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Learning Mobile App Development: A Hands-on Guide to Building Apps with iOS and Android by Michael Eierman, Jakob Iversen

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Other Income Possibilities

Making money from selling apps or advertising in apps is possible. However, your income is very dependent on how successful your app is in terms of number of downloads. In fact, only a limited number of app development organizations get the lion’s share of the billion dollar market place described earlier in this chapter. The rest of the market is divided up by thousands of developers. Even so, you should create, publish, and attempt to monetize an app in at least one of the markets. This will give the knowledge and “street cred” to make money in other ways from app development. Although the authors of this book have several apps available in both markets, we make far more money doing training and consulting than we ...

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