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How to stand out from the competition to sell apps?

Written by Christophe Spinetti  on  Friday 11 June 2021

The app market is booming for the past few years and mobile apps agencies are taking advantage of it. Thanks to GoodBarber's Reseller program, you can create and sell unlimited apps. it's an interesting business opportunity. Nevertheless, as the market is dynamic, you will face competition. Here are a few of our tips to position yourself against this competition and maximize your profits by selling apps.

1/ Analyze your market 
2/ Define your positioning 
3/ Build a strong brand 
4/ Capitalize on your strengths 
5/ Impeccable  customer service

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What's new at GoodBarber? June 2021

Written by Mathieu Fancello  on  Wednesday 9 June 2021

This month we're releasing an update that many of you have been asking for. It's especially for all Shopping App owners who want to manage their product catalog in bulk: you can now add images in our Import/Export add-on .

Our Import/Export add-on already allowed shop owners to easily import /export an unlimited number of products, in one click, from a single .csv file. 
The next step for this feature was to be able to add images. And it's now done! 
If you're transferring your products from other eCommerce platforms and or have a large catalog, this update give you a quick way to import your product images.

You will find below the summary of the improvements and updates made during the month of May 2021:

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Update to the Import/Export add-on: add images

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Monday 7 June 2021

Our Import/Export add-on already allowed shop owners to easily import /export an unlimited number of products, in one click, from a single .csv file. 
The next step for this feature was to be able to add images. And it's now done! 

If you're transferring your products from other eCommerce platforms and or have a large catalog, this update give you a quick way to import your product images.

Before getting into more details on how to add the images to your import file, you need to know that your images must be online, meaning they must have a URL. 

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How to watch Apple WWDC21: Live streaming and schedule

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Sunday 6 June 2021

Apple  2021 WWDC is days away!
It will take place from June 7 to June 11, and the 32nd Worldwide Developers Conference is again a digital-only event with no physical gathering due to the ongoing global health crisis.
WWDC 2020 was the first WWDC event to be held digitally, and the 2021 conference will be modeled after the 2020 version.

WWDC 2021 is free for all developers as it's held online. Developers worldwide will be able to attend to discover Apple's new releases, as well as engage with Apple engineers through sessions, one-on-one lab appointments, and the Apple Developer Forums, which were revamped and improved ahead of WWDC 2021.

 Apple is expected to preview iOS 15, iPadOS  15, tvOS 15, watchOS 8 and macOS 12

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GoodBarber Academy: Courses for Classic App now available

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Wednesday 2 June 2021

In April this year, we launched GoodBarber Academy and offered our first courses dedicated to the Shopping Apps. 
More than just tutorials, the Academy aimed to help you develop your skills in app creation, design but also other essential parts of an app development project, such as project management and communication. 

As promised during the launch, Shopping App courses were just the beginning. So, today, we're very happy to announce that the courses for Classic Apps are now available. 


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Level up your app design with our new NavBar templates

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Tuesday 1 June 2021

Your app design plays a vital role in creating an engaging experience for your users. At GoodBarber we're always committed to providing a product that is always at the forefront of mobile user experience. 
For this reason, it was time to add new NavBar templates (for both Classic and Shopping Apps). NavBar is a key element of an app's identity helping you showcase your branding. 

You can now choose between 3 different heights: small, medium and large

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How to display your own ads in your app?

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Sunday 30 May 2021

You have followed all the steps in the How to Make an App guide, and now started wondering ho to make money with your app? This is a question we are almost asked every day. They are several ways to monetize your app the right way, and today, I'd like to focus on advertisement. 

In this post, we will see how to use GoodBarber's internal ad network to display ads in your app. The internal ad network is a tool provided by GoodBarber that allows you to manage manually advertisement.

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Resellers: Which industries can you target?

Written by Christophe Spinetti  on  Friday 28 May 2021

GoodBarber offers more than 500 features to create apps. The range of actions is wide, so as a GoodBarber Reseller, you can target all types of industries. If you're specialized in a niche, normally you know well the sectors you can target. However, it's important to know that you can reach other sectors. Indeed, it can be dangerous to depend on only one sector. And as part of a proactive strategy, this also offers you the possibility to gain market share and expand your field of operation.

If, on the other hand, you're just starting to sell apps, this article will be useful to fine-tune the scope of your prospecting.

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App Store Optimization - Tips to optimize your app store listing

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Thursday 27 May 2021

According to Statista almost 2 million apps are available in Apple App Store and a further 2,1 million apps are offered by Google Play Store, making it very likely that your app is facing a tough competition.
Therefore it’s very important to start off right by optimizing your app from the beginning and spending time defining your ASO.
ASO stands for App Store Optimization. It’s SEO for the app stores. Both processes share similarities like keyword optimization, backlinking and conversion optimization. The main differences between App Store Optimization and Search Engine Optimization are the ranking factors. 
Following the ASO tips in this article will help you optimize the rank of your mobile apps in an app store’s search results, drive more traffic to your app's pages on the stores and trigger the download of your app. 

We'll focus on how to:

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How to write a compelling App Store listing

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Friday 21 May 2021

We previously wrote articles on ASO ( App Store Optimization) and the mistakes to avoid,  but today we wanted to dig a little deeper into the writing side of an App Store listing. We will focus on the App Store description and how and where to use keywords.

The App description is where you have the opportunity to tell visitors why they have to download your app. It's your chance to connect with them and highlight your app benefit. It must be writing carefully. However, on the App Store, the description is not a ranking factor. So for your ASO, you need to pay close attention to the keywords and where to use them (keyword field, App name, App subtitle)

As a reminder, the ranking factors on the App Store are the app name, the subtitle, the keyword field, and then the ratings, reviews, updates, downloads, and engagement.

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7 tips to market your mobile app

Written by Jerome Granados  on  Thursday 20 May 2021

You spend a lot of time and energy to create your app. But what do you do to promote your mobile application? In this article, we'll review 7 actions you can take to market your app on the App Store and Google Play.

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How to gain exposure and boost your sales using our Public API

Written by Marie Pireddu  on  Monday 17 May 2021

The past year and a half has taught us the importance of online presence. From lockdown to restrictions, and social distancing, small business owners have had to adapt and find solutions to keep their business running. 
As a result, eCommerce become an increasingly popular shopping choice for many consumers and a true opportunity for retailers. To give you some numbers, Statista estimates that by 2025, eCommerce revenue will increase to 563.4 billion dollars.
The use of eCommerce apps has grown quickly and app builders like GoodBarber have helped many small businesses access this technology, usually reserved for large brands.  

But, it can still be difficult to stand out and get your products in front of a large audience. 

Today, we'll show you how our newly released Public API can help you gain more exposure and boost your sales.


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