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Karl Kontus's Blog


Hi, I'm Karl, one of the creators of a free market research platform Video Game Insights

I write about video game market, business and marketing. I'll cover topics such as competitor research or how to find the right publisher.

If you want to chat about any of the above, get in touch on Twitter and let's chat!


Member Blogs

How indie developers should treat their game more like a business and why doing market research doesn't mean you have to stop doing what you're passionate about.

Marketing tips for small indie devs from pre-development phase all the way to releasing the game.

Analysis on indie game pricing on Steam to see if indie developers could consider higher prices. 4 key takeaways when thinking about pricing your game.

Exploring the answers to questions like 'How much can I earn as an indie solo developer?' and 'How much does a typical indie game earn in its lifetime?'

Karl Kontus's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 07/29/2020 - 11:25]

Thanks Matt Yeah, depending on ...

Thanks Matt Yeah, depending on the game, that probably true. Glad you found it useful :

Comment In: [Blog - 07/13/2020 - 11:08]

Thanks for writing this Super ...

Thanks for writing this Super interesting read Proper planning maximises the probability of sustainable future as an indie developer. Good references to some great books as well

Comment In: [Blog - 07/10/2020 - 10:52]

Thanks Byran r n r ...

Thanks Byran r n r nI think you 're right for sure Not only is it a viable side-gig, it 's a great hobby/passion that can earn some side-income. If you treat it as that, it 's a fantastic path. r n r nI 'm interested to see where smaller/solo ...