Latin America loves business and finance apps Adjust study finds
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Adjust global app benchmarks data for Q4 2019 reveals that Latin America has the highest average retention rate (9.36%) for Business & Finance apps after the first day a user installs the app.
This strong app loyalty is noteworthy as financial technology in the region continues to evolve and expand. Consumers continue to embrace the convenience of payment apps li...
Personalize your marketing for better results says Adobe
Monday, February 25, 2019 by Richard Harris
According to Adobe’s 2019 Consumer Content Survey, 83 percent of consumers say they’ve received content from brands that aren’t personalized, with more than one-third of consumers saying this happens constantly or frequently. For brands, this is a huge opportunity missed. Especially considering approximately half of those consumers say they’re mo...
5 app development tips to help you avoid disaster
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by Joe Hanson
Mobile app development: it’s easy and straightforward in the lab, but once your app is deployed to the wild, all bets are off. You need to deliver seamless, fast experiences for users on low-powered devices, in any number of network environments.
When it comes to building mobile apps, uncontrollable user behavior can lead you down the path to death by 1000 pape...
Travel app users will not put up with many problems
Sunday, September 10, 2017 by Richard Harris
1 in 4 users of mobile apps for travel say that they’ll abandon their bookings and use a competitor’s mobile app instead when faced with a network error such as a timeout or missing image, according to a new study of US & UK consumers conducted by Neumob. The company’s exclusive consumer research study is captured in a new paper called "Mobile Apps for Tra...
Mobile rewarded ads help increase IAP spends shows study
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 by Richard Harris
Rewarded videos inside games and apps can be a double edge sword. Give "something" to a user for watching a video is a gamble because it's hard to decipher how users will react. It's an obvious thought to wonder if rewarded ads take revenue away from In-App Purchases (IAPs). But new data out today from Tapjoy shows that rewarded ads actually help increase IAP ...
Study finds Android outperforms iOS in user reaction time for push alerts
Monday, June 26, 2017 by Richard Harris
Accengage, a push notification technology company for Mobile Apps, Websites and Facebook Messenger, is has released the 2017 Edition of their annual Push Notification Benchmark. In addition to updating Push Notification opt-in and reaction rates for Mobile Apps on iOS & Android overall, by industry and country, the study reveals for the very first time: mobile app r...
How to earn more revenue from your Android apps
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 by Claudia Dreier-Poepperl
When you hear that Android app revenues are set to top iOS revenue in 2017 and that global app revenue is also set to reach $102 billion by 2020, you can be forgiven for thinking that everyone in the app economy is smiling to the bank. However, according to Vision Mobile, 64 per cent of Android app developers are operating under a ‘poverty threshold’ of $500 per month i...
Insights on push alert frequency to improve new app user retention
Monday, March 27, 2017 by Richard Harris
Mobile growth company Urban Airship detailed industry findings from its mobile app retention study, spanning new users’ first 90-days of app usage within retail, media, sports & recreation and utility/productivity. By analyzing the frequency of messaging users received and their corresponding retention rates, Urban Airship provides a deeper understanding that dispel...
Increase user engagement with emojis inside push alerts
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 by Richard Harris
Leanplum has announced a new Mobile Marketing Trends report that confirms the effectiveness of emoji push notifications in mobile communications. This growth is driven by consumer love for emojis and the emotions they evoke, and it is clear from the data - provided by Leanplum and App Annie - that emojis are more likely to influence conversions. The report provides a bl...
How to prevent users from dumping your branded app
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 by Samir Addamine
We all know that the odds are stacked against branded apps. It has been established, for instance, that 90% of branded apps have fewer than 10,000 downloads. If you launch a new app today, you are one among 4 million or so.
With a 0.1% chance, the Chargers are more likely to win the Super Bowl.
Those odds are getting worse. The avera...
5 app monetization strategies to remember in 2016
Monday, October 31, 2016 by Dickey Singh
Thanks to advances in artificial intelligence, deep learning and user interfaces, our mobile devices are more accessible and user-friendly than ever before. People are downloading more apps and spending more time in those apps. There are now over four million apps in the Apple and Google app stores – Apple received 75,000-80,000 app submissions per month in last few mon...
New Flurry Report: Mobile Trends from Latest Apple News
Sunday, September 11, 2016 by Richard Harris
Following the Apple event this week, Flurry from Yahoo released new data points on mobile trends that tie to several of the morning’s big announcements:Gaming Apps (Super Mario and Pokémon Go for Apple devices):Games were the only app category to see a decrease in growth 2015 (-1%, compared to the overall growth across all categories at 58%)This isn't to say that games ...
Apteligent and Twin Prime Wants to Help You Speed up Your Apps
Thursday, August 11, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Apteligent is working with Twin Prime to utilize its mobile app acceleration technology that provides the ability to provide a faster, more effective mobile experience. The Twin Prime platform offers capabilities to analyze network performance and establish alternate content delivery strategies to combat network latency, which is often a cause of app slowness and source...
