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Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th July 2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,765
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Small Business Apps

I believe having BOTH a mobile app and a mobile website together is the best mobile marketing strategy. They both have different use cases. Mobile websites, great for customer discovery (bring them...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 22nd June 2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,895
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Best software development program???

If you're looking to create a custom app I'd recommend looking at HTML5 frameworks, like Sencha or Jquery Mobile. That or Phone Gap isn't too bad.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th May 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,765
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Small Business Apps

But don't forget mobile websites too for small businesses!

BOTH ARE IMPORTANT!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th May 2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,765
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Small Business Apps

Mobile apps are great if they actually do something to either save time for the business owner or customer. For example, if I can schedule a hair cut at my local barber. Or if I can order food from...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th April 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,564
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: App & Mobile Site Business: How do you charge?

Some good questions here... for context I resell mobile apps but with bizness apps with some decent success thus far, enough for me to do this full time and see a growing business.

1. I personally...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th April 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,156
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Selling Mobile Sites & Apps by EMAIL!

Yeah you definitely want to call and get permission to email.

Changes the ENTIRE sales process. I first call a business owner and just try to do these 4 things...

1. Get them to talk about...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 23rd March 2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,674
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Has anyone used MoBuzz Platform?

So I did a little research and couldn't find 1 employee on LinkedIn that worked at Mobuzz.

If you're going to start a business around mobile, do it with an ACTUAL business with EMPLOYEES whose job...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 20th March 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,381
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Native or Web App? Which one should I go with?

I'd say go with both. There's tools available now that can easily help you accomplish this, however if I had to go with one I'd choose native simply because the experience in a native app is so much...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 19th March 2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,755
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Best App Maker?

Bizness Apps (http://www.biznessapps.com), hands down #1 IMO. Tried all of them and I've been a client for years with bizapps.

Others like AppMakr, Mobile Roadie, Seattle Clouds, AppyPie, COMO you...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th March 2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,780
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Marketing Your App

If it's for a business the easiest way to market your app are the simple ways -- such as sharing with your social media followers and slapping a small "available in the app store" sticker on the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 15th March 2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,931
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Are mobile website makers any different now then, say, 2012?

It really depends but typically yes.

Responsive design is easier to manage and looks great across all phones / tablets.

However I have seen some really slick HTML5 mobile websites.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th March 2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,923
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: #1 Way To Sell Mobile Apps To SMBs

I actually do that now. The app builder I use (Bizness Apps, surprise!) has a pretty nice design service and they're pretty damn good. For a hundred bucks they'll build an app that looks like it's...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th March 2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,923
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: #1 Way To Sell Mobile Apps To SMBs

Honestly it depends -- great weeks I've closed 2-3 deals, then spend the next week servicing those new clients. Some weeks no sales.

But I'd say at least 1 new sale is coming per week when...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th March 2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,931
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Are mobile website makers any different now then, say, 2012?

Talk to any web design company and they're typically building websites that are responsive.

I think mobile websites were simply a band-aid for when mobile phones first came out and now with...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 10th March 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,089
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Why Businesses Need Mobile Applications To Upsurge Business Revenue?

Customer loyalty and retention.

Mobile apps aren't for just any customer of a business. They're not for a customer that is thinking of checking out a businesses products or services, they're for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th March 2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,923
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: #1 Way To Sell Mobile Apps To SMBs

I think the better question is how many local businesses that you frequent offer useful and functional mobile apps? Probably not many. :)
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th March 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,923
Posted By jonathan12345
#1 Way To Sell Mobile Apps To SMBs

Hey everyone,

Thought I'd start a brief thread and share what I think is the best way to sell mobile apps to small businesses as I see many users here showing interest but not really knowing where...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 6th March 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,598
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Website Mobile App Generator

What kind of app are you looking to make? A HTML5 web app for an idea? Or a native app for a business? Or a custom native app for an event? There's many different platforms to help you but all have...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th March 2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,306
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Anyone have any experience what is best app make software.

If you're looking to build an app business - Bizness Apps

If you want to build a simple web app - COMO

If you want to build a custom app - PhoneGap
Forum: Mobile Marketing 24th February 2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,586
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Any Good Resellers / White labels Mobile marketing?

I personally recommend Bizness Apps. I'm currently a reseller. Not the cheapest though. High quality native apps on all platforms. Joined them after comparing almost every app builder I could find.
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Forum: Mobile Marketing 7th January 2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Anyone here have experience with outsourced local business lead call center solutions?

Noooo don't do it. You have to own your sales process. Never seen it work but have seen it tried many many times. Consider hiring an SDR (sales development rep) and just work a lead list for you...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 5th January 2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,825
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Selling Mobile Marketing to Businesses???

I use a very similar process myself. You call to set a demo, get a time together to go over their current mobile strategy, present yourself as willing to help and not sell, then offer solutions.
...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd January 2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,945
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: The mobile marketing myth?

I've read the top 10 games in the app store make 50%+ of the revenue, and the rest is spread lightly amongst other developers making it very hard to see a return on investment.

This is what I call...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd January 2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,945
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: The mobile marketing myth?

I think the biggest (and more realistic) opportunity in mobile is within mobile apps for small businesses, I think the whole app idea thing is a lottery ticket play.

Mobile apps are high enough...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 3rd December 2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: To Get A Mobile APP vs. Website ?

Mobile website is a great customer discovery tool.

Mobile apps are a great customer retention tool.

BOTH are important and should be created for any mobile marketing strategy.

80% of revenue...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd December 2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Easiest iPhone App Software/Program?

