Oct 10, 2013 (Thu): Amazon has launched Appstore Developer Select, a program for developers who optimize their apps and games for Amazon’s Appstore and Fire OS.
To join the program, developers just need to optimize their apps for the Amazon Appstore and Fire OS and include relevant Amazon APIs, such as GameCircle, In-App Purchasing, and Mobile Ads. Existing Amazon Appstore developers, including HTML5 developers, with qualifying apps will be automatically enrolled in the program.
Under the program, qualified developers will receive a broad range of marketing and economic benefits that will help improve app discovery and increase sales even further. Appstore Developer Select apps receive premium placement in the Amazon Appstore, 500,000 ad impressions on the Amazon Mobile Ad Network, and automatic inclusion in the Amazon Appstore Coins Reward category.