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Love for Corona SDK – 300 Apps in 300 Days – Mobile Apps Success Story

Mobile App Development

This is the story of a small Indie Studio based out of US/India. When we first started in 2015 with our apps, we were actually planning to develop the apps using Android Studio. During this time, we came across Corona SDK.

When we first started playing with Corona SDK, we were amazed at the speed at which we can develop the apps.
We publish app on below stores

Why Do We Love Corona??
  • Simple learning curve – Quick to learn and code. We started coding the apps on the same day we started learning Corona
  • Can be coded using simple LUA
  • One code, Publish all stores
  • Quick Prototyping
  • Easy testing using Simulator
  • Documentation to minute details also
  • A rich forum help
  • Concept of plugins

Quick Snapshot of who we are and what we did with Corona SDK


Web Plus Mobile Apps Infographics - Best Google Apps

Web Plus Mobile Apps Infographics – Best Google Apps


Horizontal vs Vertical Scaling of Apps/Revenues
 
Being amazed at the speed at which we can build the apps, we slightly changed our directions and started working on simple apps in Kids Category and Children category. These Children apps actually helped us to test the waters in Google Play market.
We developed as many as 100+ Children apps in 100 days in 2015. We started selling these apps ( some are free, some are paid and some are with ads) on various stores like Google Play Store, Nook Store and Amazon Store. We saw some good revenues with Nook store and started working on apps for wider audience. After a few days, we saw some good prospects with our apps on Google Play and Amazon store. So, we started concentrating more on Google Play.
For example, one of our apps on Tongue Twisters on Google Play is downloaded close to 400K times and reviewed 4 Star rating with 700 reviews.
Tongue Twisters Google Play Mobile App

Tongue Twisters Mobile App


Our other app Find the Differences Ultimate is another major success with 10K installs and 4.2 start positive rating in Google play.

Find The Differences Google Play App

Find The Differences Google Play App


Another app Word Search Ultimate Edition on Amazon Store is going strong with close to 100 positive reviews with 4 star ratings. This app is constantly ranked under Top 60 in Board Games and Word Games section.

Word Search Google Play App Amazon App Store App

Word Search Google Play App Amazon App Store App


With another 50+ apps, we are seeing around 300 downloads per day and growing strong day by day in revenue and apps.
With the love for Corona, we also published some good articles in last 2 years on using Corona for your apps.
For example, we wrote a detailed article on creating a Word Shuffle Apps using Corona SDK.
Corona SDK Word Game Template Word Shuffle

Corona SDK Word Game Template Word Shuffle

We also wrote a detailed article on using Google Admob Ads in Mobile apps.
Corona SDK Google Admob Ads

Corona SDK Google Admob Ads

Some other articles that are worth reading for first time mobile app developers are below.
Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 1

Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 1

Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 2

Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 2

Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 3

Corona SDK Mobile App Development Tutorial – Part 3


Another big help we did ourselves is that in the process of creating Children Apps, we created great templates and children content. If anybody is interested in Children content/Children Apps and would like to collaborate with us, please reach us. Most of these apps were done for Nook Store at Smart Kids Fun Lab – Children Apps for Google Play 
Smart Kids Fun Lab Children Mobile Apps - Set1

Smart Kids Fun Lab Children Mobile Apps – Set1

Smart Kids Fun Lab Children Mobile Apps - Set2

Smart Kids Fun Lab Children Mobile Apps – Set2

We are in the process of porting these to other stores.
Next tasks ahead
1) Start selling our apps templates on market places
2) Start publishing apps on App Store
Would love to hear your ideas
If anybody is interested in collaborating with us, please feel free to reach us.