The Holidays Are Here
By Ian Cahill
By Ian Cahill
Winter is upon us. Traditionally, it is the season for consumers to buy up loads of mobile devices to give as gifts. For app creators and developers this means you can expect a spike in discovery and App Store usage. It's a great time to focus on promoting your app because of the free time and new devices that come around the holidays. We've got some tips for managing your apps and trying to make the most out of the season.
Make sure you have a new version made and released into the app stores close to the Christmas season. This will make sure that new customers will get the latest and greatest your app has to offer, and it also shows potential users that you are active in your development of the app.
You could also consider adding special themed content into your app specific to the time of year. A few examples would be to update...
By Tyler Hillsman
Hey Doug, tell us a little about yourself and your business My name is Doug Niccum. I am the co-founder and CTO of Wavelength Media. We have been in business for the last two and a half years as a digital marketing and engagement agency. For the most part, we have specialized in website design and development, social marketing, and recently mobile app development.
How did you learn about RareWire? I learned about RareWire through my business partner Mike Wilson and his personal relationship with [RareWire president and co-founder] Kirk Hasenzahl. With that being...
By Tyler Hillsman
We know there’s a lot that goes into being a startup. You’ve got funding to worry about, shaping your business plan, making personnel decisions, and dozens of other issues every day, all while finding the time and resources to build your business. And many times, you’ve got to build an app, but we’ve got good news: RareWire’s App Creation Studio makes it easy.
Lots of startup founders have fantastic ideas, but often look for help on the technical side of the business. We designed our WIRE language to be easy to read, write, and comprehend. There are no complex programming concepts to master, and the language looks very similar to HTML. Check out some of our tutorials and see how easy it is to pick up. You can be writing and testing your code in minutes.
Another technical hurdle is...
Once the hard work is done and your app in the app store and approved for sale, the hard part begins. Your app is no longer your baby, it is now out in the world for others to use and judge anyway they see fit. And judge they will.
As a developer of course you realize that this was going to happen and you planned for a round of bug fixes or feature requests. But now you are overwhelmed with a growing list of bugs and feature requests. So how do you cope?
The first thing you want to do whether your app is a side project or your sole business plan is to commit a certain amount of time to new versions. Each and every version that you submit to the app store should be similar in some regard. This will not only keep you sane, but help keep you on track as you wade through feature requests and bug reports that range from silly to vital....
RareWire today announced native integration with EyeVerify, bringing the innovative mobile biometric technology to RareWire’s App Creation Studio. With EyeVerify, developers using RareWire’s platform can easily build apps that deliver a password-free mobile experience and secure authentication at a glance.
The integrated solution is on display in RareWire’s submission to the Salesforce $1 Million Hackathon at Dreamforce 2013. Dreamforce is the annual conference for Salesforce users, and RareWire partnered...