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Why I'm Very Excited About Flutter
 
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Why I'm Very Excited About Flutter(The Daily Overpass #505) "Why I'm Very Excited About Flutter" Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Why I'm Very Excited About Flutter #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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📱 UK App Developers: Why We Use Admob?
 
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A lot of the advice I get from other app developers is to change ad networks. While we've tried a lot of the networks out there (like Flurry, Chartboost, Revmob, etc), we keep coming back to Admob. In this week's Minute of Overpass, I talk about by we use Admob instead of the other networks. I also refer to our latest app for learning Chinese Mandarin called "Mandarin Study Cards". Mandarin Study Cards is currently available on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.mandarinflashquiz And our French version, "French Flash Quiz", is also available: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.frenchflashquiz For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Here's the transcript (for those of you do who do not want to watch it): Hi. This is a Minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make Apps. Now this week I want to talk about why we use AdMob for all of our ads. Okay so as an app developer who has a lot of apps that are free on the market, one of the things I'm always thinking about it "How do I make money from them?" So the way we may money . . . and the way most app developer make money . . . is through advertisements within the app. In order to put ads with in the app, there's different ad networks you could use. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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📱 How Much Money I Make with Apps (Updated)
 
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How Much Money I Make with Apps (Updated) - The Daily Overpass #266 Today, I show you (once again) my Daily Revenue spreadsheet and try to be transparent about how I'm doing. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 174893 Overpass Apps
📱How to Develop Mobile Apps | Overpass Apps Creators UK
 
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Last week, iClash asked us a question in the Youtube comments asking how to create a mobile app. I went into the deployment process, then he said "No, I'm a complete beginner. What language should I learn." This week, I attempt to answer iClash and list some of the programming languages and platforms he could learn. I also go a bit into my "learning to code" background and reveal the book that has had the most profound affect on my life (Hint: not a religious or self-help text). This week I mentioned the following languages and frameworks (and here are some links if you want to learn more): 1. Corona SDK: https://coronalabs.com/ 2. Javascript: http://www.w3schools.com/js/ 3. Lua: http://www.lua.org/ 4: Cocos2Dx: http://www.cocos2d-x.org/ 5: GameSalad: http://gamesalad.com/ 6: Appy Pie: http://www.appypie.com/ 7: Good Barber: http://www.goodbarber.com/ Don't forget to subscribe. Oh, yeah, and download some of our apps. They new language quiz games are a-maziiing! For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi, this is a minute of Overpass, my name is Eric and I make apps. Now this week I wanna talk about how to learn how to develop apps. There are tools out there where you could use to make apps without learning any code at all like there a, if you're gonna do a game, there's one called GameSalad, which is actually pretty advanced. You could drag things out to the interface and set triggers and stuff. A little bit like Scratch if you've used that before. A lot of kids use that. If you do things like business applications, there's one out there called Appy Pie, there's once called Good Barber. We're kinda working on something that's in the works at the moment. So there are ways of making an app without learning to code however, think of it like a using sentences. Like if we're gonna learn Italian, if you don't know Italian, and you were going to learn a bunch of phrases. Now those phrases will help you converse and will help you get by in Italy but they won't teach you how to make sentences. And learning to code is actually not as hard as you might think. I can't really go too much into it in such a short video here but one thing you need to understand is that you're going to be bad at it at first. So learning how to do some very basic coding, you're gonna make mistakes and you're gonna think that's it's not for you. But the truth is, the people who designed these languages, however misguided they might be, actually kind of hope that most people will be able to understand it. So, when you're learning a language, it's not not meant for you. It's kinda meant for everybody. It's like very fine level descriptions. It's like, like I said, you take a phrase, you take it apart, you get the sentences, you get the grammar - it's learning that grammar. It's not "not meant for people". I mean binary is not meant for people, code is meant for people. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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How to get your App on the Front Page of Google Play - A Minute of Overpass
 
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Have you really been using Google+ enough in your Android apps on Google Play? It’s one of the things that really gets overlooked. We’d all like to have an app on the front page of Google Play. That’s pretty hard . . . but you can get it on the front page for some people. Unlike other social media platforms, Google+ gives you a lot of advantages when it comes to your Android performance. And the beauty of it is you can include it in your app and not force the user to go back to the app store the way you do when you ask for a review. In this week’s Minute of Overpass, I look at how Google+ could affect how your app is viewed in Google Play. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi, this is a minute of Overpass, my name is Eric and I make apps. Now this week, I wanna talk about a very easy way to get yourself on the front page of the Google Play Store. Okay so a few days ago I got a comment from somebody named Kummetha asking how to get their app featured on the front page of the Google Play store for Android which sounds like a hard thing to do. I mean, we all, every single one of us wants our app featured on the front page of Android, however, there are certain things you could do that not a lot of developers do. And what I want you to do right now is, if you have an Android phone with you is, go have a look at it and have a look at what the Google Play page shows for you. Like for me, it will show "New & Noteworthy" and then it shows another section of a few "What's Hot" apps. But the third section down is a "Recommended Apps". So what it does is it recommends apps for me. So like, i'll show you a screenshot of what I see right now and what you see here is that the first one there is this Stair game. And the reason it says it's been suggested for me is because it's been plus 1'd by one of my users, or one of my friends, rather. So what this means is somebody I know, maybe someone in my circles, maybe somebody in my email, but somebody that Google considers my friend has plus 1'd this app. So most people, most developers, most everybody in general ignores Google Plus. As an Android developer, they provide libraries for you to just put a Plus 1 button in your app. So this is something that if you're using native development, it's something you probably shouldn't pass up on. Like if I show you the 'About' page for Ear Spy, we put the Google Plus button right inside there. So, unlike a review or rating where you have to actually bring people out of the app and go back to the app description store so they could leave it, a Google Plus is a button that you could put straight in the app. And what that means is that, in the case of the stair game, it ends up on my front page. So, if you could get enough people to go through and do a single click, so we're not talking about "Leave a Review", we're not talking about "Think from 1 through 5", just say "Plus 1 it" then, things start to spread a little bit more that way. It's very different than the way you would ASO or try to spread the word for an iPhone app. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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How to use Ear Spy
 
