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We all know the Android Market’s bad rap: developers make money on paid apps. Rovio said so. Larva Labs said so. Even Google said so recently, saying that the number of paid app purchases are not increasing as they should with the increases in use of Android in general. So it must be true, right? Developers trying to make a buck on Android should just monetize with ads?
Well, maybe not. Certainly, it’s worth pointing out that there are counter-examples to the conventional wisdom, examples of developers whose paid apps have generated a decent chunk of revenue. This series of posts will look at a few examples, including one developer who brought in more than $150,000 in revenue in less than a month from a single app.
After allowing developers from more countries to sell apps, Google said that they would give access to paid apps to users from more countries. Well, it happened yesterday, now paid apps are
As you might know, you can buy Paid apps in the Market only if you are located in a country from a list of only the few available. Well, the
Android users get a bad rap. They say we expect apps to be free, that we won’t pay for apps like users of other platforms will, and that consequently it’s
I’m thinking that something is brewing on Android market. Yesterday afternoon I noticed that order of many apps in the “Productivity” category had changed drastically. The last I checked, at
The Android Market has doubled its size over the last five month, going from 10,000 to 20,000 apps.Â According to Androlib, the number of apps hit the milestone earlier today
Along with the LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ESPN and AndroidGuys my day starts with a quick glance at “Top of the day” on www.Androlib.com. I regularly find applications I
It’s a tough decision for developers to make – Do you charge for your app or do you embed advertisements instead, hoping for clicks?Â If you’re considering writing your own
Cole Brodman, T-Mobile’s CTO, thinks the Android Market could use a little help on the filter and search side of things. Pointing to YouTube as an example of how things
Join us today as John takes a look at a2b, by Froogloid.Â John really likes the app , calling it very complete.Â Judging by the video below, a2b responds very
By the time many of you read this, G1 owners in the UK will have already started downloading their first paid apps from the Android Market.Â This is great news
One of the first major name releases in the Android Market, Caller ID by White Pages, has been given an overhaul with all new features. Â Features like reverse lookup and
Looks like the Wall Street Journal got it right.Â The Android Market is now accepting priced applications with availability starting next week. According to the official Android Developers Blog, Google
Yesterday was relatively quite day in the land of Android, save for one small mention in a Wall Street Journal article. Hiding at the very end of a piece called
It’s going to be an interesting first quarter for the Android Market.Â It won’t be long until paid apps start showing up for people to download.Â An email made its