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The 4 Best Methods for Finding an App Developer

By | Nov 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Struggling to build an app with your big idea? You’ve done all the market research, finalized a business plan, and even made some market forecasts. All you have left is to find that creative, responsible and talented app developer who will bring your idea…


5 Overlooked Features That Can Make or Break Your App’s Popularity

By | Sep 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When coming up with an idea for a fantastic app, we as developers usually tend to focus on critical issues such as analytics, functionality, and security. However, it doesn’t mean we should overlook the small things that can make a tremendous difference to how an…

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Hiring The Top Mobile App Developers – 7 Easy Steps

By | Sep 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm

How do you identify the right app developer for you? The competition is intense, and there are thousands of freelance professionals out there waiting to catch your eye. However, if you’re looking to have a perfect project, you need to have the right mobile…


6 Reasons Most Mobile App Startups Fail

By | Sep 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

It might seem to be a bit too difficult to believe but most startups investing in mobile app development are not able to make profits or even break even. The number of mobile apps are growing, but the revenue from each are falling. Why…

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5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Mobile App Developer

By | Jun 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Having a mobile application can be a great benefit for a small business, especially one trying to build a relationship with its customers. Without the necessary expertise, however, it can be a very daunting task to get an app up and running. This challenge…

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10 Low-Cost Methods to Create a High-Quality App

By | Jun 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today, most app development companies are startups, and they are often asked to develop apps at low prices, without compromising on the quality. With limited resources and short spending power, startups can find it difficult to keep costs low. So, how can they ensure…

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A Guide to Top Security Risks in Android App Development

By | Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mobile application development is no child’s play. Protecting the privacy of app users is becoming one of the biggest challenges for developers due to myriad security risks. Android is the most widely used mobile operating system today, and this makes Google’s mobile app development…

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Key Challenges Faced by Apple Watch App Developers

By | May 16, 2015 at 4:00 am

Thousands of customers are waiting for the Apple Watch to become available to them. But developers have warned consumers not to expect too much from the apps initially. There is a bizarre challenge for developers all over the world in creating a smooth performance of the apps….

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10 Skills That Will Make Developers More Competitive

By | Apr 25, 2015 at 8:00 am

If you’re developing apps and are looking for good opportunities, you need to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, it’s not as easy as it’s said to be. While a good portfolio helps, you also need clients to take notice of your application first…



Interview with 17-Year-Old Founder Kegan Abbott

By | Jan 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

Teen entrepreneur Kegan Abbott was on a quick trip to Silicon Valley, looking to recruit developers for his startup Printware, when he got some valuable advice from a homeless man. It was raining in San Jose, and a grocery store employee was trying to kick the homeless…


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Interview with 16-Year-Old App Developer Canzhi Ye

By | May 21, 2013 at 9:00 am

At age 12, Canzhi Ye went to Camp CAEN at the University of Michigan to learn Java and C# programming. A year later, when his mom got an iPod Touch, some new possibilities opened up for him. After some Googling, Ye figured out that…


Meet 16-Year-Old iPhone App Developer Jason Chitla [INTERVIEW]

By | Apr 26, 2013 at 11:00 am

We’re chatting at 4 pm – after 16-year-old Jason Chitla comes home from school – and he’s rambling about things that most high schoolers don’t ramble about. He throws around phrases like “indie” developer, “appreneur,” and app store optimization strategy. He recalls struggling with…


Developers, Small Business and Consumers Benefit from Mobile Geo-Targeted Advertising

By | May 14, 2012 at 3:00 pm

A new Small Business Mobile Survey from found that 69% of small businesses say mobile marketing will be crucial to their growth in the next five years, while 64% plan to increase their investment in mobile marketing this year. Another survey by the…



Online Retailers And App Developers: Increase Sales and Customer Retention With Mineful

By | Apr 23, 2012 at 10:02 am

No matter how fancy your marketing campaign, hungry your sales team, or useful your app or product, you won’t achieve the growth you need unless you have a full understanding of your customers’ behavior – especially where they might be getting stuck in the…


Cutting Through the Clutter of Apps

By | Feb 27, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Apple’s acquisition this past week of app search company, Chomp, for a reported $50 million, brought the importance of app discovery to the forefront and validated the need for the industry to pay close attention to this critical part of the app ecosystem. Better…



Benchmark Your App With Fiksu’s December Indexes To Get Validation and Improve Margins

By | Feb 15, 2012 at 4:30 pm

Last week, Fiksu, one of our showcased startups in Boston last September, announced the results of their December indexes, which looked at app store competitiveness and the cost of mobile app marketing.  I was curious as to what this data meant for startups and…



By App Developers, For App Developers: FreeMyApps Helps You Find Customers

By | Dec 15, 2011 at 4:00 pm

App developers, raise your hand if this sounds familiar: You create a beautifully designed iOS app that solves a major problem. Everyone loves it in beta.  You launch it on the Apple Store, charging maybe $0.99 or $3.99, and hundreds or thousands of people…