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November 29, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

You now have more ways to earn money with your Alexa skills through in-skill purchasing and Amazon Pay. These features are currently available in developer preview, and will be available broadly in 2018.

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November 16, 2017

Emily Esposito Fulkerson

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What is the best time for app revenue? When do game downloads surge? We worked with Newzoo to analyze app revenue and downloads in 2016, and identified peak times of the year. Read about three of the top trends we uncovered.

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October 12, 2017

Jesse Freeman

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We’re excited to announce that Vungle’s industry-leading performance marketing platform is now available on Fire tablets and the Amazon Appstore.

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August 31, 2017

Peter Heinrich

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Strategy games have seen healthy growth in 2017, and account for a disproportionately large share of revenue given its modest download volume.

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August 16, 2017

Paul Cutsinger

Developers can earn money for the most engaging Alexa skills across more skill categories. Each month, developers of eligible skills with the highest customer engagement in the US, UK, and Germany are paid by Amazon. 

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May 12, 2017

Andy Haldeman

If your app has a subscription with multiple subscription periods, such as monthly and annual, you may not realize there are two ways to set up the subscription in Amazon’s Developer Portal. One of these ways may lead to a poor customer experience.

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May 11, 2017

Tess Selim

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We’re excited to announce that Coinstoppable is back! From May 11th through May 25th, new Amazon Appstore US customers can save 35% off $100 worth of Amazon Coins.

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May 09, 2017

Sachi Massengale

Starting August 31, 2017, Unity, Adobe AIR, Cordova/PhoneGap, and Xamarin plugins for Mobile Ads will be discontinued and removed from developer.amazon.com.

Support for the Mobile Ads SDK and the Mobile Ads SDK adapter for MoPub will continue beyond August 31, 2017.

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May 03, 2017

Andy Haldeman

If your app offers a subscription with multiple terms (e.g. monthly, annual), the messaging that advertises the subscription may be confusing to your customers.

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April 21, 2017

Andy Haldeman

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Should you have seperate apps for Fire tablets and Fire TV? If you plan on selling the same in-app purchase items in both apps, you might want to consider the "one app" approach.

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