Entrepreneur: Latest from Rahul Varshneya http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT User Experience is Integral to Winning App Design It may seem obvious, but the easier and more useful your app is, the more likely it will be a success. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235566 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235566 It may seem obvious, but the easier and more useful your app is, the more likely it will be a success. Reports of the Demise of New Successful Apps Are Greatly Exaggerated Don't be dissuaded from jumping into app development. Just like any other business, it's all about building a better product. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235397 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235397 Don't be dissuaded from jumping into app development. Just like any other business, it's all about building a better product. 6 Common Traits of the Biggest Apps If you want to make it in the mobile app business, follow the examples of what works and sits atop the charts. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235263 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235263 If you want to make it in the mobile app business, follow the examples of what works and sits atop the charts. 3 Push Notification Strategies to Increase App Engagement When your users are teetering, subtle push them to come back with targeted messages. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235117 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235117 When your users are teetering, subtle push them to come back with targeted messages. Grow Your Business by Using Push Notifications Effectively These messages are active on most mobile phones. Here are five things to keep in mind as you prepare your strategy. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234875 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234875 These messages are active on most mobile phones. Here are five things to keep in mind as you prepare your strategy. Success in Apps is Not by Luck, But by Design The work doesn't stop after you put your product on the market. Treating your app like a hobby will doom it to failure. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234502 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234502 The work doesn't stop after you put your product on the market. Treating your app like a hobby will doom it to failure. How to Get Your App in Customers' Hands and Build Word of Mouth If your app is to be successful, you need a dedicated group of users to help you improve it. Wed, 28 May 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234227 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234227 If your app is to be successful, you need a dedicated group of users to help you improve it. Build a Better App With These 4 Design Essentials It's not just about the look and feel, but how your potential users interact with the program. Fri, 23 May 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234153 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234153 It's not just about the look and feel, but how your potential users interact with the program. Outsource Your App Development Effectively With These 5 Tips If you're seeking a partner to build your product, treat them and hold them accountable like a partner. Wed, 14 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233786 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233786 If you're seeking a partner to build your product, treat them and hold them accountable like a partner. The 6 Vital Ways to Engage Users of Your App After a customer actually chooses your app, what makes them try it out and continue using it? Thu, 08 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233690 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233690 After a customer actually chooses your app, what makes them try it out and continue using it? 3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories There are millions of apps available. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233445 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233445 There are millions of apps available. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings. Why You Shouldn't Fear Copycat Developers If a competitor takes your idea and launches their own version, don't fret. Twitter certainly hasn't. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233173 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233173 If a competitor takes your idea and launches their own version, don't fret. Twitter certainly hasn't. The 4 Gutsy Trade Secrets to Increase App Downloads In the crowded mobile-app market, getting noticed is becoming harder by the day. Here are four growth hacks to Increase to help increase downloads for your mobile app. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233079 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233079 In the crowded mobile-app market, getting noticed is becoming harder by the day. Here are four growth hacks to Increase to help increase downloads for your mobile app. Better Features Doesn't Make a Successful App. Here's Why. If you really want to disrupt the field, your product has to be leaps and bounds over the competition. If not, prepare to be ignored. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232925 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232925 If you really want to disrupt the field, your product has to be leaps and bounds over the competition. If not, prepare to be ignored. 7 Myths of Developing Mobile Apps First-time developers should know what to expect as they attempt to build a product and gain traction. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232694 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232694 First-time developers should know what to expect as they attempt to build a product and gain traction. Dream On: Here Are the Real Reasons You Should Build an App Think you're sitting on a million-dollar idea that will immediately attract an audience. Think again. App development is hard work. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232393 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232393 Think you're sitting on a million-dollar idea that will immediately attract an audience. Think again. App development is hard work. 6 Books Every Mobile-App Entrepreneur Must Read With the mobile market continuing to gain momentum, more people are looking to get a piece of the pie. For those wanting to get a start in the world, here are a few books to get you started. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231475 With the mobile market continuing to gain momentum, more people are looking to get a piece of the pie. For those wanting to get a start in the world, here are a few books to get you started. Looking for a Mobile App Developer? Post These 8 Details in a Job Brief. Putting these bits on paper will also help you plan our your app strategy in advance. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231564 Putting these bits on paper will also help you plan our your app strategy in advance. Knowing When to Raise Money for Your Mobile App While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231303 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231303 While the media often makes raising money seem like a piece of cake, entrepreneurs who have been there know it is the exact opposite. To get the most of your time and resources, figuring out the ideal time to raise money is key. A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App If you have the right reasons, follow these 10 recommendations to getting your product to the public. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231145 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231145 If you have the right reasons, follow these 10 recommendations to getting your product to the public. A Pivot Could Save Your Mobile App From Failing Make sure the first version of your app isn't its last by taking customer feedback into account and adapting. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230908 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230908 Make sure the first version of your app isn't its last by taking customer feedback into account and adapting. Building a Productivity App? Learn These 5 Productivity Methods. If you're look to create a successful app that makes users more productive, here are some known methods that you could incorporate. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230750 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230750 If you're look to create a successful app that makes users more productive, here are some known methods that you could incorporate. Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it? Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230600 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230600 You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it? Why Starting Small Can Lead to a Better App Limiting your user base limits the damage of your mistakes and turns users into brand evangelists. Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230483 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230483 Limiting your user base limits the damage of your mistakes and turns users into brand evangelists. Boost App Sales by Making the Most of the Holidays Steps developers can take to take advantage of high rates of new device activations. Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230388 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230388 Steps developers can take to take advantage of high rates of new device activations. The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps From Evernote to Instagram to Snapchat, here's a look at how these apps found their early success. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230160 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230160 From Evernote to Instagram to Snapchat, here's a look at how these apps found their early success. 3 Ways to Validate Your App Idea and Launch Quickly Coming up with an app idea is just the beginning. Here is how to determine if it has potential and get it to market quickly. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230050 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230050 Coming up with an app idea is just the beginning. Here is how to determine if it has potential and get it to market quickly. Want to Know if Your App is Successful? Check These Metrics. With new apps launching every day, an entrepreneur needs to worry more about just downloads to be successful. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229970 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229970 With new apps launching every day, an entrepreneur needs to worry more about just downloads to be successful. 7 Steps to Hiring the Perfect Mobile App Developer Finding someone who understands your vision and knows how to execute it is not easy. Here are seven ways to be sure you're choosing the right person. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229835 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229835 Finding someone who understands your vision and knows how to execute it is not easy. Here are seven ways to be sure you're choosing the right person. 9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference To this day, women are far outnumbered by men in the tech world. Here are nine women helping to prove tech development isn't a man's world. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229749 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/229749 To this day, women are far outnumbered by men in the tech world. Here are nine women helping to prove tech development isn't a man's world.