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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Essential Mobile App Marketing Guide for Small Businesses

Essential Mobile App Marketing Guide for Small Businesses

One of the best benefits of having a mobile app for your small business is that it is almost like having an open-line to each of your customers; a means for you and your customers to communicate directly with each other. And part of this communication should, naturally, be in the form of marketing, except…
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How To Make An iPhone App

How To Make An iPhone App

Many SMEs simply don’t have the budget or know how to make an iPhone app from scratch (costing anywhere from £6K to £40K), which is why using an online app builder platform like AppInstitute to make an iPhone app is so appealing. Not only can you build and publish a mobile app without any coding…
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