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How Does Metaverse Make Money?

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Metaverse has already entered our lives or shall we say that we have already entered the metaverse. Initially used for gaming, it is quickly being adapted by businesses to streamline their work and generate revenue in various ways.

From working virtually to creating art in the metaverse, there are several ways it can be used to make money.

Making Money in the Metaverse

Here are some of the ways in which metaverse can be used to make money.

Gaming

Gaming is the lead industry in the metaverse. You can make money in the metaverse by building games that users can play in the metaverse. Users can also have the option to either play blockchain-based games or invest in metaverse activities and collect or trade in-game assets in return for tokens that may have real-world value.

Advertising

Metaverse can be used as a major advertising platform. Just like the real world, brands can make their virtual presence in the metaverse by opening their stores in the virtual malls and advertising their products and also lease and sell virtual reality ads. The pace at which individuals and businesses are joining the metaverse, it is highly likely to become a huge advertising and marketing platform.

Education

The pandemic has already changed the way of teaching. With schools and universities being shut for offline classes, students and teachers have resorted to online classes. These classes and lectures can be done in the metaverse, potentially making the metaverse a significant platform for virtual schooling. Metaverse, being an immersive space can also allow classes to be highly interactive and personalized. 

Fashion and Retail

Luxury fashion houses like Gucci have already been experimenting with virtual clothing. Fashion designers have been working the metaverse to design and showcase their collections and sell virtual clothes in the form of NFTs.

The fashion industry has also been collaborating with the gaming industry to launch collections for avatars in gaming. 

The retail industry can use metaverse to open stores and let people try on their products.

Non-Fungible Tokens

Non-fungible token or NFT is a hot topic globally, capturing the attention of millions of users. In the metaverse, you can create any of your artwork into an NFT and sell it in open market spaces. The NFTs can be collectible cards, clothing, avatars and other graphic art that is unique, designed and created by users to be sold virtually. You can find various tutorials online that can explain how to create an NFT. If designing does not interest you, you can also become a broker and open an NFT art gallery and sell NFTs made by other users and earn a profit from the sale. 

While the metaverse is still being explored by many individuals and businesses, it is quickly making its presence significant in our lives. It has something to offer for every individual and business. And with so many people joining the metaverse, more doors are expected to open for businesses to generate revenue in this virtual space.

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