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|Session Name:||Maximizing Sales and Downloads for Indie Mobile Game Developers|
|Speaker(s):||Dave Castelnuovo, Aaron Isaksen|
|Company Name(s):||Bolt Creative, Indie Fund|
|Track / Format:||GDC Mobile/Handheld|
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|Overview:||This roundtable will discuss how indie mobile game developers with limited budgets can maximize sales and downloads through successful distribution and marketing strategies. We will cover ideas such as advertising, blogging, social networks, pricing, and reviewing that smaller companies can use to improve downloads and visibility for their mobile games. We will also discuss current and future iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Android, Nintendo DSi, BREW, and J2ME distribution methods for smaller development teams, focusing on the major changes that are currently happening at mobile carriers and mobile app stores that will impact how people will discover and purchase indie mobile games.|