Marco Arment recently wrote what most people with top apps were thinking and what David Barnard predicted over a year ago: "Paid-up-front iOS apps had a great run, but it's over."
Besides being an app maker, I am a hopeless optimist. Given that my very, very favorite business model happens to be selling my wares for a simple price, it took some really hard evidence for me to come to the same unfortunate conclusion.
The new reality
I have been talking to a lot of the most successful app makers...