CodyCross App Store Spotlight

CodyCross is a crosswords app with scenic backgrounds and an alien mascot character. For a subscription fee, users can get weekly puzzles of varying difficulties and themes. Can CodyCross solve the puzzle that is App Store Optimization, or does it get lost in the search results like a well-hidden word in a puzzle? For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at CodyCross.

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Google Ads Changes Frequency Caps

Paid marketing, such as Google Ads and Apple Search Ads, is a tool that can enhance an app’s conversions and organic rankings. Every paid install can help an app gain 1.5 more organic installs, so paid acquisition helps apps even when the paid campaign ends. Google has adjusted how it delivers repeat ads, which may impact app developers using Google Ads to supplement their App Store Optimization.

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Designing Your Creative Sets for Dark Mode

An app’s creative set will be a potential user’s first impression of your app. A study by neuroscience research company Neurons Inc. found that mobile advertisements trigger reactions in less than half a second. Similarly, developers only have a brief moment to make an impactful first impression on users who discover their app while scrolling through App Store search results. A split second can make all the difference in converting users, particularly in search, where 70% of installs come from.

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Serial Reader App Store Spotlight

Serial Reader is an app designed to help people read classic works of literature in bite-sized pieces. The app boasts over 650 books in 20-minute issues, customizable features, badges and more. For users to enjoy their books, first they must find the app, which is why App Store Optimization is important. This week’s App Store Spotlight focuses on Serial Reader and if its ASO makes the app’s store pages a must-read.

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