Another reminder that it's hard to make money from apps: an app which made the Mac App Store Top 10 still pulled in just $US302 on its first day.
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If you don't want to litter your app with advertising, then the "freemium" model -- basic features everyone can use, a paid tier for customers who want more advanced options -- is one option. Rather than offering a complex set of features, try and work out if you can charge for one or two premium option.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.