How much money did local technologist Adam Howell make off of his iOS app, Phoneys?

How much money did local technologist Adam Howell make off of his iOS app, Phoneys?
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Adam Howell’s iMessage app spent 9 straight days as the #1 paid app in the iMessage App Store before Apple decided to kill it.

You can read the background here.

Wait, what’s Phoneys?

A simple iMessage sticker pack that allows users to replace a friend’s text with a iMessage sticker – thus making it look like your friend texted you the message.

Adam describes it as “Stickers that look like blue iMessage text bubbles, that you could place over top of your friend’s texts, making it look like you put words in their mouth.”

For example, if  my wife texted me “Hope your day is going well” – Phoneys gives me 28 options of stickers to place over her text – stickers that look take the place of her iMessage.

The 28 Phoneys options include the following gems:

  • “How do you always look so amazing?”
  • “Teach me how to be more like you”
  • “Country music has really grown on me”
  • “My political views are totally wrong”
  • “Oops I just pooped myself”

How much money did Adam make off of Phoneys?

33,269 total sales, $34,142.84 total revenue and $23,206.15 in profit (Apple takes a % of revenue).

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via Adam

National Press Highlights:

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via Adam

So, next time you see Adam – drinks on him. 🙂

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