Pragmatic app pricing

They’re coming with shitty apps and fantastic business deals to dominate the market, lock down this open medium into proprietary “technology”, and build empires of middlemen to control distribution and take a cut of everyone’s revenue. That’s how you make Big Money. And it usually works.

~ Marco Arment from,

Somehow, five whole years ago(!), I missed this beautiful little article by Ament.

Fortunately, now you’ve read it too.

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