The emerging metaverse represents a new digital frontier full of financial opportunities for influencers who attract large audiences around their personas, content, and personal brands. As virtual worlds like Decentraland and connected experiences through augmented reality gain adoption, now is the time to build your community and monetize your sphere of influence. With creativity and strategic planning, you generate diverse income streams that capitalize on bringing value to your followers in the metaverse.
Consider launching your dedicated metaverse platform for fans. This creates a hub to distribute exclusive VR-compatible social experiences, live performances, classes, meetups, scavenger hunts, and more that your audience would enjoy. You control the environment instead of relying on third parties. Offer premium “backstage” access at tiered subscriptions for exclusive content and interactions.
Livestream VR events
Partner with platforms like VRChat to organize and promote special live-streamed VR-based events for your followers. Give fans pay-per-view access to concerts, talks, standup comedy shows, esports tournaments, DJ sets, and other performances. Do interviews with prominent make money in the metaverse figures. Interactive virtual gatherings let you monetize influence through exclusive ticketed events.
Model and sell custom avatars, skins, wearables, virtual objects, and artifacts as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) promoted to your audience. Limited edition 3D assets tied to your brand in virtual worlds create digital memorabilia for collectors. Dropping new NFTs generates hype and demand. Don’t just sell randomly make items resonate with your community. Offer giveaways to build buzz.
Rent virtual land plots
Purchase prime virtual real estate in social VR spaces like Decentraland then rent parcels to brand partners for ad installations, experiences, and events targeted to your followers congregating there. Offer design and foot traffic data. The location carries a premium. Manage land like a real-life venue. Sign up on ad networks to integrate branded billboards and other advertising formats into your metaverse platform design. This passive income stream lets companies target your influence while enhancing immersion. Maintain creative control to prevent overt brand intrusion.
Promote VR products and services
Strike affiliate and sponsorship deals to promote relevant VR products and services through your platforms, communities, and social channels. Showcase new VR hardware releases. Give exposure to emerging metaverse brands across your spheres of influence. Authentic co-marketing collaborations benefit both parties. Develop premium educational content, assets, and tools catered specifically to virtual worlds to which you sell access. Publish tutorials teaching others how to thrive professionally and socially in the metaverse. Create VR starter packs. Offer paid mentorship and coaching sessions. Establish yourself as the authority.
Consult for VR companies
Leverage your VR expertise to consult for companies wanting to effectively enter the metaverse space. Provide strategic advice, creative direction, platform selection guidance, and audience targeting insights. Craft bespoke VR brand integrations and activations tailored to the community. Consulting monetizes niche knowledge. Capitalize early on growing consumer VR adoption to profit from your hard-earned metaverse influence. Diversify monetization while retaining creative control. With preparation and business savvy, the possibilities are endless for converting your brand into metaverse income. The time is now to stake your virtual claim. Then prosper by offering incredible value to your community.