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Android

Masum Bergmann
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Masum Bergmann
Courses Plus Student 4,129 Points

App monetization

Hi guys,

I'm in the process of finalizing my very first homegrown app (Yay!!), and I've started thinking about how to make money from it...

The route I want to take, is to offer my app for free (only on Google Play for now) and have in-app advertising generate the income.

Now I've seen that there are a bunch of firms (such as adMob, InMobi, Leadbolt, Millennial Media, etc) that offer this service, but based on what factors should I choose between these firms?

Does anybody here have any experience in this field, and could recommend one firm over another?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks, and have a great weekend! Masum

3 Answers

Erin Kabbash
Erin Kabbash
5,210 Points

Hey Masum, I do not as I just finished the tutorials on Android. But just wanted to say I thought it was really cool that you finished your first homegrown app!! I am going to start mine tomorrow, woohoo!

Masum Bergmann
Masum Bergmann
Courses Plus Student 4,129 Points

Hey Erin!! Thanks for your nice message!! Once testing is done I will post a link to my app on this forum, and I'd love to hear what you think!!

Well done on finishing the Android tutorials! Wishing you good luck and tons of fun developing your very own very first homegrown app!! Definitely let me know how you get on... :D

Matt Coston
Matt Coston
18,425 Points

I realize this is old. I don't see a link to your app. Did you monetize it? Are you seeing a lot of traffic?

Masum Bergmann
PLUS
Masum Bergmann
Courses Plus Student 4,129 Points

Hi Matt... You can find my app at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.binarybutterfly.shine

Yes, I've included an ad in the app, and no, I'm not seeing a lot of traffic...

Cheers, Masum