If you created a few apps...and they didn't make ANY money...would you keep going? Most people wouldn't. They certainly wouldn't keep going for a few more years. A lot of people will tell you that this perseverance and hard work is what will get you to #1 in the app store. But Paxton Hare quickly [...]

Evan Delaney had been running a successful mobile agency for over 6 years...and never built his own app. In fact, he was pretty down on the idea of building a consumer app for the App Store. Every time he saw one of his clients get positive results with an app, it was because they had some [...]

How do you make a billion-dollar app company? This is for anybody who’s thought, “Hey, this could be a huge app.”   Here are 3 key things that are the foundation of a billion-dollar app business. Even if you’re just getting started and you have big dreams, this is a good set of guidelines. You [...]

Today I want to talk about what I would do if I was starting over again and I had $1000 to spend. I would dive into blogs, books, Facebook communities and be active as I possibly could. I was constantly providing feedback and helping other people. I was commenting on posts, replying to tweets, emailing [...]

Today I’m going to talk about the number one reason why most app developers are not getting many downloads. I’ve been getting lots of emails from app developers, the people who’ve built a few apps and are having a hard time getting downloads. It’s clear that there’s one principle that isn’t being widely used yet [...]

There is a right way and a wrong way to ask someone to test or provide feedback for your app. Learn the 6 steps to get app reviews and how to get your app in someone else's hands before your app is even released.

First, happy holidays! Wishing you a safe and fun season. Remember - don't talk about politics at the dinner table :) Second, I wanted to share the 5 most important lessons I learned this year as it relates to business. I found that it's important to reflect every few months and it's also REALLY important to [...]

A few years ago, all of us relied heavily on the app store for downloads. Paid traffic simply wasn't an option, harnessing the web was impossible to measure. Now we have Facebook Ads and can purchase installs for (literally) pennies on the dollar. Awesome right? Sort of. This solves our customer acquisition costs but failed [...]

After the first day of our SF Summit, I was walking to the local pub with one of the youngest members of our community. He asked me if I had any advice for someone in his position - young, eager and fresh off a few recent failures. When you're between the age of 18 and [...]

Here in Silicon Valley, we are biased around venture capital. The explosive potential of startups is the equivalent of intellectual cocaine, something that virtually all business people are attracted to. Slower growth, on the other hand, is all but shunned in this ecosystem of IPOs and 5,000% returns. The idea of compounding interest is a [...]