This article is within the scope of WikiProject Apps, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of apps on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
We need a better reference for the compensation of Free App of the Day
We need to clarify if the Free App of the Day is indeed giving absolutely nothing to the developer of if the 20% rule applies. The source quoted for 0% is a developer who is not happy about the Amazon App Store and pulled his app. Amazon's license agreement reads differently but could be interpreted both ways. Can we trust this source? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 01:59, 7 July 2011 (UTC)
Yeah, I also noticed that this source isn't terribly good for backing up that statement, but it may be hard to find a better source since apparently Free App of the Day agreements are supposed to be confidential. At least here are some more blog posts and comments that back it up:
"It was a big download that day only (around 100k downloads) but I got $0 revenue for that day (not the 20% of the listed price as Ziggy mentioned in his article. “For Free App of the Day, the typical rev-share off is 0% rev share for the day” — from Amazon Appstore Acount Team)."
"I am a developer that has been featured in the free app of the day section. The developer receives 0%. As I said above the 70%/20% rule does not apply to the free app of the day for which the developer agrees to a separate contract."
"The current price of this placement is at 0% rev share for that one day you are placed."