Albert Ferrando

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React Native Netflix

React Native App with the same style as Netflix for iOS. I released a serie of videos on Youtube with a walkthrough explaining every part of this …

Software Engineering

Reactive Core architecture for React Native and React applications

When it comes to develop an application that needs a mobile app and a web app, there is always a struggle in the matter of what is the right approach …

JavaScript

Building a Coffee Map with React Native

The young web developer knows the web. They have spent countless hours slinging divs and casting margins. They have hammered out countless to-do …

Google launches Bulletin service for sharing ‘hyperlocal’ community news

Besides the Material redesign last year, Google News also added a new “Community Updates” section to highlight local info and publications. Google is now expanding its focus on local news with a new service called Bulletin.<p>This new Google product allows local users to submit stories about their …

Time to Sell Your Business? You'll Need Metrics.

Your enthusiasm for what you've built will get buyers excited but they'll need numbers too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“What are your numbers?” If you have ever watched an episode of <i>Shark Tank</i>, you will recall how harshly the investors treat the business owners who …

Business Strategy

5 Crushing Mistakes to Avoid When Meeting New Customers | Inc.com

You only have one chance to make a first impression on a new customer. Even the smallest mistake can paint you as "just another salesperson" who doesn't understand what the customer wants or needs. But if you can master your approach to those initial conversations with customers, you can quickly …

Business Strategy

Beekeeper, the mobile-first communications platform for non-desk workers, raises $8M Series A

Beekeeper, the Switzerland and U.S.-based startup that provides a mobile-first communications platform for employers that need a better way to communicate with blue-collar and service-oriented workers, has raised a further $8 million in new funding.<p>The Series A round was led by Keen Venture …

Beekeeping

7 Warning Signs You're the Dreaded Micromanager

Diagnose yourself before your employees do it for you with their feet by marching out the door.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Strategic Management<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors,</i> …

Employment

5 Lessons I Learned Following Steve Blank's 'The Four Steps to the Epiphany'

The "Four Steps" is the best way to validate your idea. It does not make your idea a great one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I co-founded Panamplify with Christopher St. John back in 2013. Chris and I spun the company out of our marketing agency Extra Sauce, and from …

Product Management
Mesh Network

Introducing StudioPress Sites: WordPress Made Easy ... Without Sacrificing Power or Flexibility - Copyblogger

From 2010 through 2015, we at Rainmaker Digital built at a furious pace. Most of that effort was directed at development of the Rainmaker …

4 Tips From a 26-Year-Old Who Built a $10 Million Consulting Business

<i>This article originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Unlike many entrepreneurs, Sam Ovens figured out very early on that the nine-to-five wasn’t his …

Business Strategy

9 Things Every Type B Person Wishes You Knew

Since Type Bs aren't as in your face as Type As, they have a tendency to get mislabeled as lazy or indifferent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nobel Prize winner Edith Wharton once said, “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that …

Self-improvement

How to fix agile teams that are notoriously bad at hitting release dates

Many of today’s best software companies tout agile development as a way to release software early and often, as longer-term planning can be more heavily impacted by project unknowns.<p>Yet why do IT projects using agile still consistently hit delays and exceed budgets? Our development team was able to …

Project Management
Customer Experience

Email Marketing Software

All-in-one Online Marketing<br>Platform to Grow Your Business<p>Email MarketingSend emails that get delivered just when your contacts are most likely to …

Marketing

Everything you need to sell software

We provide the building blocks to sell everywhere, understand your customers and power your marketing ideas<p>Seamless checkout experience<p>Control your …

Postman

Postman Makes API Development Simple.<p>Developers use Postman to build<br>modern software for the API-first world.<p>Download the App<p>Want to improve your …

Software Development

Pricing | MyCrowd || on-demand crowdtesting

Bug Hunts Run On:<p>Better QA Testing<p>Mycrowd makes it easy to find bugs with the worlds simplest pricing plan.

Mobile App Strategies Boost Revenues for Small Business Owners

Global mobile traffic now represents roughly 60 percent of internet traffic, making mobile apps a must-have for businesses. But consumers today …

Apps

In what contexts should messaging be the UI?

Kyle Samani Contributor<p>Kyle Samani is CEO of Pristine.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Rethinking the customer relationship in medtech<br>• Autonomous Cars Break Uber<p>The current messaging hype is overstated. There are certainly some interesting and unique opportunities for messaging as an interface, but I …

Chatbots

If you’re treating mobile as a ‘channel,’ you’re getting it all wrong

In a March 2016 article, Marketing Land columnist Josh Todd nailed it when he wrote that “we’re in the midst of a mobile engagement crisis.” To back up this claim, Todd cites eye-opening stats like:<p>50 percent of users see push notifications as annoying<p>35 percent of push messages are still blasted …

Mobile publishing and monetization startup Marfeel adds support for Facebook’s Instant Articles

Marfeel, a startup that helps publishers adapt to mobile, now supports publishing Instant Articles on Facebook.<p>That might not sound like a big breakthrough — basically, it just means Marfeel can repackage articles for Facebook’s new, native publishing format. However, it illustrates today’s mobile …

Facebook

A messaging app loved by teens just beat Facebook to one of its major announcements

Kik, a messaging app favored by teens, beat Facebook to the punch on Tuesday by announcing its own bot shop first.<p>Chat bots are being touted as the next-generation platform, replacing most of the apps you use today.<p>People are tired of downloading apps, creating new accounts, and then learning how …

Apps

MVPM: Minimum Viable Product Manager

You’ve probably seen this diagram before. It elegantly shows that product management is the intersection of a diverse skill set.<p>Its simplicity has …

Product Management
Customers

LeadPages CEO Clay Collins Shares 5 Smart Conversion Strategies for Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you think that the brilliant mind behind LeadPages, one of the web’s easiest-to-use landing-page generators, comes from a hard-core sales and marketing background, you’d be wrong.<p>Clay Collins, LeadPage’s co-founder and CEO, isn’t a …

Marketing

Point-of-sale system Revel will now build branded mobile apps for merchants

To differentiate itself in a saturated market, Revel Systems is launching branded mobile apps for merchants.<p>The white label service has an upfront fee of $8,900. Merchants will also have to pay $119 per store location, per month.<p>Revel is one of the many iPad based point-of-sale systems that have …

App Annie Integrates With Google Analytics, Launches Free In-App Analytics For Developers

App Annie, whose mobile app intelligence platform is now used by over 700,000 applications and 94 percent of the top 100 publishers, is today expanding its feature set with the debut of in-app analytics. The service, launching now into an open beta, integrates with Google Analytics, allowing app …

Apps

Mobile App Push Notifications Drive 90-Day Retention Rates By As Much As 180%

Kahuna mobile marketing report shows app retention rates at 30, 60 and 90 days more than doubled with the help of push notifications.