marketplace

Checkout the new site here : http://developer.windowsmobile.com we’ve just published some information with regards to our new Marketplace. Here’s a quick snapshot:

Revenue Model:

  • Revenue shares to the ISV 70%/30% to Microsoft
  • Registration cost: $99 per year for up to 5 application submissions
  • Special program for students
  • Special programs for startups: There are programs designed to help lower the startup cost for developers building applications for Windows Mobile devices.

Distribution:

  • Coverage in 29 countries
  • The Mobility Solutions Partner Program supports professional developers with a range of marketing and sales opportunities thereby allowing developers to focus on what they do best - building innovative solutions.

Certification:

  • Transparency into certification process
  • Developers can get more information on Test & Sign criteria on the Marketplace portal

Read the full Press Release here : http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/mar09/03-11WMMDevelopersPR.mspx

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