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App Store Keyword Ranking: Why it Matters and How You Can Improve Yours

Posted on June 29, 2019

For an app to thrive on the App Store, it needs visibility in searches. The days where an app’s category ranking determines its success are long gone – today, keyword rankings are what matter the most, as the majority of app discovery takes place in search. As a major factor of App Store Optimization is improving your keyword rankings, one should understand how they work on the App Store and why they’re important.

Google Ad Inventory for iOS App Campaigns Increases

Posted on June 28, 2019

Google is set to roll out new updates for Google Ads that will impact how apps are discovered in web searches. What makes this interesting is that it’s designed for iOS apps, rather than Google Play apps. The company will be able to access Google Search inventory on the Safari browser for iOS, a move intended to improve traffic and impressions from searches on iOS devices. This could change how iOS developers implement their paid campaign strategies.

App Store Keyword Rules to Remember

Posted on June 27, 2019

When optimizing your app for the App Store, it’s important to choose your keywords wisely. Your keywords will determine what searches your app can show up in, and searches make up 70% of app discoverability, so the importance of keywords for App Store Optimization cannot be overstated. With that in mind, here are some App Store keyword rules and best practices you’ll want to know when optimizing your app.

Wizards Unite App Store Spotlight

Posted on June 25, 2019

A few years after Niantic’s smash hit app, Pokémon Go, the company is attempting to recreate the same magic with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. As with Pokémon Go, the augmented reality app is off to a strong start, quickly gaining high ranks for several keywords, but its early momentum can only take it so far – Wizards Unite will need App Store Optimization to keep up with the high expectations users have placed upon it based on Niantic’s past success.

App Store Optimization Strategies You Can Use Today

Posted on June 22, 2019

App Store Optimization is vital to an app’s success, but often times developers and marketers who are new to ASO can have difficulty figuring out where to start. There are many best practices to learn and understand, so what are the key strategies for implementing them? Today we’re looking at some key App Store Optimization strategies that you can use when starting your ASO process.

Mobile Games Make Apple a Top Gaming Company: Why ASO Matters

Posted on June 21, 2019

When people think of gaming companies, the first names that come to mind are brands like Nintendo or Sony. However, Apple now ranks among them as the fourth largest gaming company in the world. The reason for this is due to the number and quality of games on its App Store, which means that App Store Optimization can play a large role towards success in the gaming industry.

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iOS 13 Beta Introduces Subscription Cancelation Prompts

Posted on June 20, 2019

Apple maintains an important balance with subscription apps. It wants to incentivize users to subscribe with new discounts and bundles while preventing apps from using predatory tactics to make users buy expensive subscriptions. With the latest addition to the iOS 13 beta, it’s working on helping users avoid accidentally staying subscribed to deleted apps. This will be an important shift for apps with subscription services and may impact their App

Eventbrite App Store Spotlight

Posted on June 18, 2019

Eventbrite is a popular tool for finding local events, with recommendations, ticketing and more. It’s great for helping users find local shows and activities, but how easy is it for users to find on the App Store and Google Play Store? For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at Eventbrite and see if its App Store Optimization stands out.

User Tracking, App Store Compliance & ASO

Posted on June 15, 2019

Earlier this year, Facebook found itself at the center of a firestorm when it released an app that let it monitor everything users sent or did on their phones. The app, called Facebook Research, was designed to gather information on usage habits. Although it did offer users payments in exchange for their data, it was still given to users as young as 13. When Apple removed it, the company also revoked Facebook’s ability to publish apps like it. However,

iOS 13’s Small Updates That Can Impact ASO

Posted on June 14, 2019

When iOS 13 was announced at WWDC 2019, Apple unveiled several enhancements and features that would be appearing in the next new operating system. However, as the company reveals more information, we’re beginning to learn about other enhancements and changes that apps can utilize for their App Store Optimization strategies.

Apple Watch App Store Optimization

Posted on June 13, 2019

While WWDC 2019 was filled with many major announcements, one important piece of news was a new App Store designed for watchOS. While previously, users would have to purchase apps from the iOS App Store to access the watchOS versions, this new wrist-mounted storefront will allow users to download apps directly to their Apple Watch even when their phones are elsewhere. Since users are going to start searching for Apple Watch apps directly from their

PUBG Mobile App Store Spotlight

Posted on June 11, 2019

There is an ongoing rivalry between multiplayer battle royale shooter games, and one top competitor is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, also known as PUBG. A mobile game port is available on iOS and Android devices, but if it wants to succeed in the App Store and Play Store, it needs a good App Store Optimization strategy that attracts new players. For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at PUBG Mobile and see if its ASO is a winner.