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Free DJ Jones Poll

View Poll Results: Should DJ Jones have a free, fully-functional, ad-supported version?
Great idea! 13 81.25%
What are you thinking!?! 3 18.75%
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07-17-2009, 09:20 AM
#1
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 27
Free DJ Jones Poll

*Sorry fir the double post but I thought this discussion might be better suited for a new thread

This has been a great week and I had a lot of fun chatting with many of you over email about DJ Jones.

I am currently reading a great new book called Free: The Future of a Radical Price and was wondering what everyone's opinion would be on a completely fully-functional version of DJ Jones that is identical in every respect, except that it is free and ad-supported. The $0.99 version would still be available for anyone that wanted to remove the ads.

I look forward to hearing your thoughts on the viability of this idea.

Thanks,

Shibby
07-17-2009, 09:29 AM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: In God's World
Posts: 48
I don't mind ads, as long as they're no intrusive. I believe people make way too much of a deal about ads. They complain too much and most of the time i don't even notice them.

Last edited by oneWAYup7; 07-17-2009 at 09:34 AM.

07-17-2009, 09:51 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 126
Adds don't bother me at all. What would bother me is if I paid for the app and then it suddenly is free and then I have to deal with ads. I suppose in theory this shouldn't matter because you were happy when you paid for it, but we are humans!!

I'm a purist and whatever gets the games in the hands of the players the easiest is my recommendation.
07-17-2009, 09:54 AM
#4
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Behind You!
Posts: 862
Sure, an ad-free game would be great if it will help you boost your sales.
07-17-2009, 09:55 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Sylvania, OH
Posts: 619
Lol I don't think the information you gather here will be valide...haha cuz basically those who don't have the game ill say its a good idea and those who have the game will say its a bad idea just to "protect" their purchases.
07-17-2009, 09:56 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Behind You!
Posts: 862
Quote:
Originally Posted by sf49lu View Post
Lol I don't think the information you gather here will be valide...haha cuz basically those who don't have the game ill say its a good idea and those who have the game will say its a bad idea just to "protect" their purchases.
Well, I have the game and an ad-free version would be good. At least, I think.
07-17-2009, 10:32 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 27
I like the idea of ad-supported, but I'm also not convinced of the effectiveness of in-game ads since I would have to generate a lot of click-throughs just to recover the loss of sales to my $0.99 version.
07-17-2009, 01:14 PM
#8
Joined: May 2009
Location: The Underworld
Posts: 9,230
if you have the game fully functional, then yes, you are likely to lose a lot of sales as people decide to live with the minor annoyance of the ads to get the app for free