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Sept13 Issue: One URL for All App Markets with a Universal URL

Inside this issue we have the Top Global Apps report from Distimo you won't want to miss! NTIA's code of conduct for app developers and how it's going to affect your app development efforts, why push notifications should be a part of most apps, what to consider with COPPA compliancy when developing apps, everything you need to know about app store optimization, and loads more!

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Uptodown:-An-alternative-to-Google-Play

Uptodown: An alternative to Google Play


Wednesday, June 2, 2021 by

The Uptodown app market has more than 130 million active users per month, and more than 450 monthly downloads of their more than 4 million APKs available. The company operates worldwide and it is localized to 15 different languages. The Spanish-based company was born in 2020 in Málaga and founded as a University Project in 2002. Recently we intervi...


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John Choi has joined as Vice President of User Acquisition (UA)


Friday, January 24, 2020 by

ConsumerAcquisition.com announced that John Choi has joined as Vice President of User Acquisition (UA). Choi joins the company with a wealth of experience in user acquisition from his most recent role as Head of UA at Zynga overseeing games like Words With Friends, CSR Racing, Zynga Poker, and his previous UA roles at Kabam, Glu Mobile and CAPCOM.  Choi will b...


Applause-Platform-improves-quality-assurance-platform

Applause Platform improves quality assurance platform


Thursday, January 9, 2020 by

Quality assurance (QA) is a rapidly changing field, a result of dev and engineering teams moving faster and releasing more frequently. Applause – the leading crowdtesting provider – is looking to evolve along with QA. The company recently launched Applause Labs, an innovation engine where it hopes to develop new concepts for companies’ QA processes. ...


How-to-get-user-engagement-in-2020

How to get user engagement in 2020


Thursday, January 2, 2020 by

The most difficult challenge for every app developer to overcome is: How do I get my app in front of a customer so that they can engage with it? UA campaigns are notoriously expensive and invariably suffer from diminishing returns. ROAS at the start of a campaign falls somewhere between 200% and 300%, but soon enough it peters out. I can’t tell you how many times ...


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The fastest growing app markets in 2019


Thursday, October 10, 2019 by

Adjust has released its inaugural Mobile Growth Map. The global report which draws on data from nearly 3,500 apps released in 2018, charts growth, retention, and other key metrics. It also breaks data down across 31 countries and four industry verticals (E-commerce, Entertainment, Gaming, and Utilities) to reveal how well the apps have performed. Faste...


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Mobile app ad spending predicted to hit $64B by 2020


Thursday, December 20, 2018 by

The app advertising market is poised to grow at a rapid pace over the coming years, surging 136% from $27.1 billion in 2017 to $64.1 billion in 2020, according to a new market research study by AppsFlyer, the leading mobile attribution company. The new report projects that mobile app marketing spend will grow at an average year-over-year rate of 34%. Growth is foreca...


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Why Lite Apps Were Spurring Growth for Android App Categories in 2015


Tuesday, February 2, 2016 by

To learn more about ironSource's Fastest Growing Apps research and insights gained from the ongoing reporting we visited with Omer Kaplan, CMO and co-founder of ironSource. The latest information from the Q4 Fastest Growing Apps report explores the app market trends that impacted the growth trajectory of the world's most popular app categories.ADM: Tell us about the Fas...


A-Recap-on-the-Highlights-for-App-Monetization-for-2015

A Recap on the Highlights for App Monetization for 2015


Thursday, January 21, 2016 by

2015 saw the app markets continue to grown, driven by the two top players, Apple’s iOS and Google Play. App Annie has just published its annual review of the top app marketing and app monetization trends for 2015.The report shows that, when considering the two top app stores, iOS saw significant increases in worldwide revenue from gains in China, the United States and J...


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US Dominates in Numbers of Top App Publishers


Monday, January 11, 2016 by

A recent report by ACT | The App Association shows that the US still reigns supreme for the top app publishers. The annual report, titled the “State of the App Economy,” is in its fourth year.According to the report, the $120 billion mobile app market is still being led by U.S.companies, the vast majority of which are startups or small businesses. The low barrier of ent...


