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Google Play Tags

In the past week, Google has been prompting its Android developers to “Add tags” to their apps. The Play Store developer has been bringing in some major overhauls in the past year and tags are just one of the ways Google is hoping to improve the Play Store.   How do tags work? Google allows […]

Case Study

Health Check on Noom’s ASO

Health and fitness is all the rage in society today. Everyone seems to have the best running, biking, weight lifting, dieting plan for you to lose the most weight. On the App Store, “Fitness” has a keyword volume of 62/100, “workout” is 66/100 and “food tracker” is 54/100. Obviously, in their search for a guide […]

Google News

Google Play Ratings Change

If you checked your app listing on the Play Store in the past week, you may have noticed that your app’s rating has changed. Earlier this year, Google announced that they would be changing how apps would be rated on the Play Store. The new ratings have been available to developers for some time now, […]

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USA Today’s ASO News

In today’s digital age, the world around us is constantly evolving. Social media, apps, laptops, phones, smart watch — they barely existed a mere 10 years ago and even then in no way resemble what we’ve evolved to today. One industry that has had to completely shift how it works is the news. Some companies […]

Google Tips & Tricks

Is your Play Store short description visible?

In the Play Store, Google provides a metadata field called the “Short Description” which allows developers to enter up to 80 characters of text. This short description is displayed on the app’s page directly below the screenshots. Aside from the title, the short description is one of the main pieces of text that is visible […]

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What the new Play Store redesign means for your app [Update]

It looks like Google is taking a page out of Apple’s book for the new Play Store redesign. The individual app listing page will now be screenshot-centric. Why? According to StoreMaven, only 36% of visitors scrolled down the page to see Screenshots, reviews, and other information. Yikes. Google Play is looking to boost user discovery and encourage […]

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Create kickass ASO graphics with these resources [toolkit & freebies]

Struggling to stand out on app stores? Your graphics need a facelift, but it’s hard to know where to start (especially if you have little to no graphic design experience). Fear not. We have assembled a strong toolkit of graphics resources that make designing ASO graphics easy and enjoyable. Let’s start at the beginning. Sketch Our […]

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Google Play Instant is here [ Good or bad for ASO? ]

This year at GDC, Google announced Google Play Instant (GPI). This feature allows developers to offer playable game previews to users without requiring that they download and install an app. Simply tap “Try” instead of “Download”. There’s still a brief loading process before you’re able to play, but nothing as long as it takes to […]

Google Tips & Tricks

How to spy on competitors’ Play Store referring domains and backlinks

Have you ever wanted to spy on your competition’s Play Store referring domains and backlinks? If so, you’re in luck. In this article, we will explain why you should spy on these metrics from your competition and how to do it to boost your ASO efforts. Why should I care about Play Store referring domains and backlinks? […]

Tips & Tricks

Is your app monetization strategy hurting your ASO efforts?

So you’ve been nailing your ASO efforts lately. Keyword optimization is on point, graphics are looking sharp but you’re having issues with install volume, user retention and generating revenue. Time to give your app monetization strategy another look. How does your app make money? It’s okay if it doesn’t yet. This is great food for thought for […]

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