It’s nearly the end of 2013…. I can’t believe it went so quickly!
Here are my top 13 blog posts that will change the way you grow your app business in 2014.
1. 10 things you need to know starting an app business.
Why you’ll love it: If you are starting off an app business there are a lot of mistakes you can make and a TON of ways you can lose money. This business is hard work and learning from others who are more experienced than you is critical. When you are starting an app business, this post will save you a lot of time and money. [click to continue…]
There’s been some big changes at Chocolate Lab HQ this week! We are very excited to introduce our new Mobile App University. And you won’t even need to sign up to Amazon Prime Air to get it! This is the new home for all of our app courses.
(For new students please visit our University site as our courses will no longer be available on Udemy – but they will exist there forever for existing students).
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I really enjoy Entrepreneur. And I’m a HUGE fan of Neil Patel & Kissmetrics. I’ve got a ton of value from his blog & love what he does. Recently he posted an article by Brian Honigman, a content marketing consultant & contributor to Forbes, the Huffington Post, Mashable & Entrepreneur (also posted) which I felt I needed to respond to.
I wanted to set the record straight based on what REALLY works to get more app downloads, based on what I’ve seen in the app market over the last 12 months.
Here the original Kissmetrics post and Entrepreneur reprint. Here’s my reply back. Would love to get your views and thoughts on this. [click to continue…]
A few months ago business was great. But life was very busy. And it was definitely more work than play. And I realised that I wanted more. I craved an adventure.
As an entrepreneur, I knew it was up to me to make it happen. But I had no idea what to do. So I booted up google and started my ‘adventure’ search.
• 40 minutes later I found this website.
• 6 hours later I had a Skype interview.
• 48 hours later I was accepted and had booked my flights to Bali, along with 25 other location independent entrepreneurs, from all over the world. We were going to spend a month co-working together. [click to continue…]
I booted up oDesk on my laptop this morning. To my surprise this is what greeted me while browsing profiles of potential contractors…
An unexpected surprise for sure! I’d recommend as always though:
- Not paying anything up front
- Setting up milestone payments for your app, so you only pay out when you actually get work done
- Always getting a new hire to work on a small project first, never something expensive
- Fixed price only
But still this might make it a little easier for those starting off, who run into trouble with wayward app contractors. Good job oDesk!