Boost Your App Downloads With These 8 App Store Optimization Tips

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Gone are the days when having a dedicated app for your business was considered a luxury. Today, the situation is completely different, as your app has to compete against 7 million other apps. Yes, you read that right. As a business, you want your app to stand out so it gets as many downloads and… Read more »

7 Lessons ‘Planet of the Apps’ Taught Me About the Startup Pitch

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If you’re facing an upcoming startup pitch — be it on an escalator, elevator, or email — here’s a few tips to help you conquer the new By Amy VanHaren on August 21, 2017. Originally published on Startups.co – the world’s largest startup platform, helping over 1 million startup companies. More from Startups. As the founder of a… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Why Retention is Superior to Acquisition in the Mobile App Marketing World

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Today, the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store pack three million mobile apps. Consumers are spending 85 percent of their smartphone time in mobile apps, but only five of the daily mobile user’s apps experience heavy use. What gives? by Sophorn Chhay Failed retention, mostly, is responsible for the split dichotomy of app use…. Read more »

Heroes of coding unite! Contribute to the biggest Developer Economics Report

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We’re proud to be supporting the new developer survey run by our friends at VisionMobile! This is the 11th developer survey and it’s entitled Developer Tools Benchmarking – as you can understand, the focus is on developer tools. The survey features questions on topics like programming languages, platforms, app categories, tool categories, revenue models, IoT… Read more »

How Deep Links in your Apps Help SEO

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As an app developer, sitting firmly atop the rankings on the first page of Google may be enough to secure a sizable amount of page views. Be it so, it’s no longer the crowning achievement in determining the number of downloads or installs your app has. There’s a more effective method for that now, and… Read more »

Challenges an App Developer Will Meet as a Business Owner

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Smartphones or mobiles are increasingly becoming the primary devices for business use. They are here to stay, and their usage is increasing. It is estimated that the enterprise level mobile usage is likely to grow above 40% by 2018. Firms and enterprises have tested the success of mobile technology and are spending loftily on the… Read more »

State of Developer Nation: Where are the women?

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Vision Mobile’s latest State of the Developer Nation paints a grim picture for female developers, with less than 10% of developers in the survey were women. So are mobile app developers like what Silicon Valley has often been criticized for? A frat like club for boys, mostly fresh out of college, that seem to want to… Read more »