Is it ok to put ads on games that you sell?

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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 1:20 pm

Is it ok to put ads on games that you sell?
I mean, will the customer complain?
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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:10 pm

The general methodology is to integrate ads and/or IAP in a free version, and the paid version would be add free (but may still have IAP).

Having ads in a paid version would be very wrong, IMO.
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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:45 pm

I think that paid version can't contain ads. I hate ads if I pay for something ... ;)
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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:15 pm

Sure it can have ads! If you want to get low star reviews and antagonize your customers.
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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:35 pm

Not advisable I would not do it. Customer paying for your game not for someone else add
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Post » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:02 pm

Hmm... what about if I make the proposition such as, $10 for free ads, 1$ with ads
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Post » Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:31 am

What do you think this is?
Cable television?
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Post » Thu Feb 26, 2015 12:32 am

If you want to market to people that have already bought your game, IAP is the way to go. The insanely small revenue you get from ads is not worth the lost sales. If you feel you're not getting enough by selling it for $1, don't. Purchase rates don't scale, you won't sell 5 times less if you price it at $5.
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Post » Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:27 am

It's nice to hear everybody's opinions, since I never sell any game before nor have any experience about it.
Currently I'm an Adsense Publisher so my head is geared toward ads.

I'm grateful to be able to get more perspective on selling.

I don't know what IAP is, but I'll dig into it.

Thank you.
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Post » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:01 am

ekajuan your choice and only your choice
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