The importance of language in app marketing

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Would you expect to speak English to the French, Brazilians, Chinese and Germans and expect to always be perfectly understood?  Do you see marketers using English on every billboard in those countries? Most likely not. Localizing language in app marketing is crucial – and while some apps can get away with English because there is… Read more »

The 4,648 brave millionaires

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According to mobile app intelligence provider, Priori Data, 4,648 app developers pocketed more than 1 million USD in revenue in 2016.  That is quite an impressive number, although if one is to divide by the estimated 12m app developers, that makes for only 0.04% of all app developers. So how does that compare to say… Read more »

How ASO can get you millions of installs

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ASO (App Store Optimization) is often perceived of as an art, rather than a science. Especially given the need to constantly fickle and A/B test your app’s marketing assets. But is it really worth spending the time? Well, one app owner claimed they got 6 million downloads from only focusing on ASO. The article entitled… Read more »

Google’s progressive onboarding

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We sometimes hear developers or product managers say – “tips” are a sign your UI has failed. But Google, with the biggest B2C interactive audience (if you include search) globally, use tips and modals very creatively. by David Jones, Founder and CEO of Pointzi.com – codeless on-boarding You would think that Google have: Some of the best… Read more »

App downloads and revenue set to nearly double in 4 years

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AppAnnie recently released their market forecast report. Revenue from mobile apps are expected to exceed $139 bn in 2021. That is a staggering amount, and is more than 3 times as large as the total annual revenue generated from global music sales last year. So what does that mean for app developers? There is no… Read more »

2017’s Top Mobile App Marketing Tips That Assure Success

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Over the last couple of years, the mobile app industry has created a buzz in the market, giving a lot of opportunities to businesses worldwide. With the inception of mobile apps in the online market, various online shoppers depend on mobile to alter their different interests as well as tasks. Apart from their laptops, they… Read more »

Where should you focus in 2017? Try India

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As the year starts and you are wondering where you should be focusing your app marketing efforts, perhaps it’s time to give India a long and hard look. India is certainly becoming a country where the art of app development is exploding, and searches for app development courses has grown 200% per year since 2014 and… Read more »

Will phones one day be used instead of passports?

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Perhaps you’ve heard about the company De La Rue and their preposterous idea to put our passports on our phones. If you haven’t these massive producers of passports are looking into the technology to put passports on our phones, working in a similar way as a mobile boarding pass. Although the app hasn’t been perfected… Read more »

The battle of the icons: Should you worry about being on the phone screen?

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According to Comscore, 7 out of 10 smartphone users keep their most used apps on their home screen. Increasingly it is becoming more common for users to create folders of apps to stick them in. The primary reason for users moving the app to the home screen is because the app is used often.  The… Read more »

Top reasons why you need to have an app – and to spend to acquire users

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The debate on mobile app vs mobile web has raged for years. We thought we had put it to rest a couple of years ago, when statistics overwhelmingly favored apps. New research from Comscore not only confirms this trend, but also shows that app users are a much more captive audience. But the days of… Read more »