With 6 billion App downloads from theAppStore and over 750,000 approved apps, what are the chances your small little app will get noticed now in this ocean of competitor sharks? Yep, you will be eaten alive and all your hard work on creating the app will be wasted as it is nearly next to impossible to reach the Top 100 now, occupied by giants like Gameloft, Electronic Arts, and Capcom. Do you really think you are going to compete with Disney; with Angry Birds? Chances are you are not going to win this war, pal.
Stop fighting the windmills with a portable fan, pall! Stop wasting your resources! Stop reading those stories how a small guy spent only … 50 Grand and got on 97th place in the Top 100 for 3 days. You are not gonna make it.
According to Forbes, Over the past quarter, of the mobile devices sold, 64.1% are powered by Google’s Android™ and only 18.8% are operated by Apple’s iOS.
On the AppStore you are competing for a few expensive gadgets only (three types of iPhones, three of iPads) while on the Android™ you can have thousands of supported phones from all price ranges, affordable even to small guys!
According to the latest stats Android™ works on 3,997 distinct devices spanning almost 600 brands!
Google Android™ app developers earned $125 Million in mobile display adds while iphone guys earned less than 90 last year! Google is all about PPC and advertising, that’s where the biggest revenues come! You don’t really have to sell your app! It can be free to download and still bring thousands!
Are you paying an extra $97 per year for Xcode development tools for the Appstore? Forget it. It’s free on google, called Eclipse!