App Prototypes and Mockups

After you have decided on an iPhone app, most people proceed to transfer their idea and vision directly to a developer to build the app for them. Before this step though, it is recommended that you create a prototype of the app first, that you can play with on your own. This will help answer…

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How to Make an iPhone App

So, you want to be an app developer? People approach me all the time with ideas for the next great iPhone app. Everyone knows how popular mobile app development is these days, so it’s natural to want to get a little piece of the action for yourself. We keep hearing stories of indie developers making…

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How to Get More App Downloads

Once you have released your mobile app, and you are happy with its quality, your goal should be to maximize downloads and revenue. How do you do that? 1. Increase your Conversion Rate All users will be downloading your app from an app store link. So it’s in your interest to make sure that your…

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How Your App Can Benefit from Your Competition

With over a million apps on the app store already, chances are good that the app you are creating or want to create already has some competition for it. Most people view competition for their as a bad thing. After all, they are taking away potential users from your own product, right? However, if you look at it…

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App Store Icon

One of the most important aspects of creating a successful app is to make sure it has a great icon. With over a million apps now on the app store, it is getting harder to stand out. Users are now accustomed to scanning through pages of app icons, while looking for apps that appeal to…

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How to Submit your App to a Review Site

Nowadays, in addition to creating a great mobile app, you also need to actively market it, in order to help people discover it. A great place to start is by submitting your app to an app review site. There are a few reasons to do this, some more obvious than others: It exposes your app…

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