Are “Unethical” App Subscription Practices Ruining the App Store?
Tech Crunch and Forbes recently reported on a problem plaguing the App Store: unethical subscription practices. According to Tech Crunch, commonly utilized unethical practices include as follows: that the apps are too aggressive in obtaining subscriptions; that the apps offer little functionality without upgrading; the apps provide no transparency around how free trials work; and the…Read More
Apple Implements App Store Affiliate Commission and Pricing Changes
If your software business makes available an app in the Apple App Store, then you will want to make note of several business changes that Apple has just recently announced. The first change is that Apple has reduced the App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%, as was reported by Tech Crunch. An affiliate…Read More
Apple Signals New Enforcement Strategy to Companies Distributing Applications at the App Store
Companies distributing applications on the Apple App store should take note: multiple companies today have stopped selling content from their applications sold on the Apple App store, suggesting that Apple is taking steps to enforce its new rules to collect its royalty on direct sales from applications being sold on the App Store. The Financial…Read More