Android Dev Recounts Success Story

Today may be rough for everyone’s finances in some respects – don’t check your 401(k) unless you want to be depressed – but another developer success story has popped up to serve as inspiration.  The developer of two Android apps explained that they’ve made him quite a lot of money.

Arron La released Advanced Task Manager in February of 2009.  Since then, it’s made him about $50,000, which is quite a nice sum, and even better considering that he holds a fulltime day job at IBM.

What’s more, La released an ad-supported version called Free Advanced Task Manager in November of 2009, and it’s netted him another $29,000 to date.

So there you have it: $80,000 earned in someone’s spare time over the course of a year and a half.  Plus, La believes he could have raked in a lot more cash if he’d bothered to charge more than $0.99 for the original app.

That should be encouraging for Android developers to hear, and perhaps inspire developers who haven’t paid much attention to Android to change their minds.

Categorized as Android

By Doug Caverly

Doug is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest eBusiness news.

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