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The Right Content to Incorporate into Your Gaming Marketing Plan

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The Right Content to Incorporate into Your Gaming Marketing Plan

No matter what industry you work in, whether it’s gaming, retail, or just about anything else, content marketing is a great way to inform people about your brand. Content marketing works because it offers genuine value to a potential customer.

Just remember that there isn’t one type of content you can share with your followers. Different formats may be ideal for different purposes, and all come with their own best practices. For example, if you focus on an email driven campaign, it’s important to use an email verifier and track metrics. With a social media based strategy, interacting directly with customers is key.

The following are some of the more popular content marketing options. Keep them in mind when designing your next campaign, and decide which are useful for your brand.

 

Blogs

Blogging about topics your customers are interested in helps you establish your company as an authority in the industry. It also ensures customers associate your brand with their interests.

For example, if you’re marketing a new video game, maintaining a gaming blog devoted to industry news lets you develop a community of followers who’ll be more likely to trust you and buy your products. Including the right keywords in posts also boosts your odds of being discovered through relevant Google searches.

 

Email

Despite representing one of the “older” forms of online content marketing, email still delivers extremely strong results. This is true even when a company targets Millennials.

Email promotes brand loyalty by maintaining lines of communication with your followers. Most people who engage with a brand don’t become loyal to it right away. They need to have several positive experiences with the company to reach that stage. Through email marketing, you can sustain the initial interest a potential customer had in your business over a long period of time.

 

Social Media

Social media gives you the chance to reach a larger audience than other marketing channels might otherwise allow. Facebook alone boasts 2.19 billion active monthly users.

Social media is also effective because it allows marketers to engage their customers in conversation. Studies show that Millennials reject traditional advertising methods that single them out or condescend to them. They’d prefer to engage with a brand in a way that involves active participation on both their and the marketer’s part.

With social media, you can join in conversations via hashtags, solicit your customers’ reactions to a recent story in your industry, and interact with them directly when they comment on a post.

 

Video

There are many potential distractions on the internet. That’s why most people don’t finish articles they start reading online.

Video is useful for content marketers because it lets you talk about your product in a spirited and compelling way. For instance, if you wanted to prove to gaming fans that an upcoming release is worth their time, you wouldn’t simply publish a story highlighting its features. Instead, you’d create a dynamic video that demonstrates the gameplay experience.

Using video makes the product more tangible and attractive to a potential customer. On top of that, it grabs their attention and keeps it in a way other forms of content simply can’t.

Experiment with all these types of content to find out what works best for you and your customers. The most effective strategy will likely involve a combination of each. You’ll get the best possible results when you monitor your campaigns, tracking what does and does not work. Doing so also helps you craft stronger content to share with your customers in the future.

 

by: Camille Moore

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Blexr has been crowned Best Casino Affiliate at this year’s IGB Affiliate Awards

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Blexr has been crowned Best Casino Affiliate at this year’s IGB Affiliate Awards

The IGB judges said the company’s innovative work with SEO “helped Blexr stand out as a winner, and we liked the deposit guarantee that they offer to their customers”.

The judges added: “Their selective way of working means Blexr only collaborates with top quality partners, which judges felt had helped contribute to their impressive growth over the last 12 months.”

IGB also mentioned how “Blexr’s charitable work within the community helped them stand out as an affiliate to be highly commended”.

Blexr is a lead generation company which operates in the iGaming, sportsbook and forex affiliate markets. It also owns the Home Grounds website, which serves a community of home baristas.

Ian Hills, Blexr’s general manager in Malta, said: “We’re delighted and thrilled to be recognised by IGB this way.

“We pride ourselves on recruiting smart people with innovative ideas and winning a prestigious award like this one is a lovely way for the whole team to be rewarded for their hard work and dedication.”

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GiG Media reaches top 3 in EGR Power Affiliates Ranking

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Gaming Innovation Group’s media affiliate business, GiG Media has been given industry recognition as one of the top three power affiliates within the gaming industry in this year’s Power Affiliate Ranking 2021.

The annual Power Affiliates list commends 25 of the most successful affiliate businesses in the global gambling industry and is referred to by EGR as “a comprehensive rundown of the biggest online gambling affiliates operating in the sector today.”

GiG Media grew from strength to strength in 2020, In December 2020 GiG Media realised an all-time high in monthly revenue and generated the 2nd highest monthly player intake over the past two years. The positive developments continued in the new year. In  Q1 2021 GiG’s media business reached an all-time quarterly high in player intake and in revenue.  In Q1 2021 player intake grew 56% YoY and 31% QoQ hitting an all-time high in players generated quarterly for GiG Media.

Jonas Warrer, CMO at GiG said: “ I am extremely proud that we have officially been named one of the top three Power Affiliates in this year’s EGR Power Affiliates Ranking, up nine places from last year! This is a strong testament to all the hard work and dedication the organisation has put into improving our websites, our campaigns, our IT, our content, our design, – just to name a few areas. I am happy to see that our focus on organic growth resulted in continuous improvements throughout 2020, with the aim of new all-time-highs to come throughout the rest of 2021.”

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Bojoko crowned Affiliate of the Year at EGR Nordic Awards

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Bojoko crowned Affiliate of the Year at EGR Nordic Awards

 

Popular online casino listing site fends off stiff competition to take home the trophy at prestigious awards ceremony

 The Bojoko team is celebrating once again after being named Affiliate of the Year at the prestigious EGR Nordic Awards 2021.

This is the second EGR award that Bojoko has taken home after being crowned Casino Affiliate of the Year at the hotly contested EGR Operator Awards 2020.

Bojoko fought off stiff competition from some of the biggest names in the affiliate industry including AskGamblers, Better Collective, Blexr, Catena Media and the Gambling.com Group.

EGR judges said it had been “another excellent year” for Bojoko and that its SEO performance and overall conversion “really shines”.

The EGR judges added: “A more unique idea than most affiliates with great growth and sustainability. A very clever and new type of affiliate that is showing great success. Well done!”

Bojoko allows online casino operators and game developers in the Nordics to create their own dedicated listing page and tell their story through their own words, images and videos.

Bojoko members, of which there are now 30,000+, then rate and review each casino and game and share their honest opinion about the experience they receive.

During the judging period Bojoko built out its team dedicated to the Nordics which led to a 10x increase in unique site visitors and a 25x increase in registered Finnish players.

Joonas Karhu, Chief Business Officer at Bojoko.com, said: “We will need to find more space for our trophies after scooping our second EGR award in as many months but seriously, the entire team is thrilled how have been recognised for our work in the Nordics.

“The Nordics remain a key focus for us and we see plenty of opportunity to drive growth from the region by providing players with our award-winning online casino listing product and service.

“Our mission from day one has been to help players quickly and easily select online casinos through transparency and community feedback and it is a concept that has proved to be hugely popular.

“I would like to thank the EGR judges for recognising our efforts and successes in the Nordics by crowning Bojoko Affiliate of the Year 2021.”

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