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Marketing’s a Bitch: Lessons from the App Store

After months of obscurity, Sol: Sun Clock rose to #11 on the Weather charts the night of the solstice, and the next morning, when Apps Gone Free went live, it quickly rose to #2. Downloads went from around 10 a day (paid) to the peak of 21,042 in one day. That is an increase of over 2000%! Over a period of three days, Sol topped 30K downloads.
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Just Say No to Payola, or Why I’m Not Paying For a Good Review.

I have a strong distaste for even mild extortion, especially when it comes to the "free" press, and I for one won't be buying my app reviews.
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