Great Artists Steal

Nick & Lewis discuss their progress after the fifth week of their mastermind.

  • Nick makes more ASO changes
  • Lewis discusses problems with shared components
  • They both take inspiration from apps they admire

The public Trello board includes uploads of all of the assets and images that we talk about.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Beta Unblockers

Lewis & Nick discuss their progress after the fourth week of their mastermind.

  • Nick has had an uptick with his tipping app
  • Lewis falls foul of app review
  • They both discuss how best to get feedback from beta testers

The public Trello board includes uploads of all of the assets and images that we talk about.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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App Sommeliers

Nick & Lewis discuss their progress after the third week of their mastermind.

  • Nick presents a new strategy & vision and for the App Collective
  • Lewis has a bright idea for testing his tip jar with App Review before building it
  • They both reflect on how important it is to keep the big picture perspective

The public Trello board includes uploads of all of the assets and images that we talk about.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Pixels and Popups

Nick & Lewis discuss their progress after the second week of their mastermind.

  • We take a first look at Nick's game mockups
  • Lewis gets advice for his tip jar screen on Facebook (and from Nick)
  • They both discuss iOS 11 App Store changes

The public Trello board includes uploads of all of the assets and images that we talk about.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Pay As You Go Apps

Nick & Lewis discuss their progress after the first week of the mastermind.

This week we disccus:

  • A new business model for apps: Pay As You Go
  • Optimising Apple Search Ads - Podcast we mentioned
  • The first mockups of the Nomad tracking app

The public Trello board https://trello.com/b/6QQvN11c.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Mastermind is The New Black

Lewis & Nick start their new mastermind format by discussing their targets for the next 12 weeks.

They learned:

  • The difference between targets and goals
  • Setting specific targets and closing loop holes
  • One way to use search ads to improve your app titles

The public Trello board https://trello.com/b/6QQvN11c

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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State of the Union

Nick & Lewis discuss the current state of their apps and what they are starting next.

  • Ridiculous App Ideas
    • Lewis - Constant Motivational Quotes - An app to send you regular notifcations to remind you how anmazing you are
    • Nick - Sunscreen Buzzer - An app to remind you to always wear sunscreen

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Build apps like they're games

Lewis & Nick dig into a successful iOS game with a silly name to see what monetization lessons can be learned and applied to their apps with decidedly standard names.

  • Things mentioned
  • Ridiculous App Ideas
    • Nick - An AR app that shows him the optimal slice at a pizza joint
    • Lewis - Desert Golfing amazing golf game, inspired by Dessert Bus

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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Donning The Product Manager Fedora

Nick & Lewis discuss deciding how to focus their effort. New apps? New features? New users?

  • Things mentioned
    • smooch.io - Nick uses this for his customer communication
    • Uservoice - Lewis uses this and does NOT recommend, no likey, no linky
    • Piper - Nick's travel tipping app

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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CocoaPod Smackdown

Everybody loves CocoaPods right? Wrong! In this Battle Royale Lewis & Nick discuss the pros and cons of using third party code in your apps.

The podcast lives at podcast.appcollective.co. You can find Nick and Lewis on Twitter at @nschneble and @itinerantdev, respectively. The show's @appcollectiveco.

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