You’ve Built an App: Now What? Part 1: User Acquisition
Increasing user acquisition for your app starts with app store optimization. 30% of downloads occur after someone has searched by keywords in Google Play. So getting noticed within the app marketplace can already drive up user downloads before looking at any other type of promotion.
Developer Corner: Why successful indie developers are becoming a dying breed
I started developing iOS apps 5 years ago, which can be loosely equated to 50 years in a different, non-tech industry, where the pace of growth is much slower. As a sign of the warp speed at which things are moving within the app economy, simply consider that when I started back in 2010 there were only 300.000 apps and those were only in the Apple App Store;
Users Are People Too: The Key to a Successful App is Knowing Your Users
Given the staggering odds against the success of any app in the marketplace, it is surprising that so much effort is devoted to the creation of apps, many of which never see the light of day.