How can Gamers Build a Money Blog with the Best Blog Hosting Platform?
Are you a gamer or student looking to make extra money online with a blog?
Then starting a website is the vital and if you’re a gamer you should perhaps also start vlogging on popular streaming channels like YouTube.
If you have never set up a website, there is no need to worry. SeekaHost’s innovative Blog Hosting Control Panel inside the new SeekaHost App enables you to quickly create a website in just 5 minutes. In a few easy steps you can set up your website with the most popular CMS WordPress and then monitor it inside the app with SEO analytics tools like Clicky and Google Analytics.
Watch how quickly one can set up their blog with the SeekaPanel:
OK, but how to earn an additional income with blogging? Well, that is the other questions we’ll cover in detail, just read on.
Step 1: How to get started with a Blog with the SeekaPanel?
A blog hosting control panel is a web application allowing you to host and manage your blogs. This is needed for any live domain on the internet, and you first should find and register a domain.
You can do all these things inside the unique SeekaHost blog hosting control panel offering features that make it much easier to get started with blogging.
What does the SeekaPanel offer Gamers?
- Install WordPress on your domains with 1 click in less than 60 seconds
- Host private blog networks with unique multiple class IP hosting
- Find, purchase and host a domain in less than 5 minutes
- Monitor website analytics with integrated trackers
- Manage all blogs with a few clicks in the main dashboard
- Take Backups with 1-click downloaders
Whether you only want to start with one website or several that are gaming related, you can get all of them live via the https://www.seekahost.app/. If you are interested in earning money with gaming, then it is advisable to build several websites that can be used for better SEO to rank well on search engines.
You can build blogs about your favourite video games and reviews of them or about gaming gear or even game server hosting.
Step 2: Easy Ways to Set Up a Monetizable Blog
With over 8,000 WP themes and 50,000 plugins customization with WordPress is possible in many ways and you should carefully think about how you want your blog to look, which features you want to add and which kind of content you want to cover.
In gaming there are many sub-topics that you can use such as specific games you want to focus on like Minecraft or gaming gadgets reviews for example. Explore some competitor blogs and get inspired to create your own unique website. To begin with there are a few basic aspects you will have to configure such as:
- Suitable WordPress Themes
- Best WordPress Plugins for features
- WordPress Widgets
- Blog Menu
- Blog Logo
- Basic SEO for your blog (On-page and off-page)
- Best content with best keywords to start with
You can find multiple expert tutorials on https://www.seekahost.org/ and in this video you can get an idea of how to get started with the first blog basics:
Step 3: How to Drive Traffic for the first Online Income?
Start with creating relevant blog pages such as an about page or a contact page.
Head to the WordPress Dashboard and select “Add New”. Enter your pre-written content into the text editor with a converting title, body text, media, forms etc. After you are finished with writing the contents, review them once again and then publish it. The All-in-one-SEO WP plugin will help you with making your content SEO-friendly to rank better.
To achieve a higher number of visitors over 1000 monthly, your website needs to increase its visibility on search engines and other online platforms such as social media. Identify your target audience and relevant keywords first with SEO tracker tools to drive relevant traffic to your site. This also requires learning more about on-page and off-page SEO as well as how to write SEO-friendly content and you can find various SEO online courses, available also at the SeekaHost University, to get a better understanding.
Monitor whether your articles gain more visitors inside your SeekaHost App dashboard. Here you can even check which posts attract the most visitors and which countries your readers come from. Manuela shares how she does this for one of the blogs she manages, which is one of the top UK Business Blogs, the London Business News Magazine:
Ranking a website and driving more traffic to it takes time and work and will fluctuate. But with regular and popular content creation on your sites you can achieve this, also through social media shares on your channels and vlogs on your YouTube channel. Utilize various online channels for the best outcomes.
Step 4: Best Gamer Blog Monetization Techniques
There are several online money-making ideas and strategies one can follow. Various digital marketing methods can bring in leads and increase conversions. The more your blog is visible and shared in as many different places as possible, the more groundwork it will do for generating a passive income in the future. Test some of the most promising strategies the SeekaHosters use:
Earn with Affiliate Marketing
A website that gets at least over 1000 visitors a month can help a gamer to start earning a passive income through commissions paid from sponsored services or products on the blog with an affiliate link. For every blog visitor purchasing something through the referral link the website owner gets a commission on that sale. The percentage of the commission varies and depends on each company’s terms.
Extra Money for Sponsored Blog Posts
Charge a fee to promote or review a brand on your website. Companies in your niche may find you or you can reach out to them for a sponsorship partnership. Or you can charge a fee for publishing guest author’s guest posts. Once your blog gets sound traffic you can show advertisers how they can gain additional exposure and popularity via your site. Charge a reasonable fee first until you have built trust and authority.
Paid Sponsored Reviews
Companies may pay you for sharing reviews on your blog or vlog about their products or services if you have established yourself as an expert in the field. You can create a media kit or a page on your website with such offerings. Or you can reach out to the firms in your niche that you already cover or often mention. Some companies pay you directly and some offer freebies, so ensure you agree to terms that you are happy with.
Get Started as a Gamer with a Money Blog
Gaming is becoming a popular domain online, especially among youngsters.
With a bit of talent and the entertainment factor you can earn money online on the side and also gain experience with online marketing for example. Starting a monetizable website can be a fantastic starting point for any career path online.
Building virtual properties or even private blog networks as early as possible will offer other online work opportunities in the future and serve as a reference for your skills and expertise.
Using the strategies and tips outlined in this article together with the innovative SeekaPanel, any gamer could see results and earn some money soon, if they build their online presence right.
Copywriter and Educator by Passion | Senior Online Media & PR Strategist at ClickDo Ltd. | Contributor to many Education, Business & Lifestyle Blogs in the United Kingdom & Germany | Summer Course Student at the London School of Journalism and Course Instructor at the SeekaHost University.