Joel Comm (and his company, Developer InfoMedia) has done it again. I’m sure you’ve seen his name across several blogs, or internet marketing articles over the past few years. Most notably known for running the first internet reality show, “Next Internet Millionaire“, Joel is now being recognized for his latest killer iPhone application, iFart. It may sound stupid, silly and even pointless… but the amount of money this application is pulling in daily is serious.
VentureBeat and Wired reports that the iFart app is generating over $10,000 a day! What’s the point of the iFart app? Simply put, it’s a fart machine. iTunes users can download the app and select what fart sounds they want to hear, then play them through their iPhone or iPod. iFart also has different fart features such as Security Fart, Sneak Attack and Fart Now.
It’s also no surprise that Joel is publicly sharing his iTune success and stats with other. Over at his blog, he has official updates and install numbers on the iFart app. Take a look at how the app goes from 75 installs on 12/12 to over 5,000 installs on 12/20. Quite amazing.
Since the iFart app went live, word has spread of it’s success and profitability, and more “fart” apps are being added to iTunes daily. Apparently the demand for humor and fart sounds is more serious than most people would imagine.
This isn’t the first time something so silly made mega money… just a few quick instances are icanhascheezburger.com getting acquired for $2 million dollars, eBaumsWorld for $20+ million and early Facebook apps getting acquired.