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Armello App Store Screenshot Spotlight

Posted on March 20, 2020

App Store Screenshot best practices guide app developers on how to best present their app to users. Good screenshots can help improve the clickthrough rate (CTR) and conversions for an app, while poor screenshots fail to convey the benefits of the app or can even repel users. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at the mobile game Armello, which is currently featured on the App Store, and see how its App Store Screenshots follow ASO best

Google Play Developer Console Notes Extended Review Times

Posted on March 19, 2020

App developers logging on to the Google Play Developer Console received a notification alerting them to longer than average review times. App developers should take this delay into account when launching new apps or updates, as the review process can now take a week or longer. According to the Google Play Developer Console, app review times will take longer as a result of adjusted work schedules. The announcement

Marco Polo App Description Spotlight

Posted on March 17, 2020

The App Description provides key information about an app to its potential users. The description should be clear and easy to read, provide in-depth information about the app features and be written with the ranking algorithm and store listing display each store in mind. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at the description for Marco Polo, a communications app available on iOS and Android devices, to see how its description is formatted

App Store Optimization for Telecommuting Apps

Posted on March 14, 2020

There are apps out there for nearly every purpose, and all of them can benefit from App Store Optimization. As workers and companies look into telecommuting options that enable them to work from home or on the go, apps offering such capabilities should examine their App Store Optimization to ensure they’re reaching and converting the optimal number of users. Here are some ASO tips for telecommuting apps.

Scrabble Go App Store Video Spotlight

Posted on March 13, 2020

An App Store Video can show users what makes an app useful or a mobile game fun. Good videos can improve conversions with engaging footage, music and descriptive text. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we look at Scrabble Go and see how its videos on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store can accomplish this.

Preparing for Apple’s New App Store Categories

Posted on March 12, 2020

Apple recently announced the addition of new App Store categories: “Developer Tools” and “Graphics & Design.” When these categories are added, apps across the store are likely to see their rankings change as a result of reindexation. App developers should determine if moving their app to one of the new categories will be beneficial, understand how these changes will shake up rankings and prepare their App Store Optimization accordingly.

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Smite Blitz App Store Screenshot Spotlight

Posted on March 10, 2020

An App Store Screenshot can showcase many things about an app, such as its graphics or a mobile game’s characters. Every aspect, from the features highlighted to the order of the screenshots, can make a difference. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at the screenshots for Smite Blitz, a mobile game currently featured on the Apple App Store.

App Store Icon Best Practices for ASO

Posted on March 7, 2020

The App Store Icon provides users with a first impression of an app before they even click on its page. Whether the app appears as a featured app, in searches or in a category list, users will see the icon. This makes the icon an important creative asset for every app, and an understanding of App Store Optimization best practices for App Store Icons critical to conversion.

Piano Academy App Store Description Spotlight

Posted on March 6, 2020

An App Store Description should tell a user everything they need to know about an app. It must be formatted in a way that’s easy to read while scrolling through on a device screen and written for each store. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at Piano Academy and see how its descriptions work on the App Store and Play Store.

Apple Updates App Store Guidelines and Resources

Posted on March 5, 2020

The App Store Guidelines have been updated with new rules. These include rules regarding spam, push notifications, data collection, Sign in with Apple and more. App developers should be aware of these changes and what it could mean for their apps. This enables developers to adjust their apps and App Store Optimization as necessary.

Hungry Shark World App Store Video Spotlight

Posted on March 3, 2020

The App Store Video can be a helpful asset to apps and mobile games. It presents users with their first look at the app in action and can present valuable information quickly and directly. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at the mobile game Hungry Shark World and see how its App Store Videos can help it sink or swim.

Amino App Store Screenshot Spotlight

Posted on February 29, 2020

App Store Screenshots are vital to an app’s conversion rates. These images should inform users of a variety of the app’s features and functionality, be visually engaging when viewed on a device (whether in light mode or dark mode) and utilize callout text along with in-app visuals. For today’s App Store Spotlight, we take the popular social networking app Amino and assess its Screenshot strategy.