Includes paid and unpaid 2.5 billion apps. 16 million not Apple
Only accounts for paid apps Pre-iPad, Galaxy Tab, etc
Nokia switched to 60/40 1st of October for carrier billing Also Palm/HP webOS
Android free - ad supported (further reach) Crashed GetJar several times on release 1m sales of Halloween version in first week
No firm released figures as yet (iAds or Admob) 7.1b between web and apps (text and banner (see link)) http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2009/11/04/4462302.htm – Nov 2009 1bn impressions per day/ads served (15/11/10 E. Schmidt – Web 2.0 Summit)
Paypal used to provide a license for a pro/donate version Allows for wider sales (Android market limited in countries with paid apps) Not used in iOS apps and unclear for Nokia
WP – up to 5 free apps the $19.99 thereafter, also includes Xbox 360 release) None of this includes cost of phones or any other hardware.
You can make money from it but can you afford it as your only source of income? Top grossing apps on app store are nearly all from big companies Android market seems to favour indie developers but are there less paying customers? Will having ads make you more money in the long run? (Refer to ROM Manager with option to switch off ads in paid version) Tablet specific versions of apps or universal?
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