Now this is a solid sign that the app economy is maturing: now there’s marketplaces set up specifically to sell your apps’ complete rights. Most notably, Apptopia:
Hey, you want an exit strategy, for 15% of the sale price their marketing and valuation services are probably worth it; and on the other hand, if you see something kinda-sorta-like what you want, pretty good chance it’ll save you a whack of time and/or money to get something functional to start with, yep.
They give you download and revenue stats for last quarter, last month, best month, and worst month too, so it’s kinda neat just to browse around and see, for the most part, just how little money most apps make!
There’s another marketplace of this type at sellmyapplication.com too, but they don’t seem built out anywhere near as nicely as Apptopia.
Any of you Dear Readers have experience with these app marketplaces, on either side of the transaction? How did that work out for you?
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