Hi, this is a bit long but very critical for me & my future. I came a thought that I would save money to get a license plus developer license for google play store. So technically I need a card (paypal , or Visa) but the problem it needs a bank account. So I have lots of thing to do & lots of decisions before I make a step forward into it. So I just want some of experienced and professional and expert game developers who know about marketing & selling:
1- Is Paypal a safe way to transfer money? Is anyone going to steal from it? or should I get a visa for my sake?
2- I don't have a bank account but can I make a card with my dads bank account & email? (That technically means in his name, he is the owner not me)
3- If I registered in Google playstore developer account that have a fee of 25$ , are they are going to outwit & take more? (my dad is hesitant about making me a card since he thinks they are people on the internet impostors & they are going to take large amount of money)
4- If I registered in Google playstore, and get C2 license and all then I made a 0.99 good app/game, is it guaranteed that I'm going to make money out of it? (let's stay minimum of 99$-299$ per app??) since I'm not going to work with effort for nothing after I bought almost everything!
5- If I did all the above, are you sure you can get benefit from it from your personal experience?
6- Well I'm a solo indie developer, which means lots of tense & work load on me, so is there is any chance for me to get money in googleplay store between many games & giant top developers companies? ( I feel nothing compared to them! )
This process is going to take lot of time for me since it requires good amount of money, and my dad isn't convinced of it. Sorry for those many questions but I need to know since I'm 14 & I'm too young to understand about selling & stuff. Plus I want to give dad evidence if there is positive sides of it & true. So please tell me the truth & only the truth from your personal experience.
Thanks in advance, & special thanks for any true clear answer.