The world of smartphone apps is a hard place to succeed in. Only one in six smartphone apps exceed 500 total downloads and 75 percent of apps earn the developer less than $500 per month. Because app markets are saturated, very few apps are able to accumulate many downloads.

In this infographic, take a look at five of the top grossing free apps on the Android market to see what they did that led them to major success.

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The Foundations Of A Successful App

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace

Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide and virtually, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-present. He joined the SXSW advisory board in 2019.

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