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How to Optimize App Store Keywords

How to Optimize App Store Keywords

Posted on August 3rd, 2019

When you’re choosing your keywords for your app, you want to make sure you’re getting the ones that will help your visibility and downloads. You want users to find your app in searches, which will require targeting keywords that are in-demand and related to your app, then working to increase your rankings for them. As keyword optimization is a central part of App Store Optimization, we’ll review how to optimize your App Store keywords.

Google Play Introduces Premium Subscription Service

Google Play Introduces Premium Subscription Service

Posted on August 2nd, 2019

Google Play is preparing to launch a new subscription service, which will provide users with access to premium Android apps and all in-app purchases for a monthly fee. While the Play Pass service is still underway, it may create future opportunities for app developers to reach new audiences when supported with App Store Optimization.

Google Play Updates Console Data

Google Play Updates Console Data

Posted on August 1st, 2019

Google Play has announced new changes to the Developer Console, designed to provide new insights into installs and performance. These changes can be used to gain an in-depth look into your app, which can help you fine tune your App Store Optimization strategy. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the new changes and see how they can help your app, as well as what the data can’t tell you that ASO software can.

Cats Are Cute App Store Spotlight

Cats Are Cute App Store Spotlight

Posted on July 30th, 2019

There’s no denying the popularity of cats on the internet. Between videos, memes and cats achieving celebrity status, it’s no wonder that there are plenty of apps dedicated to cats as well. For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we take a look at the aptly-named app “Cats are Cute” and see if it’s optimized to succeed on the App Store and Play Store. Does it roar like a lion, or has the cat got its tongue?

App Store Connect: What App Developers Should Know

App Store Connect: What App Developers Should Know

Posted on July 27th, 2019

App Store Connect, previously called iTunes Connect, is Apple’s control hub for apps. Anything that impacts an app, from its metadata to its metrics, are found here. As such, it’s important to understand how App Store Connect works, especially in relation to deploying an app’s App Store Optimization.

Dr. Mario World App Store Spotlight

Dr. Mario World App Store Spotlight

Posted on July 26th, 2019

Nintendo has launched a new app for the popular “Mario” franchise, bringing the classic “Dr. Mario” game to mobile devices. While the franchise name certainly gives it a strong start, does the app also have healthy App Store Optimization, or are its rankings in need of medicine? For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we give Dr. Mario World a checkup and see how its ASO is doing.

iOS 13 Removes Mobile App Download Limits

iOS 13 Removes Mobile App Download Limits

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

Apple has changed its restrictions on downloads over cellular data for the upcoming iOS 13. While it previously increased the limit from 150 MB to 200 MB, Apple has now lifted the restriction altogether. With this change, users will be able to download apps from the App Store regardless of size, even when they’re not connected to a WiFi network.

App Store Search Engine: How to Make it Work for You

App Store Search Engine: How to Make it Work for You

Posted on July 20th, 2019

While App Store Optimization (ASO) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) are not the same, they both require an understanding of how their respective search engines work. In the case of ASO, it utilizes the App Store search engine – in fact, 70% of app discovery happens thanks to the store’s search. With that in mind, it’s time to take a look at the App Store search engine and understand how to fully utilize it for your ASO.

App Privacy Concerns and ASO

App Privacy Concerns and ASO

Posted on July 19th, 2019

Over the past few days, social media quickly filled with posts from an app called FaceApp, which uses AI to edit photos of users faces. Just as quickly, users began raising privacy concerns with the app, such as cloud photo storage and unauthorized access to the user’s photo library. Whether or not these fears are founded, it provides a solid example of why apps should be upfront about privacy and security.

Trip.com App Store Spotlight

Trip.com App Store Spotlight

Posted on July 16th, 2019

We’re well into Summer, which means people around the country are heading off on vacations, and many of them are using apps to plan and book their trips. Travel and vacation apps should optimize to take advantage of this increased demand and bring in new users. For this week’s App Store Spotlight, we’re taking a look at the Trip.com app to see if its App Store Optimization is good enough to provide it a one-way ticket to the top of search results.

Fake App Reviews Cause App Store Concerns

Fake App Reviews Cause App Store Concerns

Posted on July 12th, 2019

Reviews are valuable to an app for many reasons. They can signal to other users if an app is well-liked, provide developers with feedback on issues or ways they can improve, and are helpful for App Store Optimization. It’s no wonder that developers would want their apps to receive positive reviews, but it’s important to gain the reviews properly. New reports of fake reviews have surfaced, so developers need to understand why they should avoid underhanded methods of inflating their rankings and how to naturally improve their reputation.