Carter Thomas

Cryptocurrency App Market Research Walkthrough


How do you look for new, upcoming trends? Here’s a walkthrough on how I identify hot trends and do market research. The first step in market research or trend identification is going to Google Trends. See or extrapolate. Is this a flash in the pan? Why is this trend happening? A hot trend now is [...]


Today I want to talk about the Augmented Reality kit that Apple released recently and what it means for you, the app and indie developers, marketers, entrepreneurs, appreneurs. Augmented Reality is and will continue to be very big. That is a proven thing, with Pokemon Go probably the best example of the first real big [...]

How To Find A Co-Founder


Today I want to talk to you about finding a co-founder for your app business. Here are a few things you can do, not only to attract co-founders, but also to create a great partnership with them so that you have a great relationship and more importantly, create something great that achieves what you are [...]


Today I want to talk to you about how to make successful video Facebook ads. Here are 3 tips and strategies that can make a huge difference in what you’re doing. So that as you build on your Facebook ads, try to get downloads, as you market your app, you’re doing it in the most [...]

Should Beginners Start By Reskinning Apps?


Today I want to talk to you about whether or not you should start by reskinning apps or if you should start by building apps from scratch. Reskinning means taking a template and applying new graphics to it, instead of trying to build something from the ground up. What a lot of people have realized [...]

Should You Localize Your App?

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Today, I want to talk to you about whether or not you should localize your app. Localizing your app means that you translate it into other languages. You can make your iTunes or your Google Play page, and you can rewrite it in the language of a particular country. Another thing is that you can [...]

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Today I want to talk to you about what’s the best way to advertise your app.   It’s 2017, there’s a lot of people who are starting to think about advertising. What is the best way to do so? So what I want to do is run through 3 separate ways you can advertise your [...]

How to Turn A Board Game into A Virtual Game


Today, I want to talk about how to turn a physical board game into an app. We’ve all played really fun board games before, likes Chutes and Ladders, and Monopoly. People loved to play them. How great would it be to translate these board games into apps? So here a few things you can do [...]

How Long Does It Take To Make An Emoji App?


Today I want to talk to you about how long it actually takes to make an emoji app (without any experience). One of the biggest questions we get from people wanting to make an app, once they see how good this opportunity is, is how long is it going to take me to actually get [...]

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Today I want to talk about the process of going from absolute beginner to having an app in the store making money. Here are the 5 phases or steps that you need to get an app into the store and make money. It’s important to make sure that your app idea is good and that [...]