Appboy Study Finds Android Apps Have Higher Retention Rates than iOS Apps
Friday, May 20, 2016 by Richard Harris
Appboy has released its latest data report, Spring 2016 Mobile Customer Retention,covering user retention rates by day (also known as Day N, N-Day, or classic retention numbers). The report offers a comprehensive examination of mobile app retention, analyzing data from more than 300 apps globally and over 300 million user profiles to provide detailed day by day retentio...
Leveraging Mobile Gameplay Analytics and User Psychology For Retention
Friday, March 25, 2016 by Sergei Kovalenko
Ever since Apple introduced its App Store in 2008, game developers have been lining up for their share of the now almost $50 billion dollar industry. However, designing games that stand out from the rest of the crowd can be extremely difficult and is now just as much art as it science. With over 2,000 new apps being added to the App Store and Google Play daily, dev...
How to Think About Mobile App Retention
Monday, March 21, 2016 by Justin Bauer
An age-old question asked by founders is: Should I focus on growth or profit? If you take into consideration the recent economic context of falling valuations and dying unicorns, the question is moot. Investors want to see sustainability; and a sustainable business takes both growth and profit into account. Early-stage companies, eager to show off their hockey stic...
20 Hot Takes on Mobile Engagement From 2015
Thursday, January 14, 2016 by Richard Harris
If you want to know the top 20 data points from 2015 impacting mobile usage, retention and marketing you’re in luck.Hot off the press is Localytics 2016 App Marketing Guide which provides a comprehensive overview of the mobile trends & takeaways you need to know to help you plan out your 2016 mobile user engagement strategy. The data in the report provides insi...
How WildTangent is Shaking Up the Android CPI Market
Monday, September 14, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
We recently visited with WildTangent’s Sean Vanderdasson to discuss how the company’s platform helps developers achieve Android app installs.The WildTangent network is facilitated by distribution partnerships with many of the world’s top devices manufacturers (OEMs) and mobile operators. The WildTangent network provides the ability for users to choose in one click which...
Resources to Help You Make Mid Year App Marketing Adjustments
Thursday, June 11, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Can you believe it, we’re almost at the halfway point of 2015! And for me, that means taking a quick peak at business operations to see if there are any tweaks/adjustments we need to make in response to the overall business environment we operate in.One of the things that I noticed from an editorial standpoint is that since the beginning of the year, we’ve tended to gra...
What Does 2015 Have in Store for App Marketing and Promotion
Monday, January 12, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
There is an old saying that states, “You can only know where you're going if you know where you've been.” I bring this up because if you’re planning out your mobile marketing strategy for 2015, you better understand what happened in 2014. For example, did you know that phones with at least a 5-inch screen saw increases in the time that users spent in app as high as 142%...
Crystal Ball Predictions for Mobile App Marketing in 2015
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
It’s that time of year when we reach out to mobile industry experts to find out what their predictions will be for 2015. The folks at Localytics are one step ahead of us on the app marketing front, as they have already created an in-depth report, “State of the App: 2014 Review & 2015 Predictions” which includes their predictions on what will impact app marketin...
BlueConic Adds Mobile App Listening to Help Solve Mobile App User Retention
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
BlueConic has added what it calls “mobile app listening” to the company's platform, providing the ability to sync mobile customer data with customer data on the web to improve and facilitate unified experiences across channels. This new feature can help companies solve app retention issue while gaining a better understanding of how individuals are using their mobil...
Single Login for Amazon Kindle Fire Will be a Soon for App Developers
Thursday, April 17, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
No more specific user login credentials! Developers will definitely appreciate this announcement by Amazon that their apps and games that use Login with Amazon on Kindle Fire devices will no longer need to ask users to sign in each time the app is run. Instead, the first time the app is run Login with Amazon will automatically use the account registered to the Kind...
Localytics Predicts Huge App Marketing Opportunities for Developers in Europe
Friday, February 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Localytics has recently posted its insight into opportunities to market apps to the European market. Localytics data from both European and US markets reveals that the European user base represents a huge opportunity for companies with a mobile presence.The report was posted on the Localytics’ website by Allison Averill, a business analyst and content marketing spe...
Amazon Appstore Monthly Round up: January 2014
Monday, February 10, 2014 by Richard Harris
The Amazon Appstore had a busy start to the New Year, adding several new services and features to its growing developer ecosystem. Below are some of the latest highlights and case studies gathered so far this year. · A new and improved developer portal is now available for Amazon Appstore, helping devel...
Lifetime Value : Why Planning is More Important Than Timing When Marketing Your App
Thursday, October 31, 2013 by John Clancy
You did everything you thought you should to promote your app. You built a pre-launch website, collected email addresses of enthusiastic fans, filmed a killer explainer video, tweeted, posted and talked up your app on the most active forums and blogs. All of your efforts are paying off and downloads are brisk but what happens when the tide turns and interest in your app...
Old School Vs New School App Monetization
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 by Richard Harris
A chat with Scott Weller, CTO of SessionM about how monetizing mobile apps has changed.
ADM: Last time we
spoke you mentioned there’s a difference between the “old school” and “new
school” approach to monetizing with mobile ads.What did you mean by this?
WELLER: There’s a big
difference between the “old school” strategy used by app developers to monetize