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My iPhone App is a worldwide best seller

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Nashy, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Nashy

    Nashy Newbie

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    Dear BHW,

    I am obviously pretty new here so I don't really know the regulations about posting about your own business/venture/app (for self promotion reasons) so until someone can direct me then I will keep my business quiet.

    Anyway, recently I launched one of my applications onto the App Store and it is now ranked in the top 10 entertainment chart in the US.

    It is currently being downloaded around 53,000 times per day which is obviously quite a bit - and a feat I am proud of! The site (social network)
    is also getting about 3,000 uniques per day.

    My question to the brains of BHW is, what other ways are there of monetizing iPhone applications?

    With the site I am thinking of loading it up with some affiliates related to the application which should start generating some modest income for the site.

    Obviously here the real money spinner is going to be the application so I would love to hear some thoughts.

    I am more then happy to chat to the audience about iPhone apps and promoting them etc, advice and help works two ways :)

    Thanks so much in advance, all the best

    Nashy

    P.S. Please note I can not respond to P.M's as I haven't posted the 15 times yet.
     
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  2. king8egg

    king8egg Newbie

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    I know a lot of app developers who have follow on products that they sell on their website, whether its their own or affiliate. Of course, getting them to your autoresponder is a great way to monetize a free app.

    How did you get your app ranked so high? I know there are a few ways to get it ranked higher, but you have a lot of downloads. pretty impressive.
     
  3. ticbra

    ticbra Junior Member

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    Dear threat starter! You are able to create a top10 apple store and you don't know how to make money from it??
    This story is fishy...
     
  4. positivcriss

    positivcriss Power Member

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    Congrats :).
    Look, i have one facebook fanpage about iPod Touch 4 with 1500 members...maybe i can help you to get some sales :).
     
  5. endre82

    endre82 Newbie

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    sell ads through your aps or direct them to an adsense site
     
  6. endre82

    endre82 Newbie

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    i mean the ad could be sold the apps by submiitting your apps to admob or other mobile sites like admob
     
  7. theviralguy

    theviralguy Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    53k unique installs a day and you don't know how to monetize... oh man...

    Put up some ads on it asap. I can do your monetizing for you if you want for a little % haha hit me up on aim if you want.
     
  8. carlito

    carlito BANNED BANNED

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    why dont you turn your app in a paying one now? even a few cents, with such a daily downoload rate you'lll be rich very fast
     
  9. BaniB

    BaniB Registered Member

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    Have you ever thought od AdMob?

    Rovio has had a huge success with AdMob in Angry Birds. Roughly $1m.


    If I may ask; What did you do to have it downloaded so often?
     
  10. makiaveluz

    makiaveluz Newbie

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    Just some ideas,

    -Create a wordpress and talk about your app.
    -If the app is free add more features to another that make it worth buying.
    -Facebook fan page
    -post on forums related to your app.

    other members can give you more
     
  11. math182

    math182 Regular Member

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    yourap.com asap!!!