6 Ways to Keep Your Mobile Users Engaged
Posted By Li-at Karpel On December 4, 2012 @ 6:44 AM In Creative Best Practices, Social Media, Targeting, Wireless | No Comments
Li-at Karpel Gurwicz is the marketing manager of Conduit Mobile . She is responsible for leading the business unit’s marketing strategy and programs, and managing strategic partners.
So you’ve built a beautiful mobile application that is blazing fast and sports an incredibly impressive UI. Now the app downloads should come rolling in, right?
Creating your mobile app is the easy part of the process. Actually keeping your users engaged and willing to open your app again and again is the big challenge.
Mobile analytics company Flurry says  that on average, 54% of users will open your mobile app again 30 days after the initial download. But as you might expect, the longer users have your app, the less they’ll be using it: After 90 days, only 35% of mobile users will still be using the app, according to the firm. 
So how do you keep your users engaged and continually looking to your app for information and entertainment? Here are a few tips to keep in mind before and after app creation to ensure that your users get the most out of your app:
There are many other ways to keep users engaged with your app for a longer period of time — ads within Facebook apps on mobile devices are fast becoming a preferred method — but the tips above should be enough to get you started down the right path. What other ways have helped your app succeed? Let me know in the comments section, and let’s continue the conversation!
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 Flurry says: http://blog.flurry.com/default.aspx?Tag=App%20Usage
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