Creating an Android app that becomes a success in the crowded market place is not an easy feat to accomplish. However, there are steps along the way in which we can help you achieve your dreams. We have published on a number of occasion’s tips for Android app success which are aimed at taking you step by step through the app making and app marketing process. Today we are going a little bit further and are taking some tips from some of the top app makers in the world.
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1: Rovio – Free apps are more successful – Believe it or not, Rovio, the company that are behind the Angry bird app series, makes more money from their free app versions than their ad free paid versions of their apps. The saying really is true, pennies make pounds, cents really do make dollars. App users are reluctant to spend just $0.99 on an app if there is a free app available even if it does mean they will have banner ads on that app.
2: Trey Smith – Outsource work – In order to have a successful business it is vital that you enjoy the work that you do, in order to bypass the less fun items on your business to do list, be it, managing your social page for the business, or answering customer service questions, that is the work you should outsource, the extra time you have will allow you to build on the aspects you enjoy and you will soon see this time is well spent, not only will you cover what you’ve paid for outsourcing your business will be more of a success.
3: Matt Luz – Icon Design – Your icon design is your face, your image, your first impression to your potential app users, if you fail to get this right, you could be jeopardising your entire app career. Make sure you research your icon properly, get the quality and style right before you launch your app.
4: Sean Casto – Make your app a success pre-launch – What Sean is trying to get across here is that there are many steps to getting your app ready for launch which will build up your reputation and ensure that your app is ready to be received. Tops pre-launch advice is to build your social network, have reviews ready from trial version that has been sent to selected users only and believe it or not, launch on a Sunday when more people are free to ‘play’ on their mobile devices.
5: Taylor Pierce – Learn from your failures – it may sound harsh, but nothing in life comes easy, you need to be prepared to make mistakes and learn from them, becoming an Android app success does not happen overnight for many people, including most of the top app makers in the world, many have to fine tune their techniques to get to where they are today. Trial and error is what makes a true success.
I hope these tips help you out and you will soon find yourself on the way to Android app success.