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Posted by Brian Peterson on Fri, 31 Jan 2014 12:07:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet
Why is everyone talking about this game, and how did it appear at the top of the app charts without any obvious marketing efforts? Word-of-mouth marketing seems to be the answer.



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@Kujel: Your posts come across ...

@Kujel: Your posts come across as if you 're only OK with cultural criticism as long as you agree with it. Unless you really believe that all critics should be forced to create a work of art that embodies their criticism rather than simply voicing their criticism in another more ...

Comment In: [News - 06/11/2014 - 03:21]

I bet it was on ...

I bet it was on the nice-to-have list.

Comment In: [News - 05/13/2014 - 08:04]

Fun fact: the purpose of ...

Fun fact: the purpose of ROB the robot was to be a Trojan Horse to get the NES into toy stores. The Atari crash of the early 80s made retailers very wary of investing in video games, so Nintendo marketed their system as a toy instead. This is why the ...

Comment In: [News - 04/25/2014 - 03:41]

Nintendo runs extremely efficiently, meaning ...

Nintendo runs extremely efficiently, meaning they are very light on staff. I always hesitate to draw conclusions when they choose not to participate in articles like this, or when they don 't participate in the yearly Greenpeace survey. r n r nI agree that it 's potentially a missed opportunity, ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/05/2014 - 11:11]

I found this chart from ...

I found this chart from App Annie for the US: http://tabtimes.com/ckfinder/userfiles/images/3 FlappyBird AppAnnieRankings.jpg r n r nIts rise up the charts began in November, and by the end of December it was on its way to the top. I love your idea of the frustration fascination , which surely helped ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/04/2014 - 04:23]

I 've noticed that f2p ...

I 've noticed that f2p games are only mentioned on popular gaming news sites when a preexisting game franchise gets a f2p version. Examples include the Simcity Facebook game, as well as the Sonic and Tetris mobile games. Sites like IGN, Kotaku, and Gamespot usually ignore f2p games unless they ...