Get Going with Apps

May 2010
by John Kremer

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Get Going with Apps

by John Kremer

In the age of the Apple iPad, it is important for publishers to have their own iPhone apps. A lot of people already use the iPhone or iPod Touch to access information from the Internet. An app is an easier and snazzier way for consumers to access information, make decisions, and have fun.

As I write, the top two genres for iPhone apps are games and books, and there are more than 27,000 iPhone book apps. Is one of them yours? It should be.

One way of creating an app is by hiring a programmer, thinking through the interface, testing and more testing, and then submitting the app to Apple with the hope that it will be approved. That’s the complicated way.

The simpler way is to use one of the following services.

My App Creator (myappcreator.com). My App Creator lets you easily create an app by incorporating a news feed, Twitter feed, blog feed, and audios or videos. You can use one of its standard templates or apply your own custom design. And you can have an iPhone app in just a few minutes or in a matter of hours, depending on what feeds you already have set up.

Once completed, your new app is automatically uploaded to the iTunes AppStore. The cos…IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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