Naturally, making a YouTube gaming channel is one the most popular ways to make money as a gamer. Starting a YouTube channel is universally well-known, and very easy to set up. Its also pretty easy to grow your subscriber base, since there are so many gamers looking for hints and walkthrus.
YouTube only accepts PG-rated videos. Adult language and graphic violence is not allowed, which makes it nearly impossible to publish streams of today's action games. Recently, YouTube has been enforcing strict content guidelines (known to YouTubers as "adpocalypse"), and a fair number of prominent gamer channels lost their revenue streams and stopped publishing. If you can make family-friendly videos, and still find a way to entertain your audience, you might have a chance growing your channel on YouTube. Most YouTube gamers have jumped ship for more profitable options.
Our second pick is a no brainer as well. Streaming games on
The size of the audience on Twitch is both good and bad. Its great having such a large potential audience for your game stream, but it can be very difficult to attract followers. The best method for success on Twitch is to grow your audience on social media, or other sites like YouTube, then lead your fans to your Twitch channel. Multi-channel marketing is always the smartest play when you are making money online.
If you're looking for a future-proof way to make money gaming online, you may want to sell your videos directly to your social media fans using
Selling video game walkthroughs, game guides and weapons build videos is extremely profitable with