Arcade site monetization

Definitely a proarcadescript-powered flash arcade website can be highly profitable. There are wide variety of ways you can follow to monetize your gaming site and here I’ll describe you the most popular and promising ways. So let’s begin.

Google AdSense

Putting AdSense is the most common and simple way of a flash arcade site’s monetization. To start you just need to setup an account on google.com, get your AdSense code and place it on your site’s pages. You’ll find a short manual of putting an html code on your pages in the end of this article.

  • Pros:
    • simplicity
  • Cons:
    • low profit until your site is getting 1000s unique visits a day
    • low or no additional value to your players

 

TNX.net

Let me tell you about the tnx.net network which is called “Text Link Revolution” in some online and offline sources. As a TNX publisher you’ll be able to sell links on every page of your website, instead of just the main page so whenever link on your website is sold to one of the advertisers, you get paid. The more pages you have on your site, the more links you can sell. I think that’s cool, especially for gaming sites that contain 1000s pages in most cases. Have to say, you’ll need an invite to join this advertising network, but I’m sure you’ll find one easily using google.

  • Pros:
    • higher profit
    • easy to install
    • works well even for new sites
    • you can spend the money you have earned inside the network to promote your sites
  • Cons:
    • low or no additional value to your players

 

Downloadable (shareware) games.

This way of monetization seems to be one of the most interesting and valuable to you and to your visitors. Why? You will earn money each time someone purchase the full version of the game downloaded from your site. This is good for you. From the visitor’s point of view your site will have more entertaining content and therefore is more interesting. But where can we get those downloadable games? The answer is pretty simple: bigfishgames.com. They have launched a great affiliate program called the Principal Network Partner (or PNP) that generates higher revenues than other comparable affiliate programs. The system allows you to set up an "out of the box solution" called "My Game Space" with reviews of games that you can share on your gaming portal. There is also the option to subscribe to an xml feed of their games to deeply integrate their system into your proarcadescript driven website.

  • Pros:
    • profit even on low traffic
    • easy to install (basic portal)
    • works well even for new sites
    • additional value to your players
  • Cons:
    • not so easy to integrate deeply into your site

 

Other affiliate programs

Of course, Principal Network Partner is not the only affiliate program you can join. There are wide variety of other programs that can add value to your site and/or bring you money. You can resell books, DVDs, memberships (online casino for example), etc. Take a look at these search results on google: http://www.google.com/q=affiliate+programs to find the right program for your flash arcade site.

 

Manual ad space trading

Last but not the least way of monetization for your flash arcade site. Everything here is up to you: the prices, the terms… if you’ll decide to sell text ad spots for $250 per month per spot, no one will blame you for that, no matter what is your site’s PR. You’ll just need someone willing to buy that advertising spots.

  • Pros:
    • even higher profit
    • easy to install
    • works well even for new sites
  • Cons:
    • low or no additional value to your players
    • it can be hard to find advertisers

 

11 Responses to “Arcade site monetization”

  1. jeux gratuit Says:

    really i like your script but you don’t show the place of ads in it because we can(t know it if it’s not showen.
    thznk you

  2. Toby Dezzutti Says:

    Any idea of if I make a site how fast I could start earning?

  3. Sergey Pozhilov Says:

    Well, it depends…
    In short, the sooner you’ll get traffic on your site, the sooner you’ll start earning. How to get traffic? Try this link: http://www.google.com/search?q=how+to+get+traffic
    With TNX installed on your arcade site you’ll start earning once your pages are indexed by google.

  4. free games 3d Says:

    really i like your script but you don’t show the place of ads in it because we can(t know it if it’s not showen.
    thank you

  5. admin Says:

    Doesn’t http://proarcadescript.com/demo/ demonstrate possible places for ADs? You can also check up the screenshot on the proarcadescript.com’s front page (in the 1st column) and this site which uses my third template – “Trendy”: http://arcadeous.com

  6. العاب سبونج بوب Says:

    Your script very nice but i see it did not support mochigames

    Thanks

  7. admin Says:

    Actually it supports mochigames… i.e. can import them in bulk from the mochi gamefeed.

  8. lojra Says:

    Cant find a good affiliate for my game site. Just tried with mochi and i will see results these days. Maybe i will have some earnings from this one

  9. cartoon network arabic Says:

    hallo
    really i like your script but you don’t show the place of ads in it because we can(t know it if it’s not showen.
    thank you very much

  10. admin Says:

    Cartoon network arabic, Agree with you, that seems to be my fault. Actually, it’s easy to place Ads wirtually anywhere on the pages, that’s the reason why I have not placed Ads… will fix the error soon.

  11. Furg Says:

    Your srcipt is nice but is it updated lately

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