Mobile App Marketing

4 Mobile App Developer Blogs to FollowLast time, I profiled three case studies about the first apps I’m developing.

At the end of the post I asked a simple question:

“Do you want to learn more about mobile app development?”

The response was overwhelming.  Over 80% of the respondents said they wanted to learn more about this topic.

The problem?

I consider myself to be a beginner on the apps market.  I’m confident I’ll figure it out eventually.  For now though, I don’t think it would be fair to post additional content – UNTIL I’m sure I know what I’m talking about.

With that said, I’ve done my homework on this subject.  I’ve discovered lots of excellent websites and a few blogs that provide top-notch information to anyone who wants to jump into the wonderful world of mobile app development.

Today I’d like to talk about four of these blogs and explain why you should start reading them today… [click to continue…]

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The Costs of Building Your First iPhone App

After the last income report, I had a few people ask about my approach to making iPhone apps.

Specifically some wondered how much the whole thing costs.

Surprisingly you don’t need thousands of dollars to build your first app.  My advice is to focus on something simple which only costs a few hundred dollars.

In today’s post, I’ll detail three different case studies of how much I’ve spent (or almost spent) on my budding app empire. [click to continue…]

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Apps are the Future of Affiliate MarketingYou’ve probably heard a lot about the income potential of mobile marketing.  But can you monetize it with affiliate marketing?  The short answer is YES!

In this guest post, Carter will talk about why mobile apps are the future of affiliate marketing.  Plus he gives some excellent pointers on how you can get started.

On a personal note, I’ve just jumped into the mobile apps market.  So I found Carter’s post to be chock-full of great information that I can immediately apply to my existing affiliate business.

In case you haven’t heard, there is a tidal wave coming.

In fact, the first waves of that swell are beginning to hit – in 2011 the mobile app market pulled in a cool $9 billion dollars. What’s more impressive than that is the fact that in 2009 it was only $1 billion. That growth trajectory is on par with few other phenomena in history, exceeding the internet and on pace to be the biggest single market since oil and coffee.

There are over 30 million apps downloaded every day in the Apple app store. There are expected be 3 billion smart phones used by 2020. Apple expects to make more money on apps than music by the end of 2012. Apple made $94 billion….last quarter.

The list goes on. [click to continue…]

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