Peter Fodor, founder of AppAgent (mobile marketing company), is our newest ASO Expert. Discover his interview below and learn more about his latest App Store Optimization challenges. 1. Tell us a bit about yourself and your company? After graduating in marketing communications, I spent the next 5 years in the advertising business working for clients such as Nestlé and Vodafone. Then I switched industries, founded a mobile gaming studio and created 10 mobile apps with …
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|Store||Category||Version||Last Update||Avg. ratings|
|Apple||News||5.1.4||April 18, 2018||4.5|
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- ● App Name
You app name is quite long enough.
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- ● App Description
The length of your description looks great.
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You have 1178 characters. Don’t forget to add important and relevant keywords in your description to improve your iTunes app page and optimize your SEO.
- ● Screenshots
You could add some screenshots.
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It is recommended to use all 5 available slots and to use optimized screen dimensions for each device. Make sure to include some text to describe your app on each screenshot. Don’t forget showcase your best features on the first two screenshots as they will be displayed in the Search Results on the App Store.
- ● Versions
Great! You have released a new version of your app less than 3 months ago.
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Version 5.1.4 released on April 18, 2018
- General improvements - New channels in “Discover”: Ladders, ClutchPoints, Outside Magazine, ThinkProgress, TheBlaze
Version 5.1.3 released on April 10, 2018
- New “Discover” tab to find new and featured channels! - We’ve fine-tuned our app and fixed more bugs to provide you a better breaking-news experience! - New channels added: ThinkProgress, The Blaze, Curiosity, Hypekids, SPY
Version 5.1.2 released on March 12, 2018
- We have fine-tuned our app to provide you a better breaking news experience. - More bugs squashed, keep ’em coming! - New publisher channels: NerdWallet, Self, World Economic Forum Agenda
Version 5.1.1 released on March 05, 2018
- Update: Better, faster, smarter news - New publisher channels: NerdWallet, Self, World Economic Forum Agenda
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SmartNews is the award-winning news app downloaded by 25+ million readers in 100+ countries! SmartNews analyzes millions of articles every day to deliver the top trending news stories influencing the world right now. SmartNews delivers high-quality news headlines and breaking news from top news publishers: NBC News, MSNBC, USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, Quartz, The Verge, VICE, VOX, AP, Reuters, Buzzfeed, Fast Company and more. *** Reviews: “Better than Feedly or Flipboard. Love it!” Jack C. “Much better than the new version of Apple News.” - Polidoc “Been using Google News but this is better. Much easier to share.” Eddie H. “Literally one of the best news apps… It ranks with the likes of BBC News.” -lightspeed12 “Browse headlines quickly, customize your channels and read the news offline. SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.” - CNET *** Features: Breaking News Notifications for breaking news stories. Trusted News 250+ top US & World news publications. Offline News Fetch trending news and read news offline. *** Awards: - Best of 2013 (Japan) - Apple - Best App of the Year, 2013 (Japan) - Google
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With iOS 8, video is coming to the App Store. And it’s a great opportunity for you to leverage a new marketing asset and get more engaged customers. The App Preview videos that you will be able to submit (just like you do for your screenshots) some time this fall have a very specific format. But the fact that there are constraints and limitations to what you can do doesn’t mean you can’t create a …