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Here's a quick video to show you how to use Ear Spy. A lot of people have been asking for instructions, lately. But, as you will see, the app is very simple. Let us know how you are using it. How well does it work for you? And what kind of device are you using? Ear Spy is available on Google Play, iTunes, and Amazon. Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microphone.earspy iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ear-spy/id576341356?mt=8 Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Overpass-Apps-Ear-Spy/dp/B00AAEIN3C For more information about Overpass Apps, visit our website at www.overpass.co.uk About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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📱 How to increase App Downloads on Google Play using ASO
 
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Even the most seasoned app developers will occasionally moan about Google Play download stats and how little they make from this huge platform. I'm very odd in this sense because I get most of my income from Google Play rather than iTunes connect. But marketing an app on Google Play is not easy and it takes a while to build a following. In this episode, I talk about how we approach keyword research and app store optimization (ASO) for Google Play. And, hopefully , this will help you increase your Google Play App downloads. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transciption: Hi, this is a minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make apps. This week I wanna talk about how to increase your google play app store downloads. Today, I kind of wanna go through some of our strategies on keyword optimization for Google Play. There's a lot of advice out there on optimizing your iTunes page or your iPhone apps and there's lots of really good tools out there, we use sensor tower a lot. But for Google Play, sensor tower doesn't that great for us so we try other things. And if you just released a Google app, you may be experiencing this "Oh my God, it's not working" kind of feeling. And I know, I know the feeling so I kinda wanna show you the kind of things that we do. So let me show you Ear Spy here, which is our Google Play page for Ear Spy. And you can see here like on a consistent basis, we have some delays today, but we get a round off, between four to five thousand unique downloads a day, daily installs. It does really well and it brings in a lot of money. If I show you, but it wasn't always that way, if I show you like the all time growth here of this curve, you could see that we started off kinda small here when we started out a couple of years ago. We had like a what's new and noteworthy kind of bump and then it just sort of gradually grew over time and it was introducing new things. We see some spikes here when it gets mentioned in like Gizmodo or some other blogs and we see kinda how it grows. So that's the idea. We wanna have more apps like this where we have a lot of daily downloads, we have a lot of people installing it, a lot of people clicking on ads, or purchasing or upgrading to a bigger version. So let me contrast this with one we just released a few weeks ago, which is Algebra Study Cards. Now Algebra Study Cards, you see here we got a few downloads, sixty-five downloads, that was the day where I was running Facebook ads, so it didn't really compared to how much money we spent, it was not a lot of downloads. And we're lucky with this one, we're lucky if we get ten downloads a day. And this is typical of a lot of apps on Google Play. This is a lot of our apps. You put it out there and you have to try to get those keywords up. And keywords are the one way to improve the app ranking.I mean you could do ads like this but this ad cost, I think we spent about forty pounds, and we got hardly any return on it. I mean ads used to be so much easier with Facebook and Twitter and Ad Mob. But now, it's a much lower return on the investment. So this is to give you an idea when somebody goes in to Google Play is this organic searches or the things that you wanna really key for. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 74280 Overpass Apps
My Mistakes Starting Out
 
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My Mistakes Starting Out The Daily Overpass #85 Today I answer a question about some of the mistakes I've made over the years. Dude, I made a lot! But today, I just talk about a few of them related to the app store. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie My Mistakes Starting Out #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 6248 Overpass Apps
📱 How Much Should You Charge for Your App?
 
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UK App Developers: Pricing your app can be tricky. Most apps have very small prices and rely in heavy volume to make a profit. This week, I talk about how I charge for apps and the strategy I use. In this episode, I mention Ear Spy and Read Racer -- two of our apps: Ear Spy: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ear-spy-super-hearing/id576341356?mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microphone.earspy Read Racer: iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/read-racer/id698681986?mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.fastreaderlite For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi, this is A Minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make apps. This week wanna talk about how much you should actually charge for your app. So this week, what I thought I would do is talk to you a little bit about my experience with the price of my apps and how that how things have actually turned out and hopefully that helps and all that kind of stuff. So basically when I released my first app called Ear Spy, we released a free version which had like ads and like one in app purchase which i think was mp3 recording and we also had a paid version. So like the free version, I think we charged like $0.50 for each of the in-app purchases, if I remember correctly. It was like three years ago and the paid version was was like 99 cents or 69 p in the UK and my logic at the time was how could anybody say no to that. It's like the lowest price and if I can just get enough people then I can make a good amount off of that. And what I found was it didn't get all that many purchases. I mean, I would get like maybe a few dozen a day. Some days I would get a few dozen, some days I would get 5 or 6, some days I would get none. But I can't quite figure it out because the the actual free version was going up and up in downloads and ad revenue was actually surpassing the purchases. So there's a whole bunch of things in play there that you know. Everytime when I hear something, like I meet with a client and they'll say, "Well what we'll do is we'll charge just like a small amount because then we'll get lots of people" or they'll say we'll charge a lot and then not have a free version ‘cause we have a free version that we're practically just giving it away. And what I find is that strategy doesn't work at all. One time I did release an app as a paid version only. It was called Read Racer. So we released the the the paid version and I thought, this time no ads, we're going to market it really well, we're gonna have a video, all those kind of stuff. And you know, it got some downloads but it was hardly any. I think after a couple weeks maybe we got, maybe 10. It was hardly a thing so we did release it as a free version. So don't fall for the whole "if it's cheap then people will buy it" because that's not the case. It's a bigger case. If you're going to release an app and if you're gonna charge for it, charge a decent amount it. Don't ever charge $0.99. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #AppDeveloperUK
Views: 3509 Overpass Apps
📱 How to Increase App Downloads with Localization
 
