- Rewriting the Rules on iPhone & iPad Apps Development

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Get paid from your app idea at is a feisty startup looking to shake up the way app ideas are developed for release in the Apple App Store.

Traditionally, those wanting to place an app for sale in the Apple App Store would have to spend thousands of dollars on the application development. With the launch of that's all about to change.

"The idea came to me after a client requested we develop a really good app idea, but with zero budget, said Paul Vizard, founder of How could we find a way to recoup the development cost, and still provide an income for the app idea person? The answer was plain, keep a percentage of revenues gained from advertising clicks within the app."

Appbates develops the app idea, from idea to completion and release in the Apple App Store, keeps a percentage of the adclicks in the app, and even pays back a percentage up to 50% to the person submitting the app idea.

"We looked at the revenue potential of app ideas for the long term, said Vizard. Popular, fun or practical apps endure over time, and can produce very good advertising revenues within the apps. Not wanting good ideas to go to waste, now there is an outlet for creative people to submit their app for free." does not take on every app idea however. Some apps may be rejected based on practicality, marketability, or if not suitable for the Apple App Store terms and conditions. Appbates does charge an application development fee of $49 to cover the time cost of consulting during development, but refunds this fee if the app is not chosen to move forward.

"We encourage anyone with a great app idea to submit it to and get started on a possible income stream.

About has been featured in Killer Start ups and other tech publications. Appbates is the brainchild of Paul Vizard, CEO of FLV Hosting, 30a TV and QR Blaster. QR Blaster is a leading provider of QR code generators, custom QR Code design for Fortune 500 companies, online applications, smartphone apps, and SMS solutions.

Mike McGuinness

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