App Builders Before They Were Famous: Instagram’s Kevin Systrom

App Builders Before They Were Famous: Instagram’s Kevin Systrom

For better or worse, app’s change the way we do certain things. Uber has changed what we expect when it comes to customer service. Snapchat has changed the way we flirt and sext. WhatsApp has changed the way politicians scheme. And Instagram has changed the way we take and share photographs. And it has all…
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Class of 2017: The Best New Apps This Year

Class of 2017: The Best New Apps This Year

When the Apple App Store launched in July 2008, it only offered users access to 500 apps. By July 2009 this number had grown to more than 50,000, a few months before the Android Market relaunched as the Google Play Store with 16,000 apps available. As of March 2017, the Google Play Store has 2.8m…
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How to Optimise Your Business for Mobile

How to Optimise Your Business for Mobile

It is becoming increasingly difficult for business owners to ignore mobile, and that’s good. Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, more than half the mobile phones currently in use are smartphones. And two years have passed since Google first announced that the number of searches taking place on a mobile device exceeds…
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How to Encourage App Users to Review Your App

How to Encourage App Users to Review Your App

There’s a very good reason for wanting to get users to review your mobile app, and it has nothing to do with vanity. User reviews – whether it is of a product, service, company or restaurant – act as form of social proof, and we see ourselves and others being influenced by this daily. And…
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App Builders Before They Were Famous: WhatsApp’s Jan Koum App Builders Before They Were Famous: Snap Inc.’s Evan Spiegel

App Builders Before They Were Famous: Snap Inc.’s Evan Spiegel

This story will only be available for 24-hours. Or it would be if it appeared as a Story on Snap Inc.’s iconic Snapchat app. Unless deleted by you, other social networks keep everything you post, but with Snapchat, there is no history. Everything is temporary: opened Snaps disappear within seconds, Stories are only available for…
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Why Restaurants Need Mobile Apps: 12 HUGE Benefits How To Make Money Selling Apps

How To Make Money Selling Apps

Small businesses have – in the past – been weary about launching a dedicated mobile app. High costs, and the technical skill required, contributed to this weariness, with a 2016 survey suggesting that only 20% of small businesses currently have a mobile app. But costs have fallen dramatically, and apps can now be launched with…
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How to Do Keyword Research for the App Store

How to Do Keyword Research for the App Store

The use of app store keywords is a vital component in the successful promotion of your app, making it discoverable to users who aren’t aware of your business, or that your business has its own mobile app. Apple provides a dedicated field for adding keywords to your app store listing, while Google pulls keywords from…
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App Builders Before They Were Famous: Uber’s Travis Kalanick

App Builders Before They Were Famous: Uber’s Travis Kalanick

Uber Technologies Inc. was founded as UberCabs in March 2009 and is now more commonly known simply as Uber. Of the three original co-founders, only Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick remain, with Oscar Salazar having amicably left in 2011, soon after Uber’s services and mobile app officially launched in San Francisco. Following an initial seed…
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