Updating apps to align with shifting user interests can help an app succeed. This can be seen with sports apps, where the apps need to update based on what sport is in season. A sports app that still calls out hockey information during baseball season may not see the maximum potential conversions. App Store Optimization can help apps grow during any season, but this requires consistent updates to keep up with trends.Continue reading
App store descriptions serve several purposes for an app, from informing users of its features to impacting keyword indexation and Apple Search Ads relevancy. Boomerang is a video streaming app with thousands of classic cartoons, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. It was also featured on the Apple App Store recently, due to the large selection of holiday specials users can stream.
For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at Boomerang’s app store descriptions and see where it works and where it could be improved on the App Store and Play Store.Continue reading
Reaching and converting users is an important aspect of App Store Optimization, but retaining them is just as important. When users leave app store reviews, properly responding can make the difference between retaining users (as well as potentially converting new ones) and losing them. Developers should understand the best practices for responding to app store reviews and how it can make a difference.Continue reading
With the holidays approaching, seasonal apps are seeing an increase in popularity. In order to appeal to users, these apps need to include strong creatives. This includes app store screenshots and videos, especially for photo and video apps. One such example is ElfYourself, which lets users add their faces to dancing elf videos. In this week’s App Store Spotlight, we look at ElfYourself and see if the app store screenshots it uses can help draw in the holiday crowd.Continue reading
Apple has announced the App Store Connect Holiday Schedule. During this time, App Store Connect will not accept any new apps or updates, so as to give Apple’s team time off to enjoy the holidays. Developers will want to keep this time frame in mind and plan their releases around it.Continue reading