5 ways a website helps your indie game get press coverage

With Steam opening the floodgates this year, media attention around your game is more important than ever.  How important? Matthijs recently posted about their experience selling Unexplored, a rogue-like with an excellent dungeon generation system, which had a disappointing launch day on Steam, selling only 250 units. ...
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Easy Animations for your Site

Today we have a new feature to announce for ManaKeep, easy animations built in to the Editor! =) Animate Elements on Scroll You can now make the elements on your pages, such as photos and text, animate as they scroll in to view.  This can be enabled by mousing over a block in the Editor and clicking on the Elements icon ...
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Parallax and more block customizations!

This is our first update since going live!  Thanks once again to our beta testers who helped us get here, and to our subscribers who have joined us since launch, you guys are awesome!   For our first update we are adding new customization options you can use to further enhance your site, including really easy to add para...
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A few ideas when pricing your indie game

If you were to launch your indie game today, how would you price it?  Probably one of the more stress-inducing questions you will need an answer for =) So how do you choose?  You may start by asking yourself, how much will people pay for my game?  But if it is your first time selling this question is a bit intimidating. ...
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Your Digital Shop is Now Open!

Today we have the biggest update yet to announce: you can now sell your indie games through ManaKeep!  Read on for the full details =) Your Digital Shop You can now sell your indie games on your official website, using your own domain name and branding, and we are charging no transaction fees!   Your Shop comes with a h...
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Early Access is now available!

ManaKeep has entered its final stage of beta which we are calling Early Access.  For all our beta testers please read on to hear how Early Access works and how we plan to transition to live. Live Launch on Nov 18th! With the addition of the Shop features today, allowing you to sell your indie game through ManaKeep, we ...
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Editor Update

We have been in beta for just over a month now, and we have received some really great feedback already (thanks to everyone who wrote in so far!) .  The most common request we are seeing is for more color controls in the editor, so that is exactly what we are giving you! =) Lets dive in! Customize Tab To really make sur...
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ManaKeep gets a themes page!

Curious how your game site could look on ManaKeep?  Or simply want a peak at our starter templates before you sign up?  ManaKeep now has a themes page ! Themes on ManaKeep are fully customizable and designed to help you get started with your game site fast.  Each theme is made for an indie game genre, and includes sampl...
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ManaKeep launches into Beta!

Today we are excited to announce that ManaKeep is now in beta!  This means you can create your game site, try out our features, and share some feedback as we gear up for launch! Our main goal for beta is to gather feedback from you!  After creating your game site we would love if you share your thoughts on our forum .  ...
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A Sneak Peak

Beta is just around the corner, so today we wanted to give you a sneak peak of how you would design your home page using ManaKeep! =) One of our goals with ManaKeep is to help take a lot of the hard work out of creating your site.  Starting from scratch can be tough, so instead we provide you with starter kits full of co...
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Marketing with ManaKeep

ManaKeep provides you with a great home page and community hub for your game, but one of our main goals is to help you market your game.  Today we want to walk you through several ways to market your game using the tools ManaKeep provides. Email Marketing An effective marketing channels you should not overlook is Email M...
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Announcing ManaKeep

Today we are excited to announce ManaKeep, the first hosting platform targeted specifically at indie game developers!  So what exactly is ManaKeep? ManaKeep is a complete marketing toolkit for your game, supplying you with an easy to use website builder, a blog for posting news and updates, email marketing for monthly ne...
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