Monetizing apps for Windows Phone 8
[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]
Once you've developed your app or game, the Windows Phone Store is where you can sell or give away your creation to the global audience of Windows Phone owners. Microsoft provides you with a developer dashboard so you can manage all aspects of how your app or game appears in the Store, monitor downloads, and track how much money you’ve earned if you charge for your work.
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Creating trial apps for Windows Phone 8
This section describes how to design and implement a trial mode of your app in the Store. Experience shows that users enjoy trying out new products and are much more likely to buy an app if they have been able to try it before buying.
Advertising in apps for Windows Phone 8
This topic provides links to topics that describe how to monetize your apps and games by including ads from Microsoft Advertising.
In-app purchase for Windows Phone 8
This section introduces a new way for you to make money with your apps in Windows Phone 8 called In-App Purchase.
Updating apps in the Store for Windows Phone 8
This topic provides information about updating your app after your app is published.
How to link to Store content Windows Phone 8
This topic provides information about create links to content that is available through the Store.