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March 2, 2015 by Quixey

Check-Mate: A Real-Life Example of Deep Linking

Deep linking is getting a lot of love lately. Don’t know why? Read “3 Reasons You Should Jump on the Deep Linking Train.” But all these great reasons can be hard to imagine in your own app, so we put together a real-life yet hypothetical example to wrap your brain around it. We’ll go through…

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February 26, 2015 by Quixey

Quixey Questions: How did mobile change search over time?

  How did mobile change search over time? Yoni: What used to be the case before Quixey came to be is that most search engines crawled the web. That worked fine until Android and iOS started to become a very dominant part of the market.  Nowadays, a lot of companies are releasing Android and iOS…

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February 24, 2015 by Quixey

Quixey Questions: Can you book an Uber with just one tap?

This week, we asked Trupti Devdas Nayak, our software engineer, if you can book an Uber with just one tap. TRUPTI: Yes, absolutely. The ultimate goal of deep linking is to map the users intent directly into the relevant deep state inside the app. Deep linking allows users to accomplish their task with just one tap. With AppURL…

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February 23, 2015 by Quixey

Why Mobile UX Needs a Dose of Deep Linking

Developers are always fighting for users. Whether your app is competing with a similar app, or you think you’re really on to something big, you know the way to your user’s heart is through a great UX. It’s how to differentiate yourself and keep users coming back. We’ve all seen the gaps between the UX…

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February 19, 2015 by Quixey

Quixey Questions: Why are you excited about deep linking?

Why are you excited about deep linking? Deep linking takes what works on the desktop web and fixes what does not work on the mobile web. Think about it, in today’s world, if you go on your desktop and click on a hyperlink, it takes you, for example, to a specific restaurant on Yelp. That’s…

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February 17, 2015 by Quixey

3 Reasons You Should Jump on the Deep Linking Train

If you’ve heard all the rave about deep linking in your app, you know there must be substantial values to investing time to adopt it. We’ve all seen the gaps between the UX of the web and mobile. There’s a lot of room to improve this experience, especially on mobile. Deep linking saves users time,…

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February 10, 2015 by Quixey

So, What the @#%& is Deep Linking, Anyway?

Deep linking –  a technology that should help nearly every developer grow their user base and increase engagement. It’s the talk of the town, but what is it, really? Deep linking in itself is not a difficult subject. You probably have a very precise understanding of what it is and we’ll guess that most developers…

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January 9, 2015 by Quixey

ModevCon: Monetizing Your App

Last month, our VP of Monetization Deepak Thakral shared a few new app monetization tips that he then presented at ModevCon. To help you make the most of your app, we wanted to share the complete slides from his presentation. Here’s Deepak with tips on creative ways to monetize your app beyond banner ads, sponsored app installs, and…

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December 10, 2014 by Deepak Thakral

New App Monetization Approaches

More than 2 million apps have generated 100 billion installs across the various app stores. Consumers spend 80 percent of their mobile time on apps, and mobile advertising grew 78 percent to reach $19 billion in 2014. Yet, over half of all the app developers remain below the “app poverty line” of $500/month in earnings. Why is that? Because the top 10 percent of…

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September 5, 2014 by Liron Shapira

Linking to apps – Part 2: The Solution

In last week’s post, we explained the problem of linking to apps. LinkedIn sends you an email with a link in it, you open the email on your smartphone and click the link, and you simply get taken to the LinkedIn mobile website. The LinkedIn app, which you’ve taken the time to install on your phone…

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