: A FAQ for new players
For me, traveling is freedom. If you are a travel blogger, I give you a standing ovation. Being a digital nomad, I understand how tough it is to blog while traveling. I also know that it’s even tougher to monetize your travel blog. There are many travel bloggers who often get sponsorship for traveling (like free trips with all expenses covered), but not everyone is so lucky at the beginning of their blogging career. Travel blogging is a popular & profitable niche that can generate great amounts of revenue using various monetization methods. Some of the most popular monetization methods are: Google AdSense Cuelinks Viglink Direct ad sales Selling eBooks Merchandise sales Affiliate marketing*** *** Today I will be telling you about some of the best affiliate programs that you can use for your travel blog to earn money. This is a one of a kind list of affiliate programs & I hope you make the most out of it. If you are new to … [Read more...] about The Best Affiliate Programs For Travel Blogs
Affiliate marketing, as you might probably know already, is a multi-billion dollar industry and it’s by far the best way to monetize your website or blog — unless you have your own products and services to sell. If you have a content rich website then there are hundreds of thousands of affiliate programs and affiliate networks available on the web that can make you a fortune. In fact, the secret to six-figure blogging is affiliate marketing. The reason is pretty simple… if you are monetizing your website with the right affiliate program then it can make a lot of money with little effort (of course you need a content rich website with a handsome amount of targeted traffic). It’s just that it takes some time to figure out what’s converting and what’s not. So first things first. Affiliate Programs & Affiliate Networks: What’s What, And What’s Not? Affiliate programs are also called associate programs and it’s a deal between an … [Read more...] about The 18 Best Affiliate Programs & Networks For Anyone And Everyone
We all want to make money blogging but the only factor that is stopping most people to start a blog is the failure rate. Did you know upwards 90% of bloggers never make even $100 from their blogs? Blogs will never make any money, but businesses do. So if you can’t build a product and use your blogs as a promotional tool you can never make a passive income from online businesses. Finding real online jobs isn’t easy especially in this crowded online. But what if you can make money without a blog? There are thousands of real online jobs available to make some quick money. Are you frustrated with money making scam websites? Are you looking for extra money by doing easy and real online jobs? Are you a college student wanting to make money online in spare time? If yes, this article is definitely for you where I’ll be discussing few real online jobs for making some quick money online. Most college students are willing to work online to earn some money in their free time … [Read more...] about Top 10 Real Online Jobs For Earning Quick Money