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Best Android Books

Want to make money from Android apps? You are in the right place. However, before you learn to make money off your apps, you need to learn how to develop Android apps. The following are the Android books that I recommended, whether you are total beginner or have some experiences in programming.

1. Android Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide


This is one my favorite Android books and it is of the best books to learn Android development. However, this is not a beginners book if you never have any experience in programming. This book assumes you have a basic understanding of programming or JAVA.

2. Java: A Beginner’s Guide, Sixth Edition


If you don’t have any programming experience in the past, this is the book to read. Java is the programming language that Android use. So to build Android apps, it is required that you have some basic knowledge of Java. This book will get you started quickly on the core concepts of Java and how programming language work.

3. Hello, Android: Introducing Google’s Mobile Development Platform


This is another great Android book for beginners. It starts with a simple project and teaches you step by step on how to complete the app. You will learn the basic Android concept by following the examples presented in the book.

4. Beginning Android Games


If you are interested in building Android games instead of apps, this is the book to go. You need to have some basic programming experience or Java skills in order to follow the examples and concept in this book. This is a great book that gives you a comprehensive introduction to Android game programming.

5. The Beginner’s Guide to Android Game Development


This is another good book for Android game development. You will learn how to build your own games from scratch without using any game engines or framework. This book gives you step by step approach to learn the fundamental concepts of Android game programming.


App Marketing Books

App marketing without budget is a long term process. You will need to spend lots of time promoting your app constantly on social media like Youtube and Facebook, seo driving traffic to your site or apps. Here are a few good marketing books that will get you started and drive a lot traffic to your website or apps. If you already know how to drive traffic to your apps, you can also some app Monetization strategies.

1. Mobile App Marketing And Monetization


This is a great app marketing book that will show you how to promote your apps and get tens of thousands of installs. Learn how to do app store optimization (ASO) for both Play Store and App Store.

2. How to Build a Billion Dollar App


This book is not really a marketing book, but it will shows you how to build an app that will market itself. It talks about inside stories about the billion dollar apps like Instagram, Whatsapp, Snapchat, Candy Crush and what kind of thinking is required to build a very successful app.

3. App Empire: Make Money, Have a Life, and Let Technology Work for You


This book is more like a general book about creating apps. It will show you how you can start making apps and eventually make a living out of it.

The following books are more about driving traffic to your website rather than apps. However, the principle of driving traffic are really the same. Also, it is highly recommended that you have a dedicated website for your app because that will get you more traffic and installs in the long run.

4.  The New Rules of Marketing and PR


Learn how to drive traffic to your site or app using social media, take advantage of news releases and using videos to drive targeted traffic. You will learn marketing skills that you can apply today.

5. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): An Hour a Day


This book is mainly about search engine optimization or SEO which is about driving traffic to your website using search engines. Learn how to write articles that will rank high in search engines and get tons of free traffic.

6. Social Media ROI: Managing and Measuring Social Media Efforts in Your Organization


This is another great book on social media marketing. In today’s society, everybody around you is using some form of social media, be it Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and etc. It is important for you to drive traffic to your website or app using these free platforms.

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