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 »

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 »

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 »

There is a mobile app for anything these days, but what are the top 5 most useful?

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It has got to a time where there is such a reliance on our mobile phones, tablets and other technologies that mobile apps are quickly becoming something that we use every day and soon they will be something that we will not be able to live without. In fact a Smarts Insights report shows that… Read more »

Alternative App stores and gambling – match made in heaven?

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There is lots of excitement about the revenue generated from Pokemon Go.  Sure, $1,6m per day or $200m in revenue in a month is nothing to shrug away, not is an expected $36,9bn in total mobile games revenue expected for 2016. But that is peanuts compared to expected growth in mobile gambling revenues. How big… 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 »

Relying on the app store will kill your business

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The Verge recently posted a fascinating article on the fate of the app developer Pixite.  The story recounts what many developers are already seeing:  Relying on the App Store or Google Play for continued success simply will not fly. You could end up spending a fortune in just discoverability, and should you be so lucky… 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 »