How Flappy Bird App Generated $50,000 A Day

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The story of Flappy Bird is quite interesting. In a world where developers spend months after months coding and programming games and apps, Dong Nguyen a developer from Vietnam, spent a few nights coding this gaming app when he returned from work. He says he didn’t spend more than three days on it. Then he had no idea that he … Read More

Howdy! We Are Celebrating 250th Beta Signup

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Startups should celebrate each and every achievement. Be it small or big. That helps you keep motivated and it makes everyone feel appreciated. Today at App Virality, we are celebrating 250th beta signup. We locked ourselves at Microsoft Accelerator for last 4 months to make this kick-ass solution ready. At this moment, we have 3 growth hacks built and ready … Read More

How did Gangnam Style Go Viral and Made $8 Million

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Heard about Gangnam Style? Sure you have. It is very difficult, if not impossible, to not have heard about it. It is all over the news. Again. This music video was uploaded on YouTube on 15th July, 2012. On 30th May, 2014 it crossed two billion views on the site. There were many things that worked in the video’s favor … Read More

How Dolphin Growth Hacked To Get To 100 Million Downloads

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Web browsers for mobiles such as Firefox and Safari usually work well. They are designed to work for touch screen devices and as such they have some touch based features included in the app. However they do not exploit the touch features completely. This is where Dolphin enters the scene. Dolphin was established in 2010 and was the first third … Read More

redBus Email Growth Hack for Holi

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Businesses launch promotional offers during festival season, here in India it’s quite common. Holi is falling on 17th March this year. While markets are getting flooded with colors and sprinklers, businesses are offering discounts on products and services. It’s also quite common that all the online businesses like E-commerce stores spam customers with promotional emails. But doing that bit different … Read More

Story of App Virality and How We Validated It

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App Virality is a growth hacking toolkit for mobile apps. It allows mobile app businesses to enable/disable/configure any kind of growth hack within seconds. We got this idea while we were working on our other product, where we got huge number of requests from mobile focused companies asking how can help them increase number of social mentions, app … Read More

Top 10 Popular Growth Hacks Of All Time

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The term “growth hacker” is a comparatively new term to be added in the online business vocabulary. It was coined in 2010 by Sean Ellis, the founder and CEO of Qualaroo. Sean was hired by different online businesses to grow their websites. He performed the job well, increased traffic and conversions to website, and then went away. This is where … Read More