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1414 Apps - Million Dollar homepage, for Apps

01-23-2013, 09:24 AM
#1
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1414 Apps - Million Dollar homepage, for Apps

Hi Devs,

I just bought me an app spot on Norman Rozentals 1414 website, it's something like the million dollar homepage but for apps, it looks nice and might just maybe get a little bigger.

Cheap spots on top will move to the bottom once all slots are taken, so for now, you can buy some 'exposure' relatively cheap.

I guess it's kind of a gamble, I'm just curious if he can make a million dollars with this concept.

http://only1414apps.com/

By the way, I am in no way connected to this initiative (apart from the fact that I bought a space) and will not make a single dime of this, just thought some of you might be interested.

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Last edited by rikschennink; 01-23-2013 at 09:26 AM.
01-23-2013, 10:24 AM
#2
Joined: Apr 2012
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Originally Posted by rikschennink View Post
Hi Devs,

I just bought me an app spot on Norman Rozentals 1414 website, it's something like the million dollar homepage but for apps, it looks nice and might just maybe get a little bigger.

Cheap spots on top will move to the bottom once all slots are taken, so for now, you can buy some 'exposure' relatively cheap.

I guess it's kind of a gamble, I'm just curious if he can make a million dollars with this concept.

http://only1414apps.com/

By the way, I am in no way connected to this initiative (apart from the fact that I bought a space) and will not make a single dime of this, just thought some of you might be interested.
Interesting concept. There's a built-in disincentive to buy though as the blocks get more populated since the price increases for less-visible positions. I don't think people will pay over $1000 to count on the board flip that makes the lowest positioned names into the highest ones. It's likely the earliest buyers stand to make the most of their purchases.

I hope it turns into a success for all involved.

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01-23-2013, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Rainier View Post
Interesting concept. There's a built-in disincentive to buy though as the blocks get more populated since the price increases for less-visible positions. I don't think people will pay over $1000 to count on the board flip that makes the lowest positioned names into the highest ones. It's likely the earliest buyers stand to make the most of their purchases.

I hope it turns into a success for all involved.
Yes, I think you've got a valid point. Maybe he could, instead of flipping the entire grid when it's full, move the most expensive slots to the front once bought immediately.

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01-23-2013, 12:51 PM
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I found the site to work very poorly on my iPad, I'm not really sure who would want to go to a website full of adverts?

The million dollar page idea worked once 10 years ago. While this one does look neater than the usuall pixel mess they turn out to be I'm still not convinced

Can you track how many time people clicked on your game riksc?

Would love to know how you get on with it.
01-23-2013, 01:56 PM
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Very sluggish.. and which consumer would go to a bloated page of contentless advertising without any incentive? I see only one winner there and it's the page's owner.

Pass.

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01-23-2013, 07:04 PM
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Joined: May 2011
Location: Edmonton, Canada
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Didn't someone have a page once where they sold a pixel for $1 so people could advertise on it once ?

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