How To Find A Profitable Mobile App Idea

A step-by-step approach towards finding your first profitable mobile app idea
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Discover your first profitable mobile app idea to build a successful business.
Know where to look for app ideas that have the potential to become profitable.
Understand the different business models in an app business.


  • No technical knowledge required. All you need to have is a keen interest in building a mobile app business.


The App Store generated a record breaking $20 BILLION dollars in revenue last year. For all those that think apps are a past are in for a rude awakening! 2017 is looking even better. The App Store generated record sales for a single day on January 1st with about $240 million in purchases.

You know this course is for you if you want to finally achieve your dream of building a passive income or even quitting your job to take up app entrepreneurship or appreneurship full time!

This course will help you find a profitable mobile app idea and answer some of the most pertinent questions that most people have when they're starting to build their first mobile app. If you already have an app idea, you can still take this course to 'test' your idea for profitability. We share insights on various mobile app business model, including an interview with an app re-skinning expert who will guide you through every step of the journey of the app re-skinning business model. 

You will learn the secrets of the most successful apps that you can implement in your own mobile app business and we walk you through a case study of building a productivity app. You can actually build a productivity app using the approach we share in this case study of use this case study as an example to build your own app across any other category - it will show you the right approach towards building a profitable mobile app business.

Who this course is for:

  • Working professionals who want to quit their job and become an entrepreneur

Course content

1 section9 lectures1h 6m total length
  • Introduction
  • The bad advice that stops you from starting your app business
  • The secrets of the most successful apps (Ideas you can swipe)
  • Steps to finding a profitable mobile app idea
  • How to enter the app re-skinning business
  • The top 5 app re-skinning categories to generate monthly revenue
  • Case Study: How to build a productivity app
  • How to tell if your app will be successful
  • Going from idea to execution


Appreneurship Coach, Entrepreneur, Columnist and Author
Rahul Varshneya
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  • 13,616 Students
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Rahul Varshneya is the co-founder of Appreneurship Academy, an online workshop where aspiring app entrepreneurs learn how to build a profitable mobile app business. Rahul is the author of Appreneurship book, columnist on mobile strategy at Forbes, Huffington Post, Inc and Entrepreneur. He is a mentor and entrepreneur who has helped 100+ founders build and launch a successful app business.