Your app is unique, make your marketing plan unique.If I copy what someone else did, it will work. Think about marketing when creating the app. Features are important to engage and acquire users. Retention is as important as acquisition.What’s unique about your iPhone app? List all the features, graphics, sounds, functions that are unique to your app. This list will help you develop a marketing message for your app and keep you focused during app development. Who is your target audience? Who will buy your app and who do you really want to sell to? Are you focused on the teenage market? Do you have a business app geared to a specific type of profession? Understanding your audience will help you develop a targeted marketing plan. Who are your competitors? Are you going up against a large game developer or a business program? Knowing your competitors will help you define strategies to compete against the big boys.
Mobile App Madness! Discovery and Distribution How to Promote your Applications! Prepared by: Gary Yentin Laurie Cutts March 31st, 2011
Think About Marketing In The Development Cycle. What’s unique about your app? Who is your target audience? Who are your competitors? What budget will you allocate to Marketing? Start Marketing Early. Planning Testing Submission Launch Development