RIM puts a $10,000 guarantee on certified apps

RIM puts a $10,000 guarantee on certified apps
Today RIM said it is putting its money where its mouth is by offering a $10,000 revenue guarantee to lure in developers for BlackBerry 10. Basically, if your app is certified, RIM guarantees that you will make $10,000 the first year or it will cut you a check for the difference.

The certification program is intended to weed out the junk that often plagues various app stores. There is a “nominal” fee to get your app certified and your app needs to have earned at least $1,000 on its own in order to be eligible. The actual certification will be done by an independent third party.

RIM said all of this is part of its $100 million investment into the BlackBerry ecosystem.

source: BerryReview

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7 Comments

1. W.P._Android_in_that_Order

Posts: 208; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

First!!!!!!!!

2. abhishek48

Posts: 164; Member since: Feb 19, 2012

Yes RIM, push harder, I use ur playblook and its a pleasure to use, u ruled the smartphone world, u can do it again with QNX OS end the iphone rule.. all u need is apps

4. mozes316

Posts: 144; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

I have faith in them too, but one thing they need more than apps... First and formost, is the fast hardware found in iPhones and highend Android devices. Seems their devices are always a bit late.

5. thephoneguy92

Posts: 191; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

You don't necessarily always need the fastest hardware to have the fastest phone. Look at WP for example. Single core phones run as smooth as anything I've ever used. That being said, RIM needs a huge boost in the hardware department.

3. Watchmanz

Posts: 12; Member since: May 01, 2012

Hope they have a big check book

6. Penny

Posts: 1860; Member since: Feb 04, 2011

Does anybody know whether if this is per app or per each developer's first app?

7. HugeTroller

Posts: 80; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

You can't change the fact that Titanic wont sink.

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