The Ultimate Guide to App Store Screenshots: Sizes, Styles, Tips and Best Practices

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There are constant debates about the most impactful app store product page elements that help you grow app organically. Some growth hackers do believe that description really matters, some ASO specialists are assured that icon beats all page elements when it comes to significance.

The latter assumption makes a lot of sense for search ads and store search results conversion. However, when a user gets on the product page, screenshots tend to catch the best part of attention due to its visual nature and a large proportion of page space.

After all, it’s proven that less than 2% of users tap “read more” button and some ignore app description entirely. It’s not surprising as visual communication has a better influence on people than written one. Thus, app screenshots are responsible for grabbing the attention of potential users and argue them into installing an app.Read more

App Store Description: How to Increase its Efficiency

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Every app marketer has faced the challenge of writing an efficient app description for the app store page which will not only meet store guidelines but will also be engaging with potential customers, reflect app’s features, contain keywords, and trigger downloads growth. To squeeze all these in about 250 characters of app’s short description on the app store isn’t the easiest task indeed.

Our guest writer Mary Walton, a content manager at  OXEssays and editor at Resumention Resume Writing Service, deconstructed core ingredients of an impactful app store description for your mobile product in the following article.

Your app is ready and waiting to go on the app store. Congratulations! Now, you just need to write the right app description before it can go up. A good app description will tell potential customers exact features of your product, how users can use it, and why they should download your app. Here is how you can write the perfect app description, and convince app store visitors they want to download your product and try it out.Read more

Facebook App Install Ads: 7 Steps to Creating High-Converting Campaigns

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If you just start working with Facebook mobile ads for both acquiring new users for your app or driving traffic to your mobile A/B testing campaign, you may have a lot of questions.

Indeed, it is not always clear what steps you should take to set up and launch impactful Facebook App Install Ads. Yet, since you’re on this path, this checklist created by Jane Artemova, VP Global Sales at Appness – a unique marketplace for Facebook mobile advertising, will help you streamline your workflow, get your ads up faster, and increase the number of installs spending less.

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Mobile Content Strategy: 6 Tips for Engaging Your Mobile Readers

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What is mobile content?

Wondering how you can make your posts, descriptions, emails engage mobile readers?

Whether you’re creating content for a blog, struggling to write a high-converting app description or optimizing texts for Apple App Store Ads banners, there are several basic rules to building a successful mobile content strategy that help you refine each and every text element on the user’s journey.

In this article written by Mary Walton, a professional editor at Politics Assignment Help Australia and author at Simple Grad, you will discover 6 ways for refining your app descriptions and writing mobile content.

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KPIs for App Store Optimization: What Mobile App Metrics to Track?

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What is not measured, can’t be improved.

But what are the key performance indicators (KPIs) for mobile app businesses?

What should we measure and how do we understand that our marketing efforts are effective and bringing results?

In this post, Katerina Zolotareva, Marketing and Customer Success Manager at TheTooltalks about KPIs that are the most critical for the success of an App Store Optimization strategy for mobile apps and games in both Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

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The Ultimate Guide to App Keyword Optimization: Research, Tactics, Tools and Tips

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Wondering what is the best way of growing app installs if your ads budget is limited?

You need to find cheap user acquisition channels and methods of getting your application to the customer. How to achieve this? Well, go to where your customers are!

According to Apple, organic app store search initiates 65% of all downloads on the average. People tend to go directly to the App Store or Google Play for finding an application they need, and keyword optimization is what makes an app visible to this audience. 

Since app store keyword optimization influences both installs and revenue (organic users are more likely to become paid), the growing number of organic app installs leads to higher ROI.

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App A/B Testing Plays a Huge Role in Pre-Launch App Marketing. Here’s Why

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Porting games to mobile is never easy, even for powerhouses like Pixel Federation. A successful product launch follows a thoughtful market research and deep understanding of the mobile audience’s behavioral models.

There’s nothing worse than pouring months of effort into creating engaging icons, screenshots, descriptions only to launch the app to the App Store or Google Play… and realize that its creatives do not resonate with the target audience.

What developers need is to see how the creatives perform before launching an app, and pre-launch A/B testing is right here for them.

Running A/B tests for an app that haven’t been released yet helps app developers:

  • Evaluate a product.
  • Develop an initial vision and positioning.
  • Validate different audience segments. A/B testing can tell you how well you connect with your target audience and helps you to optimize a page’s message.

Matej Lancaric, Head of Mobile Marketing at Pixel Federation, shares a case study on pre-launch app marketing activities and mobile A/B testing that allowed to develop high converting app pages for their products.Read more

Mobile app tracking platforms: How to choose and set up?

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Enhancement of user acquisition activities is impossible without systematic tracking of mobile ad campaigns efficiency.

These analytics data assists in crafting ad content and optimizing your app store page which is likely to boost mobile apps downloads and installs. Implementation of such analytics eliminates guesswork in the course of planning, budgeting, optimization of mobile app marketing and choosing right user acquisition channels.

Mobile app tracking platforms provide data on user events (such as repeat app launches, level completions, in-app purchases) and a source of app downloads and installs. However, there always comes a question regarding attribution methodology. The specific character of app stores excludes usage of cookies or other PC Web technologies to identify the channel which predetermined app installs.Read more

Question: How to Choose a Mobile App Marketing Agency?

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Wondering how best to choose a mobile app marketing agency?

Want to know what services app marketing agencies usually offer?

We’ve talked to Gabe Kwakyi, a founder of the mobile app marketing agency Incipia, to find out when it’s a right time to outsource app marketing to an agency, how agencies do mobile marketing and what they do to avoid miscommunication with clients.

Make sure you’ve read Gabe’s interview before signing the agency on.

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SplitMetrics Lets You See How Your Apps Perform in New App Store Design

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With the news that Apple’s redesigned the App Store, we have started receiving questions about A/B experiments in a new design in SplitMetrics.

We can clearly see that app development companies are concerned about how the App Store redesign will influence their rankings and conversions.

There’s no wonder as the redesign not only impacts a number of characters in the title but switches the whole focus from the developers’ vision to the product side. For instance, each in-app purchase can be presented in a form of a card with a title, icon, description and a price. Will this feature influence conversions? Heck yes, it will!

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