Reaching The Top on App Store

Written by Flavius Saracut
Published on Dec 13, 2011
Read time 1 min
Category App Marketing

Distimo recently revealed the number of app downloads needed to reach Top 10, 25, 50 in the App Store. They analyzed the top 10 largest countries in terms of download volume among the top 300 most popular free applications in the Apple App Store ( Australia, Canada, China, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom and United States).

Here are some numbers, for the rest of the countries please check their article.

US                    top 50: 25k    top 25: 45k     top 10: 80k

UK                    top 50: 5k      top 25: 8k        top 10: 18k

GERMANY       top 50: 3k      top 25: 5k        top 10: 12k

One other interesting thing they found is that in weekends is more difficult to rank than on weekdays.

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Written by Flavius Saracut
Flavius is the Marketing Manager and Co-founder of Mobiversal, a mobile app development company working with startups and established brands like Forbes to create unique mobile experiences. Mobiversal is also the maker of Appointfix and FieldVibe. Connect with him on Twitter @FlaviusSaracut.

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