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APPShopper Mechanism question

06-26-2011, 09:31 AM
#1
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 64
APPShopper Mechanism question

Hi,

I have a question/"problem not sure" with AppShopper. My game (Panda Escape) was released with $1.99, and have these doubts:

1- In first weekend, I dropped the price to $0.99, it appeared correctly with Price Drop. after a day, I returned the price to $1.99, it show price increase (is this correct, or it should not show increase because it is released with $1.99).

2- After another day, I dropped the price again to $0.99, it did not appear in the list "What's New", but If I search for it, it gives me Price Drop, but unable to find it in the "What's New List".

Is this normal, how frequently the APP shopper refresh the list of APPS, and how frequently the price drop should be in order to appear in APP Shopper in "What's New"

Thanks In Advance.

Last edited by amkalisa; 06-26-2011 at 09:51 AM.
06-27-2011, 08:31 AM
#2
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 64
Any Idea
06-27-2011, 09:11 AM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
1 is Okay. Thats the way its supposed to be.

Not sure why I cant see your app in price drop list though. There is a 'popular' filter for all appshopper lists. That works automatically and I wont be surprised if I dont see your app there. Appshopper must think your game is not popular enough. BUT, its still supposed to show the price drop in the "All" apps list. I dont know why its not there either. Might be a bug.
06-27-2011, 09:35 AM
#4
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
1 is Okay. Thats the way its supposed to be.

Not sure why I cant see your app in price drop list though. There is a 'popular' filter for all appshopper lists. That works automatically and I wont be surprised if I dont see your app there. Appshopper must think your game is not popular enough. BUT, its still supposed to show the price drop in the "All" apps list. I dont know why its not there either. Might be a bug.

Thanks for the reply,

I agree with you regarding the Popular list, but at least it should appear in What's New List, Any idea whom to report this ?

Thanks in advance
07-01-2011, 01:12 AM
#5
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,438
sorry for the delayed response.

It's working as intended. If apps cycle in price over a short period of time, it won't reappear in the What's New list. This is to prevent spamming the stream.

arn
07-01-2011, 11:17 AM
#6
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 64
Thank you arn, it is clear to me now.

Quote:
Originally Posted by arn View Post
sorry for the delayed response.

It's working as intended. If apps cycle in price over a short period of time, it won't reappear in the What's New list. This is to prevent spamming the stream.

arn