What is this - is anyone making money?

Matthias Rebbe | M-R-D matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Wed Aug 19 22:45:31 CEST 2015


I am pretty sure there are many who made and still make money with Livecode apps.

I for example have an app, unfortunately a niche product, which i am selling through Kagi for some time which gives me some revenue. I am selling round about 10 to 20 copies a month.

I´ve created 6 iOS and Android apps for customers. 5 of them are listed under the customer names.

I´ve created an inhouse iPad app for a customer which is used by sales representatives to sell products to undertakers.

And i´ve created several inhouse apps (pricelist tools, reporting tools, download portals and other db stuff) some in combination with livecode server for use in our own company.
Okay, with our inhouse stuff i did not earn money, but we spent a lot, because we did not have to hire some one to do this for us.

At the moment i cannot earn a living with my LiveCode stuff, but i am still happy with LiveCode, because i see at least some revenue.

Matthias



> Am 19.08.2015 um 21:46 schrieb Pyyhtiä Christer <christer at mindcrea.com>:
> 
> Although playing around with LiveCode for a number of years and enjoying - often 'trial and error' - haven't really got anywhere close to see the fruits for the effort making an application.
> 
> As many of us I have paid for the licenses, put money out for free development expecting some wanted features, continued for Indie advancement payments (hope to live beyond the licenses expire), I have to ask my colleague developers, are you making any money with the apps you develop (with LC)?  Or is it just fun?  Are you ingenious enough to hit the sweet spot what is driving the downloads? This is nothing against LC - rather a question to answer to possible $ supporters if to continue pursuing the efforts & telling 'this will be the thing'.
> 
> Another question is where is the beef for the different apps.  Games, plays - but does anything serious drive apps in iOS world. What about Android, is there a different worlds of users?  Finally, is everything just games and plays, is there any interest for value applications, which is not 'just here and now'?  What's there for serious app development, is everything just what is the click for just now, just today?
> 
> Have fun,
> 
> Christer Pyyhtiä
> MindCrea Ltd
> Mobile: +358-400-410216
> Skype:  christerp1
> christer at mindcrea.com
> 
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