Capturing feedback for your mobile app

Gathering and implementing feedback is essential to the ongoing success of your mobile app. We’ve spoken before about conducting user research and testing. But what about once your mobile app is out there in the wild? There are a number of ways you can capture user feedback that you can use to guide future releases […]

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Recruit well to knock your mobile app user research out of the park

Every mobile app has something in common: they’re made for people. You wouldn’t build a house without thinking about how people live. So don’t build a mobile app without thinking about how people will use it. Mobile apps don’t begin with coding. They begin with research, and lots of it. One crucial component is user […]

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Designing voice user interfaces for your mobile app

The growth of virtual assistants and smart speakers has ushered in a new era of voice-controlled devices. Just as graphical interfaces require a certain UX/UI design language, so does voice input. Voice user interfaces (VUI) requires an understanding of natural language as well as context. Mobile app users expect to be able to provide an […]

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How often should you update your mobile app?

Your mobile app is built and launched. But you can’t just set it and forget it. Just like a car, your mobile app needs regular maintenance and updates. A regularly maintained app is robust and stable. Plus new features are a great way to draw new users while encouraging existing users to keep coming back. […]

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Design hacks to make your mobile app more user friendly

An accessible mobile app benefits all users. Because consciously designing for people with visual, hearing or mobility conditions means designing for usability. And when you take the time to truly think through the simplest, most efficient way to solve a problem, your app will be all the better for it. Here are some accessibility-themed design […]

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App developer job glossary: who does what?

So you’re building a mobile app and you’ve got an app developer (us, maybe?) lined up. But while you’ll typically have one point of contact for the job, there are plenty of others working behind the scenes to get your app built. Let’s take a look at some of the job titles you’ll come across […]

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Mobile app discovery: do you know how users are finding your app?

You’ve built a great mobile app, and you’re doing everything in your power to drive discovery and boost downloads. But if you want to rise to the top of the App Store, knowing where and how users are finding your app is essential. It’s generally true that most apps are found via search. But exactly […]

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What marketing collateral does your mobile app need?

You’ve designed, built and launched your mobile app. Now (or ideally concurrently) comes the marketing side of things. Getting your app out there is one thing, but getting the word out is another entirely. To ensure that your mobile app makes a splash over the long-term, you need to ensure that it’s supported by a […]

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How to make your mobile app development experience utterly painless

So you’ve got an idea for an app and you’re ready to approach a mobile app development studio (like us!). Whether you’ve built an app before or this is your first try, you want things to move as seamlessly as possible. Here are our tips for making the process pain-free and positive for everyone involved. […]

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Is your mobile app trying to reinvent the wheel?

Wanting to optimize your mobile app is one thing. But trying to one-up everything that’s come before is another. People are creatures of habit. And the way we use mobile apps is built upon years of experience. We expect mobile apps to look and work a certain way. If yours doesn’t? Even if you’ve found […]

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