Dear Microsoft, you can’t introduce new party then expect us to trust the new party easily, its not how business works
Have you ever heard Global Publisher Program?
You who live on supported country maybe don’t know or care
but this how microsoft treat us who live in unsupported country
what we expect, we just want to sell apps and get paid, thats it
no need training stuff, etc2
but we can not because we live in not supported country, we can’t get paid; suck number 1
http://windowsteamblog.com/members/brandon-watson/ –> this man who offer windows phone to web os and android developers, but when its to us unsupported country’s microsoft developer, he said yalla, check yalla; suck number 2
i don’t have any hard feeling with you @Brandon Watson, but here i explain why global publisher program suck, maybe you can finally understand
Microsoft offer to supported country:
- $99 per year
- 100 free apps submission
- 70-30 revenue sharing
Microsoft offer us global publisher program, a third party to handle stuff so we can submit apps
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221443 –> Asia Pasific –> Dead link as this article written –> There is COST on every FREE APPS SUBMISSION
|Paid App||Free App|
|New Submission||20 Credits with 10% revenue sharing / App||25 Credits / App|
|Certification failed & re-submission||10 Credits / App||10 Credits / App|
|Update Submission||10 Credits / App||10 Credits / App|
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221447 –> Central and Eastern Europe
Registration costs just £65.00 which will be credited to your account balance. you can then use this balance to pay for a number of services. You can top up your balance as required.
- Application submission £30.00
- Application update £6.00
- Application resubmission (failed Marketplace testing) FREE
- Device unlock (max. one per account) £25.00
For paid applications we deduct 15% from your monthly royalties to cover ongoing administrative and billing costs
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221448 –> Miidle east and Africa
You will be charged an annual subscription fee of USD$99. We will add 100 Credits
You are required to purchase credits in order to submit applications or unlock devices.
|Submission||Paid App||Free App|
|New Submission||0 Credits||1 Credit|
|Certification failed > app re-submission||0 Credits||1 Credit|
|Update Submission||0 Credits||1 Credit|
The table below shows the current price list for credit purchases.
|25 Credits||50 Credits||100 Credits|
|USD 25||USD 45||USD 80|
How much money do I get for my Paid App sales?
Your App Sales receivable will be calculated on a monthly basis based on the below:
App Sales receivable = Total collected from Marketplace downloads – 30% (retained by Windows Phone Marketplace) – 20% (retained by Yalla Apps) – Any transaction or remittance fees.
all of those global publisher program sucks, more cost, less benefit
what is the best route for you unsupported developers
Look for proxy, trustable person who live on supported country, he/she will be your proxy and you get all the benefit of microsoft offer
so do you get it now @Brandon Watson?