Google Play solves for PPP (Purchasing power parity) in Apps!

On the 31st of July 2015, Google Play reduced the minimum purchase price of in-app items in India and finally ‘de-linked’ in-apps prices that were pegged to the $US. That move totally made sense.

Especially in a land like India where billions of people are used to ‘nano consumption’ while paying micro nano prices!

This shampoo ‘sachet’ costs Rs. 1 or
2 cents in the USA.  In India, 75% of ALL Shampoo Sales are via   this SKU!

 
 

Errr… what is PPP?

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Amazon Underground – Amazon gets it right!

I was pleasantly surprised to see an e-mail from Amazon informing game developers about the launch of Amazon Underground.

Simply explained, it’s a new program by Amazon that rewards game developers by the amount of TIME players spend in their games.

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Note the words in BOLD – TIME SPENT!

As a founder of a Mobile Games Company with over 65 million downloads, I believe Amazon Underground is a massive game changer for the Casual Gaming Business

Background:

Mobile games arguably contribute the most amount of ‘time spent’ on mobile phones

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