How we got rid of ads and turned to our users instead

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http://forums.androidcentral.com – Hi fellow developers, I'd like to have your humble opinion on a new product we have just launched called Kudos. Developing a cool weather app ( https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/good...0l3Vy&ct=vb_ac ) that was featured on the store within 5 days (kudos!!!), we really did not want to place ads and mess the entire user experience. Nevertheless one needs to make a living, so we decided to turn to our most engaged users who played with the app on a daily basis and ask them nicely to "buy us with a cup of coffee" as a gesture of gratitude and appreciation. As it turns out... we h (HowTos)