9. Getting the Word Out About Your App

A press release is one of the most powerful ways to get the word out about your app. A lot of independent developers don’t understand that a press release can serve as a launching platform to begin to get the word out about an app. In fact, you shouldn’t just consider one press release but many well-timed press releases to help you build momentum.

There are some key points to creating a successful press release. First, the press release must be well written to attract a following and a “pickup,” which means getting news agencies, bloggers, and other online outlets to write about and run with the story in their publications.

Writing quality press releases is not for the faint of heart. It takes an experienced ...

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