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Watch out for these common pitfalls
Do you want to give your mobile app the best possible chance at success? Here are the pitfalls that you need to watch out for.
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Choose your approach and strategy for building your app.
Have an amazing idea for an app, but not sure how to get it made? Let’s compare the top 7 strategies for app development in 2021!
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Give yourself proper expectations on your timeline.
Are you trying to build a quality app but aren’t sure how long it’s supposed to take? Here are some things developers should know about.
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So you think you have a great idea for an app… have you validated it with your target market?

Understand your customer’s pain points to build better apps
Are you curious about what goes into developing top-quality apps? This is what developers need to know about customer pain points.
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Use Typeform to gather information from your target customers
You don't want to make a boring form. And your audience won't answer one. Create a typeform instead—and make everyone happy.
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Use these 6 probing questions to get better feedback on your app idea
Too many people are dead-set on their vision and not enough people asking for feedback. Here are 6 questions you can ask to get feedback.
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The right time to start thinking about marketing is BEFORE you start building.

Learn marketing and growth hacks from the top app publishers
App Masters is the #1 app business podcast. Learn the secrets of app store optimization, app store features, and online marketing to drive more downloads for your mobile app.
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Learn how to build a purposeful brand before you start marketing
Building a brand is so much more than picking fonts and colors. Learn the key elements of building a powerful brand from Priscilla Blanchot, a design and brand rockstar.
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Use SparkToro to identify your customers’ biggest sources of influence
Instantly discover what your audience reads, watches, listens to, and follows so you can reach them where they hang out.
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STEP 4: Fundraising

You might need to bring in some money to execute your idea. Here’s the right way to do it.

Learn how to pitch an app idea successfully
Need to raise funding for your cool app idea? This post will walk you through everything you need to know.
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Learn how to create an investor-ready pitch deck
Your guide to creating a pitch deck that will lead you to the right investors and the funding you need for your own startup! This includes what to include and not include in your pitch deck, how long it should be, tips on presenting, and more.
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Use Scroobious to connect with investors and partners
A virtual platform and community to quickly and meaningfully connect underrepresented founders, investors, and partners.
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You can’t cut corners on design without paying for it during development.

Use Figma for free to collaborate
Figma connects everyone in the design process so teams can deliver better products, faster.
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UI vs. UX: Beginner's Guide to Better Design
Explore the similarities and differences between UI and UX design and discover how each of them works closely together to help create successful websites and applications.
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Show your design & prototype to real people and get feedback is a great way to get the human insight you need to deliver exceptional products, services, or brands.
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Narrow your focus, some of the best apps started with one feature executed to perfection.

Learn everything you need to know about custom mobile app development in 2021
Getting ready to develop your custom mobile app? Here's your 2021 guide to everything you need to know!
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Understanding App Development Costs
Development cost depends on the app's complexity, marketability, functionality, and a whole lot of other factors. Let’s break down a basic understanding of app development costs.
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Listen to the process of actually developing an app
Listen in on this roundtable discussion between app developers for insight on the ins and outs of the actual process of taking an idea and turning it into a successful app.
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The work is not done once you’ve launched your app.

How to Submit Your App to The App Store [2021]
Do you want to submit your newly created app to the app store? Here’s what developers need to understand about the process.
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Listen to a real life example of taking an app from an idea to launch
This episode of How to Build an App will walk you through the entire process of developing and launching the Flip Flops app.
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Learn what it takes for a company to be scalable and succeed long term
Peter Caputa, the CEO of Databox, explains how data backed decisions throughout the entire development and launch process prepares a company for long-term success.
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