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Not all apps that are ad supported are negative value? We just don't believe users should have to pay for the app.

Look, I know the game in Silicon Valley is to be bound and gagged by whatever billionaire is willing to throw money at you in their desperate quest to catch a unicorn. Some of us like to do it a different way. And our users are okay with that! They understand the transactional value of ads!




No offense. But if you're ad based, you're basically using the business model popular among those who are "...bound and gagged by whatever billionaire is willing to throw money at you in their desperate quest to catch a unicorn..."

I use it too. But that doesn't make it a good model for all involved.


You can sell the app itself on the store. The idea that developers are pigeonholed into using ads is nonsense: it is just easier to “sell” a free app with marketing than to sell an app for real money sans ads.

No offense taken :)


When people say they are ok with ads, they mean content based ads like your tv or billboard show. Not stalking mad man following ads.




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