Included in the Become a Game Tester guide are some additional reports to help you in your video game tester career. This is a review of one of those reports.
This additional report gives you step-by-step instructions on how to become a video game reviewer and not how to become a video game tester or how to be a video game developer. It actually teaches how to get paid for reviewing video games in 8 easy steps. It teaches you why and how to offer your services for free so you can quickly become a paid reviewer.
Step 1: This step teaches you about writing sample reviews. It tells you exactly what to write and how to go about writing it so that it’s the most effective gaming review possible to get gaming companies to fight over posting it.
Step 2: This step teaches you about what type of gaming sites to contact that will work best so that you can get paid for reviewing video games. It tells you exactly where to go and exactly what to look for to get started. It even gives you over 20 company websites that are hotlinked so that you can get started right away.
Step 3: This is a quick informative step and gives you tips on getting the emails of the site administrators so that you have the best chance of getting a great response back from your video game reviews.
Step 4: This step talks about drafting cover letters, first impressions, and the tricks to getting in the front door with the video game company administrators. It also tells you what to expect when you hear back from them and exactly what to do to impress them.
Step 5: This step talks about how to handle rejection if and when it comes and how to under promise and over deliver when and if it doesn’t.
Step 6: This step teaches exactly what to do and when to do it once your “free promotion” is over. It teaches you how to respond to different circumstances that will arise and how to nail the job for pay.
Step 7: This step teaches what the going video game review rates are and what you can charge for the video game reviews and video game articles that you write. It also tells you what you can expect to make.
Step 8: The last step teaches you how to negotiate with the video game company and how to get the deal. It tells you exactly what to charge for the jobs you accept and also what deals to turn down.