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Top App Marketing Articles from 2013
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Top App Marketing Articles from 2013

Richard Harris Richard Harris in Marketing & Promotion Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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 in 2013. While only a small sampling from our website, these articles were among those that received the most reads. Enjoy!
You have to start thinking about the LTV (life time value) of your app and how it’s going to fare over longer periods of time, rather than short bursts during launch.
A wealth of information on how smartphone users interact with their home screen and how app developers, publishers and advertisers can use this information to leverage their marketing efforts.
App Marketing on the Cheap! – By Khalil Dandan
How to Successfully Market an App Without a Big Budget
If you have the budget like Zynga, who reportedly spent $247 Million on their marketing and user acquisition efforts last year, great, all the power to you. But if you're like the rest of the 99% of developers out there, don't despair, there's more than one way to skin a cat when it comes to getting your app noticed and getting installs.
In this article, you’ll get a crash course in marketing tactics you can start using today to help you achieve the download numbers you desire.
Who needs niche marketing, says you?
Bonus Article! This is the most read article so far this year: 
Using Social Media to Promote Your Mobile App -  by SEO guru Patrick Cruz
So how do you rise above the noise of the marketing machine on social media platforms, and attract the attention that your new app deserves? 

475 Tax Deductions for Businesses and Self-Employed Individuals

Are you paying more taxes than you have to as a developer or freelancer? The IRS is certainly not going to tell you about a deduction you failed to take, and your accountant is not likely to take the time to ask you about every deduction you’re entitled to. As former IRS Commissioner Mark Everson admitted, “If you don’t claim it, you don’t get it.

A hands-on guide to mastering mobile forensics for iOS and Android

Get hands-on experience in performing simple to complex mobile forensics techniques Retrieve and analyze data stored not only on mobile devices but also through the cloud and other connected mediums A practical guide to leveraging the power of mobile forensics on popular mobile platforms with lots of tips, tricks, and caveats.

Gps tracker for kids

The Chirp GPS app is a top-ranked location sharing app available for Apple and Android that is super easy to use, and most of all, it's reliable.

The Latest Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition) to Android Programming

Write and run code every step of the way, using Android Studio to create apps that integrate with other apps, download and display pictures from the web, play sounds, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.