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How to Increase App Downloads with Localization For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. The biggest problem we app developers have is discoverability. When we release an app, the hardest part is getting people to find it. However, most developers focus only on one market and neglect the rest of the world. This week, I talk about some of my successes in increasing daily app downloads by making those applications available in multiple languages. Make sure to subscribe to a Minute of Overpass on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/uk-app-developers-minute-overpass/id979009135 Or, subscribe to this channel to learn more about mobile app development and marketing. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 6688 Overpass Apps
Apple Rejections on Guideline 4.3 - App Spam
 
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Apple Rejections on Guideline 4.3 (The Daily Overpass #173) Today, I talk about some problems I am having with Apple reviews and Guideline 4.3. Apple Rejections on Guideline 4.3 #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 3281 Overpass Apps
📱 Our App Revenue 2018
 
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"Our App Revenue 2018" - The Daily Overpass #571 Today Eric talks about 'Our App Revenue 2018'. Finding your momentum after a break from work. Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 4478 Overpass Apps
📱 App Developers Vs Business Owner
 
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Sometimes people ask me why I hire developers instead of just coding everything myself. The truth is, there is a big difference in mentality between being a developer who makes money to produce code and being a business owner who tries to make money from the results of that code. You can't do everything yourself. In this week's episode of a Minute of Overpass, I talk about the difference between being a software developer and a business owner. 👉 For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 3157 Overpass Apps
📱 Paid App or Free with In-App Purchases?
 
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A lot of UK app developers are concerned with this question. Monetizing apps is serious business. It's what separates the professionals from the hobbyists. And, there are a lot of experts that are waiting to tell you the best way to do that. However, if I had listened to those experts, I would have significantly less money today. The truth is, there are no experts when it comes to publishing apps. They market just changes too quickly. You really need to experiment and try new things. For example, most experts will tell you to concentrate on in-app purchases instead of full versions of your app. Now, that makes sense when it comes to games or other types of apps. . . but for other, like mine, it does not. In this week's Minute of Overpass, I show you my stats for February 2015 and how most of my purchases are from paid apps. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Okay. So the biggest concern you should have when creating a new app and the biggest concern I have when creating a new app is how you're going to make money from it. The wisdom at the moment with app experts is that they will tell you, don't worry about doing that full version of the app. Nobody is buys apps anymore. You're just wasting your time. What you should do is have a free version of the app and then use upsell in-app purchases in the app to get them to upgrade. However, I just want to show you my statistics for my apps here. Now these are for February, going back just a couple days ago. Here's the statistics for Google play. Now here you can see that 68% of people would prefer to buy the app out right. So they try the app. They like it. Rather than mess around with in-app purchases, they go find the full version and download the whole thing. It's easier for them. It's easier for me. It's easier for everybody. However, some people just prefer to buy bits and pieces. So like 31% use in-app purchases in the app. It's contrary to what a lot of people will tell you, at least in my case. For me, full sales work but you need that free version out there otherwise nobody won't buy anything that they can't try. For iTunes, it's completely different. iTunes, I only make 2% of sales through in-app purchases. 2% are through bundles of apps and 95% are just people going in buying the full version. So it's different from what you may see. Now the point that I'm trying to make is not that one is better than the other. In some ways, in-app purchases are much better than full versions of the app. So, if you have like a game you kinda expect people to play a game up to a certain level then go download a completely different app and then play the rest of it and other things that require customization. For example, you don't want to go through the whole experience again. They should just be able to go and purchase it. But the point I'm trying to make is be careful of what app experts are tell you. Now, there are no hard and fast rules in app development. All apps are different. All audiences are different. If I took other people's advice on what I should do with my apps, I would probably lose half the revenue because I'm going to get those full sales of the apps. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 3194 Overpass Apps
📱 Maximizing Earnings for Your App
 
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Maximizing Earnings for Your App (The Daily Overpass #43) I'm back in the office today, and it feels great. Today, I answer two questions about app revenue and the meaning of the Overpass logo. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Maximizing Earnings for Your App #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 5641 Overpass Apps
📱UK App Developers: Ad Mediation Networks
 
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Last week I spoke about Admob and the difference between Banner ads and Interstitial Ads. This week, I talk about another big feature: Ad Mediation. Ad Mediation (as offered by Admob and others) allows you to serve ads from many ad networks using on request mechanism. In this week's video, I show you how I use it. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 8808 Overpass Apps
📱 How to Release an iOS App to the App Store
 
