"Rising 4 times as fast as the Internet!"
"Publishers exponentially increase their revenues!"
"Millions are stacking up like cheez-its!"
To believe these claims or not, it is up to the reader to decide, however the fact remains that the online gaming / arcade industry is no where near it's end. For years online flash games providers like: Shockwave Entertainment, Online Galore, and Addicting Games have dominated the minds of bored college students and intrigued school children. Near the times of 2004, it looked like a plateau season for the beloved online games and it seemed their time has come. But even a quick instrument like Google Trends shows us that search volumes for the phrase "Online Games" has now (2008 Q1) doubled since 2004.
Experts claim that this growth is not linear, but rather exponential. So it's not too late to hop on the Online Games bandwagon as many webmasters already have.
Many webmasters have used various affiliate programs, content management systems, and freebies along with various marketing techniques to build and promote an online arcade without investing a cent. And guess what, they are receiving back a lot more than they have invested!
As shown by the evidence and amazing statistics, the market is only in its beginning years. The potential in this field is many times what it is currently and the sooner people join, the sooner they will start learning.