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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Apple Redesigns the App Store: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Apple has introduced a complete redesign of the App Store during the opening of the WWDC 2017 conference. This is the biggest update since the launch in 2008 that features a fresh look as well as new tabs and page elements.

Since the key aim of the update is to help users discover and explore apps easier, app developers are to pay a close attention to app store optimization in a new reality.

Although app store optimization basics won’t be affected by the autumn release, new thrilling opportunities will be opened up for app developers.

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App Analytics: Everything You Need to Know about Apple’s Latest Feature

Apple announced on its official developer blog that the company updated iTunes Connect with expanded App Analytics. All developer accounts were broadened with additional information on where an app was found by a user by adding App Store Sources and Referrers.

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Updated Apple Search Ads country list and campaign tools

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The end of April was marked by a pleasant surprise from Apple.

A long-awaited announcement was made: Search ads country list was expanded at last. With the latest update Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom joined the United States as Apple Search ads storefronts. It wasn’t the only good news for Search Ads managers all over the world, Apple introduced new tools which assist with controlling dynamic search ads.

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Uncover The Hidden Leaks Of Your App Page With SplitMetrics App Audit

Being a place where marketers come to increase the conversions of their app pages, we, more than others, realize the importance of uncovering the bottlenecks of your app page. That’s why we’ve developed a tool that helps you identify the potential problems of your app and indicate your points of growth.

Get introduced to the SplitMetrics App Audit

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Make your A/B testing as easy as A and B: send users to your tests via Smart Banners

The most common problem our users encounter when setting up tests is where to get a sufficient number of users to ensure accurate test results. Up until now, you had only a single option — sending traffic from ad sources such as Facebook, AdWords, etc. Today, we proudly announce a new option — sending free website traffic via Smart Banners.

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User Onboarding Process: Top Strategies, Tips and Tactics

Mobile user onboarding is like flirting with a girl, or a boy. Everyone’s doing it, everyone *thinks* they know how it’s done, but in reality, a lot of potentially awesome experiences are lost because of poor practices.

Just as a lot of “cool” people start boring conversations with ‘You know how much a polar bear weighs?’ and get a cold stare back – a lot of developers with cool apps just throw in a hint system or a short tutorial and think to themselves ‘that oughta do it’.

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Get Ready for Search Ads

On the 5th of October, every developer will receive a new way to get his app to appear at the top of the search results — through paid advertisement. While Apple is offering a 100$ credit to new users, we are offering you Search Ads Experiments — the way that will help you optimize your visuals to boost your conversion rates and improve the effectiveness of this type of advertising.

During the last few months when our Search Ads Experiments were in Beta, we’ve run a few tests and received our first results. We’ve also added an option for choosing how you’d like your banner to look: either with focus on the screenshots or on the description. Now, we are ready to officially launch Search Ads Experiments next week to help developers measure the effectiveness of investing in the fight for search traffic. Drop us a line to request early access and to launch your first tests next week.

App Store Guidelines Changes and what They Mean for ASO and App Developers

Apple just announced some significant changes to the App Store guidelines that will affect all iOS app developers. The changes labeled ‘App Store Improvements’ are coming into effect starting September 7, 2016 (in other words very soon) so let’s take a closer look and see what this means for the mobile dev world.

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SplitMetrics + Appsflyer Integration is Live

We’re happy to announce a technical partnership with our good friends at Appsflyer – a top mobile app tracking platform. Appsflyer and SplitMetrics are now fully integrated, which means that if you’re using Appsflyer for attribution you can see the stats on real store installs right in your SplitMetrics experiment reports.

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