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When I first started creating apps, I found the procedure for deploying to the app store to be very complicated. You can't just upload it. In fact, most books will tell you all about how to code an app, but the procedure for uploading to iTunesConnect changes all the time. I've been wanting to make this video for a while. I hope it helps those new to creating iPhone apps. Sorry, it's a little long (when isn't it?). The big joke is I still call this the "Minute of Overpass". :-) In this video, I talk about an app called "Vietnamese Spy : Hanoi Ops" which should be released soon. For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 39047 Overpass Apps
📱UK App Developers: Now is the time for Hybrid apps
 
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A few years ago, I wrote a blog post called "Phonegap vs Native" which explored reasons you would use Phonegap over native coding. It was a hugely popular post. And many people are still asking the same questions. . . . "is Phonegap good enough for my app?" And many app developers are still saying "stick with native". I, however, disagree. With the power of mobile phones and tablet increasing each year and the latest operating systems providing better support for mobile web, now is the perfect time to start using hybrids instead of native. In this video I mention quite a few frameworks. Here they are in case you want to investigate further: Phonegap: http://phonegap.com/ Cordova: https://cordova.apache.org/ Corona SDK: https://coronalabs.com/ Ionic Framework: http://ionicframework.com/ Xamarin: http://xamarin.com/ Crosswalk Project: https://crosswalk-project.org/ Seriously, if you are still coding native . . . you are probably paying too much. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi this is A Minute of Overpass, my name is Eric and I make apps. Now this week, I want to talk about why you should be considering a hybrid framework when building your next app. One of the more contested topics in the app development field is the Hybrid Framework or PhoneGap, Cordova, Corona SDK (that kind of thing) vs Native debate. A few years ago, I mean this has been going on for years ever since the PhoneGap came out and just to give you an idea, just to let you know what a hybrid framework is if you're unfamiliar with the term, that's something like a, PhoneGap you may have heard of, its something that sits on top of the operating system. However, I think, one of the things that I contend over, specially now here in July 2015, if you are not using a hybrid framework, more often than not, you are spending more money than you need to. Now, if you're doing something that's really low level, say, you're using the watch or the heart rate monitor or something that's kind a new and you can't do to run these hybrid frameworks, yeah, by all means, go native but you do have two sets of cost. You have the Android development cost or the iPhone development cost. Many people would just ignore Android altogether so you have 80% of the market and just go for iPhone which delivers more money, but my opinion here, again for last few years, we have seen the hybrid frameworks have been really advancing, not only that, but because of Moore's Law, we've been saying the processing power of both the iPhone and the Android just getting more and more powerful each time where these little delays in things that little bit sluggish before hardly exist at all and you got things like the Crosswalk framework on Cordova which will take an old Android device which is used in an old Android browser and put the new Chrome browser into it and it just adds like 10 to 20 MB to the file but the performance boost is enormous. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 4090 Overpass Apps
📱UK App Developers: Is it okay to copy your work?
 
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Last week I released a video on the Overpass channel (an informal Minute of Overpass) which I showed an app that was plagiarising Ear Spy. After a few comments and on reflection, I thought I would talk about what I consider to be "copying my app" and what are legitimate imitations. I also talk about how it was resolved with the developer. For more videos and articles like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 4879 Overpass Apps
Promoting your app with Ads - Twitter Ads, Admob, and Facebook Ads - A Minute of Overpass
 
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Last week, Erik Javier asked about promoting apps using iAd. I told him a little bit about the ad networks and how I use them. He asked me to focus a little more on that. So, here it is laid bare . . . here's how I use the follow ad networks: -- Twitter Ads -- Facebook Ads -- Admob Using ads is a funny thing and a tricky economy. This episode is long . . . but hear me out and hopefully you'll learn something. And don't forget to like and subscribe. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie So I'm gonna go through the three different ad networks that I've used in the past. If you use something different and if you had success, please leave a comment below 'cause hey, I'd love to know what works and what doesn't and I'll tell you what's worked and what hasn't for us. So over here, if you look at my screen, you see first I'll go through Twitter. So, Twitter has Twitter Advertisements ad if you're an app developer and if you tweeted about your app, then you probably get the spam from Twitter saying "Hey you could promote this through Twitter." So we tried this last October for an app called Chinese Heroes. So, I didn't spend a lot on this. I think I had a daily budget of four pounds and it didn't even use four pounds each and I think it was targeted towards people who said I wanna learn Chinese and learn Chinese and stuff like that. So here you can see the statistics for that time. Over the course of the month, we had two thousand or 2.63 thousand impressions and we only spend four pounds, forty seven. So it wasn't bad, however, because we had a daily budget of four pounds, I expected to be spending a lot more than that. And of that, we didn't have that many installations so if you see down here at the bottom, we have the date, we spent four pound forty-seven, we had 2,631 impressions, however, only eleven people clicked on that ad. So it was 41 P per click. And Twitter, as far as I was concerned, this didn't work very well. As far as I was concerned, advertising on Twitter was like throwing money into the wind. Now again, maybe my ad sucked, maybe the app wasn't that interesting, but I don't think it got in front of enough people. So the nature of Twitter is everything is just streaming by so quick, it's hard to stop and look at it. And, plus, it's not difficult to go through and do a Twitter search and search for these people manually and you just sort of spam them and send tweets or whatever yourself, but I don't do that. So that's the first network. It's Twitter and again, hardly worth it. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 25530 Overpass Apps
📱 Getting Started in an App Business
 
