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Need Marketing ideas to promote this game!

01-21-2013, 03:07 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 88
Need Marketing ideas to promote this game!

I need some ideas from developers/sales to promote this game......Any suggestion is highly appreciated! Currently I'm the only person ( idea, design, development, marketing) worked on my spare time.

Fishy Jump Free



01-21-2013, 03:22 PM
Get more screenshots. Use every slot available to share screenshots of the game. No reason *EVER* to just have on screenshot on the app store.

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01-21-2013, 03:33 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 88
Thanks....That I'll do today...actually I have 5 screen shots uploaded for 360x480 sizes before...I need to upload them for the IPhone 5 sizes. I tried to fix defects which earlier users complained about...The users will directly compare (rightly so) this game with Doodle Jump which is a $15 million product.....So really tough job to get even a 1% of their market share....I thought if people like one game they would probably be interested to play similar game with a different flavor if quality is good...But really understood later on that it's really tough job to make such a game particularly when you work in your spare time....

Last edited by IPhoneAppLover; 01-21-2013 at 03:39 PM.
01-22-2013, 12:16 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: USA
Posts: 33
Promote your app successfully

As a game developer you should submit your app in quality review sites in order to get your app reviewed.

Create your press kit so that it make easier for app reviewers to do their jobs.

Submit your press release for PR websites, so that your release is distributed towards a wide range of media outlets.

Make sure whether your iTunes App store page is more attractive in order to achieve more downloads.

promo codes is a famous marketing technique for app developers, with 69% of respondents sending out using this.

Make Trailers, previews and sneak-peak videos which makes customers excited.
01-22-2013, 04:52 AM
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 486
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01-22-2013, 11:19 AM

you surely should add more screenshots (be careful with that red and white font). Other than that:

- google the most popular forums to announce your game there and encourage communication. less popular forums will also work for indexation
- find a list of reviewers (it is freely available online) and pitch them. Do not copy-pase: each request should be personal. Keep it short and simple.
- work with FB/Pinterest fan pages
- try to approach mommy blogger community for reviews since they are your target audience
- be sure that you have taken care of ASO - listen to a few podcasts, read articles freely available online
- check out other popular app`s press releases, write your own and use a free pr site to spread it.

It is not easy to run it all alone, good luck!

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04-17-2013, 04:26 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 8
There are a ton of ways to market an app. I see that you have a website set up to promote your app, but take a look at this post from Apptamin. 5 Reasons Why Your App Needs an Online Presence: http://blog.apptopia.com/5-reasons-y...line-presence/
04-17-2013, 04:57 PM
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Location: Philadelphia, Pa
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Which admin will be the one to ban the Apptopia spammer threadcrapping their blog posts?
04-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 8
Just a note, you need to improve your use of social media. The facebook link you posted only had one like... An improved online presence for an app can improve SEO and discovery, and increase you chances of getting reviewed by an app site. Honestly, I would start by asking your friends and family to like it first to give it some kind of base. Having a page with one like definitely isn't helping you. Also, take a look at this blog post we did, 5 Ways to Get your App Featured and Drive More Downloads: http://blog.apptopia.com/5-ways-to-g...ured-by-apple/