May 23rd, 2013
I've had many side projects over the years - some successful, but many others are abandoned or have stalled. It's always a struggle to fit all my ideas into the few hours of spare time I have every week - so how can you improve your odds for a successful project? Here are steps I take.
May 16th, 2013
The numbers from the App Store continue to impress:
- 775,000 available apps (January 2013 Apple)
- 18 Billion iPhone app downloads (projected 2013 ABIresearch)
- 10.5 Billion iPad app downloads (projected 2013 ABIresearch)
How can you make your shiny new iOS app stand out in that market? I don't have all the answers, but here are some tips:
May 8th, 2013
After reading about Choosing a Profitable Niche, I wanted to see how my own iOS app sales matched the numbers Trevor used for his analysis. I only do iOS development as a side project, but have one app: Play Piano HD, which has been on the Top Paid App charts for Music (in the US) for several months now.
|Play Piano HD|
Play Piano HD will help you learn piano faster!
Turn learning piano into a game. If you're just staring out, or an expert who wants to work on your sight reading, Play Piano HD is for you.
|Kids Xylophone Marimba Piano|
Teach kids about music and colors with this interactive app.
With a Xylophone, Marimba and Piano mode, kids can explore music!
A great simple counter for everyday use!
Keep score in a game, count laps around the track, or people in an audience... Great for keeping track of a count so you don't have to remember a number.