3 Surprising Ways To Make Money on the Side with Pokémon Go
Did you know the Pokemon Go app was downloaded more than 5 million times in the year of 2016?
If you have been following the trends worldwide, I am sure you now know that Pokémon Go is one of the most talked about games ever to be launched in human history. This is true because in less than six months of being launched, Pokémon Go has become a certified cultural phenomenon.
Most businessmen and entrepreneurs are watching the progress of this game with excitement while other game designers are watching the game with envy. Pokémon Go comes with lots of craze and fads which is one of the things that makes it more interesting and attracts entrepreneurs and marketers than any game before.
As a layman, you will find Pokémon Go as a carefully and well-structured game which comes with an incredible combination of graphics and gameplay so you may not see anything silly or crazy about the game. However, as a business man or entrepreneur, I am sure you will quickly observe that there are lots of incredible ways to make money from this craze that most people refer to as a game.
What is Pokémon Go?
Pokemon Go is a mobile game that's designed to deliver a real Pokemon experience. This app allows people to use the technology of Google Maps in the real world to help capture their favorite Pokemon character.
How Can You Make Money?
If you are still wondering how you can make money from the most successful app ever launched referred to as Pokémon Go, this article is just the one for you. I will be share incredible ways I discovered on I've Tried That, to help you make money from Pokémon Go even if you are not the one that created the game.
Some of the ways to make money from Pokémon Go are:
- Becoming a Pokémon Trainer: One of the ways you can make money from Pokémon Go is to work as a Pokémon Trainer. Most people who have watched Pokémon since they were young have actually wanted to train people on how they can use the game. Well, here is your opportunity as Pokémon is now virtually existent on every smartphone you come across. However, it is not everybody who uses Pokémon Go that understands how to play and enjoy the game. Therefore, you can just decide to help these people by offering your services as a Pokémon Go trainer. If you are very competent at playing the Pokémon Go game, then I can assure that there are lots of people including marketers, entrepreneurs and business men who want to learn how to play Pokémon Go and they are willing to offer more than $20 for just an hour of training on how to use the Pokémon app. You can offer your services on Craigslist and I assure you will have buyers waiting for you.
- Make money by selling your Pokémon Go Account: Another way to make money with the Pokémon Go app is to sell your existing Pokémon Go account. There are lots of people who are willing to pay lots of cash to buy an existing Pokémon account so if you have one, you can sell it and make cool money from the sale. Crazy….isn’t it? The amount you will sell the account is largely dependent on a lot of factors which includes but is not limited to your Pokémon team, your game level and the type of Pokémon you have on your account. If you have some Pokémons that are rare to find, you can be sure that you will make more than hundred dollars on the sale of your Pokémon account. You can sell your Pokémon account on sites like eBay and PokeTree though you must be careful when selling the account as it is against the Terms and Conditions of the game developers.
- Make money selling Pokémon card collections and other Memorabilia: Another way to make money with the Pokémon trend is to sell anything you have in store that relates to Pokémon. It does not matter whether what you have is the card collection, the movie or any other memorabilia related to Pokémon, sell it now while the buzz is still very hot.
Other ways to make money from Pokémon Go are:
- Working as a Pokémon driver at Pika Speed
- Dropping lures at Pokestop
- Designing tools that can work with the game with sites like Poke API and Poke Assistant
- Creating similar apps
- Crafting Pokémon items and selling your handmade crafts online
- Writing a detailed guide or creating a training program for people who use Pokémon Go.
The truth of the matter is this, Pokémon Go will eventually become like every other app ever launched. However, this may not happen anytime soon so while you still have the chance, ensure you take advantage of the attention still being placed on the game and make lots of cash doing so.