S1 E9 – Luke Klinker: Building Successful Independent Apps, the Pro’s of Freemium, Open Sourcing Apps & Launching to Success in 2020

Today’s guest is the developer behind the number 1 top paid social app on the Play Store* (Talon), Owner of app studio Klinker Apps and long time independent developer – Luke Klinker.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Klinker Apps rise to success as an independent app studio
  • The Story Behind Pulse + Talon
  • The Pro’s of Freemium vs Paid apps
  • Open Sourcing his most popular apps
  • Supporting 100’s of 1000’s of users by himself
  • The strategy he would use to launch a successful in 2020


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