Most brands would love to have their apps among the top 25 most downloaded apps on the Apple App Store or Google Play. With more than one million apps available, there’s a great risk that your app won’t stand out from the crowd. Marketers need to make sure their core target audiences will first download and then regularly use their apps, without spending huge promotion budgets. This report will analyze how consumers discover apps and will provide some guidelines on how to promote your apps.
If you’ve seen recent car ads, you know they’re as likely to promote applications and connections as they are styling and horsepower. But manufacturers aren’t the only ones pushing apps these days. Banks, airlines, restaurants—you name it—all are using them to attract and engage customers. This is the application economy; where every company is in the software business and user experience is the new survival of the fittest.