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How to get reviews if promos all used up?

10-13-2011, 01:31 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 6
How to get reviews if promos all used up?

Hi,
I have an app pricing $1.99. I want to give my application to the reviewers but i have already used my 50 promo codes. I dont have more promo codes left with me now. Can u guys please tell me how can i submit my app to reviewers if i dont have any promo code left? because i think maximum reviewers require promo codes.

and can u please tell me some sites on which i can get immediate reviews for my app because mostly reviewers take too much long time to respond
10-13-2011, 04:03 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 286
Well the easiest thing to do is submit an update to your app with a new version string. Change some text or fix a bug, doesn't have to be much... But make sure you do actually do change something!

As for the reviewers, ultimately you need to build relationships with them. But in the short term you need to make your emails/messages stand out from the crowd.

Be short and to the point, use a eye catching subject line and dont forget to be human when you write to them. Also, think of it from their point of view, what do they get out of reviewing your game? They have hundreds of emails a day to sort through and if you can do something for them they will be more likely to do something for you...

Oh, and be persistent! Don't give up on the first email!
10-13-2011, 04:50 AM
#3
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Where you dont live
Posts: 1,662
But don't overbug them and constantly email them! Then there is a lesser chance than before to have them review the game.
10-13-2011, 05:17 AM
#4
Ask for their UDIDs and create for each one of them an own Build. Honestly i would always use the Promo Codes for your Contest/Twitter/Facebook/... and sent the Reviewers an own Build.
10-13-2011, 06:43 AM
#5
Joined: May 2011
Location: Finland
Posts: 8,366
Well if it's out you can gift it to the reviewer.

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10-13-2011, 11:36 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2011
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 286
Quote:
Originally Posted by Arashi541 View Post
But don't overbug them and constantly email them! Then there is a lesser chance than before to have them review the game.
Yeah, dont bug em too much :-) But I've found weekly follow ups for a couple of weeks seems to work pretty well.