Flurry’s-Latest-Report:-App-Install-Addiction-Shows-No-Signs-of-Stopping

Flurry’s Latest Report: App Install Addiction Shows No Signs of Stopping


Thursday, December 18, 2014 by

Flurry’s latest report “App Install Addiction Shows No Signs of Stopping” may just be an indicator that the mobile app market remains at a stable pace as the average number of new app downloads is at 8.8 per month. This frequency has changed minimally since last statistical count of monthly downloads since 2011.The study had provided deeper insights in mature app market...


A-Responsive-Website-Or-a-Native-App-Question

A Responsive Website Or a Native App Question


Thursday, September 18, 2014 by

Every day we host a number of articles and news announcements about the mobile app industry. Sometimes what gets lost in the huge amount of information available is that each business is unique in its goals for communicating with its various constituencies, both externally with its customers and internally with employees.So when deciding on whether your business should ...


The-Next-Generation-of-Push-Messaging:-The-Evolution-of-Interactive-Notifications

The Next Generation of Push Messaging: The Evolution of Interactive Notifications


Friday, August 22, 2014 by

If you’re like most app publishers, you know user retention is tougher than ever. And you are likely using push notifications to help drive app engagement. And if you’re not, you probably should be - provided you use push notifications to engage, not annoy, your users.As with virtually everything in today’s turbocharged mobile environment – programming tools, app market...


New-Report-Provides-Insight-into-Top-Earning-Games-and-the-Role-of-Regionalization

New Report Provides Insight into Top Earning Games and the Role of Regionalization


Friday, August 15, 2014 by

For mobile apps, the game category is dominating revenue and the game user base is having a huge impact on the various app markets. But what may be even more important than the games themselves, is the types of games and what that success means. And even more important than that may ultimately be how regionalization may be changing the “game” for mobile games.App Annie ...


Your-App-is-Compromised-Thanks-to-Your-Friendly-Neighborhood-App-Hacker

Your App is Compromised Thanks to Your Friendly Neighborhood App Hacker


Monday, August 4, 2014 by

The advent of smart devices introduced a brave new world of opportunities for developers who hopped on the train and created mobile apps for iOS, Android and the other app markets. It was and is a great opportunity for developers. Of course humans being human, where an opportunity to make money exists, the more nefarious want to get their hands in the pot. And so, ...


New-Regulations-to-Protect-Kids-Is-Driving-Change-In-the-Mobile-App-Industry

New Regulations to Protect Kids Is Driving Change In the Mobile App Industry


Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by

The European Commission is reporting that Google has agreed to change the way it designates free apps. This is following what the Commission has said have been a large number of complaints in EU countries concerning in-app purchases in online games and in particular, inadvertent purchases by children.According to a recent EU commission announcement, “Google has dec...


Asia-is-a-Gold-Mine-for-Android-App-Developers-and-Here

Asia is a Gold Mine for Android App Developers and Here's Why


Wednesday, June 18, 2014 by

The Asian consumer and the smartphoneThe Asian market has a strong affection for smartphones, tablets and all manner of other internet-enabled devices, more so than any other region in the world. In a recent survey (Milward Brown AdReaction: “ the daily distribution of Screen-Minutes across countries” published in KPCB report) that analyzed the time consumers spend...


New-Game-Genres-In-Google-Play-Store-Helped-Some,-and-Hurt-Others

New Game Genres In Google Play Store Helped Some, and Hurt Others


Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by

What kind of apps gained an advantage from the recent changes in the Google Play Game Genres? And how can developers benefit from this analysis in their app strategy?Insight can be found in a new Distimo report, “Google Play’s New Game Genres,” which analyses the recent Google Play expansion of the game genres to cover a broader variety of games. With the update, some p...


Amazon’s-Developer-Promotions-Console-(DPC)-Now-Offers-Discounting-Opportunities-Across-Markets-to-Drive-App-Promotions

Amazon’s Developer Promotions Console (DPC) Now Offers Discounting Opportunities Across Markets to Drive App Promotions


Monday, May 5, 2014 by

Amazon’s Developer Promotions Console (DPC) now provides the ability to specify when a developer can discount an app or in-app items.The DPC provides the ability to discount the list price of apps and in-app items to promote an update, take advantage of a holiday or special event, or conduct price elasticity tests. Developers can specify in the DPC when and where these ...


