iphone applications

My Top 10 Favorite Apps on My Phone (And Why I Love ’em So Much)

Currently, I have 161 applications installed on my phone. I use a lot of them every day, but there are others I haven't touched for months and should probably delete. :P Here's a list of my top 10 favorite applications on my iPhone right now, and why I love them so much... Since building a small team [...]

Taking Control—An Incredible and Inspiring Success Story ($2,325.91 in a Day!) with Benny Hsu

"This wouldn't have been possible if I never found your blog. Thanks Pat!" This is the type of message I aim to receive from every reader of SPI, and recently Benny Hsu from Get Busy Living sent me this very message, along with a success story that had me smiling from ear to ear. Benny [...]

SPI 014: iPhone App Development and Marketing Tips

In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk more about my iPhone app business. I've written a couple of posts about iPhone apps before (here and here) and have always been asked for more, so I thought what better way to talk about the business than on an podcast session! During this [...]

iPhone App Business Models: Paid vs. Free

As many of you know, in addition to The Smart Passive Income brand I also have an iPhone application company, LOLer Apps. We currently have 27 applications live in iTunes right now which are passively generating a decent chunk of change each month, as outlined in my monthly income reports. Whenever I chat with people [...]

Starting an $800,000 iPhone App Business with Free The Apps

I'm really excited to share an amazing and inspiring interview with Mike & Quoc of Free The Apps, an extremely successful iPhone app development company that I've actually paid a lot of attention to since their start, primarily because Mike & Quoc are two of my good friends from high school. I knew they were [...]

5 Things You Must Know About Creating Your Own iPhone Apps

For the last couple of months (as pointed out in my latest income reports), I've been working vigorously on creating new iPhone apps. We currently have 4 available in iTunes, which has grossed us a total of $6798.64 during the first quarter of the year. We're super stoked to have 8 more apps scheduled to [...]

Why We’re Holding a Contest for iCaption Mobile

At this very moment, I'm running a little experiment to try and promote iCaption Mobile, our new iPhone App, while it’s waiting to be approved by Apple. I’ve tried to contact a multitude of iPhone app review sites to do previews, which they say they enjoy doing more than reviews since it gives them a [...]

Announcements: iCaption Mobile, Audio Guide, and More

First of all, I'd like to congratulate Toph for winning the $20 Target Gift card for comment #16 from the last post about How will you know when you've reached financial success? The winner was selected at random based on the random number generator at Random.org. If you ever need to generate a random number [...]

Baby Maker iPhone Application—One Week Later

A week ago, I announced that a new iPhone app my friend and I created was finally approved and on sale in iTunes. I'm sure you're probably interested in knowing how it's doing so far. After just one week in the app store, Baby Maker has done really well for us. To give you something [...]

Our Second iPhone Application Went on Sale Today!

So our first iPhone app, iPopit! was not a flop—but we don't really consider it a success either. Although our company, LOLer Apps, met its original goal of being able to outsource an entire iPhone application and sell it in iTunes (which was definitely NOT easy), our sales haven't been as good as we had [...]