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How to create an app
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How to create an app
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  • 1. How to create an app? By Candace Benson, Founder Camp Tech Inc.
  • 2. Topics • What is an app? • What are apps used for? • The App Craze and What is a Web App? • How to create an app? • What is RSS feed? • What can RSS do for your business? • What goes into an RSS Feed? • Resources • Q & A www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 3. What is an App? A cell phone app is the cool way of saying cell phone application. These applications are add-ons or bits of data added to a cell phone so it can perform functions usually unrelated to making a phone call. Cell phones always did come with a few extra things unrelated to making phone calls, but these have greatly expanded, and now many people download the extra the apps they want. Many of the early cell phone app programs were designed to make a cell phone more like a computer. They often integrated some of the computer elements into the phone. While many of these early programs continue to be updated and used to track things like business performance or email, they are only the tip of the iceberg in modern cell phone app offerings. www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 4. What are apps used for? Applications on a cell phone can provide the phone with additional function and usage: • Surf the net • Blog • Contribute to their twitter accounts • Access Facebook or Youtube • Play simple to complex games. • Find the location of a friend • Turn the phone into a calculator • Music • SAT study apps, and ones that can teach people various subjects or help with studying for school. •Some of the very interesting cell phone apps may be of great help in the medical field. For instance, an app can be used to record heart rate over a period of time and send this to a doctor for review. Some cell phones have a tracking mechanism for blood sugar that can be useful for diabetics www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 5. The App Craze? The increase in the cell phone app market has been in part due to advancements in cell phone design. Especially any version of the smartphone, where the phone is more complex in design and has many elements in common with a personal computer, is better able to run apps and lots of them. For instance, companies like Apple® have an app store, with applications best suited for the iPhone®. Other companies are certainly following suit, and the number of potential apps available is fairly daunting; over 10,000 are available for the iPhone® alone. www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 6. What are Web apps? The Internet meets Multi-Touch • Web applications — or web apps — combine the power of the Internet with the simplicity of Multi-Touch technology, all on a 3.5-inch screen. iPhone and iPod touch let you easily flick through news on Digg, play Sudoku or Bejeweled with a finger tap, and quickly check movie times, train schedules, and favorite blogs www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 7. How to create an app? Six phase process www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 8. Six Phase Vocabulary? Concept – Decide what your app does and who is it for Design – Establish a clear blueprint of the features, screen layouts and navigation Development – Creating an app that is efficient, bug free and tested Distribution – Submit an app to the app store with a description and sample images Promotion – getting your app notice Maintenance – Supporting your clients/customers and working on new releases www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 9. Concept To develop concept research the app store categories: Browse Apple Web apps All Categories Calculate Entertainment Games News Productivity Search Tools Social Networking Sports Travel Utilities Weather Then answer yes to these five questions: How to know if you have a good idea? 1. Does your app solve a unique problem? 2. Does it serve a specific niche? 3. Does it make people laugh/smile? 4. Are you building a better wheel? 5. Will the app be interactive? www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 10. Design Design Resources: •www.appmakr.com Design Elements for an App include: • App Name – What name you want to appear on the mobile screen •Artwork •Logo – jpg format of your logo •Splash screen www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 11. Development Development Resources: • Higher an App developer www.pocketprojects.net • Create your own app •www.developer.apple.com/iphone/program/ •www.buildanapp.com •www.appmakr.com www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 12. Distribution Distribution Resources: • www.apple.com • www.appliya-studio.com •www.appmakr.com www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 13. Promotion Promotion Resources: • www.apple.com • www.appliya-studio.com •www.appmakr.com www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 14. Maintenance Maintenance Resources: • www.apple.com • www.appliya-studio.com www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 15. What is RSS Feed? RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is the format for distributing news and other web content. When you put content into RSS and send that content to other people or websites, it's called a feed. Feeds are very powerful. They attract the interest of the search engines and they reach new audiences. Every blog has a feed. Most of the new social media sites are using RSS Feeds to distribute their content. Twitter runs on RSS feeds, Facebook and MySpace use feeds. You can add feeds to your news and tap in to the power of the social web. A feed will increase the reach and visibility of your news content. www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 16. What can RSS Feed do for your business? RSS feeds are not just for blogs or social media sites. You can use RSS to distribute many kinds of web content. •news - press releases •educational articles •videos •destination information •tech support updates •product news •specials •announcements •new listings for a realtor •job vacancies The list is almost endless. Every business has several types of content they can put in an RSS feed. www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 17. What goes into an RSS Feed? You can add text, audio, images, logos and video to a feed. The feed contains an index - a list of items - and each one is identified by a link o the content on your site. Most RSS feeds include a title for the link and a description of the content. When syndicating your content, use an eye- catching title and interesting description of the full content. This way you encourage your readers to click through and read the full article. You can also choose to syndicate the full article. www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved
  • 18. Resources RSS Feed Resources www.feedyes.com www.kickapps.com App Resources www.apple.com www.developer.apple.com/iphone/program/ www.buildanapp.com www.appmakr.com www.appliya-studio.com www.camptechonline.com All Rights Reserved Question and Answers

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