I Will Never Keep an App Idea Private

I Will Never Keep an App Idea Private

As an app developer, I get a lot of people emailing me about working on their app idea. And about 50% of them say something along the lines of, “but don’t share this with anyone,” or “you need to sign an NDA before talking about our app...

Building an Online Community, Part 3

LEVERAGE YOUR COMMUNITY Once you’ve got an online audience, it’s time to actually get that audience working for you through interacting with it.  If you don’t interact with the audience you’ve built, it will wither away and become nothing – interacting with your...

Building an Online Community, Part 2

HAVE A GOAL Make sure to have a clear goal in mind when you are building your online community.  For someone who already works another job, maximizing every minute you spend working must make a difference.  You know what benefits you want from your community –...

Building an Online Community, Part 1

One of the things that takes an app experience from good to great is having a great online community.  This can mean many things, from giveaways of related contents, featuring users of your app, or having a well-documented support portal  Users can then interact with...

Give Your App a Personality

A truly amazing app needs to have it’s own personality.  It can’t just be an amalgamation of the default iOS buttons and random graphics you made in iPhoto – it needs to be cohesive, attractive, and the sort of app your target market would want. To...