Daily Facts - Day #36: Billion dollar niches - Smartphone apps & games

Last Update: November 26, 2018

Nearly every adult in the western world has a smartphone within arm’s reach 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year.

So yes, I knew that is a very popular niche ...

But I have to admit, I was really suprised to see its size ...

It's a relatively new market, still, according to BrandBuilders ...


  • The smartphone apps & games market is a market with people spending more than $143 billion in it every single year!
  • There are more than 2 billion people in the market, performing more than 180 billion app downloads every single year!
  • More than $10 billion has been spent in the Apple App Store alone, with more than $77 billion being spent in other marketplaces each year!


And the real power of this niche:


  • The market is split evenly between men and women.
  • When it comes to making money from the app industry, you don’t have to solely focus on getting people to download the apps specifically. You can also sell other gear, like smartphone protectors, stylus, new electronic devices, and subscriptions to services.
  • Also, people that are interested in downloading new apps for their phones may also be interested in online gaming, smartphones, electronic devices, technology conferences, seminars, Android, Apple, Kindle, etc.


The bottom line ... I'd say that this is a another precious gemstone ...

Do you agree?


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DynamicDavid Premium
Thanks for this interesting fact. What is the easiest way to find apps that require a paid subscription to which as an affiliate marketer I could potentially earn every month for a long time?

I know about one that has a physical component, which an affiliate marketer could earn an Amazon commission. However that has a 10 dollar monthly recurring optional service to which the affiliate marketer who sold the physical component gets no credit for.
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DGArchitect Premium
I hear it's easier to create your own app now. I'll look into it further but I still think you need to understand the programming language and structure at least. I did a basic course on Udemy for web development and programming. I look forward to learning more about building apps once I replace my income.
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks for your feedback Daniel!
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dowj01 Premium
Amazing opportunities! Thanks for sharing.
Justin
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks Justin!
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Vickic3 Premium
Hey good morning Zed
It just keeps getting better
Awesome share thank you
My brain is gonna start smoking with all the thought buzzing around right now :)
Vicki
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smartketeer Premium
Morning Vicky!

Then you'll need a cooler, because I have a few more :)
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Vickic3 Premium
lol got one on hand and I'm ready- Bring it :)
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firstlearn Premium
Great Information.

Derek
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks Derek!
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survivalwolf Premium
-GEEEZZZZ! What a NICHE!!!!!!!
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smartketeer Premium
Yep :)
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ColleenLVSJC Premium
Shoooot... It's huge!
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks for your time Colleen!
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kimwolfe Premium
Those stats are HUGE, considering 2 billion people is half of the people on the internet?!
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smartketeer Premium
I agree :)

Thanks for your time Kim!
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keishalina9 Premium
..ditto.. true dat... lol ... 😊
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks for stepping by Mylady!
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keishalina9 Premium
...ditto...ditto...dittoo-o ! ... lol ... chee-eeriooo-o ! ... 😊
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smartketeer Premium
bzzzt ....
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keishalina9 Premium
... where's fleekie when u need her?! ... bzzzt to u 2!
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lesabre Premium
True dat
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks!
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HuyNLe1989 Premium
Well the downside to this is that Apple removed all their apps from their affiliate program and the only thing left on it is music, books, movies and TV shows. This went into effect in August.

But the electronic niche itself is so massive its such a profitable niche. I ran into one the other day that was about nothing but microphones.
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smartketeer Premium
Thanks for your feeback Huy!
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kimwolfe Premium
I wasn't aware of that Huy. Thanks for this tip.
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HuyNLe1989 Premium
Yep! No problem. One of my websites is in the fitness niche so I thought hey fitness apps, then they changed their program terms. Just another reason to not put all your eggs in one basket and diversify your income.
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kimwolfe Premium
Great tips and and advice!
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