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    But it's very unlikely that you'd make a viral app.
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    It's true, just build a multi-million dollar business and YOU TOO can be rich.

    It's easy, really.
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    Microtransactions.
    Even if the app costs money, add microtransactions
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    You can definitely make a lot of money developing an app, bu the chances of it going viral aren't very high. That said thought I think you could still make a decent amount if you create a good app and market it well.

    I think the best way if to make a "freemium" app where the app is free to download but you have in-app purchases, as a lot of the top apps - Pokemon Go, Candy Crush Saga, Clash of Clans have been very successful with this model.
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    Depends what business model you go for... Flappy Bird was "Free with ads" and it made about £50000/day.

    Candy Crush is "Freemium" and made £8 million/day and clash of clans is also in that region.

    For the "money up front" model it can vary greatly. on Android you will make 70% of each app sold and iOS is 66% so if you make an average-priced one for £2 then it will translate to tens of millions in a short amount of time, however it won't keep making money in the future like the previous examples
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    Good luck mate hope it works out for u
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