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Find the "bleeding neck" and charge money from day one, says TweetCaddy founder. Do #free apps still work for devs?

Find the "bleeding neck" and charge money from day one, says TweetCaddy founder. Do #free apps still work for devs?

Market-first approach . Jed advises to find a market with a “bleeding neck.” This essentially means going for that itch that needs scratching, or where the demand is. But be wary of developing for an audience that is not likely to pay. For example, Jed highlights how targeting fellow app developers might not be too profitable, given that developers like going for free software. But targeting real estate agents might give you better value, since they are likely to pay for apps that could help them sell more properties in return. Design is marketing . When you’re in the business of web applications — and even mobile apps, for that matter — how you present your app to your customers can make or break the deal. Take time to learn . Marketing a product may not exactly come as first nature to many developers. And so Jed advises to take time to learn the ropes of marketing, wheth...

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