FREE MARKETING ... YES ... FREE

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  1. noahbwilson

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    While my website http://www.indievideogames.com is new, I am pushing it with a simple message: everything is free. Do don't have to spend any money to market your game.

    Indie Video Games is a bit of a social experiment to convince game devs that "we are in this together" and "we can help each other".

    I'll keep this brief.

    The concept is that you earn POINTS by sharing other people's games on your personal Facebook (and Twitter, coming soon). You can also earn POINTS by playing a few small Flash games on the website. More to come. There are other ways to earn POINTS, but suffice to say, you can then turn around and spend those points on ad space, premium placement on the site, Tweets to our ~17K followers, video reviews, and even some Dev Assets.

    Even if you DONT CARE about getting POINTS, it is very important that you at least post your game on the website because the people that DO CARE will share your game amongst their friends.

    This is an experiment, but hopefully the way of the future.

    I don't want your money. I want your games. (And hopefully, your cooperation in this project.)
     
  2. Xeno Neza

    Xeno Neza New Member

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    Really? It seems like an awesome idea :). I do really hope i can get somewhere from making games :/
     
  3. noahbwilson

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    We all do :) Gotta help each other
     
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  4. Xeno Neza

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    yeah, thats true. But erm how do i get more reviews on my game and whats the best thing i can do to get people interested?
     
  5. noahbwilson

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    While not implemented yet, I will be creating a REVIEW SWAP system were you can trade a review for a review with another developer. if you are intersted in youtube reviews, i am building a network of willing youtubers
     
  6. Xeno Neza

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    I usually post stuff on youtube but haven't been for a while XD but good idea.
     
  7. Acosix

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    My team is working full time to get the game done ASAP and we'll be sure to post it there:p
     
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  8. Taka

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    This is a very handy tool and I can confidently say that many people will really enjoy and contribute to the service.
     
  9. Osmosis D. Jones

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    Hi :)

    I would really like to have a section on your site with an overview of every feature, an explanation and how it can be used.

    greetings Os
    (I m sorry if i just didn't see it)
     
  10. noahbwilson

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    I hope so! It's slow growing... and I'm still figuring out new ideas and marketing plans.
     
  11. noahbwilson

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    I'm trying to do that yeah. I put together a FAQ for starters, and I will start actually making videos explaining things easier because most people don't like to read.
     
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  12. Taka

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    your commitment is very nice. Keep it up :)
     
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  13. Happybask

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    That's Great!
    We 2 guys recently finished a 2D physics puzzle game, name: "Sumeru".
    You can help us to market our game free , we are thank you very much :D.
    Hope you like our game. ^_^

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    Excellent!

    We're still a Beta, and I see that some of your images may not have been uploaded. Can you try the Icon and Screenshots again?

    Also if you can make an Ad Card and provide a youtube video (if one exists), we are more inclined to randomly share/promote your game because it makes our site look pretty too.
     
  16. noahbwilson

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    Well I got the icon fixed. I'd be awesome if you added these pics as well. Just log in, go to YOUR DATA, and click Edit Ad Card or Edit Screenshots under this project.
     
  17. Happybask

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    Thanks :) . I will try again .:)
     
  18. noahbwilson

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    The Ad Card is important because my system takes it and uses it in Facebook/Twitter links. Makes your link more engaging. Also... im more prone to just share it because it makes my site look better.
     
  19. Happybask

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    ok, I will do it ! ;) Thanks
     
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    Hi: it said" Youtube Video ID Only the ID at end of URL", what dose it mean ?
    my youtube url is: "youtu.be/UxQ"

    should I write: UxQ or youtu.be/UxQ

    Thanks :)
     

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