What's new at GoodBarber? July 2019

Written by on Friday, August 9th 2019

As you know, we have made it a point to improve GoodBarber day after day, and your suggestions are a great source of inspiration for us.

This month we have developed two novelties that you have been many to plebiscite:
You can find below a summary of the developments and updates made during July, 2019

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Instagram, WhatsApp & Skype get Invited in your Contact section

Written by on Friday, August 9th 2019

You asked us, and now it's done : links towards Instagram, WhatsApp and Skype are now available in your Contact section.

To set them up, go to Content> Sections> Contact> Edit content. Choose the type of link you want to add from the drop-down menu and enter the requested information.

User side behavior will differ depending on the type of link chosen:
  • Instagram: the user is redirected to the web version of Instagram, on the page you have entered, he will then have the choice to stay on the web version, or to open the page in the app, if the latter is installed.
  • WhatsApp: If the user owns the WhatsApp app, a pop up will ask permission to open the chat page in the WhatsApp app.
  • Skype: A pop-up will ask for permission to open the Skype app. If the user does not have it, he will be invited to download it.

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A new confirmation screen for the Form section

Written by on Thursday, August 8th 2019

The Form section can have multiple uses in your app. Polls, orders, surveys, customer feedback etc... The potential for user engagement is enormous.

As you know, we strive to constantly develop our features, especially when they come from your suggestions. 

Today we present a new feature for this section, which you have been many to plebiscite: a new confirmation screen before sending the form.

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FlaminGo! App: Phuket in your pocket

Written by on Wednesday, August 7th 2019

Phuket is a renowned island in Thailand, which was in need of an app that gathered all the main attractions, beaches, restaurants and events not to miss during a visit. The app offers privileges such as discounts up to 25% in the best restaurants of the island. 
Unlike other systems, the app doesn't take in considerations reviews or ratings in order to not influence the users. 

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What's new at GoodBarber? June 2019

Written by on Wednesday, July 3rd 2019

You can find below a summary of the developments and updates made during June, 2019

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How to submit an app to Google Play ?

Written by on Monday, June 17th 2019

You developed your new Android app and you are ready to publish it on the Play Store.
Indeed, with over 1 billion monthly active users, Google Play is the market place which is most widely preferred for distributing and promoting Android apps.
This article is a step-by-step guide on how to successfully publish your app on the Play Store.

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What's new at GoodBarber? May 2019

Written by on Wednesday, June 5th 2019

You can find below a summary of the developments and updates made during May, 2019

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App Store Optimization - Tips for a Higher Rank for Your App

Written by on Friday, May 31st 2019

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. 

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App Stores Description: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Written by on Wednesday, May 29th 2019

After working on your Beautiful App, perfecting every last detail, and testing it through and through, the time has finally come to publish it in the stores and show it off to the world!
To enhance your work and optmize your launch, you still need to focus on an important part of the publishing process: the description of your app on the stores (Android and iOS).

Why is it important?

First of all, your app description helps improve the ranking of your app in the Stores, which is called App Store Optimization (ASO). 

Then , it's the only way you have to pitch your app and convince your potential users to download it. All on a small screen, with little text. The success of your app depends on it.

You will find below the main mistakes to avoid when writing the description of your app for the App Store and Google Play

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How to publish your app on the App Store

Written by on Monday, May 27th 2019

Over the years, Apple’s App Store has grown from 500 apps to more than 2 million apps available for download. It changed the way we use smartphones and turned the iPhone into a must have device. 
As Tim Cook said “ for hundreds of millions of people, life is better because there’s an app for that” .

You've developed an iOS app and you are ready to submit it to the App Store. Submitting your app successfully to the App Store can be very exciting, but the process includes plenty of challenges. According to Apple, the most common app rejections occur due to the non-compliance with the main App Store guidelines. 

In this article we will explain the three main steps necessary to publish your iOS app in the App Store: register to Apple’s Developer Program, build and test your app and finally the submission process.
If you are a GoodBarber subscriber, we will help you with a friendly and easy step by step process to publish your app on the App Store. We have a dedicated team for that. They will take care of many things so that everything is clear and simple for you.

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How to publish your app on Google Play and the App Store?

Written by on Wednesday, May 22nd 2019

Google Play and the Apple App Store are by far the two largest platforms to distribute and promote apps. In order to avoid any issues and possible rejections, your applications should be built following the specific requirements of each of those Stores.

If you are ready to publish, chances are you already built and tested your app. 
Testing an exact copy of your app (called the AdHoc version), in the same version as the one which will be released on the stores, is a very important step you shouldn’t overlook. If you are using GoodBarber, you will find in your back office dedicated online helps to generate the AdHoc version, for both the iOS and the Android version of your app.

This article will provide an overview of the steps to follow to successfully publish your Android and iOS app.

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GoodBarber Developers’ Best Practices to optimize the speed of your app.

Written by on Friday, May 17th 2019

Mobile has trained all of us to expect to get what we want, when we want. The impact of this new way of thinking can even be seen in the way we interact with mobile apps.
With every extra second your app takes to load, your conversion rates drops by 7%. Making keeping your app running fast a must. For example, when Amazon  decreased their loading time by 100-millisecond, their revenue increase by 1%!
And with so many options available in the Stores today, users patience is shrinking. You’ll read here and there that the ideal loading time for an app is 2 seconds. That’s a good average indeed.
We will see in this blog post how to stay close or below this threshold.

We’ve asked one of our lead developers, Sergio, for some advice on how to optimize the speed of your GoodBarber app.
Here are his 3 best practice tips:


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