If you are a Samsung Gear watch face designer, then this could be the best news you've heard today. Yes, you can win two weeks of FREE promotion for your Gear watchface, thanks to this special offer from Samsung. Read out the whole catch below.
Samsung Gear currently leads the wearables industry with eight unique watch models. The Samsung Gear models include recently released Gear Sport, along with the Gear Fit and Gear Fit 2 fitness trackers. Samsung Gear devices run on the Tizen operating system, which is the second-largest wearable platform with a combined installed base of almost 7 million. The wearables market in the US is expected to grow 10x by 2021.
Holiday season is around the corner and millions of consumers will unwrap a smartwatch this holiday season. New devices lead to a huge jump in installs. Sellers see up to a 40% increase in downloads during the holidays.And when promoted with banners, apps see an even bigger jump in download rates. Not just apps, digital watch faces also see a huge growth in downloads during this period. And just to help the cause of watchface designers, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has come up with this offer that lets you to be a part of this important selling opportunity!
How the offer works
- November 20 – December 31: Submission Period
All new watch face designs submitted to the Galaxy Apps Gear Store between November 20 and December 31 will be included in the Evaluation Period. Eligible developers must have a Seller Office Account registered in the US.
- January 1 – January 14: Evaluation Period
All new watch face designs that are uploaded and ready for sale by Jan 1, 2018 will be evaluated against revenue performance between January 1 – 14, and will be considered for 2 weeks of FREE marketing on the Samsung Galaxy Apps Gear Store home page.
- January 16 – January 31: FREE Promotion Period
The top forty (40) design performers based on revenue performance during the evaluation period will be deemed winners. Each of the winners will receive two (2) weeks free banner promotion within the US Samsung Galaxy Apps Gear Store, from January 16 – January 31. Each winner will be contacted via email to the email account associated with the Seller Account used to upload the winning design after the end of the Evaluation Period. The winner will have to respond within 24 hours, or he/she may be deemed ineligible.
This special offer available to both new and existing watch face sellers in the US market. If you're still not sure on how to get started, don't worry, we've covered everything you need to do before you start designing a Gear watchface.
How to get started
- Already have a Samsung Seller account? Yes – great. Move on to Step 2! No – Sign up for your Seller ID and move to Step 2!
- Enter your Seller ID (the email address you used when signing up for your Samsung seller account) to login.
- Download the Gear Watch Designer tool.
- Design an original watch face. No coding required!
- Register and upload your finished product to the Seller Office.
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