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New Q1 2014 App Market Report Shows Google Play Revenue Climbs in US and China Leads iOS Growth


Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by

A new report from App Annie is showing that the worldwide app market continues to grow as Google Play revenue climbs in the United States, and China leads iOS growth. The analysis comes from the App Annie Market Index, a barometer of the macro trends that are emerging in the app ecosystem across stores, countries and categories. The analysis of the global...


App-Performance-Issues-Could-Be-Killing-Your-Potential

App Performance Issues Could Be Killing Your Potential


Friday, March 28, 2014 by

If your app is floundering, do you know why? Performance issues may be the key.Perhaps you should ask yourself, how does my app perform compared to other apps in my industry? What kind of uptime or crash rates should I expect on iOS or on Android? If I enter a new geographic market, what impact will it have on my app’s responsiveness? What latencies or error rates shoul...


Google-Believes-it-Will-Rule-Smart-Wearable-App-Market-With-New-SDK

Google Believes it Will Rule Smart Wearable App Market With New SDK


Thursday, March 13, 2014 by

Sundar Pichai with Google has dropped the news that Google will release an SDK for the wearable’s market in a couple of weeks. He discussed the SDK during a presentation at SWSX on Sunday.It’s the latest salvo in the war for app domination by the two biggest players in the market. Last week Apple launched CarPlay with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyunda...


Report:-How-The-Most-Successful-Apps-Make-Money-Globally

Report: How The Most Successful Apps Make Money Globally


Saturday, February 22, 2014 by

Distimo has released its latest publication: How the Most Successful Apps Monetize Globally. The analysis includes a synthesis of the revenue share from in-app purchases (IAP) over time and average revenue per download (ARPD) breakdowns for top apps by country, business models, and device type.For part of this analysis, Distimo worked with Chartboost to compare ARP...


-Silver-Lining-from-New-App-Development-Report-by-Gartner

Silver Lining from New App Development Report by Gartner


Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by

On the surface, the newly released Gartner report spells doom and gloom for indie developers looking for success with consumer apps.It didn’t take an official report to tell us that the app markets are getting more crowded and the holy grail of discovery/monetization can be an elusive goal. However, as you dig deeper into the details of the report, you can see...


Top-App-Marketing-Articles-from-2013

Top App Marketing Articles from 2013


Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by

2013 saw no slowdown in the onslaught of apps introduced in the app markets. Which means that finding innovative advice on ways to have your app standout was tougher than ever.   Fortunately, there is plenty of expertise out there to help developer’s apps stand out and we thought we would provide you with our best app marketing articles as featured with us ...


Target-Credit-Card-Breach,-What-Could-it-Mean-for-App-Markets

Target Credit Card Breach, What Could it Mean for App Markets


Monday, January 13, 2014 by

Consumers have been stung, and stung hard by the Target credit card breach. I was at a dinner party last night and every person had either been personally affected or had a close family member or friend who was.The Target breach has brought about an immediate, enhanced, and broad based awareness of the fragility of a consumer’s financial and personal information. T...


Amazon-Provides-App-Developers-New-Monetization-Opportunities-with-Changes-to-Amazon-Device-Messaging-(ADM)

Amazon Provides App Developers New Monetization Opportunities with Changes to Amazon Device Messaging (ADM)


Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by

At its simplest, the current app markets concept provides a platform for developers to write applications and market them directly to consumers. In reality, monetizing apps in a cluttered marketplace has become increasingly difficult. So the owners of app markets (Google, Apple, Amazon, etc.) who do the best job of greasing the wheels for developers will ultimately garn...


App-Development-Industry-2013:-Winners-and-Losers-(And-Somewhere-in-Between)

App Development Industry 2013: Winners and Losers (And Somewhere in Between)


Sunday, December 29, 2013 by

One of the reasons we launched App Developer Magazine was to help bring some clarity to the big picture of the mobile industry as it relates to app development. And while we feel that we have provided many valuable insights in our first year of publishing, it’s been a lot to wrap our heads around and we plan on doing a better job in 2014.  So looking at the big pic...


