Design This Home is extremely popular and known for making well over Million every month. The cool part is the fact that they made all of that money out of ads since the app in itself is completely free to download.
Ah – now the interesting part. How do people become aware of your app? In the long run, think about it this way – if you record a song and put it on iTunes, are you going to get rich? Probably not unless you are already a successful artist. Sure there are a few hits that grow in popularity there, but for the most part, just putting something on iTunes isn’t good enough.
What’s good about this website applications is its usability outside the home. You can use the app to browse and add songs to your friend’s DJ playlist. You can also vote or add songs in a party.
Google says your content should be unique to get a good position in search results. Same applies to apps. If you’re just trying to make an improvement – or a copy – of some already-popular app, who’s going to notice it unless it’s some awesome rethinking/redesigning? But imagine if it is a new concept, it’ll become a new bait in itself and will save you thousands of dollars for marketing.
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“Want to listen to a certain artist? Just hit shuffle play, sit back and listen to their entire catalogue. Don’t settle for something similar. Don’t settle for just one track from the artist you want to hear every 20 minutes,” Spotify said in a statement.
You can also add contact lists of all those whom you wish to send text messages or emails. You can add both contact details as well as cell phone numbers. But the disadvantage of doing this is all contacts will receive double messages – email as well as text message. This is redundant, so add one of the two.