Over the past two years, Apple has had a lot of issues with companies like Netflix, Spotify, or Epic Games for financial reasons. In the case of Netflix, the streaming platform has decided to avoid commissions by removing the subscription renewal process in its app. From Spotify, they criticized the high commissions of the App Store and finally, Epic Games saw how Apple canceled its developer account for having introduced purchases avoiding said commissions.
Apple recently cut the commission developers have to pay up to 15% under certain circumstances with its new program. Small business from your App Store. A program that benefits small startups and independent developers.
Developers talk about new App Store policy
As reported by Macrumors, some small developers have started talking about the changes introduced in the App Store commissions, and obviously they were delighted with the initiative of the signature of the Apple logo.
Christian Selig, developer of the Apollo app spoke like this:
It made my morning. It will help a lot. This will allow me to make decisions such as hiring more employees or acquiring better tools, going to conferences, more advertising … “
For his part, Curtis Herbert, creator of Slopes Ski & Snowboard, said the following:
“I was very moved by the news. This translates into a 21% increase in our revenues. “
Now all the developers who won less than a million dollars During the year 2020 with their applications, they will be able to opt for the program and reduce their commissions to 15%.
These changes will allow small startups and independent developers to have the opportunity to significantly increase their economic benefits, grow their teams and, therefore, continue to improve their mobile applications. What do you think of the new App Store commission policy?