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Apps 如何融入创意?

智慧型手机崛起,除了传统的广播、平面、电视之外,手机上的App行动行销已成一股趋势。 App具备连网与多媒体特性,除了更能跟消费者互动,还可置入产品宣传,达到一举数得的效果。到底App行销有哪些成功案例值得效法?其中有什么需要注意的撇步吗?

提供服务,广告只能当做「顺便」
手机App的使用者可决定保留或删除该App。跟据市场表现可以发现优秀的App重点是「服务」。调查所知手机App分为「实用」与「有趣」两种。如能融入使​​用者的习惯,被移除的机率将大大降低。市场充斥很多「一分钟App」,即使能吸引下载安装,也难逃被移除的命运​​,就是因为置入太多广告与产品讯息等商业成份较多,结果惹人嫌恶。

持续保持App更新

品牌App最明显分别是,常以专案发包,仅做单次宣传活动。但往往是为了某项特定活动等而制作。但缺点是活动截止或推广期一过,App就会停止更新,只能活动时间内吸引下载量。若想推出代表性App,更新频率是重要一环,资讯不但要时常更新还要紧贴时间,才能一直吸引目光减少被移除的机会。

若想长远发展App,应把App发展放入行销计划中,并由独立部门全权负责;各种宣传活动也需要流程与规划安排,保持消费者使用App的持续度,才能增加曝光机会,也帮品牌带来效益。

机会只有一次

品牌App对使用者来说,几乎等于品牌化身;从介面及设计、操作等都影响对品牌感受。如为求快速上架,而事后发现App有功能不齐全、画面粗糙等问题。不但无法发挥成效,还会有反效果,影响形象。

由此可知,推出成功的品牌App并不容易,但亦有许多可遵循的要点。研究过程的确需要时间调整及思考,但若肯花些心思构想,探讨App怎样符合客户需求?如何设计更贴近品牌精神?若设计完善,后续带来的效益将远远超过想像!

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Yo App:你今天“YO”了吗?

一个「單蠢」的手机应用程式“YO”,居然神奇地迅速走红?!一个月,Yo就积累了2万用户。

Yo是一个简单到不能再简单的App,它只有一个功能:只能用来发「Yo」(哟),让别人知道「我要找你」或是「我想你了」。

Yo很蠢,但它不失为一个成功的App。它甚至吸引了120万美元的投资!而这身价百万的手机App居然只用了8小时便诞生,可见短时间也能造出好Apps呢。

这个应用程序简直就是应用程序 Market的奇葩,它用自身告诉我们:一个成功的手机应用可以是十分简单的,不需复杂的功能,简单、便利,切合需求即可。

最后,如果呦能让使用者使用自己的声音发出「Yo」,一定会令使用者疯狂吧!

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更多關於 Yo的誕生:http://www.hksilicon.com/kb/articles/511467/Yo

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IFANCL App诞生

FANCL有了自家的手机应用程式了!会员购物时无需携带会员卡,并能掌握个人购物记录,有助理财。iFANCL App为会员带来了便利的购物体验,相信这个App将为FANCL带来更多的新会员呢。

 

iFANCL详情:http://www.fancl-hk.com/landing/iFANCL_launch_201306.asp?Type=memberzone

 

 

 

Disclaimer: The content of the above mobile app review are the opinions of the reviewers and is intended for informational, educational and discussion purposes only, and should not be used, interpred or relied upon as any form of recommendations. We does not endorse or accredit the mobile app. We make no representations or warranties with respect to the app for the company owned the app and the app developer developed the app.

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App Review : My Observatory – The Hong Kong Observatory App

MyObservatory App is one of the most well known and widely used apps in the Hong Kong Market today. The app provides timely weather information about what is going on Hong Kong. This hong kong based app sends through push notifications every time the government issues a different weather warning that might affect the outcome of your personal day.

The app was developed in Hong Kong by the government and was designed according to the layout of the current website. Although the design is a little outdated and not focused on ultimate user experience but it is functional and works on a multi-platforms and all different forms of phones. As design isn’t the main part of the HKO experience, the Hong Kong app has been made to deliver information timely and accurately.

The Hong Kong Observatory whom sends push through notifications is one of the most influential Hong Kong apps as the information it delivers is timely and important. The Hong Kong app design was made for more practical purposes as it was designed to be sent to an English and Chinese audience.

There is a big difference when it comes to design for the Chinese and English crowd. The Hong Kong app crowd seems to favor a more flashy and busy design for their audiences while the English speaking crowd seems to favor a simpler design. The Hong Kong app development seems to offer different designs for different languages which makes the app world a bit more interesting. How do the app development teams define what design for what language? It depends on the team and the market for the app. When it comes to government apps the easier translatable the better.

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Disclaimer: The content of the above mobile app review are the opinions of the reviewers and is intended for informational, educational and discussion purposes only, and should not be used, interpred or relied upon as any form of recommendations. We does not endorse or accredit the mobile app. We make no representations or warranties with respect to the app for the company owned the app and the app developer developed the app.