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Getting Started in an App Business (The Daily Overpass #11) You guys asked some great questions in yesterday's video. A lot of you asked about starting a business. Today, I talk a bit more about that. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Getting Started in an App Business #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 6378 Overpass Apps
Taking a Leap of Faith (And Quitting Your Job)
 
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Taking a Leap of Faith (And Quitting Your Job) (The Daily Overpass #35) Sometimes we have tough decisions to make and it's never easy. One route is safe and the other is scary. Today, I talk about some leaps I've made -- including quitting my job with nothing to go to. Please, don't quit your job. I don't recommend it. But if you have . . . let's hear about it. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Taking a Leap of Faith (And Quitting Your Job) #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1286 Overpass Apps
The Value of App Ideas - A Minute of Overpass : Makers of Mobile Language Learning Games
 
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I've been creating mobile apps for a long time. I frequently get offers to partner with people where they share their idea and I do all the work (for little or no money). While this may sound reasonable at first, I find that it really is a lot harder than most people think. In this minute of Overpass, I talk about the value of an app idea. We all have one. But what are they worth? Also, if you are an Arabic language learner, check out our newest language game called "Arabic Flash Quiz". It's available on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.arabicflashquiz iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/arabic-flash-quiz-lightning/id1009423901?mt=8 For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi, this is A Minute of Overpass. My Name is Eric, and I make apps. Now this week, I wanna talk about the value of app ideas. So this week I wanna talk a little bit about app ideas. It's kind of a strange situation where we live in a world where we read a lot of stuff about apps making millions of pounds, millions of dollars. Somebody has an idea and they build it and then they become millionaires, which is a cool thing. I'm kinda hoping it happens to me, myself. However, people will contact, as an app developer I experience something a lot which, if you're an app developer you probably get this too, where people will contact you and say "Hey, I've got this great app idea and what I'll do is I'll share this app idea with you. If you go away and build it then you and I can share the proceeds fifty-fifty or sixty-forty or something like that.". And I just want to say a little something about app ideas and I don't mean to offend anybody. This is something that just is really strange is that an app idea, like a really good app idea, the best app idea in the world is worth nothing. It really is. The thing that makes an idea worth something is actually building it. I have so many different app ideas. So many things at the backlog of my brain. I have notes written down, I have project specifications that one of these days I'm gonna get around to doing that I started to see that actually building an app and marketing it is the easy part of something. A lot of times when people come and they'll say "I'll give you my idea, you build it and then I'll kinda help market it and then we'll share the proceeds" it really is like going to a builder and saying "I have an idea for a house and if you build it, then I'll help share and then I share in half of the ideas" which is really like giving somebody a ton of work. It's asking to invest lots of time and also lot of money in to a project without any guarantee that something is gonna work. It's like telling somebody you're really good at roulette and if they'll put the money down on the table, you'll give them the number. The app market is so finicky. I've released so many apps, some of them have done really well, some of them haven't done very well and it just really is kinda keep hammering away at it and it's a strange market. It's really strange the way that works. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 2698 Overpass Apps
What kind of app should you make?  A Minute of Overpass: The App Developers in Oxford
 
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You may really want to create an app but are not sure what kind to create. There are so many possibilities. I've done both utility apps and games and have some insights into this area. In this week's episode I ask and give my advice on the question . . . what kind of app should you actually create? For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Transcription: Hi! This is a minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make apps. Now this week, I wanna ask, what kind of app should you actually make? Okay, so, what kind of app should you make? Now you might be at the beginning stages and you have a few ideas and you haven't created an app yet and you try to think, you know, what kind to make. I'll just give you some of my experience on this. We've done both normal apps, utility apps, and we've done games. So, what I find is that games are much more difficult to do. Not only are they more difficult to do in terms of coding and think of all the eventualities, and making sure they're fun and not too repetitive but you also can't charge very much for them. We're talking about sixty nine P, maybe a pound. Or you try to make money through ads and you have to hope that it really goes viral. You have to hope that it really catches on. However, with utility apps, if you make something very useful, you're basically taking somebody's phone and turning it into something better than it was when they found it. So, for example, with Ear Spy, we're taking somebody's phone and we're turning it into like a super spy device or even just a hearing aid, or better yet, we're turning that user from just a normal person into a potentially a spy. Which is kind of exciting but is also something that when they're going through, when they run out of disk space on their phone and they start removing apps, when they see your icon, you kind of want them to say, "No, I might still need that.", which you might not do with a game. Don't get me wrong. People do some really good games out there and they do make a lot of money from it, however, my advice is if you're thinking about an app idea to begin with is, if you have a really good utility idea that's not out there already, that makes people’s lives easier, go with that. I mean, that would just, you know, you could charge more for it, you find the right niche, and people really go for that. So that's it for this week's minute of Overpass. Now, if you're watching this on the iTunes podcast, please leave a review. Love to hear what you have to say. And if you're watching this on the YouTube channel, please subscribe to our channel so we can let you know what we think each week. Talk to you next week. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 2411 Overpass Apps
📱 What to Do When AdMob is Suspended
 
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What to Do When AdMob is Suspended (The Daily Overpass #420) Today, I will talk about what to when AdMob is suspended. Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie What to Do When AdMob is Suspended #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 2471 Overpass Apps
Getting Clients For Your Software Company
 
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How Ad Revenue And Expenditure Is Seasonal (The Daily Overpass #488) Today, I wanna talk about "Getting Clients For Your Software Company" Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Getting Clients For Your Software Company #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 2123 Overpass Apps
📱 What makes more money?  iPhone or Android?
 
