Welcome to my YouTube channel. In this series, I will be discussing the various ways in which one can make money in the online world of EVE Online. Even if you have never played EVE Online, you will still be able to follow along and learn something new. Of course, feel free to subscribe and hit the bell icon so that you will be notified whenever a new video is posted.
The Basics of PLEX
Once you have subscribed to my channel, you will see a video titled “EVE Online Industry Basics: Introduction to PLEX.” In this video, I will give you a brief overview of what is PLEX and how you can earn money in the online world of EVE Online.
To begin with, let’s take a look at PLEX in general:
- Player’s Electronics Store (P.E.S.): A service that provides gamers with the opportunity to purchase and trade video game hardware and software. PLEX will be used as a shorthand for Player’s Electronics Store throughout this guide.
- Digital Express Alliance (DEA): A group of PC manufacturers, including Dell, HP, and Lenovo that established a consortium to create a more flexible and open ecosystem for software and games.
- Game Developers Alliance (G.D.A.): A non-profit that provides resources, connection, and funding opportunities for independent video game developers.
- EVE Online Store: A digital marketplace designed for the online world of EVE Online where players can purchase the game and all of its available expansions pack.
How to Make Money in PLEX:
If you click on the P.E.S. link in my profile, you will be taken to the digital storefront for that organization. From here, you can find all of the items currently available for purchase. You can filter the search results by using the various filters at the top of the page. Keep in mind that your search results will change based on what filter you apply.
When you find a game or software you are interested in, click on the “Buy Now” button to proceed to checkout. Before continuing, make sure that the price is right based on your current PayPal balance. If it is, click on the “Buy Now” button. Sometimes, you may have to create an account with P.E.S. if you do not have a PayPal account (and vice versa).
After you make the purchase, you will receive an email from PayPal with a link to download the software/game(s) you just purchased. All purchases made from this point going forward will be delivered to your PayPal account (or debit card, if you are purchasing from a different country).
To begin earning money in PLEX, you must first join the Game Developers’ Club. This will give you access to a special “Developer Zone” where you can find helpful resources and connect with other members. You can also opt-in for development news and receive emails about upcoming projects.
Next, you can create affiliate sales pages for various software titles that are available in the PLEX marketplace. When a user clicks on an affiliate link and makes a purchase after browsing your page, you will earn a commission.
You can also integrate affiliate links into your blog posts or social media posts to earn extra money when your followers click on the links and make a purchase. Most platforms allow you to track affiliate sales (and what percentage you’re earning from each sale).
How to Make Money in the EVE Online Store:
If you click on the EVE Online Store link in my profile, you will be taken to the game’s official website. Here you can find a variety of items from the PC version of the game to clothing, statues, and more! You can browse through all of the available items or search for a particular item by using the text box at the top of the page.
When you find an item you are interested in, simply click on the “Buy Now” button to proceed to checkout. Before continuing, make sure that the price is right based on your current PayPal balance. If it is, click on the “Buy Now” button. Sometimes, you may have to create an account with EVE Online Store if you do not have a PayPal account (and vice versa).
After you make the purchase, you will receive an email from EVE Online with a link to download the software/game(s) you just purchased. All purchases made from this point forward will be delivered to your PayPal account or debit card (if you are purchasing from a different country).
Another way to make money in the EVE Online store is to take advantage of the game’s marketplace. Here you can purchase items that players have created using the in-game currency “ISK” or “Currency Auction Houses” (CAHs) that provide an alternative way to earn money. Marketplaces are a great place to find useful gear that is more costly to purchase via conventional ways or to find cheap items that you can resell for a profit. You can also create an affiliate sales page for a marketplace you find beneficial, so long as it provides a way for you to earn money from interested parties (e.g., gamers).
Ways to Make Money in EVE Online:
As mentioned in the “Basics of PLEX,” P.E.S. provides an alternative way to make money in the online world of EVE Online. Along with affording you the opportunity to purchase video games and related software, you can make money by referring users to the organization’s website. For every user you send to the site, you will earn a commission.
You can use a tool called “CPA Network” to create affiliate sales pages for various products and services. When a user clicks on an affiliate link and makes a purchase after browsing your page, you will earn a commission. Most affiliate networks will keep you well-fed with commission checks regularly.
As you can see, there are many ways to make money in both PLEX and the EVE Online Store. If you want to get started, simply follow the steps outlined in my profile and you will be able to begin earning real money in no time! Have fun and good luck!