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adding doggcatcher on the amazon appstore?

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tvandinter
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adding doggcatcher on the amazon appstore?

I've been lurking for a while, and want to buy a copy of Doggcatcher, but for various reasons (long story), I can't do so through the Android Market. I was thinking about buying the app directly from the website, but then I miss out on automatic update detection, etc.

Now that the Amazon AppStore is around, are there plans to put Doggcatcher up on there? And if not, I'd like to put out a vote to do so since I, at least, would buy it from there. :)

Thanks!

eric
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Amazon appstore

I'm going to wait and see how that works out for others first.

As I understand it, devs don't pick the price, only recommend it. There's a good chance they'll pick a price that's different from the google market, and I'm not crazy about that.

I'm not saying that it won't happen in the future but I don't have any immediate plans.

LHendren
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Amazon appstore

I hope the Amazon appstore works out for you. The problem with Google Store is I downloaded DoggCatcher to my EVO phone. Now, Google Store will not recognize my G Tablet running Android 2.2 as a "Device". So when I try to buy DoggCatcher (which I give 5 stars) for my G Tablet, it tells me it is already installed (on my Evo).

eric
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Google accounts

I always understood that a google account was what was associated with a purchase and you could use multiple devices. I've done this on a couple phones and it worked fine.

I went to give you access to download in the forums here and it looks like you already have access to download it, did you purchase here as well as the google market?

Yeahha
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You can always make a backup

You can always make a backup of the app on your phone then upload it to your computer or dropbox and download and install that way. For some reason the market on some tablets do not show all apps available.

packy
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All the reports I've heard

All the reports I've heard have the Amazon App Store trying to undercut the prices in the Marketplace. I doubt they're doing so by taking a smaller cut for themselves...

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Eric, Amazon would guarentee

Eric,

Amazon would guarentee you 20% of your set list price. Amazon will set the price of the app, you will get at least 20% of the price and amazon will take 30% of the overall price or the difference between your 20% and the overall price of the app whichever is less.

eric
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Price difference

I'm most concerned with the price difference between the two markets. I don't think it gives people a good feeling when others are paying different prices and I would like to avoid people having to 'shop around' for the best price.

I think I just need to wait and see how it goes with the amazon market before I step into it. It seems inevitable that it will happen but I'd like to take some more time to see how things play out.

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I'm staying away from the

I'm staying away from the Amazon App Store. That guarantee of paying at least 20% of your set list price requires that that set list price be the same as your price anywhere else, meaning if you have a $7 app on the Android Market, you're guaranteed $1.40; the same price you'd get for a $2 app on the Android Market. Drop your price to $2, and you're only guaranteed $0.40. Amazon can therefore always undercut your price elsewhere, reducing your revenue.

Now that the Android Market has broadened its international reach, there isn't any reason to use the Amazon Marketplace. (And of course in areas available, the Android Market has better penetration than the Amazon Marketplace.) A better way to broaden your reach is to upload to a web site and let your payment processor reduce your gross by less than 30-80%. Unless you're looking at an 80%+ piracy rate that the Amazon Marketplace can prevent, the Amazon Marketplace is a bad deal.