Mobile Roadie (http://www.mobileroadie.com)(very high quality but expensive)
Seattle Clouds (http://www.seattleclouds.com) (lower cost but lower quality IMO)
Bizness Apps...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th August 2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

I doubt it. They had one a couple years ago then closed it down.

https://code.google.com/p/app-inventor-for-android/
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th August 2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Mobile Web Site and App Design

Bizness Apps, Seattle Clouds, iBuildApp, then there's a few others.

I recommend and use Bizness Apps myself but all have their pros & cons.

Check out all of the above and see which one you like...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th August 2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Got this "Urgent" email today. Is this simply a lie?...

Definitely not true -- the mobile website doesn't ever "die" but there are always better way to do things. Sounds like a spam marketing email to me trying to sell you on something.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th August 2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

I personally wouldn't recommend trying to get a small business to do it themselves, they'll end up asking more questions on how to use the platform which will take more time than just building it for...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th August 2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Strategies for selling mobile websites

SHOW them the product.

Get a WARM introduction.

Utilize your PERSONAL network.

Create a free CUSTOMIZED demo.

Demonstrate VALUE immediately.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 4th August 2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Building a Mobile App/Website business and trying to figure out where to start

What kind of small business are you creating an app for? The #1 mistake I see with people creating apps for businesses is simply creating apps as billboards, you want to make sure to include useful...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 21st July 2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Apple will only remove an app from the app stores if it has been deemed offensive. There are many many older apps that are approved years ago that would not be approved today due to lack of...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Thanks man. At the end of the day we're all trying to accomplish the same thing, take our clients MOBILE!

However you do it, it's up to you, but I think we can all agree mobile apps and mobile...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Yeah absolutely.

Most platforms have a feature where you can send a push note within a certain radius of an area. For example, if you had a location in 2 different cities, you can target just the...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Nope -- just a reseller.

I feel like it's all too common to only hear the bad about companies and not the good. So I was just trying to share my positive experience. Also, the bigger the BA...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 17th July 2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Regardless of what platform you're using, what product you're selling, or what area you're selling from selling to small businesses is tough. I started with my local network for my first sales then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th July 2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Outsourcing software development

In my experience outsourcing any sort of development is hit or miss.

If you can find a good and reliable engineer at a low cost, it can be the best thing for your business no matter what you're...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th July 2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

Just posting my opinion, sharing my experience, and hoping to help others. Take it as you may.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th July 2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Anyone suggest any platforms for creating games~

Gamesalad.com (http://gamesalad.com/) is pretty legit platform!
GameSalad powers more than 200,000 games, including over 70 top 100 hits.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th July 2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By jonathan12345
HTML5 Feature Marketplace?

Does anyone know of an HTML5 driven market place?

I am wondering if there's a library of prebuilt features out there that you can easily add into mobile websites and mobile apps.

Thanks!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 16th July 2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

I'm going to have to respectfully disagree.

You were probably seeing the Facebook ads because you visit the bizness apps website. I see them for every app builder that I check out, including SC....
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th July 2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,141
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: SMS resellers

Completely agree. Going with the cheapest solution is almost always a sure way to lose your investment. Go with QUALITY! This is your business you're talking about. Your customers and sales will...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 13th July 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,634
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Is mobile marketing worth it?

Before jumping in I would really learn as much as you can about selling to small businesses to be honest, as that's the biggest issue you'll run into. This inlcudes the value proposition on why...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th July 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Ideas for upsell on mobile marketing

I would create an upsell on how to SELL the mobile websites.

The easy part is creating the mobile sites, the harder part is selling. That is also where you actually make money! By selling!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 11th July 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,004
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: I want to start with Mobile Marketing..

Check out the Bizness Apps reseller program. It allows you to build mobile apps and mobile websites. Includes a lead generator, website builder with 10 websites to make for clients, marketing...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 8th July 2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,949
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: 50% conversion rate

It depends, there's leads that CONVERT to sales. Where the conversion rate would be 20% to lead, and then say 10% to close -- which would really be 0.5% sale close rate (I think) which isn't too...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 8th July 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,501
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: No Conversions Any Advice

If I was having trouble with landing page conversions I'd definitely start by looking at where the traffic is coming from. Highly targeted traffic will convert regardless of if the page is terrible,...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th July 2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,541
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: appsmoment.com and dudamobile.com

Apps Moment is a Seattle Clouds reseller -- no idea why you'd go with them over Seattle Clouds if you chose their product. Apps Moment appears to be a 1 man show so support will likely be little to...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 8th July 2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,155
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Anyone have any experience with MobileBizBox, BiznessApps, or AppsMoment?

I'd say for this decision, you really shouldn't have price being the #1 determiner for which company you go with. So go with what you think the highest quality product is. If you do this, sales will...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 2nd July 2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

You could always use their website builder & CRM to get started for free, then just work on selling one app with their trial accounts then sign up. Just email them asking for demo account codes and...
Forum: Social Media 1st July 2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Ideas please for FB ads!

Content creation is usually the easiest way to get started!
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st July 2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Seattle Clouds and Local Applications

Also I see this stuff all the time. People with these weird Seattle Cloud resell programs and training packages -- all over the place. SC just seems like a giant pyramid scheme of people reselling...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 1st July 2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,402
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Seattle Clouds and Local Applications

From my experience with interacting with resellers of Seattle Clouds clients compared to other company's resellers, they're typically only using SC because of the lower price. A lot of times they're...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,153
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: BiznessApps.com for client apps (a few questions)

If you want to make apps -- SC is the way to go.

If you want to build an app company -- BA is the way to go.

I just can't imagine any customers actually keeping a SC app on their phone TBH.
Forum: Mobile Marketing 26th June 2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,537
Posted By jonathan12345
Re: Bizness Apps

Just email bizness apps and they'll send you a ton of demo apps for any industries.

You can then use their preview tool to show your potential clients even before signing up.
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