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02-07-2011, 11:11 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Southampton, UK
Posts: 304
Free advertising

Hi all,

As an indie dev I know how hard it is to get exposure for your games/apps. That's why I've decided that in the lite version of my new game Blockees I'm going to display ads for other indie games as house ads along with ads served from admob, probably 50/50 split.

I won't ask for anything in return (although a link back to Blockees would always be appreciated) as I'll be using my linkshare to take 5% of purchases. All ads well come.

Let me know if you want in by replying below. I'll need the itunes link and a 320x50 (iAd size) banner ad for your game.

Cheers
Dan

Last edited by Runloop; 03-23-2011 at 07:24 PM.
02-07-2011, 02:16 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Hollywood, CA
Posts: 1,869
very kind of you

02-07-2011, 03:19 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Southampton, UK
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I'd just rather have ads in my game that are more relevant to the players. Rather than a bunch of 'LOSE 20LBS IN A WEEK' ads. If it helps some devs sell a few more games and I make a few bucks in commission then everyone wins.
02-07-2011, 03:59 PM
#4
We'd be interested Like Headcase said... mighty kind of you!

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02-08-2011, 05:00 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2009
Location: Berlin, Germany
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Runloop View Post
I'd just rather have ads in my game that are more relevant to the players. Rather than a bunch of 'LOSE 20LBS IN A WEEK' ads. If it helps some devs sell a few more games and I make a few bucks in commission then everyone wins.
sounds interesting..
02-08-2011, 07:29 PM
#6
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Southampton, UK
Posts: 304
I thought this might have been a little more popular. I'll also be sticking ads in for my favourite games. This is how they will appear within the game. The ads only appear on the home screen. If you want to be included send me an email with the ad (png, 320x50) and your itunes link.

contact@runloop.com


Last edited by Runloop; 03-23-2011 at 07:24 PM.
02-09-2011, 01:53 AM
#7
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 44
Hi Dan,

This is a great initiative, and as mentioned very kind of you. I've put together a couple of banners. I have no dedicated designer as yet so I hope they're OK. If so just use whichever one you think looks best in your app.

My game has only just been submitted to the App Store so not yet live, but should be within about a week (unless there are heaps of Val Day apps to get through!). The link will be: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tank-maverick/id418095998?mt=8&ls=1

Cheers,

Pete.
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Tank Maverick for iPad - First person tank combat action

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02-09-2011, 03:27 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Southampton, UK
Posts: 304
Looks good, I'll keep an eye out for it.
02-11-2011, 07:14 PM
#9
Saw this thread before but my App wasn't out yet. Now it is! This is an awesome idea and would love to be part of it.

You're probably getting hit up with lots of dev banners. Just add mine to list and if you can't/don't use it, no worries

Oh and like carrytheone, I don't have a dedicated designer/artist so it's just me putting the banner together (artist I am not). If you want it changed in any way to better suit your standards then just let me know.

Also, you listed 320x48 so that's what is attached but I have a high res @2x.png version if you need it.

Thanks!
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iPhone/iPod Touch Apps by Tiny Tech Studios
02-11-2011, 07:17 PM
#10
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Location: Southampton, UK
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Originally Posted by TinyTechnician View Post
Saw this thread before but my App wasn't out yet. Now it is! This is an awesome idea and would love to be part of it.

You're probably getting hit up with lots of dev banners. Just add mine to list and if you can't/don't use it, no worries

Oh and like carrytheone, I don't have a dedicated designer/artist so it's just me putting the banner together (artist I am not). If you want it changed in any way to better suit your standards then just let me know.

Also, you listed 320x48 so that's what is attached but I have a high res @2x.png version if you need it.

Thanks!
You'd think there would be loads of take up where in fact there has been barely any. I'll add your to the others that I have got though.