Apple in November announced a new App Store Small Business Program that lowers App Store fees for small business owners and independent developers to 15 percent, down from the standard 30 percent. The program is set to launch on January 1, 2021, and as of today, eligible developers are able to sign up.
Apple has launched an App Store Small Business Program website that has all of the information that developers need to know, along with signup tools. The program is open to all developers who earn less than $1 million from the App Store in a calendar year, which applies to 98 percent of developers, according to a recent analysis.
When initially announcing the program, Apple promised to provide developers with more information, and has today done so through the App Store Small Business Program website. The site walks through the basics of how it works, answering questions about