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Dissecting the New App Store by Justine Pratt

Very interesting analyse of the new iOS 6 App Store by Justine Pratt

Developers should ensure that the first screenshot is well-chosen—appealing and catchy. Icons are still key. The beginning paragraphs of the Description are most critical (before the "More"). Updating apps is important, and having more apps in your catalog will allow for greater cross-promotion directly from the AppStore. All said, the new AppStore design should be embraced as a big improvement and step in the right direction for both Discovery and an appealing Shelf Space design.

In a nutshell, your app icon and your first screenshot are now key elements (especially for the first screenshot on iPad). Comparing to Google Play, I miss the possibility to insert a promotional video and a beautiful banner…

From jc.

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