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Can some one please explain...

04-26-2011, 02:32 AM
#1
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 235
Can some one please explain...

I feel like an idiot but can someone please tell me what the grossing charts mean. How do they work it out. Everytime I think I have worked it out I am wrong.

This is doing my head in.
04-26-2011, 04:36 AM
#2
It's based on how much money a app makes not how many downloads they get. So if an app did 6000 downloads at 99cent and another larger app did 300 at 20$ the second app would rank higher because it made more money. Also it takes into account money made through in in app purchases this is why a free app can still be in the grossing charts.

hope this helps.
04-26-2011, 05:20 AM
#3
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 235
well, that is what i assumed it meant.

But it doesn't seem to work out that way.
I've noticed we have shot up in grossing from promo codes, which is really weird.
You'd think it would go up in paid, not grossing cos it's no money but it does the opposite. :S
04-26-2011, 05:25 AM
#4
Quote:
Originally Posted by dreadwench View Post
well, that is what i assumed it meant.

But it doesn't seem to work out that way.
I've noticed we have shot up in grossing from promo codes, which is really weird.
You'd think it would go up in paid, not grossing cos it's no money but it does the opposite. :S
Wow. I thought this exploit was fixed last year. People were changing prices to $459, redeem 50 promo codes, then changing the prices back to 99c and reap the rewards from being on the top 10 overall grossing.
04-26-2011, 07:49 AM
#5
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 235
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBlue View Post
Wow. I thought this exploit was fixed last year. People were changing prices to $459, redeem 50 promo codes, then changing the prices back to 99c and reap the rewards from being on the top 10 overall grossing.
Oh damn, why didn't I think of that. hahaha :P

So it's a bug. Now it makes more sense.