The power of the Unity ecosystem is that it broadens the definition of what it means to achieve success as a game or app creator. It does this by providing opportunities for you to earn additional money and work, and find new collaborators, during the creative process.


1Earn an income, and a following

Since it launched in 2010, the Asset Store has provided a way for content creators and developers to earn income by selling their finished tools to fellow Unity users. Many publishers have earned enough to support their independent game development. It’s not just an opportunity to make money, but to establish your reputation on well-made tools and generous customer support. Learn about how to become a publisher, and how to succeed at it.

Just the facts: Publisher guidelines and FAQ: Everything you need to know about applying to become a publisher.

We’ve profiled a number of successful independent Asset Store publishers, and hearing their stories is probably the best way to pick up best practice tips about how to market your products on the Asset Store and support your customers.

How to launch a successful product on the Asset Store: this post is packed with tips from several successful publishers, each of whom chose their own way to mastering the art of promoting their creations

One Year In: My Experience Publishing on the Unity Asset Store: a publisher shares lessons learned in his first year of selling his high-quality 3D models.

Traveling the world with the Asset Store: Here’s a fun read about a publisher who, thanks to healthy sales of his products, has the freedom to travel the world and work from anywhere with an Internet connection.


2Sometimes it pays to join the crowd

Unity Connect is the first talent marketplace dedicated to the full spectrum of Unity creators: artists, programmers, VR/AR developers, and more. It’s free, easy to set up a profile, and used by tens of thousands of people. Even if you are still early on in your project, or career, we can’t encourage you enough to set up a profile as soon as possible!

Build your team with Connect: Unity evangelist Ashley Alicea gives a short and concise introduction to setting up a profile, and posting projects. Whether you’re looking for collaborators, a new gig, or just want to build your visibility in the community, posting Projects is free, easy, and lets others see what you can bring to the table.

The five hottest artists on Unity Connect: See how five trending artists on Connect showcase their work.

Unity Connect Messenger: live, real-time access to the Unity community: Read more about the new Unity Connect Messenger, that enables you to chat live, in real-time, with your connections.