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...

Smartphones Over Rocketships

Smartphones Over Rocketships

There are three things that people never leave the house without: keys, wallet, and phone. Our keys start our cars, keep our houses locked, and open UPS boxes when knives are unavailable. Our wallets house our drivers’ licenses, our credit cards, our cash, and for...

Google Demands Mobile

Google Demands Mobile

So the time is coming where Google will require your small business to have a strong mobile experience for visitors. We have seen this coming for a very long time, but it is finally mandated and set for April 21st, 2015. Pretty much if you don't have a mobile friendly...

2014 Holiday Shopping Prediction

2014 Holiday Shopping Prediction

The Adobe Digital Index is showing increases in shopping from smartphones & tablets. This might not come to much of a surprise to many of you, but we wanted to show you just how well the mobile spending is going. Check out some key findings below; Predictions Find...

Building A Strong Company, The Local Feel.

Building A Strong Company, The Local Feel.

Recently, people have been loving local business...in reality you should. The local feel of having a personal connection makes the purchasing / services process much easier. You can have real facetime (not iOS) & even connect on non business terms. Some people...

47% Of Apple Users Discover Apps Via Search

47% Of Apple Users Discover Apps Via Search

So you're sitting down at home on your smartphone, browsing the app store for an app to download. You see the suggested featured app, but do you download it? A recent study showed that only about 10% of people actually downloaded an iOS app from seeing it on the...