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Making money with apps is one of the issues of biggest concern with clients and other app developers. Most of us tend to choose the platform we like best and not which one is the most beneficial. In fact, I've known a lot of app developers that insist on using only one platform when they could possibly release to both. This week, I show you my revenue for last month, compare revenue between iPhone, and look at which one is actually better for making money with apps. For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 9806 Overpass Apps
How Dart May Become The Language To Rule Them All?
 
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How Dart May Become The Language To Rule Them All?(The Daily Overpass #549) "How Dart May Become The Language To Rule Them All?" Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1965 Overpass Apps
📱 Finding ASO (App Store Optimization) Failure Points
 
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Finding ASO Failure Points in 2018 - The Daily Overpass #218 Today, I go over some ASO fundamentals and talk about how we just need to find where in the chain things are not flowing enough. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Finding ASO (App Store Optimization) Failure Points in 2017 #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 3398 Overpass Apps
📱 3 Reasons No One Is using Your App
 
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The biggest problem we as app developer have is getting our apps seen and in front of people. After releasing a few hundred apps, I'm used to this. But for someone just starting out, they may get discouraged and conclude that they failed. They are ready to quit. In this week's episode, I talk about the 3 questions I ask when trying to determine how to fix the situation. In my mind, there are only 3 reasons why no one is using you app. And I go through them here. Also, I mentioned in the video that I'm trying out snapchat. If you'd like to hook up there, my username is eric.wroolie. Let's try this out together, shall we? Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. Oh yeah, sorry about the bad lighting on this one! 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 4525 Overpass Apps
📱 Is it worth uploading your app to the Amazon App Store?
 
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The Amazon App Store is often overlooked. I talk to a lot of developer and app publishers and usually the topic of Amazon never comes up. But, there's an entire market and user base there. This week's Minute of Overpass asks the question . . . Is it work releasing your app to the Amazon store? In this video, I also mention two of our new apps that have been released to the app store. They are . . . Chemistry Flash Quiz: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.chemistryflashquiz Oscars: Academy Award Trivia: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.academyawardsflashquiz Both apps are coming soon to iTunes very soon. For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcription: Hi, this is a minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make apps. This week, I ask, is it even worth putting your app on the Amazon store? Few weeks ago, I made a video about us reaching the 3 million download mark on our apps. So, I've showed you a graph of how many apps we get by market. I've showed how many we have from Google Play, iTunes, Amazon or Samsung and I also referenced a lot from the smaller markets. And I was speaking to somebody and he said "I had no idea there were so many different markets out there." and it's strange that most people don't really consider the non-mainstream ones. We think about Google Play. We think about iTunes. Amazon is a big player but even then most people don't seem to publish to that. This week I kinda want to talk about whether or not it’s even worth doing. Amazon is kinda strange because it’s so easy to take a build from Google Play and move it to Amazon. That's if you don't include things like, links to back to the app to do your ratings. You have to kinda configure that kind of stuff so it goes back to the same place. Or if you are using Google Play's leaderboards, those are not gonna work on Amazon. If you have anything within your app, just try bring in more engagement thru the Google Play's ecosystem. If you don't have anything like that, it doesn't make any sense not to push it to Amazon. Now, having said that, Amazon can be a bit high maintenance. We've had this over and over again where we get an email from Amazon saying "We noticed that your version of Eye Spy on Google Play is 1.22 and on Amazon it's only 1.21 and under the Terms and Conditions it's going to be the same version. It's like a girlfriend who's saying that why don't you notice me anymore. And you say "Oh, yes I forgot about Amazon" so you have to publish to there but it really only takes a few minutes. One thing you need to think about if you have designers or things like that is, the file sizes for Amazon are a bit different. Like for the screenshots sizes, the text, but many times it's really just taking it, what you put in to Google Play and making it applicable to the Amazon market. So your app descriptions will be the same, the keywords - there's a keywords field in Amazon so it's much more like iTunes than it is in Google Play so you can take those keywords in put those in there. And like I said a few weeks ago, we don't get very much from Amazon. However, if you're releasing a free app, you kinda want everybody to see it. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
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📱 The Biggest Problem for Indie App Developers
 
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The Biggest Problem for Indie App Developers The Daily Overpass #124 Today, I talk about the dichotomy between your inner business person and your inner artist and how this is, in my opinion, the biggest problem indie developers face. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Thanks to Ken York (ydvisual) for the intro - https://www.youtube.com/user/ydvisual The Biggest Problem for Indie App Developers #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 6429 Overpass Apps
📱 My Final Daily Video | App Development
 
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My Final Daily Video - The Daily Overpass #654 Hi, guys! You'd probably be shocked and surprised, but today will be my final Daily Overpass video. Please watch on to know why. :) 👉 Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google @ https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62. 👉 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/uk. #AppDevelopment #OverpassApps #AppDeveloperUK 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can develop your thoughts too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire, but we work all over the UK and have clients across the globe. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData, and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1316 Overpass Apps
Balsamiq for App Developers - How we user Balsamiq for Mobile App Wireframes - by UK App Developers
 
