Many consumers want their personal information and private communications to remain private. Directives from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the California Attorney General insist that consumers’ personal information remain private – even encouraging app developers to encrypt information so it is inaccessible to hackers and data thieves.Read More
Jacob Goldstein and Terry Davidson discuss the role of traditional marketing strategies, like place marketing, in a successful mobile business plan.
If 76% of the average app’s new users will fall away within three months, how do developers know where to concentrate and maximize their marketing dollars? The Apps Alliance Business and Revenue Working Group released a best practices guide for measuring and maximizing customer lifetime value (LTV), which may increase revenue and ultimately lead to a successful, sustainable business.Read More
Washington D.C. – The Application Developers Alliance, a global membership organization that supports app developers and promotes the app industry, announced today that Sophie Mestchersky will lead the Alliance's European policy and government affairs activity. Alliance membership includes more than 175 companies and 35,000 developers globally, including more than 8,000 developers in Europe. The Alliance European Board includes executives from Ericsson (Stockholm), Applift (Berlin), Smaato (Hamburg) and Outfit7 (Ljubljana).Read More
Earlier this month saw the App Developers Alliance launch the first of our App Strategy Workshop series in Europe, following a great response to the same series across the United States. Telecom ParisTech, one of France’s leading technical institutes, hosted more than 100 attendees from across the industry to discuss UX and app monetisation.Read More
Dirk De Kok, CEO of Mobtest, and Jacob Goldstein sit down to discuss usability testing in app development, the controversial Facebook newsfeed test, and the potential pitfalls of A/B testing as Apps become a central part of daily life.Read More
Coke and Pepsi, Ford and GM, AT&T and MCI, even Seahawks and Niners – great rivalries make great stories, stir controversy, spur creative thinking and change the world. From phones to football, great rivalries also drive competition, give us more choices and, let’s be honest, engage and entertain us as the consuming public.Read More
Robi Ganguly and Ian Sefferman join Jacob Goldstein to discuss user engagement and retention, the ways that the influx of larger players and the emergence of wearables are changing the industry, and how smaller developers can compete in the evolving app market.Read More