View Full Version : Meet the binman who blew Apple away
Aug 13, 2009, 02:33 PM
Category: Apple Software
Link: Meet the binman who blew Apple away (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20090813153311)
Posted on MacBytes.com (http://www.macbytes.com)
Approved by Mudbug
Aug 13, 2009, 02:57 PM
the commenters are hilarious. Alot of them are asking what an app is.
I also like how they call a garabageman -- a binman over there.
Aug 13, 2009, 05:43 PM
Another marketing ploy by an otherwise untalented app developer.
You cannot even find out what the app does because all the description tells you is that the app was made by a trashman and supposedly hit #3 on the (for-pay) social networks charts in one country at one time, which was probably supposed to become a self-fulfilling prophecy? And which by the way translates only to something like #200 on the main UK charts, because for-pay social network apps are quite unpopular compared to their free peers or other for-pay apps. All this in just one country (the app is nowhere to be seen on the US charts), so he probably never sold more than 20 copies of his app per day during the peak days and is now selling around 5 per day for less than $500 in total gross revenue or $0 after Apple and the publisher have been paid. Amazing story, Times of London.