Casinomeister's Webmaster Newsletter
16 May 2012
And welcome to the 17th Edition of the WebMeister Wire - Casinomeister's newsletter that concerns webmasters, affiliates, affiliate managers, and anyone else for that matter that cares about webmaster issues.
In this issue:
MEISTER ON YOUTUBE
|Information that affects you. |
If you haven't been checking out my webcasts at Youtube, you may want to start. These are uploaded every month or so, and the subject at hand is what's going on in Casinomeisterland. One thing I usually cover is not only how the industry is changing for players, but for webmasters as well. Last week, I spoke a little bit on how pending legalization in the US will affect webmasters
Casinomeister's 10 May 2012 webcast. Vortran's casino warning, Purple Lounge faceplant, the future of online gambling. All this and more!
And the list goes on...here
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THE FUTURE OF ONLINE GAMBLING
|The future is becoming less obscure...while gazing into my cyber-crystal ball. Actually, I've been able to figure this out by paying attention to what was being said at the last two conferences I've attended: the GiGSE in San Francisco (click here for the review) and the Asian i-Gaming Conference in Macau (check it out here). The future is all about social interaction - it's happening now with this newsletter, and continues when some of you link to it via your Facebook account or read about it somewhere online. As webmasters, we are constantly interacting with others via the web, so are your players - and especially future players. The next generation of players have never known the world without smartphones, YouTube, or Facebook. |
Software developers are coming to realize this, and are beginning to search for their proverbial thinking caps. Poker is a no brainer - it's already "social". And so is bingo (more or less) - it has social aspects. But what about video poker or slots? How non-social can you get? Sure we have tournaments and multi-player screens, but this is old school. Software developers are going to have to create a completely new approach to video poker/slots - something so revolutionary that it will blow us away.
Or will it be you, my fellow webmaster, who has a mind blowing epiphany that turns these non-social games on their heads. All it's going to take is a bitchin' idea - I haven't thought of it yet. And you'll hear about it if I do (after it's properly trademarked and patented )
Perhaps in Dublin we can brainstorm on this a bit. You are going, aren't you? If not, what a bummer since it's free for affiliates and there are a lot of people that you should be meeting. Yeah, I know it's expensive to fly and getting away from your day job may be a hassle. But the iGaming Supershow is really one of the best conferences of the year.
If you are going to be there, give me a shout out and say "hi" if you spot me staggering around.
FACEBOOK FAN PAGE
|Yep, we finally have an official Casinomeister Fan Facebook page. This is where we will be posting updates, events, special announcements, and what-nots! Do you want to see what it looks like outside my office window? Click this link and find out - and "like" us. |
Complaints? Kudos? Please let me know.
We currently have a membership drive in our forum. Whoever refers the most qualifying members during the month of May will receive a $100 gift certificate at Amazon.com or its equivalent. They will also be a random drawing of $25 for anyone who refers-a-friend so what are you waiting for? Check out how to refer your buddies to our forum here!
Did you know that about 8% of our traffic in the forum is via a mobile phone? If you are one of these folks and haven't download our Casinomeister apps you are missing out!
iPhone App - Yes, we now have an app for you iPhone/iPad/and iPod - you can go to the iTunes app store and look for ForumRunner - download this app and Casinomeister is included as a forum. The free version is a "read only" version; the $1.99 version allows you all functionality to the forum (posting, etc.).
The Android app is free and is listed at the Play Store under CMeister.
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