05 What Is App Reskinning & How To Do It w/ Benny Hsu

Released Thursday, 3rd July 2014
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What's Discussed in This Episode:

  • How Benny's App, Photo 365, was featured by Apple

  • How long Benny waited until he released another app on the App Store

  • How Benny has released more than 20 apps on the App Store

  • What App Reskinning Is

  • Cost involved with App Reskinning

  • Benny quitting his job in 2013

  • Benny's determination to continue pushing forward despite only making .64 cents on some days

  • How sales started slow but eventually continued to grow to the tune of $3,000 in sales from Benny's games alone in October of 2013

  • The tipping point of making $12,000 in combined sales of games and apps in December 2013

  • Flappy Birds and the explosion of App Reskins

  • How App Reskinning Works

  • Understanding how to replace images, advertising, etc. in the app source file via Xcode

  • Benny shares how he made use of Google and YouTube to find answers to development questions he had

  • The best places to purchase app reskin source code

  • What are the best practices to optimize your app before submitting to the App Store Finally we discuss the Candy Trademark Saga and how Benny became a trademark hero

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More About Benny Hsu
Benny Hsu is an entrepreneur, a blogger, and iPhone app developer. He released his first app on the App Store in August of 2011 called, Photo 365, and in the first month he was featured as App of the Week by Apple and earned $30,000 in just 30 days. Since then, he’s launched more than 20 apps on the App Store.
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