Study: Subscriptions Becoming Very Common for Mobile Apps

by Developer.com Staff

The mobile development industry also relies heavily on ads.

Mobile platform vendor ROKO Labs has published a new report on the competition in the mobile development industry. Key findings from the study include the following:

  • The most common ways to make money from apps are subscriptions (27 percent), general ads (20 percent) and transaction fees (20 percent).
  • The most popular states for mobile development are California (37 percent), New York (11 percent) and Massachusetts (5 percent).
  • The most popular app categories are games (22.7 percent), business (10.2 percent) and lifestyle (9.4 percent).
  • On average, app names are nine characters long.

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This article was originally published on Monday Aug 1st 2016
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