5 Gaming Blog Success Stories [2022]

5 Gaming Blog Success Stories [2022]
Start A Gaming Blog

Starting your gaming blog enables you to make money and have a successful career in the gaming industry. You do not have to be a gamer to earn money through a gaming blog. You can start a blog and hire experienced gamers to write reviews of their favorite games at a fee.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a gaming blog:

1. Stonemaier Games ($24.7M/year)

Jamey Stegmaier (from St. Louis, MO, USA) started Stonemaier Games about 10 years ago.

Revenue
$2.06M / month
Team
2 founders / 3 employees

Case Study

Hi! I’m Jamey Stegmaier, and I run Stonemaier Games, a tabletop game company based in St. Louis. We publish strategy games like Wingspan, Scythe, and Viticulture.

Stonemaier Games started with a Kickstarter campaign in 2012 that raised $65,980, and in 2020 our annual revenue eclipsed $18 million. Our latest game, Red Rising, is shown here (photo credit: Tim Chuon).

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2. MealSurfers ($60K/year)

Paul founded SPUDS, a men’s apparel company based in California. After many prototypes, they launched on Kickstarter and were able to raise $15,000.

Revenue
$5K / month

Case Study

Paul founded SPUDS, a men’s apparel company based in California. After many prototypes, they launched on Kickstarter and were able to raise $15,000.

3. MealSurfers

Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know.

  • Estimated revenue: $5K/month
  • Website traffic: 21B/month
  • Business rank: #7

Check out their full website ➜

4. Amazon

Online shopping from the earth's biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories, shoes, jewelry, tools & hardware, housewares, furniture, sporting goods, beauty & personal care, broadband & dsl, gourmet food & just about anything else.

  • Estimated revenue: $83.3K/month
  • Website traffic: 2.65B/month
  • Business rank: #11

Check out their full website ➜

5. WordPress.com

Create a free website or build a blog with ease on WordPress.com. Dozens of free, customizable, mobile-ready designs and themes. Free hosting and support.

  • Website traffic: 333M/month
  • Business rank: #57

Check out their full website ➜

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