Is Your App/Game Addictive Enough to Make Money?
Friday, April 11, 2014 at 12:15PM
Mistero in Addictive, Advice, App, Apps and Games, Business, Development, Game, Marketing, Success, Viral

While no one can know for sure when a video, app, or game is going to go viral (or at least perform well), there are some elements to keep in mind that can help steer your efforts in the right direction, and increase your chances of success.

Eric Reiss, CEO and Content Strategist at The FatDUX Group, has compiled a list of 18 elements that are bound to help you out. Though your product does not have to have all of these, the more you have, the greater your product's "true value" will be for your users.

Foundation

Concept

Conditions

Communication

Platform

Environment

Monetization

Quick wins

Recurring revenue

Angry Birds has only 7 of these. Candy Crush Saga has 13. What does this tell us? Sometimes, your app just needs a really, really good sense of timing and luck. But for those of us who don't like to leave everything up to chance, there's the insight of Eric Reiss.

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