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I'm about to release an app and I have no idea what would be the ideal pricing point. I'm not sure how pricing high and selling few copies will compare in revenue to pricing low and selling lots of copies in my case.

Can somebody point me to books/articles/blog posts/etc that elaborate on the subject, preferably taking into account stuff like competition, number of features, being the first one to the market, research if this kind of app is even needed, etc?

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closed as not constructive by Jim G., Yannis Rizos Jun 23 '12 at 4:40

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+1 to conter the -1's. Its quite a valid question (I suppose posting anthing on closers.stackexchange what do you expect.) To the "closer", how is this off topic according to the FAQ- I would argue it is explicitly on topic "freelancing and business concerns" and "software licensing" –  mattnz Jun 23 '12 at 4:30
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@mattnz It's not off topic, but it certainly is not constructive. Asking for a list of external resources ends up with answers that are barely anything more than a link, answers that don't explain anything. Like your answer. –  Yannis Rizos Jun 23 '12 at 4:40
    
Would it not be a better idea to re-word the question to make it constructive rather than to close this? It is a good question that fits within the rules of the site, other than the fact the user asked for a book/article rather than an answer. I'm sure someone could provide a suitable answer to the question... –  Gavin Coates Jun 26 '12 at 8:53

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Joel On Software had a good article on this very subject, I don't think much has changed since 2004 - read it Here and another one Here

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