You all know that Microsoft is charging developers $99 for submitting up to 5 applications.Here is a new way to get back $99 from Microsoft.This is what mentioned in the blog.
If you are interested in developing Windows Phone 7 applications here is a good program you should consider to signup Microsoft Platform Ready Program (MPR). Once you become a member, you will have access to training, support, testing and marketing resources to help you take your mobile app to market faster. In addition to the standard MPR benefits youâ€™ll also be able to receive a $99 Marketplace rebate after 2 applications are accepted into the Marketplace. The rebate details are still to be determined, but I wanted to you get ready so when the rebate detail is there, you can take advantage of it.
For more benefit to be a member of MPR, see New Benefits for Microsoft Platform Ready for more detail.
Here is what you will do:
- Sign up at phone.microsoftplatformready.com
- Download the free developer tools
- Get tele-tech support from Microsoft experts to speed your time to market, join now to access
- Get $99 Marketplace Rebate. Rebate is valid for developers who publish 2+ apps into WP7 Marketplace, rebate will be sent within 4 weeks of publishing of second app. Limited time offer.