5 sleek Google Fonts for your Beautiful App

Written by on Friday, October 2nd 2015

We’ve mentioned before the importance of building a great splash screen  or how your App icon matters. And if you don’t want too much text on one or the other, choosing a great font is still essential when putting your brand out there. 

Think of the font you choose as your brand’s voice. You will want something that will make you both stand out and be classic enough so that it won’t seem outdated as trends come and go. 

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The Rise of Health and Fitness Apps

Written by on Thursday, October 1st 2015

Fitness trackers, pedometers, fitness challenges, « fitspo », the connected world, on the go, on your desktop and on your mobile, is all about health and fitness these days, for better and for worse.

Even if the trend isn’t something you’re naturally into, you’re bound to have colleagues, friends or family that have jumped on the bandwagon. Fitness fanatics aren’t the core audience anymore. Health and Fitness apps are now in the top 10 most popular apps in the App Store, before « Food and Drink » or « Photo and Video » (courtesy of Statista)! In fact, the health and fitness mobile app market was already « worth about $4 billion » a little under a year ago, according to a mobile Health Economics report quoted by Digital Trends. It thus definitely seems like a market to have under your radar if you are looking for inspiring ideas to create Beautiful Apps. 

Here’s our overview of the Health and Fitness Apps Craze, for the better, of course!

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#TodiAppyDays2015, we were there!

Written by on Wednesday, September 30th 2015

Hello GoodBarbers ,
We just came back from Todi Appy Days and couldn’t wait to share with you this wonderful experience. The main international event dedicated to the world of mobile applications, for its second year, was a huge hit. Also, this was the first time that our Beautiful team took part in an event in Italy, and I must say, the turnout has been very positive.

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Content creation : our tutorial

Written by on Monday, September 28th 2015

It’s no secret by now that great content is a significant marketing asset. It’s a strategy which has proven useful time and time again. Even if beneficial to the businesses that rely on it, it can also be quite demanding and time consuming. Small businesses often can’t afford to dedicate an actual team to the task and can, as result, feel somewhat lost when faced with the challenges of content creation. That is why we've decided to put together a quick tutorial for you, to pinpoint the main stages the creative process, with an infographic, synthesizing the information while serving as a reminder for future use ;)

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Girl Power @ GoodBarber

Written by on Friday, September 25th 2015

After the Marketing Team, it is now time for the Developers' Team to welcome new members! Today, we are thrilled to introduce three additions, women only if you please! Meet our « GoodBarber’s Angels » : Dina, Natacha and Marie-Catherine who have joined our native developing team for the better. 

Girl power is taking over GoodBarber, see for yourself ;)

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Ad blocking going mobile and how native apps can benefit from it

Written by on Thursday, September 24th 2015

One of the most talked about features of the latest Apple operating system version, iOS 9, is how it now allows its users to enable ad blocking apps. The big question is, will ad blocking become big for mobile or not?

Pointers seem to be heading towards a yes. As it turns out, ad blocking apps reached the top spots on the App Store within a day of the iOS 9 release. Crystal, Purify, these are the seemingly innocent names posing as a threat to mobile ad revenues.  

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4 reasons apps get deleted and how to avoid them

Written by on Monday, September 21st 2015

As an app creator you obviously hope your app will be downloaded, but for it to be an actual winner, you most certainly don’t want it to get deleted afterwards.

In order to make sure your users stick around, here are some of the most common reasons why apps get deleted within the first minutes, if not seconds, of their being downloaded. Of course, we don’t want to leave you hanging so we’ve included easy to implement solutions to bypass these pitfalls. Read on!

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ANDROID APP: How to nail your update (Infographic)

Written by on Tuesday, September 15th 2015

Even if it is a little simpler to update your app on Google Play when compared to the App Store, it's a process that surely can get better with the help of a Beautiful infographic from GoodBarber, specially made to ensure you succeed and make your life a bit easier!

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