How to Transfer Applications for App Store Small Business Program Members
Jan 6, 2021, 8:36 PM
The App Store Small Business Program offers lowered commission cost with one big caveat: no app transfer. But apps graduating from a “hobby” into a “small business” would definitely involve transferring ownership....
How to Pass App Store Review: Guideline 4.3 Spam
Sep 30, 2020, 9:31 PM
Publishing similar apps is considered spamming. Yet there are valid reasons to develop multiple apps from the same code base. Here is what you need to know to avoid being labeled as spammer by app reviewers.
Look-Alike Apps are Considered Spam by App Review
Sep 16, 2020, 9:45 PM
Some developers’ app updates were rejected from the App Store because their apps look similar. Worse, some others were marked as spammer due to publishing apps that looks like another developer’s app. How can you avoid this?
How to Combine Apps into a Single Container App
Sep 2, 2020, 9:11 PM
It would be a big blow when Apple rejects your suite of apps, call it “spam” and tell you to move into a container app. If this is happening to you, then this article would be a solution to your predicament.
How to Publish White-Label Apps in the App Store
Aug 5, 2020, 9:00 PM
Being a white-label app vendor in Apple’s store is not easy. App Review could label you as a spammer because of a number of similarly-looking template apps and jeopardize your entire developer account.
How to Pass App Store Review: Guideline 4.2 Design – Minimum functionality
Feb 12, 2020, 8:55 PM
Delivering a “minimum viable product” won’t be viable if your app isn’t going to pass App Store Review. Is your app “good enough” for the App Store? Is it appropriate for the App Store and not better off...
How to Provide Free Time-Limited Trials in the App Store
Jan 1, 2020, 8:17 PM
Providing “lite” version of apps had been the strategy to provide free trials since the dawn of the App Store. However these reduced-functionality apps fall short on demonstrating its full capabilities, which in itself be...
Modeling In-App Purchases Inventory
Nov 13, 2019, 8:06 PM
There are four types of in-app purchases in Apple’s App Store, with their own unique ways to manage it. The challenge is how to isolate the intricacies of these product types from the rest of the application. Otherwise a move from...
Time-Limited in-App Purchase
Oct 16, 2019, 9:00 PM
What if you need to create a “holiday special” in-app purchase? The item would only be available at a limited period some time in the future. However those who have bought the item would be able to use it beyond the...
All About In-App Purchases
Sep 25, 2019, 7:30 AM
There are four types of in-app purchases in Apple’s App Store, with their own unique ways to manage it. Learn how to manage an app’s inventory of purchases, get the code base resilient to changes in the business side, and tips...
How to Sell watchOS Applications as an In-App Purchase
Aug 7, 2019, 9:13 PM
How do you sell a watchOS app? Through in-app purchase of course, like these fine apps have done. However there’s a caveat condition that you need to guard for, otherwise you risk having angry customers.
Leaders who Destroy vs Leaders who Deliver
Mar 17, 2018, 11:29 PM
Leaders who destroy are political and myopically focused on results. They use pressure, fear, and hierarchy to motivate.
Why technical candidates are ignoring you
Apr 6, 2015, 8:30 PM
You are a technology recruiter but having difficulty in getting leads for talents? You might want to improve your approach. Here are what some of your lesser competitors are doing and how can you grow above them.
Implementing In-App Purchases for the Mac App Store
Mar 1, 2014, 1:08 PM
Did Apple rejected your app because it is a “trial version”? Are you looking to have an in-app purchase item in your Mac app? Read here to see the correct way to add in-app purchase items for the Mac App Store.
Big Data Trends
Oct 8, 2013, 9:00 PM
Google investing in a new biotechnology company named Calico, some analysts speculate it is aiming to harness its big data processing capabilities to support discoveries. Is big data the next big thing which techies need to follow?
Microsoft’s Reorganization and What Does It Means for You
Jul 16, 2013, 9:00 PM
Microsoft’s reorganization opens up unforeseen opportunities. What are they? Read on.
How to Get Google’s Productivity in Your Office
Jun 18, 2013, 9:00 PM
I have been assigned for 7 weeks by my office to work at the client side. I found the atmosphere there, much better than my office. In terms of employee happiness and productivity. Perhaps I can sum up the experience as a Google like...
Customer Interview Tips
Jun 4, 2013, 9:00 PM
Try to get to know your potential customers and users before you start building your solution. One way for this is doing questionnaires, sometimes called as customer interviews. I’ve done this recently and called up real people for a...
Lean Startup is Crap!
Apr 23, 2013, 9:00 PM
Why trusting the lean startup methodology can cause false negatives for your otherwise bright ideas. See the pitfalls of running lean and how you can walk past through them.
How To Gamify Your Public Relations Efforts
Feb 26, 2013, 8:00 PM
Are you working with a public relations firm and designing a mobile application as part of their campaign? Take a shortcut in your ideation process and see what are the important elements that need to be present in an application that...
Hackathon Group Dynamics
Feb 12, 2013, 8:00 PM
Are you curious what a hackathon is or contemplating to attend one? I recently participated at a hackathon event and if you read this article, you’ll get some grasp of what the event is and what you should do to be successful in one....
If you’re discounting your app, you need to say so!
Dec 18, 2012, 8:00 PM
Have your app sales gone south last Black Friday? If you’re still wondering what was the problem, this article will show you what went wrong.