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Beginning Android C++ Game Development by Bruce Sutherland

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Chapter     11

Self-Publishing 101

Once you have built your app and are happy with the contents and quality, it’s time to publish your work on the Google Play Store. The Play Store is Google’s official distribution network for Android developers. It’s worth noting that it’s not the only option but it is definitely the easiest and most visible option for distributing all types of apps on Android.

Distributing apps via the Play Store is not free; like any retailer, Google makes money from every app sold. Google’s fee is 30% of the sales price after tax. It’s worth bearing this in mind whenever you are doing any calculations with regards to working out how much to charge for your app.

Getting ready to sell your app is an exciting time but it can ...

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