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App Store Pricing: Worth at Least as Much as a Cup of Coffee (entrelife.com)
4 points by clarky07 on Sept 30, 2013 | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments

Solid defense of the business, and I tend to agree with you. At the same though, you have to admit that with 5C and a bigger, broader apple, the apps that will win big will be apps that profit off volume and not individual sales.

I think you are right that the apps that "win big" are going to be the volume free apps. That being said, people are still spending a lot of money those games, it's just not up front.

Also, as an indie, I'm honestly not aiming for Candy Crush success. It might be possible to get in that vicinity like Tiny Wings, but it seems absurdly unlikely. I'm perfectly content to make a good living selling niche apps, and there is a big market available for it. Candy Crush and Clash of Clans aren't making all 5 billion Apple paid out last year.

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