So you think you know who your mobile gamers are? Think again! Gamers have grown up, they no longer fit the solo gamer stereotype but rather they now have gamer kids, families are gaming together and the devices they play on have changed. Big Fish Games reports that 48 million people play games on smartphones and tablets in the US alone.
Mobile game marketing takes persistence, trial and error. As indie game developers, we just want to spend most of our time on the game design and production. To be successful at marketing your mobile games, you have to understand your games and its audience. Here are some important steps for indie developers on a budget.
The hardest part of being a indie mobile gaming developer is not the building and delivery of the app, but working out how to market it. Because let’s face it, the aim is to get people to download, play, pay and recommend to others.