Tag Archives: monetization

VIDEO: Virtual Currency Explained

An interesting video explaining the benefits of virtual currency over other forms of advertising on the internet.

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Marvelous Team-Up: Tagged meets Social Gold

Gamasutra reports that Solid Gold, a virtual goods monetization company has partnered with Tagged to provide virtual currency options for its 80 million members.  From the article:

” Social Gold will provide Tagged members across the globe with the most relevant payment methods for purchasing virtual currency and subscriptions whether visitors prefer credit card, bank transfer, mobile payment or other options.”

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Offerpal Media rolls out Display Ad Network

Offerpal Media launches a new display ad network for social network monetization, targeting game developers and social publishers. Article by PR Newswire

” For game developers and social publishers, the addition of display advertising to Offerpal’s current offers platform and alternative payment solutions enables them to monetize 100% of their traffic.”

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Marvelous Team Up: Wadja meets gWallet

Techwack provides coverage of a global partnership struck between social network Wadja and virtual currency solutions provider gWallet.

” By connecting global brand advertisers, including Coca-Cola, Volvo and Microsoft, with Wadja’s users, gWallet enables individuals within the social network to earn free points, thereby gaining access to a variety of services and virtual goods.”

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Peanut Labs partners up

Peanut Labs strikes partnerships with Meez, Zeevex and IGG to strengthen their position in providing surveys, offers and discount monetization offerings . Articles and analysis from EarthTimes and Virtual Worlds News

Research Magazine reports on Peanut Labs in Australia

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The Race to Monetize on Facebook

Numerous companies ranging from Kwedit to Visa are racing to offer consumers the best virtual currency solution for playing social games and buying virtual goods on Facebook. Articles and analysis by:

BusinessWeek

CBC News

Blogging Stocks

TechCrunch analyzes Kwedit for social games

Geek With Laptop breaks down Kwedit

VentureBeat – Even more Kwedit analysis

PR NewsWire (Kwedit Press Release)

GamesBeat discusses new reports by Inside Network concerning social games and digital goods on social networks including Facebook. From the article:

” The report details how social game developers organize their teams and publish on a frequent update schedule, with numerous iterations aimed at getting more users to play and share the games. It also describes the mechanics and designs of social games and what makes them unique, as well as monetization trends.”

ReadWriteWeb discusses Facebook’s progression into a massive advertising platform

Mashable discusses three potential massive revenue streams for Facebook

Reuters discusses Facebook achieving “Technological Lock – In” status.

UPDATE: 03/02/2010 ReadWriteWeb discusses report about estimates of Facebook earning 1 Billion in 2010.

UPDATE: 03/06/2010 Silicon Republic has an article where Colm Long from Facebook says that virtual currency monetization on Facebook can eventually eclipse revenue from ads on the the network.

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