"We are reaching out to ask your permission to cross-submit each of your Windows Phone apps into the markets* identified below, which includes more than 25 new markets. We realize that the process to cross-submit takes time out of your busy schedule, so we are requesting your permission to submit all of your applications on your behalf to save you time and effort. This will provide an opportunity for your apps to get additional exposure in new markets which may lead to more downloads and more revenue for your app(s)."-Microsoft
Microsoft has sent out an email to its Windows Phone Marketplace app developers, asking if they want the Redmond-based tech giant's help in cross-submitting their apps
. According to the email, Microsoft says that it wants to save you time and effort by doing the work for you. By exposing your apps in new markets, Microsoft says that you can get more exposure for your work and increase your revenue
Markets included in the cross-submissions include Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela and will announce UAE, Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Israel, Thailand, and Vietnam. For paid apps, the Redmond based version will convert the price from U.S. dollars into local currency
. Those developers who have received the email from Microsoft have until April 27th to respond.