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    yes, same price, and same content. I agree with you, the exposure of the free app is much bigger than the paid one.

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    I think it should be exactly the same if the full version simply removes ads with no additional functionality.
    Otherwise, if some user unknowingly goes for the higher price option and then discover the same thing was available for a lower price, that wouldn't be very great for the app's reviews.
    You could try adding something else too, to make it higher price if you'd like... such as "Quicker and better Updates", more personalized customer support etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xeus View Post
    I think it should be exactly the same if the full version simply removes ads with no additional functionality.
    Or one more concept would be to set the price of the 'full' version to something really high (such as 4,99) and to set the in app billing option for removing ads in the free version to something like 0,99

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    I had added "Remove Ads" option on 4th Jan,2014 in my Free App.
    Till today, i got 24 orders and total revenue from orders is $40

    But I Got?
    * extra $40, which is really not very impressive and i get this money with in 3 days from Ads.

    But I lost?
    * IAP is full of bugs and does not work flawless with all the devices.
    * Few devices are crashing on IabHelper.StartUp. i have no clue why.
    * Giving bad impression for new users
    * App is crashing left and right when user trying to purchase.
    * In 80-905 cases IAP is working fine. but for rest it is crashing.
    * Frequent users are using ads-free version and decreasing the daily revenue

    Bottom Line?
    "Remove Ads" Order does not add up any impressive growth in daily revenue. I will try for another 1 week and may remove the option after re-reimbursing paid users.

    Please share your views on this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcc View Post
    I had added "Remove Ads" option on 4th Jan,2014 in my Free App.
    Till today, i got 24 orders and total revenue from orders is $40

    But I Got?
    * extra $40, which is really not very impressive and i get this money with in 3 days from Ads.

    But I lost?
    * IAP is full of bugs and does not work flawless with all the devices.
    * Few devices are crashing on IabHelper.StartUp. i have no clue why.
    * Giving bad impression for new users
    * App is crashing left and right when user trying to purchase.
    * In 80-905 cases IAP is working fine. but for rest it is crashing.
    * Frequent users are using ads-free version and decreasing the daily revenue

    Bottom Line?

    "Remove Ads" Order does not add up any impressive growth in daily revenue. I will try for another 1 week and may remove the option after re-reimbursing paid users.

    Please share your views on this.
    I inserted the in-app billing 4 days ago in 2 of my free apps (both cumulated around 13.500 active installs).
    Till now i got 3 'remove ads' orders, however i now decreased the price to 0,99€, i think it was too high in the beginning (1,99€).
    So let's see how this will develop within next days..

    Till now i can't confirm problems with in app billing causing crashes or errors. Had no error reports yet, also in my testing it seemed to be quite stable.

    Regarding income:
    If you say that you need 3 days for making 40$ with ads and now you made additional 40$ within ~2 weeks, for me this seems to be ok, or?
    You also have to take into consideration, that it will take a bit (also because of distribution of new version) until the users realize that they now the possiblity to remove the ads.
    And one more thing, which is maybe the most important one: Does your app / game need internet connection?
    If no, then a user in general has no reason to have an internet connection activated, so he'll anyway see no ads => no reason to buy the 'remove ads' package. So is guess apps that need an internet connection will have significantly higher selling rates.
    Last edited by nr1; 2014-01-17 at 06:25 PM.

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    yes. my App need internet connection to function.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcc View Post
    yes. my App need internet connection to function.
    How many active installs did you have?
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    Around 15000 active installs

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    No 'remove ads' sales since the last days

    How are you doing?

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    - 2 orders day before yesterday
    - 1 order yesterday

    earlier it was average 4-5 orders daily. definitely it has come down for last one week.
    Mostly my orders are coming from Russia,Slovakia,Germany,France,Spain,USA

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