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A funny way to promote our iPad app Flockwork!

06-29-2012, 01:18 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 130
A funny way to promote our iPad app Flockwork!

Thought some fellow devs might find this amusing!

We launched our iPad puzzle game Flockwork a few weeks ago, and it's been getting some great reviews, but we wanted to spread the word further.

We're a small team and we don't have a big marketing budget, so we wondered what the best thing we could do with $50 was. So we hired ten people from the site Fiverr.com (an online marketplace where everything costs $5) to make videos about Flockwork. Here is the result!


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06-29-2012, 01:28 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 7
haha! i used fiverr to have a few people post about my game on their twitter account. not very helpful because the twitter accounts are purely marketing accounts and does not seem to have real twitter friends.

i read about flockwork being promoted by FAAD. was it helpful considering that the app is for ipad?
06-29-2012, 03:31 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 130
Quote:
Originally Posted by mapacible View Post
i read about flockwork being promoted by FAAD. was it helpful considering that the app is for ipad?
We got a few thousand free downloads, but it didn't seem to have a lasting effect once we went back to paid.
06-29-2012, 03:45 AM
#4
Joined: Feb 2012
Posts: 7
hmm...few thousand doesnt sound good considering the result and their rates nowadays.
06-29-2012, 12:14 PM
#5
Clever idea. Unfortunately, based on the views on the videos, they haven't gone exactly viral yet. I thought about doing something along the same lines with Fiverr, but looking at your YouTube views, I'm wondering if that $50 is better spent elsewhere.

Developer of WorldAlpha Sniper for iOS.