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2016 First Quarter Top Apps: Reskinning Ideas

By Ruby May 25, 2016 No Comments

Finding out which source codes you should reskin can be a guessing game but the best way to do it is to take a look at the top downloaded and reviewed apps in both iOS and Android platforms.

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Content Marketing for Mobile Apps

By Ruby April 12, 2016 No Comments

If content marketing is nowhere in your strategy, you’re missing out on a lot of possible profits.

Marketing Strategy

CMI (Content Marketing Institute) describes content marketing as the technique where one creates helpful,

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5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Increase Your App Downloads

By Ruby March 26, 2016 No Comments

In this study by Smart Insights, data show that people spend 82% of the time using apps when they are on their mobile phones. It would be great to know if it’s your app that they are using but the big question is “How can you get users to download and install your app?”


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Earlier this year, Apple reported record-breaking sales. If you saw this as an opportunity to get into the business through app reskinning, then welcome to the world of mobile applications. Once you’ve got your high quality source code ready,

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We gave you the tips on how you can choose your first source code among a plethora of options. You can find them here at BrightNewt but to make your life a little bit easier,

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Best iOS App Development Resources

By Ruby March 1, 2016 No Comments

You may have drafted your app plans and now you’re ready to start coding. You may have gotten your hands on the best source code available but you still want to learn more and go beyond reskinning apps.

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How To Choose Your First Source Code

By Ruby February 16, 2016 No Comments

Are you finally convinced that you want to get into the reskinning business?

Your first reskin should be easier if you have a programming background but being a non-developer should not hinder you from starting out.

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How to use ASO for your reskinned app

By Ruby January 26, 2016 No Comments

You’ve got a great reskinned game with a quality source code, trending theme, and awesome graphics. You’re sure that you’ll get millions of downloads for this one but the number is not picking up.

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The Art of App Reskinning

By Ruby January 17, 2016 No Comments

Anyone can get into the app selling scene– come up with an idea, code it by yourself or pay someone to do it, and upload it on the App Store or Play Store. Now, that’s the easy part.

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On January 1, 2016, Apple broke its record for the single-day most number of App Store purchases at a whopping $144 million. The recent press release also states that the previous record happened on Christmas Day last year.

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Mobile App Trends for 2016

By Ruby January 2, 2016 No Comments

Ericsson’s Mobility Report for 2015 put figures into what we already know. The mobile industry is rising now more than ever. Mobile broadband subscriptions using smartphones hit 3.4 billion in 2015 and the figure is forecasted to reach 6.5 billion by 2021.

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Things to Consider Before Creating an App for Your Business

By Ruby December 27, 2015 No Comments

A few days away from the new year is a good time to sit down and start thinking about your business’ direction for 2016. With SMEs penetrating the mobile industry today, it is only natural for small business owners to give releasing an app a thought.

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Mobile App Ideas for the Season

By Ruby December 20, 2015 No Comments

Happy Holidays!

It’s the season to be jolly and with the holiday rush, your mobile app better keep up! With the holidays coming around the corner, take this chance to introduce new apps in the market or update your existing apps with holiday-specific features.

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Beginners and expert coders alike both need reliable go-to resources for news, tips & tricks, tutorials, and essentially anything that can get them in the know of the latest happenings in the Android community. You’ll find a plethora of information on the web but we at Bright Newt collated the best sites to source information from.

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Free Apps vs. Paid Apps: How Should You Monetize Your App

By Ruby November 25, 2015 No Comments

Sitting on the fence when it comes to deciding if you’re going to charge or not for your app? Determining your monetization model is crucial for your app’s future success and growth.

Here are some key points that you need to evaluate before deciding on how you should classify your app.

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Why App Re-skinning Is Good for Ultimate Beginners

By Ruby November 19, 2015 No Comments

**If you’re someone who has recently resolved to get into mobile app development but absolutely don’t know where to start, then this post is for you!

So you’ve decided to try your hand at mobile app development.

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8 Tips On How To Effectively Market Your Apps

By Ruby November 16, 2015 No Comments

Building a great app is the first and most important step. Letting the world know about it is the second and is very crucial if you want to see growth, increase your ratings, or earn from your venture.

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Appiness – Brought to you by

By kyle October 28, 2015 No Comments

Statistically speaking, there are more than 1.5 million apps available in iOS App Store and even more so for Android users. Shocking, isn’t it? As they say, “It’s a Jungle Out There” which makes it difficult to stand out among a crowd.

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How to Estimate the Value of Your Project?

By kyle October 26, 2015 No Comments

As a developer, the project pre-planning is always a nightmare. Since coding comes easy for most of us, fore-seeing the commercial aspects of the project is a prevailing concern for most coders. We hear so many developers raise questions such as how to ensure the commercial success of their apps?

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How to Manage Finances

By austin February 16, 2015 1 Comment

In the United States, tax season is upon us, and everyone’s thinking about how to manage finances.

[Raise your hand if you feel like you just figured out 2013 taxes. Sigh.]

Tax season presents an opportunity to do something different for the next fiscal year and to expect different results.

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App Business Interviews & Guest Posts

By austin September 3, 2014 No Comments

Over the past three years, I’ve been interviewed by some fine folks in the app and entrepreneurial communities and have written guest posts for cool brands.

The difference between iOS and Android app development is the difference between apples and bananas. They fall into the same category (mobile operating systems, or fruits), but that’s where most of the similarities end. Here are six differences:

  1. iOS and Android are separate mobile operating systems the same way that Mac OSX and Windows are separating desktop operating systems.

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As you prepare to design apps for multiple screen sizes, focus on the ultimate goal: consistent profitability. Hire the best designers you can afford.

The short answer to this question is there is no short answer. You can reskin a code as many times as you like, but fewer reskins—like fewer black eyes—may improve the appearance of your portfolio.

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Helpfulness is the New Marketing

By austin July 31, 2014 2 Comments

I subscribe to Chris Guillebeau’s blog, and his recent blog post about writer’s block offered a helpful writing prompt: write about the last thing you learned.

The first thing that came to mind was this: the enduring value of helpfulness.

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14 Simple Project Management Tools

By austin July 29, 2014 3 Comments

Simple project management tools make life easier and better. They free you up to focus on other more important tasks, and many of the best ones are free.

6 Things Every Mobile App Development Project Needs

By austin July 24, 2014 No Comments

To set yourself up for a successful mobile app development project, you must learn good project management. Every project needs these 6 things to succeed.

Reverse Alchemy – Making Progress of WDS 2014

By austin July 21, 2014 3 Comments

Sustainable progress tends to be incremental. Take some of what you learned at WDS 2014 and convert it into action, 15 minutes at a time.

When I first saw the title of this article, I had to read it: “7,000 app developers in 127 countries say e-commerce is now the best mobile monetization strategy.” Though my first attempt at mobile e-commerce had been a bust,

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5 Dimensions for Hiring App Developers

By austin May 26, 2014 No Comments

Long before I started hiring app developers, I had the privilege of doing some writing and marketing work for Steve Suggs.

Steve is a hiring and recruiting expert. He designs custom recruiting strategies and hiring processes for large companies.

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