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There are lots of wireframe tools out there for mobile apps. Most of them are online and require a monthly subsciption. They're also pretty slow. But we use Balsamiq religiously while creating app specifications for the mobile apps we make for clients. It's fast and efficient. In this video, I show you two quick examples of how we use Balsamiq desktop. Balsamiq has been around for a long time, but they're still the best. You can purchase Balsamiq at http://balsamiq.com/products/mockups/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 19135 Overpass Apps
📱 Firebase Invites Are Being Deprecated
 
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Firebase Invites Are Being Deprecated- The Daily Overpass #591 Today Eric talks about how Firebase Invites Are Being Deprecated. Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 722 Overpass Apps
Taking a Ride in a Twike
 
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Taking a Ride in a Twike (The Daily Overpass #415) Today, I took a break from our usual video topics to take a ride in a Twike and rode around the town in it. I was with my friend, Jim, from the mentoring group who owns the Twike. Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Oxford Renewables website: https://www.oxfordrenewables.co.uk Twitter: @Flow_Return Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Taking a Ride in a Twike #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 2399 Overpass Apps
Automating Your App Deployment with Fastlane
 
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Automating Your App Deployment with Fastlane (The Daily Overpass #41) This weekend, I started using Fastlane Tools. These are a set of developer tools created by Felix Krause which are greatly increasing my productivity. Today, I demo some of the basic features which I found sooooo awesome! Fastlane tools can be found at https://fastlane.tools/ Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Automating Your App Deployment with Fastlane #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 14666 Overpass Apps
SDK-Less Ad Mediation Networks - A Minute of Overpass
 
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A few weeks ago, I talked about Ad Mediation networks with AdMob. I still think these are very cool. But what's even cooler are SDK-less mediation networks. This week, I talk about our experiences with SDKless mediation. For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 4511 Overpass Apps
Your First App Money is Most Important
 
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Your First App Money is Most Important (The Daily Overpass #189) Today, I talk a little bit about baseball and the first revenue I got from apps. As much as I expect a flood, it always starts with a trickle. But, that's where it has to start sometimes. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Your First App Money is Most Important #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 3093 Overpass Apps
Be Careful Which Ad Networks You Use In your Apps
 
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Can choosing the wrong ad network be bad for your app? (The Daily Overpass #237) Note: Towards the end of the video, I said "Amazon XD" and I meant "Adobe XD". Be Careful Which Ad Networks You Use In your Apps - The Daily Overpass #237 One of the reason I stick to AdMob (and very rarely change) is that I fear what other SDKs will put into my apps. Today, I talk about a recent news story about inappropriate ads in apps that got apps removed. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 2358 Overpass Apps
📱 Which Language Should You Learn for Apps?
 
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Which Language Should You Learn for Apps? (The Daily Overpass #59) Today, I answer a basic question that doesn't have a basic answer . . . . which programming language should you learn to create an app? Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 32965 Overpass Apps
📱 Uncertainty of App Development and Getting Started
 
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This week I want to talk to those people who are just getting started with their apps or thinking about creating an app. One of the hardest things to do is get started. I'm sure everyone is giving you advice, and you might not know which advice to take. In this video, I talk a little bit about the feedback I got, continue to get, and some of the self-doubt and uncertainty that still occurs in this uncertain market. In this video, I mention 3 of my apps: Ear Spy: Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ear-spy-super-hearing/id576341356?mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microphone.earspy Spanish Spy: Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/spanish-spy-spanish-learning/id1179034253?mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.spanishspy Cantonese Spy: Apple App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/cantonese-spy-learn-cantonese/id1179730357?mt=8 Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.overpass.cantonesespy For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1331 Overpass Apps
RPM, Bid Types, and AdMob Revenue
 
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RPM, Bid Types, and AdMob Revenue (The Daily Overpass #463) Today, I will talk about RPM, Bid Types, and AdMob Revenue. Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie RPM, Bid Types, and AdMob Revenue #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 1176 Overpass Apps
📱 Google Play Keyword Research for ASO with Free Tools
 
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Google Play Keyword Research for ASO (The Daily Overpass #178) Today, I talk about Keyword research for Google Play using some of the free tools available. For more like this, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Google Play Keyword Research for ASO #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 14957 Overpass Apps
The Biggest Problem With Using An App Builder Platform
 
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The Biggest Problem With Using An App Builder Platform (The Daily Overpass #480) Today, I want to talk about "The Biggest Problem With Using An App Builder Platform". Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie The Biggest Problem With Using An App Builder Platform #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 1132 Overpass Apps
The Sudden Increase In Admob Revenue
 
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The Sudden Increase In Admob Revenue(The Daily Overpass #537) "The Sudden Increase In Admob Revenue" Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1658 Overpass Apps
📱 New Monetization Options in Facebook Messenger Games
 
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New Monetization Options in Facebook Messenger Games (The Daily Overpass #187) Today, I talk about the new announcement from Facebook messenger about monetization options in their instant apps and how it could be a huge trend in the future. Here's the link for that article: https://messenger.fb.com/blog/monetization-for-developers-coming-to-instant-games-on-messenger Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/ 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, and many others. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie New Monetization Options in Facebook Messenger Games #OverpassApps #AppBusiness #Overpass Apps #appdeveloper #indieappdeveloper #wantage #oxfordshire #android #ios #admob #googleplay #appstore #googleplaypolicy #appleguidelines #ionic #reactnative #thedailyoverpass #mobileappdevelopment #appindustry #softwaredevelopment
Views: 4809 Overpass Apps
Why you should release your app for Android first - A Minute of Overpass: The Oxford App Company
 
