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The Big Three: Announcing Free Startup Pricing, Organic Twitter Tracking, and Single Sign-on

We have three huge announcements we are extremely excited to make today! As you might have heard, we were recently acquired by TUNE (formerly HasOffers). This acquisition has been accompanied by really great changes that we believe will make your life as an app marketer even better! Publisher Plan is FREE! (now called Startup Pricing) If this doesn’t get you excited, you might want...

Monday, 15 September 2014 by Alex Klein
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Taking Advantage of iOS 8 Subcategories for App Store Optimization

This is a guest post from Aaron Watkins of Appency. Appency is a full-service mobile app marketing and consulting agency. Our mission is to partner with app creators to drive their app objectives forward in a crowded market. The iPhone 6 announcement was filled with a ton of information to absorb about new product and services from Apple – but very little more was said about iOS 8 – ...

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 by Aaron Watkins
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iOS 8: Improving Your App and App Store Optimization

iOS 8 is coming to the app store, and it’s going to have some pretty awesome new features, especially as it pertains to apps. For some reason, it seems like developers, big and small alike, always wait until a month or two after a new OS has been released to update their app to take advantage of new software capabilities. You might recall seeing this with the flat design of iOS 7. If ...

Monday, 08 September 2014 by Alex Klein
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App Marketing Conversations: Thoughts on Kim Kardashian

Welcome to the newest installment of App Marketing Conversations. In this episode our CEO, Ian Sefferman (@iseff), talks about the Kim Kardashian app. That's right. Kim Kardashian has an app, and it's hugely successful. He is joined by Ryan Morel (@ryanmorel) of Gamehouse (@ghpartners) and Robi Ganguly (@rganguly) of Apptentive (@apptentive). Transcription Ian Sefferman: Hello, everyb...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 by
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The Insider: Preparing Your New App for Launch

Preparing Your App for Launch Part 1: Why App Store Optimization is Key The lead up to the launch of an app can be a hectic time. There’s always one more thing you want to change or a last minute bug you just found that you frantically try to fix. You never feel quite ready to finally submit it, but eventually, you’ve got to take the plunge. We often check in with new users to see if ...

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 by Alex Klein
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Exciting News! MobileDevHQ Acquired By TUNE

Everyone here at MobileDevHQ is excited to announce today that we’ve been acquired by TUNE, the amazing team behind both HasOffers and MobileAppTracking! While this marks the end of an incredible and winding journey for us as an independent company, it really just marks the beginning of what we’re going to do with MobileDevHQ and inbound app marketing. We’re not going anywhere and will c...

Monday, 04 August 2014 by Ian Sefferman
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Beginner’s Guide to an App Update [Part 2]: 5 Tips and Best Practices

This is the second installment of a two part series on app updates. Make sure to check out part one which discusses five awesome ways to strategically utilize an update. If you’ve read part one of this blog post, hopefully you’ve had some time to brainstorm some new strategies to test out for your next update. However, even if you’re just running a standard update with just a minor tweak...

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 by Alex Klein
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Beginner's Guide to an App Update [Part 1]: 5 Magic Strategies to Implement

Updating your app isn’t always the most exciting thing in the world, and it’s definitely not as exhilarating as releasing your app for the first time. As the months go by, each update seems to get more and more tedious. To me, it’s similar to moving into a new apartment. The first week or two, everything is new and exciting and I make sure that all the dishes are done and the whole place is t...

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 by Alex Klein
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Getting Featured: 5 Major Impacts And 4 Tips To Get Featured

According to a recent study we conducted, 68% of both iOS and Android apps are discovered through the app store. The main places your app can gain visibility in the app store is search, Top Charts, or different featured sections. We decided to focus this Insider on getting featured and look into how that impacts your apps along with what to do to actually get featured. For the purposes o...

Tuesday, 15 July 2014 by Alex Klein
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Burst Campaigns: Top 4 Myths Busted

Burst campaigns. Over the years that term has started to have a stigma associated with it. There have been numerous articles written about burst campaigns; and most of them talk about burst campaigns the same way a disapproving father might talk about his daughter’s new boyfriend. But are they really that bad? Although no one’s app marketing strategy should revolve sole around burst c...

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 by Alex Klein
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