How to Make $80,000 Per Month on the Apple App Store

t’s far easier than you think. No luck or perseverance necessary. At WWDC, Apple reported that they’ve paid out $70 billion to developers, with 30% of that ($21 billion!) in the last year. That’s a huge spike, and surprising to me because it didn’t seem like my friends and I were spending more on apps last year. […]

App Store Optimization Secrets Revealed

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What I did and learnt to successfully launch an iOS app (x-post /r/entrepreneur)

My name is Rupert, I am a cofounder at Dribble ( heading up marketing and growth, and below is how I launched our iOS app. My hope is that this will be useful for anyone else who was in my position a few months ago (launching an app for the first time). There are many ways one […]

How developers scam Apple’s App Store

Apple’s App Store has been a boon for the tech giant and developers alike. Since launching in 2008, more than 50 billion apps have been downloaded, and the store currently boasts more than 900,000 offerings. In the first quarter of 2013, Apple raked in $1.6 billion from apps alone, constituting 74 percent of the market share

3 Ways to Rank Higher in the Apple App Store

It’s common knowledge at this point that ranking higher in the App Store is a key ingredient to accelerating your app business’s growth. However, with more than 1,000 apps being launched every day, ranking highly is a daunting task. Smaller or independent developers lament the current state of affairs, sure that they can’t hope to […]