You read that right – this is a list of 50 app development tips. This exhaustive guide covers everything from acquisition to retention and everything in between. The list of tips was curated by Nelson Wang, who has developed 13 mobile apps and had 4 of them reach the top 100 downloads in the app store. That’s an excellent batting average considering there are currently more than 1.5 million apps in the iOS App Store and 1.6 million in the Google Play Store. He’s compiled these tips so that you can have similar success making your app stand out in the crowd.
The first set of tips cover the topic of user acquisition. His number one tips is to have your app solve a problem. This is an essential strategy when developing an app. Don’t just consider whether it’s an app people want, consider whether it’s an app that people need. If you’re successful then people will start telling their friends, family, and co-workers. That’s the type of app that gains traction.
Once you have an app and you’ve begun acquiring users, make sure you have a system in place for people to organically discover your app. Your attention should focus on ASO (app store optimization), which involves selecting keywords that are easily-searchable and carry the appropriate weight for making your app show up more readily in searches.
Next you’ll need to consider your app performance. You must constantly monitor your apps to make sure that there are no bugs or user complaints that need to be addressed. You want positive reviews on your app so that more people are convinced to click the download button. You’ll also want to monitor and analyze user behavior. Knowing as much as you can about the behavior of your users will inform your decision-making more than any other factor. Constantly be looking at ways you can evolve to sync up with your user base.
This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to all the incredible tips in this guide. Check out the rest to see how you can improve every aspect of your next killer app!
Read the full article here: 50 Mobile App Development Tips For Acquisition, Retention, and Everything in Between