Future of Social Media

Future of Social Media

Social media has changed a lot in the past decade, and will continue to change. So what might the future for social media look like? Even More Ads This is how social media makes its money, so it stands to reason that they will continue to develop and refine how social...

The Cost of Uber Apps

The Cost of Uber Apps

The mobile app development gold rush surged in early 2010's and everyone was trying to create an app. During these times of app development, a few apps really stood out that people would see go viral and then create an idea on how they wanted an app like that. A few...

Grand Apps Clients. Pokemon Go. Sales Increase 59%.

Grand Apps Clients. Pokemon Go. Sales Increase 59%.

A good social media plan is a mixture of strategic content planned out for months mixed with a little room for trending topics. No matter how much prep you could have done in late 2015 / early 2016, you could never expected Pokemon Go to happen, but it did. That's why...

Pokémon Go and the Smartphone Revolution

Pokémon Go and the Smartphone Revolution

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably seen screenshots of people playing Pokémon Go, a new augmented reality game released by Niantic (an internal startup at Google). The game uses GPS and AR technology to encourage users to get up, explore their...

Selling to Generation Z

Selling to Generation Z

Let's face it, the Generation Z Boomlets are not children anymore, they're teenagers with technology. Back in the Gen X times, you had to actually drive to a store to buy a product. But today, Gen Z can simply pick up a smartphone and order something off of Amazon and...

Facebook Launches Group Calling Feature in Messenger

Facebook Launches Group Calling Feature in Messenger

Facebook announced that their Messenger app will now support group calls on iOS6 and Android. Messenger has seen some big updates in the last week, and is rolling out it’s newest feature in the next 24 hours. TechCrunch’s Josh Constine reported that can tap a phone...

The Future of Advertising

The Future of Advertising

Since we started over 5 years ago, we've witnessed some emerging trends in advertising. One huge trend was mobile of course and that is the core focus we built our company around. Another big component of advertising is social, a second focus of ours as you may know...

Brave New World: New Web Browser Promises to Increase Speed

Brave New World: New Web Browser Promises to Increase Speed

Ads are inevitable. Every business out there is competing to get their message out to consumers before their competition, and they will go to any lengths to do so. But we as consumers aren’t dumb. We don’t want businesses bombarding us with ads in hopes that we’ll...

Gloom and Doom in the Tech World

Gloom and Doom in the Tech World

Last August, Jodi Kantor and David Streitfeld wrote an incredibly enlightening article about the work culture of Amazon, and how it’s culture of hyper-competitiveness has left many of their employees drug dependent, sleep-deprived, and away from their families. Amazon...

New iOS & Android Feature Update

New iOS & Android Feature Update

Happy Halloween everyone! Grand Apps is excited to announce some new features launching with our latest source code. We have rebuilt our membership tabs, push notifications and subscription features. These huge upgrades will help out hundreds of clients using our...