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5 hot ideas for location-based apps

5 hot ideas for location-based apps

Foursquare was probably the first entertainment startup to introduce location-based services to the mass-market customer. Today, with Pokémon GO fueling a wave of augmented reality game app ideas, startups with a location-based touch got back into the spotlight. What location-based ideas can be used to enhance your app or fuel your startup? Let’s find out!

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Growth engines used by Snapchat, Zendesk and Uber

Growth engines used by Snapchat, Zendesk and Uber

If you’re familiar with lean methodology by Eric Ries, you know that there’re 3 major engines of growth: viral, sticky and paid. If you aren’t, we will remind you how they work. But what’s more important is that how do you actually use engines of growth? Today we will discuss how famous tech companies used viral, sticky and paid growth engines to make it to the top.

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6 tips for going viral with your startup

6 tips for going viral with your startup

If you upload your pet’s video on YouTube and it doesn’t go viral, well, it’s indeed no big deal. But lack of viral growth might be a disaster for your startup. We’ve already talked about turning startup idea into product and here we’ll explain how to make something go viral and give tips on engineering virality for your app, website or service. While it might seem that virality isn’t for everybody, you’d be surprised to learn that even serious and complex startup solutions can potentially go viral.

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10 tips on getting real with your startup ideas

10 tips on getting real with your startup ideas

Even though many founders dream of starting a tech startup as soon as possible, they’re also secretly scared of not taking into account some small detail that will ruin the whole gig. But overplanning is no good for an IT startup: you need to quickly move from idea to result to ride the wave. We’ve already talked about lean canvas that make planning both quick and effective as well as sprint methodology for checking any idea in 5 days (isn’t that awesome?) and here we’d like to introduce you to Getting Real success tips.

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How to measure MVP success for mobile app

How to measure MVP success for mobile app

It’s easy to follow the hype and think that if your startup gets press coverage, Twitter mentions and some decent amount of app downloads, you’re doing fine. But it is actually just the time to closely watch your mobile MVP metrics, carefully introduce little tweaks and get ready for removing features that users don’t care about. Here we will talk about metrics used to measure a success of a minimum viable product.

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How much does it cost to develop an app like Tinder

Tinder-like app development

Modern life is very dynamic and full of challenges since people are trying to balance career, friends and relationships. With smartphones always being available in their pockets online dating is again on the rise and Tinder with its 50 million users is probably the most popular app for meeting new people nowadays. How is it made and how can your startup learn from Tinder and find its place under the spotlight? We share details on how to develop an app like Tinder and how much does it cost.

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3 ways to get traction for your startup

3 ways to get traction for your startup

We’ve already talked about making your startup lovable with Happy Startup Canvas and today we’d like to discuss another vital matter: startup traction. According to Naval Ravikant (AngelList), traction is a quantitative evidence of market demand. It is what investors are looking for in startups and what helps you, as a founder, to identify that you should stick to your current course. In this article we are going to talk about traction method fundamentals and discuss 3 channels that will help your startup get traction it deserves.

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