Survey Report: Android And iOS Most Popular Development Platforms, But Developers Looking For Alternatives

Market strategy firm Vision Mobile just released their fourth annual survey report “Developer Economics 2013″. For the report, subtitled “Developer Tools: Foundations of the App Economy”. 3,460 developers across 95 countries were surveyed. The report contains interesting insights into developer mindshare, revenue and lead platforms. This report specifically, also focuses on developer tools, incl. ad-networks, back-end as a [...]

Conversion Tracking Using Distimo App Analytics

A month ago we made some big improvements to our AppLink conversion tracking, which provides a great way to analyze user’s conversion rates from app discovery to install, from which channels they are coming and what devices they use. In this post we’ll delve into the various concepts and tools available to you through Distimo [...]

Windows Phone Leaderboards Now Show Rankings By WP7 And WP8 Device

A month ago we introduced you to our App Leaderboards, supporting ten stores and enabling you to view the daily top 400 highest ranked apps, broken down by store, country, category and rank type. Some stores have different ranks per device, including Windows Phone Store. Therefore two devices have been added to these leaderboards; Windows [...]

Distimo App Analytics Adds Support for Windows Store

We just released a new version of Distimo App Analytics, the leading app analytics tool for app developers and publishers. Our latest release has two major updates that we want to share with you. Windows Store! We are excited to let you know that we have added our 10th store: Distimo App Analytics now supports Windows [...]

Introducing Distimo AppLink, Cross-Platform App Store Distribution and Marketing Made Easy

Today we announced the global launch of Distimo AppLink, a new, easy-to-use, cross-platform app distribution service that provides developers with a one-stop shop for detailed insight into their app distribution analytics and their app sales funnel. Developers who use Distimo AppLink can create and communicate one single short URL for apps that are available on [...]

Distimo Presentation From Festival Of Games

Last Friday, Distimo was pleased to be speaking at the Festival Of Games in Utrecht. At this event, we gave a presentation titled: “The Appstore Opportunity” . The presentation was aimed at Games developers and covers trends in monetization, changing impact of countries and stores. Moreover, more information about the top rankings is given and finally [...]

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace Overtakes BlackBerry App World in Terms of Available Applications

Last weekend, Windows Phone 7 Marketplace surpassed the 60K active applications milestone worldwide. Main contributor to this fact is the strong growth of new applications in January, where around 3000 new applications were added per week.  Another notable fact is that Windows Phone 7 Marketplace overtook BlackBerry App World in terms of available applications globally. [...]

Distimo Releases Full Year 2011 Publication

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This report will give an overview of the most important developments in the mobile app stores in 2011. How did the store sizes develop over the last year? Which store generates most revenue nowadays? What are the most downloaded apps of 2011? These questions will be [...]

The 2011 Top 100 Global Brands And Their App Store Status

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This report focuses on brands (as defined by the Interbrand 2011 Best Global Brands report) and how they perceive the fragmented app store space. The major findings from this report are: Brands have realized that publishing applications in the various app stores offers a viable channel to [...]