A HOW-TO BLOG FOR CHICAGO BUSINESS

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

What Small Developers Can Learn from “Angry Birds”’ Success

What Small Developers Can Learn from “Angry Birds”’ Success

Once upon a time, “Angry Birds” was just a little-known game on the App Store. Eventually, though, well, I don’t need to tell you about what’s become of the title by Finnish computer game developer Rovio...

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

How to Temper Expectations About Your New App

How to Temper Expectations About Your New App

I’ve written plenty of times about what’s involved with building an app or commissioning an outside team to help on that endeavor, but not really much on how to manage expectations when you’re building

Friday, Feb 22, 2013
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By Adam Fridman, Edited by: David Wolinsky

How Apps Can Generate Great Marketing Buzz

How Apps Can Generate Great Marketing Buzz

Recently, Zero Motorcycles released a highly anticipated, first-of-its kind app for its loyal fans. The electronic motorcycle manufacturers successfully designed a way to give users the ability to control their...

Monday, Feb 11, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

App Shout-Out: Unclutter (Mac Only)

App Shout-Out: Unclutter (Mac Only)

Most days, when I clock in to start working, I check my calendar to remember what I have to do that day (interviews, calls, meetings and etc.) and then make a to-do list. I used to use GTD app Wunderlist,...

Friday, Apr 5, 2013
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By David Wolinsky

Why Transit Apps are Revving Up

Why Transit Apps are Revving Up

Obviously, Matt Carrington, the director of marketing at Taxi Magic is a little biased, but the numbers tell the tale, too: Every fall, the new iPhone comes out, the weather gets worse and people want to...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

When to Update Your Mobile App

When to Update Your Mobile App

Congratulations! You’re on the iTunes app store or Android’s store! You’re just like everyone else who’s there cluttering up the digital shelves, too! All sarcasm aside, it is a victory just getting an app made...

Friday, Sep 7, 2012
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By David Wolinsky

App Shout-Out: Camouflage (Mac Only)

App Shout-Out: Camouflage (Mac Only)

Hey guys. So, every once in a while we try to write a post about an app that’s pretty cool and helps businesses be more streamlined, more focused and more better. It’s been a while since we’ve done these, and it...

Saturday, Jun 30, 2012
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By Alexandra Clark

Metra Introduces 'Rail-Time Tracker'

Metra Introduces 'Rail-Time Tracker'

Metra unveiled a new feature Friday to make traveling easier for riders and entered the digital age.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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By Lindsay Smith

Emanuel: New Apps to Hold City Accountable

Emanuel: New Apps to Hold City Accountable

Chicagoans may find requesting and tracking city services a little easier to do, directly from their smart phones.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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By David Wolinsky

Why No One's Buying Your Mobile App

Why No One's Buying Your Mobile App

Last May, I did a two-part series on how to get yourself set up with an iPhone app developer. Well, that's only half of the equation: What good is an iPhone app if no one's buying it? It's no good at all,...

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