App-Developers-to-See-Another-Fractionalized-Market-for-Smart-Wearable-Apps

App Developers to See Another Fractionalized Market for Smart Wearable Apps


Thursday, December 26, 2013 by

Here we go again @#$!4! Another market, another plethora of operating systems, SDKs, app markets, and more. Of course, you’ve read our headline and know we are talking about the smart wearables market, specifically the smart watch market, which is rapidly becoming much more mainstream that current glasses options.We recently posted an article commenting on a recent Koru...


The-Smart-TV-Enigma:-Does-Cognitive-Networks-Have-the-Answer-for-App-Developers

The Smart TV Enigma: Does Cognitive Networks Have the Answer for App Developers


Monday, December 23, 2013 by

What’s an app developer to do about Smart TV? There’s really no definitive answer. Google Chromecast? It’s a nice device, affordable and streams pretty well but is really just another tool like a TV itself. The TV manufacturer’s app markets? They’ve gotten together to offer a one stop submission process and a unified SDK, but other than for the largest publishe...


Appsfire-to-Discontinue-App-Discovery-Unit-to-Focus-on-Mobile-Advertising-Efforts

Appsfire to Discontinue App Discovery Unit to Focus on Mobile Advertising Efforts


Thursday, December 19, 2013 by

If there is one certainty in live, things always change, sometimes that’s good and sometimes not so much. However, kudos to a company that realizes that they (and there customers) are better served focusing less on one offering and concentrating their efforts on others. And that’s what the folks at Appsfire are doing, discontinuing their efforts on consumer ap...


UC-Web-Leads-HTML5-Charge-in-China

UC Web Leads HTML5 Charge in China


Friday, October 25, 2013 by

UC Web, one of the top open mobile browsers in China, has announced that Amazon is launching an app on its browser’s open platform, which acts like a de facto operating system. As reported in the Pando Times by Hamish McKenzie, users will be able to open the Amazon “light app” and shop on the site just as they would if they were using a native app, or visiting the web...


New-iPhone-and-iOS-Release-Shakes-Up-App-Rankings-According-to-Distimo-Report

New iPhone and iOS Release Shakes Up App Rankings According to Distimo Report


Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by

Distimo’s latest report, Top Global Apps – September 2013, highlights the top free, paid, and grossing apps for the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. The analysis is based on data covering the full month of September 2013 on a globally aggregated level and is obtained from Distimo’s proprietary AppIQ data program. Apple App Store Developers were t...


Weekly-Roundup:-New-iPhone-Arrives,-Lagoa-and-3DTin,-Vision-Mobile-Report,-Nokia-Create-Contest,-and-Jolla-Sailfish

Weekly Roundup: New iPhone Arrives, Lagoa and 3DTin, Vision Mobile Report, Nokia Create Contest, and Jolla Sailfish


Saturday, September 21, 2013 by

Top Stories for the week of 9/21/2013Assets for App Creation: Leveraging Visual and Audio Resources for App DevelopersWhen it comes to software development, there are two sides of the creative coin, artistic creativity and technical creativity. Visual design and in some cases audio expertise dominate one side of the coin with skilled graphic designers and artists who de...


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Distimo Reports Strong Movement in App Markets: Disney’s “Where’s My Water 2” App Rockets to Top of Apple App Store


Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by

It was an interesting week in the app markets according to Distimo’s Top Noteworthy Apps, Week 37 report of the most notable new apps and movements in the app stores. Each week Distimo’ provides an overview of the top performing apps based on relative growth and absolute achievements in downloads or revenues on a global level. Distimo’s AppIQ is the engine behind the d...


App-Developers-Shouldn’t-Hammer-Nails-in-BlackBerry’s-Coffin-Just-Yet!

App Developers Shouldn’t Hammer Nails in BlackBerry’s Coffin Just Yet!


Tuesday, August 20, 2013 by

BlackBerry’s done, if you believe the big box media companies. And yes, the company recently indicated they might consider a buyer or perhaps they could be taken private and out of the public firestorm. Or maybe just keep on rolling, trying to gain mobile traction. But believe me, there is nothing stronger than the self fulfilling prophecy, and if all you hear is bad, t...