• #AskReinder: The 5 Second MBA

    August 11 2016, in Guide, Stories

    #AskReinder: The 5 Second MBA
    Why pay $200k for an MBA program when you can learn the same in 5 seconds of video, here on The #AskReinder Show? According to research more than half of app makers live below the "poverty line"! How can you make sure you never enter that failure cohort?
    Learn more...
  • The App Store Is Dead

    August 3 2016, in Business, Stories

    The App Store Is Dead
    According to research only 24% of app makers make between $1k and $10k, with the big majority having a monthly income way below the "poverty line" of $500 per month. WHAAAT! How's that even possible? Is the App Store finally down and out? Read on...
    Learn more...
  • App Success: How Linkpack Got to the Front Page of Hacker News

    March 8 2016, in App Success, Stories

    App Success: How Linkpack Got to the Front Page of Hacker News
    Stelios and Petros, app makers from Greece, tell the incredible story of how Linkpack came to be. Since starting out the app has reached the front page of Hacker News, got a ton of upvotes on Product Hunt and was featured by several major media outlets. Read on to find out what motivates the founders of Evil Window Dog to do what they do.
    Learn more...
  • The Story Of Bob And Alice: How Great Ideas Fail And How To Avoid It

    February 23 2016, in Bob and Alice, Marketing, Stories

    The Story Of Bob And Alice: How Great Ideas Fail And How To Avoid It
    Let me tell you a story. It’s a story about Bob and Alice, both entrepreneurs and startup founders. Both Bob and Alice decide to launch an App Store business, two companies based on two separate smartphone apps. Bob uses a different launch strategy than Alice, and they measure their results after the launch. Who has the most successful launch?
    Learn more...
  • "What Are You Working On Now?"

    November 20 2015, in Q&A, Stories

    "What Are You Working On Now?"
    Today I got an email from Derek Sivers asking me: “What are you working on now?” One month ago he started the /now movement and an incredible amount of people explained what they’re working on now. I joined in, so this is what I'm working on now...
    Learn more...
  • Programming Isn't Hard

    August 21 2015, in Programming, Stories

    Programming Isn't Hard
    Programming isn't hard, it's as easy as baking cookies. At least, that's what Anansi The Spider told me. Read on to find out how you can change your mindset, and attain success with coding.
    Learn more...
  • App Store Optimization: A Hands-On Guide for App Developers

    July 5 2015, in Guide, Marketing, Stories

    App Store Optimization: A Hands-On Guide for App Developers
    With App Store Optimization, you can rank your apps. See, with ASO you’re focusing on metrics that make your app rank better: its rank in the App Store top list (and in the search results) rises. Master ASO, and you can double or triple your app installs in a matter of minutes.
    Learn more...
  • The Books That Got Me Where I Am Today

    June 28 2015, in Guide, Q&A, Stories

    The Books That Got Me Where I Am Today
    Admit it, you’re a bookworm just like me! Over the years, a great deal of books have shaped my thinking, doing and perspective on both life and business. A testimony is the amount of books I brought when moving to Norway back in 2014: almost half of the volume of boxes was filled with literary goodness…
    Learn more...
  • About Building A Network And The Hilarity That Ensued

    June 22 2015, in Marketing, Q&A, Stories

    About Building A Network And The Hilarity That Ensued
    Back in 2011 I signed up for an incubator. For half a year I got coached as an entrepreneur, working on one of my app businesses. One of the things I learned, is this: get out there, rely on your network, to make your business thrive. This article is a personal account of how I came to that realization.
    Learn more...
  • What Is Code?

    June 14 2015, in Programming, Q&A, Stories

    What Is Code?
    Ever wondered what happens when you write a program? Your fingers hit the keyboard, converting the touches into electric current and binary waveforms, by writing complex code language on screen. But... what is code?
    Learn more...
  • What Do App Making And Solving World Hunger Have In Common, And Why Do We Give Up?

    April 12 2015, in Q&A, Stories

    What Do App Making And Solving World Hunger Have In Common, And Why Do We Give Up?
    Learning how to code apps is a very popular topic these days. Look at any course site: Udemy, Team Treehouse, Lynda, Khan Academy, even Stanford Online and you’ll see hundreds of thousands of students enrolled in courses that teach them how to code apps. You’d expect that these courses produce a number of fresh app makers, but that’s not the case. Why not?
    Learn more...
  • What To Do When Your MacBook Breaks Down On A Tropical Island

    December 1 2014, in Stories

    What To Do When Your MacBook Breaks Down On A Tropical Island
    Yeah, I've been there: my MacBook broke down on a tropical island in Thailand, a client deadline 3 hours away and no Apple repair shop in a 500 kilometer radius. What do you do? You pray to the Apple gods to have mercy (see picture) and you get your MacGyver face on!
    Learn more...

Join 11.000+ app developers and marketers
  • Get a weekly curated list of app development tools, articles and resources in your inbox
  • 10x your app installs with relevant App Store Optimization and app marketing strategies
  • BONUS: Grab a free copy of the App Toolbox 2017 to supercharge your next app project
Yes, Sign Me Up!

Popular Posts