Category Archives: App Store Optimization

Localizing Descriptions

Localizing Your App Store Description

The app market is global, reaching users on every nation and in every language. Many developers have apps available in several countries, which requires localizing their App Store and Play Store listings for the languages they’re available in. As localization is an important part of App Store Optimization, it’s important to understand how to maintain ASO during the translation process.

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Avoid App Store Rejection for Loading External Resources

Often times, users open an app or mobile game they’re eager to use, only to have the app say “Downloading… 1%” at the start screen. They wait, watching the download bar slowly progress, before the app finally finishes launching while a few hundred megabytes larger than anticipated. While this is often times necessary for an app to properly update or run, Apple does place guidelines on how these downloads are prompted and may reject an app if it does not follow them.

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Maintaining Momentum After Being Featured

Getting featured on the App Store or Google Play Store can be a great benefit for an app. Not only is it a validation of the app’s success and enjoyability, but it also increases its visibility significantly. Users will be able to see the app right from the front page and it comes with the store’s recommendation. After being featured, however, many apps see sharp drop offs in their installation numbers – so how can App Store Optimization help an app maintain momentum after it’s been featured?

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Keyword Rankings

Understanding Total Keyword Rankings

Keywords are essential for getting noticed in the App Store and Google Play Store – not just the keywords with the highest search volumes or a few you’ve picked out, but all of them. In order to reach users, you need to show up in searches. If you want to improve your visibility in search, you need to understand the total scope of your app’s visibility. Understanding the keywords you rank for is one of the cornerstones of App Store Optimization, so let’s take a look at why it’s important.

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