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When it comes to easy income, the idea to make money while playing games is one of most appealing options. After all, it would be amazing if you truly could make a living and also do something that you enjoy. For that matter, even just making a little money on the side by gaming sounds like an amazing opportunity.
If you’re a passionate gamer, then trying to make money selling video games online might seem like the obvious fit. And, the attraction is easy to see. There are so many different gamers out there on computers, along with those who play Xbox, PlayStation and all the other platforms and devices available.
The niche research for video games is one I have been wanting to do for a while now. I see many people starting video game websites but not all think it through. Like all other broad niches one must break it down and find that unique sub niche and target audience. Just because you like to play video games doesn’t mean you can casually make an effective and profitable website.
I know this guy who used to manage one of the top Nintendo testing departments several years back. He told me once that if a testing job applicant put the answer “I like to play video games” high on a list of questions they had to answer, he wouldn’t hire the person. He said being specific is far more important and the same holds true for a video games niche website.