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For more information, visit http://www.overpass.co.uk. You know, when you create an app, you are working under a lot of assumptions. You have assumptions for how people will use your app or find your app. You have assumptions of how they will perceive it. You have assumptions of how user-friendly it actually is. To properly get your app into a condition that your users can really appreciate, you need release early and test often. Most app developers I know release their apps to iPhone and iPad first. This is understandable because that is where most of the money is made. However, There are some very good reasons to consider releasing to Google Play and Android first. Mostly, it allows you to experiment and fine-tune your app more quickly and get it ready for a larger iPhone launch. In this Minute of Overpass, I discuss the 3 reasons to release your app to Android (using Google Play) first: 1. Your iTunes launch should be perfect as can be ... so experiment with Android first. 2. Google Play give a lot better analytic data. 3. The feedback loop for experiments on Android is much much quicker. About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie Transcript: Hi, this is a minute of Overpass. My name is Eric and I make apps. Now this week I want to talk about why you should consider releasing your app to Android before iPhone. Okay, so I know a lot of different app developers. I mean, we have a like a little community and we, when I talk to other app developers we like to discuss, you know, how we do things, how we're getting more downloads, what different techniques we're using, everything like that. And I find that most app developers will release to iPhone first. So if they have an app that they're releasing to both iPhone and Android , then they usually focus on the iPhone one and then the Android one is kind of an afterthought. Now with me and the apps that we produce, we kind of do it the opposite way. We go for Android first then if you're considering releasing an app to both platforms I would like to say that you should do the same. Now there's three big reasons for this. First of all, when you release to iTunes, you may get like on that new and noteworthy list so you end up having a lot of downloads in that first week. And then it sort of trails of then you kinda have to build it back up again. With Google Play, it's exactly the opposite. You kinda start out low and build up. So you have like maybe just a handful of users to begin with and then you kinda have to, you know, to build that up. And then the nice thing about that is that you could get a lot of feedback. I mentioned a few weeks ago that you don't really know anything about your app until it's actually released to the market. So, Google Play gives you a chance to sort of see what's going on. So when you create an app, you have assumptions about what people will like, what people will buy, and the kind of things that they will like based on your preferences. However, until they're released, they're still just that. They're just assumptions. You know, they might be like based on a lot of hard core date but until people actually start downloading and using the app, you don't really know for sure. So when you start out with Google Play, you get to find out right away. #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 1412 Overpass Apps
📱 You Can't Take Them With You
 
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You Can't Take Them With You - The Daily Overpass #585 Today Eric talks about how "You Can't Take Them With You". Please don't forget to like and subscribe to our channel, follow us on social media and leave a comment! Watch and enjoy! Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 For Overpass merchandise, check out our shop: https://shop.spreadshirt.net/overpass/uk. 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a fast-growing mobile app development agency based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, and need a UK App Developer, give us a call. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and hybrid frameworks. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire but we work all over the UK and have clients all over the world. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Add me on Snapchat! Username: eric.wroolie https://www.snapchat.com/add/eric.wroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 482 Overpass Apps
Every Market is Too Crowded
 
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Daily Overpass #31 This weekend, I attended the YouTube Creators Day in London and met with a lot of YouTubers. You know, they have a lot in common with app developers. They work in a very crowded market and try to distinguish themselves the same way we do with our apps. Today, I talk about how every market is getting crowded-- not just the app market. So, you can stand your ground, or you can keep moving to where you think it is easier. Are you a fan of the Overpass company? You can leave us a review on Google at https://goo.gl/maps/XwEdcBgPLR62 👉 Do you need one-on-one advice about your apps and would like to talk to Eric directly? Or, do you just want to chat with Eric? You can use this link to book some of Eric's time. https://www.overpass.co.uk/book-time-with-eric/ About Overpass: Overpass is a mobile app development company based in the UK that actually makes money from its own apps as well as creating money-making apps for clients. We have our ideas and build them. We can build your ideas too. If you haven’t started creating your mobile app yet, you are already behind. Our team consists of developers and designers with years of experience in various business sectors. We build apps in native iOS, Android, and Corona SDK. We are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire. Find out more about Overpass at www.Overpass.co.uk. Check out our educational games such as Mandarin Bubble Bath, Agent X, and Deep Sea Typing. Check out our spy apps like Ear Spy, Alarm Spy, and Eye Spy. If you are looking to get an app developed and want to discuss it, give us a call on 0845 834 1008 (+44 Country Code). Or email us at [email protected] Overpass on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OverpassCoUk/ Overpass on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverpassApps Overpass on Twitter: https://twitter.com/OverpassLtd About Eric: Eric Wroolie is the owner of Overpass. He has built software and web-based solutions for very many large and small companies including Macmillan Publishing, RibbonFish, BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, BBC Worldwide, CircData and Omega Logic. Before that, he was a Chinese Mandarin and Vietnamese Linguist for the US Army and then a school teacher. Now, he makes apps. Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricWroolie Eric on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+EricWroolie #OverpassApps #AppBusiness
Views: 633 Overpass Apps

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