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The Mobile Marketplace <ul><li>Simon Maddox </li></ul><ul><li>#barcamplondon6 </li></ul>
Before I begin...
This isn’t a “how to make money” talk
If there was a secret to it, I wouldn’t be here.
Hello!
App Store, Android Market, App World, Ovi, App Catalog, SkyMarket
O2 Litmus, Orange Application Shop, etc...
App Store, Android Market,  App World, Ovi, App Catalog, SkyMarket
iPhone App Store
In the beginning...
http://tinyurl.com/pinchiphone
Now: Fighting for shelf space
Target: 50 in a month
42 downloads after almost 3 weeks
You might get lucky
But you probably won’t
Android Market
UK only app released 26th Jan 09 Saved consumers ~£24k, btw
Worldwide app released 28th March 2009, 9:30am (GMT) Screenshot taken 29th March, 10:30am (BST)
Comments <ul><li>“Don't try to pull anything here buster or you'll go to jail tonight. Get the picture?” </li></ul><ul><li...
Even Weirder... <ul><li>“It’s a poll to see how many people want cupcake” </li></ul><ul><li>“Very nice UI” </li></ul><ul><...
Even more amazing...
178 people still have the app installed!
Could you....? #barcamplondon6 wiki wall
Android users are stupid
Android users are stupid
Android users are stupid American
You’ll probably sell more on Android than the iPhone
But remember...
Neither app store is the holy grail
You still have to advertise the app It won’t sell itself It won’t sell itself It won’t sell itself
Thanks! @simonmaddox
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The Mobile Marketplace

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The Mobile Marketplace

  1. The Mobile Marketplace <ul><li>Simon Maddox </li></ul><ul><li>#barcamplondon6 </li></ul>
  2. Before I begin...
  3. This isn’t a “how to make money” talk
  4. If there was a secret to it, I wouldn’t be here.
  5. Hello!
  6. App Store, Android Market, App World, Ovi, App Catalog, SkyMarket
  7. O2 Litmus, Orange Application Shop, etc...
  8. App Store, Android Market, App World, Ovi, App Catalog, SkyMarket
  9. iPhone App Store
  10. In the beginning...
  11. http://tinyurl.com/pinchiphone
  12. Now: Fighting for shelf space
  13. Target: 50 in a month
  14. 42 downloads after almost 3 weeks
  15. You might get lucky
  16. But you probably won’t
  17. Android Market
  18. UK only app released 26th Jan 09 Saved consumers ~£24k, btw
  19. Worldwide app released 28th March 2009, 9:30am (GMT) Screenshot taken 29th March, 10:30am (BST)
  20. Comments <ul><li>“Don't try to pull anything here buster or you'll go to jail tonight. Get the picture?” </li></ul><ul><li>“Ur a faggot” </li></ul><ul><li>“Go suck a cock faggot ass biatch” </li></ul><ul><li>“Virus dont download” </li></ul><ul><li>etc... </li></ul>
  21. Even Weirder... <ul><li>“It’s a poll to see how many people want cupcake” </li></ul><ul><li>“Very nice UI” </li></ul><ul><li>“Thanks, Simon. I’ve been waiting since oct 20th for this :^)” </li></ul><ul><li>“Is this a test app for devs?” </li></ul>
  22. Even more amazing...
  23. 178 people still have the app installed!
  24. Could you....? #barcamplondon6 wiki wall
  25. Android users are stupid
  26. Android users are stupid
  27. Android users are stupid American
  28. You’ll probably sell more on Android than the iPhone
  29. But remember...
  30. Neither app store is the holy grail
  31. You still have to advertise the app It won’t sell itself It won’t sell itself It won’t sell itself
  32. Thanks! @simonmaddox

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