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App Review : Open Rice

Open Rice is one of Hong Kong’s most revered apps that reviews restaurants and recommends everything food related in this ever moving city. Online, people are invited to review restaurants with their own personalized username and then review the restaurants with detailed reviews rating them with smiley faces that range from delicious to vomit worthy. The website and app is highly popular among the local Cantonese people and foreign expats alike. As Hong Kong isn’t as spread out as most cities, it’s easy to navigate the search fields of: location, restaurant type, budget and ratings.

As most large cities have a wealth of food bloggers, although peppered in Hong Kong, there are not many of note. There are more popular food and travel Instagrammers than famous bloggers. In that absence, that’s where the beauty of OpenRice App arrives. On the app, one can follow certain food reviewers that use OpenRice to double as their blog. The HK app development team probably was planning their design around the fact that many people would be using this app almost like a food blog. Reviewers can rant and rave about restaurants with tens of thousands of readers, who can act as their following. In the world of Mom & Pop restaurants, which is famously Hong Kong, this can make or break the business. OpenRice also allows submitters to even add their own restaurant if they haven’t found it yet to review!

Another bonus of the OpenRice app is that it has location based search terms. So if opened while walking in Central, the app will tell you the nearest available places based on your search criteria. While Hong Kong isn’t a large place, this app makes it extremely handy to find somewhere to eat. The app developer must have taken into consideration the popularity of the website, which shines UX.

Open Rice is also famous for advertising and marketing schemes when it comes to businesses working with the Hong Kong app and website. Available to the advertising teams are front page marketing, pop up ads when opening the app and downloadable coupons and vouchers for customers to use at certain restaurants. With the days of Groupon, who offers dirt cheap deals and cuts the business financially, OpenRice can help improve important reviews that can influence business while still increasing sales with restaurant coupons.

OpenRice, both the website and app, have become highly influential players in the Hong Kong F&B marketplace. The ease of which to navigate the app in both Chinese and English leaves many customers without wanting more as all food locations can be included. Unparalleled in this thriving city, OpenRice app brings the ease of finding a place to eat based on budget, reviews and location. The app development team was able to create a beautifully designed app that functions as well. By being able to find any restaurant within walking distance and using location based services, OpenRice allows personal insight into the Hong Kong app market.

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App Review : The Entertainer

The Entertainer app is a new luxury app available around Asia and the Middle East. The app provides discounts and deals based on location and where you are looking for deals. In the land of hk apps development, The Entertainer is a timely addition with low cost discount companies like Groupon coming along. Although with The Entertainer, their rival may be Twangoo online, but we have yet to see them do any HK app development.

Within the Hong Kong community, it is widely known that luxury is a must in Hong Kong. When it comes to luxury brands and the local culture, everyone is always hunting for a deal. The Entertainer app provides deals on location bases, so when you are walking around a certain area or city, you are provided with all the deals for that area. Unlike Groupon, which is free, The Entertainer proves its luxury status by only taking customers who buy the physical book or the app. The price varies depending on what package you buy but starts at around $150 HKD or above.

The app developer who created The Entertainer app made sure to keep it light and adaptable to location, as it clearly updates every time you move location. If using the map while transporting across Hong Kong you can see the updates as you move. It’s a great distribution asset when thinking of HK app development. As the app trends become different, it’s important for developers to focus on new and improved aspects when it comes to customers viewing experiences. There are a lot of apps that may be useful but from a UX standpoint don’t hold up. Well planned and developed UX is crucial in app design, especially in Hong Kong where there are a plentiful amount of app developers around. A team that can specialize with a unique product and well designed UX, will be a winning team.

Another luxury of The Entertainer is that it is not only Hong Kong specific, the development team took into account the frequency of travel in Hong Kong. People here as among other large Asian cities, travel with ease and would definitely like the ability to reap benefits from the most frequented destinations such as : Dubai, Singapore, Johannesburg and London. One of the best deals, especially for travelers, is that The Entertainer offers 2 for 1 nights stay when it comes to hotels around the world. Obviously, prices and dates may vary but when thinking of traveling and using a discount app while still maintaining a sense of luxury, The Entertainer goes above and beyond

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Why Your Company Should Create a Business App

– IT drives Sales

* 55% consumers’ time spent with online retail happened on a mobile device Vs 45% on computers

– Increase Customer Engagement

* Keeping your audience engaged has never been easier by the Push notification message

– Instant Enrollment

* Enrollment is simple and fast. Users can enroll to the app by scanning a barcode/QR code.

– Custom Branding

* Can be a huge differentiator, especially if you’re in a non-digital field.

– Quicker Customer Support

* Real time communication and data availability can assist experts in providing quick support

– Work the way you live

* People are increasingly using smartphones in their private lives and expect to have the same capabilities at work.

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