Managed marketplace startups are the next big thing.

Why managed marketplace startups are the next big thing

Managed marketplace startups are the hot new trend. Little wonder, since there’s big money involved – done right, they could disrupt the $10 trillion service economy. As a studio that’s worked on a few marketplaces that are taking their industry by storm, we’re 100% on the managed marketplace train. Let’s take a look at what […]

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What goes into a mobile app startup design brief

Preparing a design brief for your mobile app startup

As a mobile app startup you probably have a clear vision for your project. One of your first challenges will be to clearly communicate this vision to a design studio. This is where a design brief comes in. The goal of a brief is to ensure that your studio knows exactly what your goals are, […]

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Should your mobile app startup build or buy its backend?

One of the early questions your mobile app startup will face is whether to build or buy your backend. The answer is that it depends. Let’s take a look at what a backend is, and why you might choose to build vs buy it. What’s a mobile app backend? There’s more to mobile apps than […]

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How we consider mobile app ROI

Designing for mobile app ROI

As an award-winning mobile app development company, we always consider mobile app ROI (return on investment) as part of our overall development plan. Our aim is to balance our clients’ business requirements with user needs. In doing so, we build apps that deliver an incredible user experience while ensuring our clients enjoy a profitable product. […]

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Touchtap's mobile apps win 3 Horizon Interactive Awards

Touchtap’s mobile apps receive 3 nods at the Horizon Interactive Awards

Now in their 17th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards seek to recognize excellence in interactive design. This year’s awards saw more than 800 submissions from across 21 countries, so we’re honored to be able to count ourselves among the winning entries 3 times. Touchtap received the following award nods: Best in Category (Utility) – School […]

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6 tips for ranking higher on the App Store and Google Play

You’ve launched your mobile app on the App Store and Google Play. Now it’s time to increase traction. Here are 6 tips for optimizing your App Store and Google Play listings to drive more views and downloads. 1. Pick the right keywords. Use a keyword search tool to generate keywords around your app. Aim for […]

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How to stop someone stealing your mobile app idea.

How to stop someone stealing your mobile app idea

So you have a brilliant mobile app idea that you can’t wait to launch. It’s so brilliant, in fact, that you’re worried that you could become easy prey to unscrupulous individuals. Here’s how to stop someone from stealing your mobile app idea. Don’t spread the word about it Sure, one way to validate your idea […]

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App Store or Google Play? We look at the differences.

App Store or Google Play?

If you’re building an app, one of your first questions will be whether iOS or Android is best. There are pros and cons for each, but one factor to consider is the store platform your app will be pushed to. Let’s look at some of the differences between the App Store and Google Play – and […]

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Great retail mobile apps

4 great retail mobile apps changing how we shop

Retail is an industry ripe for disruption, and there are plenty of great retail mobile apps out there making that disruption happen. In fact, 59% of customers now use retail mobile apps while shopping in store. Let’s take at a few of the top performers and how they’re doing it. 1 Gap’s “in stock on […]

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How to be a great mobile app client

How to be a great mobile app client

We’ve looked at what makes a great mobile app developer, but how about what makes a great mobile app client? After all, a good partnership is a bit like a marriage – we’re in this together to help transform your vision for your app in reality. Here’s what we love to see in the clients […]

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