Marketing’s biggest frustration: a product that sucks

Too many developers believe that they have an incredible product and want to scale acquisition immediately, even though it isn’t quite ready for a push. Founders and product managers often believe that effective marketing can overcome product defects, grow revenue and help them reach break even. But it can’t. This dance results in big budgets being spent on advertising – all of…

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How to easily calculate churn model for your mobile app

This is a guest post by Jakub Chour, Mobile Marketer & Marketing Technologist. High churn rates are a common problem in the mobile app world. Some users may abandon your app because of bad user experience. Some might simply forget about your app. Sometimes, you just don’t know. Today, when Cost Per Active User can be tens of dollars, every user that…

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Cracking the complexity of Lifetime Value in freemium games

Three weeks ago I attended the PGC Helsinki conference where I’ve represented AppAgent in a panel discussion about “LTV for mobile apps” organised by Mika Levo from Pollen VC. The topic is incredibly complicated, and it proved impossible to discuss everything in just 20 minutes. To provide a complete perspective on LTV, I’ve decided to produce this blog outlining what I’ve learned…

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The massive impact of iOS11 on App Store featuring

Today’s post is part of my guest chapter from an upcoming book called “Advanced ASO” by Moritz Daan and Gabe Kwakyi. I cover the whole featuring process, all tips & tricks learned in past 7 years with dozens of examples and data. The post below focuses on the impact of iOS11 on featuring. The book was released in August 2017 and you…

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5 steps for building the RIGHT mobile game

Surprisingly, many developers invest enormous amounts of time, effort and resources in developing games or apps that are built on very shallow foundations. It’s great to have a strong product vision, but without understanding the market situation, competition, target group, acquisition costs and performance benchmarks, you are navigating blindly. As a result, it’s highly likely that you will run into trouble –…

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