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5 Ways to Make Money with a Free App

The word “free” has a nice ring to it, and it can attract customers and app users effortlessly compared to other tactics. Mobile device usage has skyrocketed in the past few years, making it even more important to recognize how lucrative and helpful to customers a mobile app can be. However, some may be worried their targeted customers won’t be willing to purchase an app on top of their product. The most popular apps, Facebook, YouTube, Google Search, Pandora and more, are extremely successful AND free,…

Hack: Social Media Algorithms

Recently, social media users have first-hand seen how the social media platforms that they use are changing the way in which content is seen. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are big forces in the social media world, and they have the power to determine when and what posts appear on our timelines. These platforms use algorithms to organize and aggregate the content posted to that respective site; this process controls what users see and when they see it.  For a business or influencer,…

5 Ways Technology is Changing Customer Service

With the growing use of technology among numerous industries, customer service is becoming a selling point for customers. However, technology does not come easy to everyone. If a customer is frustrated with your product or service, it may prevent them from using it again.; even worse, they may let others know that they had a negative experience. It’s true that each rising population has an easier time using technology, but there is still a large population that has a hard time with…

How Technology is Changing Education

Technology is beginning to touch every portion of our lives, including education. It’s changing the relationship between students and teachers, the way students learn and even how they complete assignments.   From kindergarten to college, different forms of technology have been incorporated into education at every level, including computers, iPads, smart boards and more. Students can not only complete the required school from home, but they can also complete an entire college degree without ever stepping foot in a classroom.  …

5 Ways To Understand Your Target Audience

It’s important to know who your target audience is, whether the motivation is advertising, marketing, writing content or any other form of pulling viewers in to see a message. Your target audience is generally the group of people who are most likely to use the product or service. Or, in an influencer’s case, the people who are most likely to respond and use the products you’re working with a brand to advertise. Many brands will attempt to appeal to everyone.…

Social Media and Music: A Relationship That Will Make You Think

Social media has sparked a change in industries across the board—technology, retail, transportation, travel and more. It has been a catalyst for many companies to take a second look at their branding methods and message. More drastically, it changed the way we communicate, to each other and from company to customer. Many industries have taken advantage of this popular social networking idea and altered the experience of their product to mimic a social media platform. They do so with the…

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Small Business

As a small business, the use of technology can help differentiate your business from others. In fact, technology is the reason smaller businesses can now interact with more potential customers, even on an international level! Therefore, it’s important to take advantage of this opportunity. Use these advancements in technology to market your small business and improve convenience, internal communication and more! Mobile Interaction At the top of the to-do list in utilizing technology is making sure your business is perceived well on…

MoMo Times: December Edition

The weather is finally cooling and the holiday season is rapidly approaching us, yet here at Modernized Mobile things are still heating up! We have so much to catch you up on including app launches, city-wide giveaways, and exciting holiday events around Gainesville and North Florida. Follow us on social media to receive updates, but more importantly, welcome to the second edition of the MoMo Times. Company Culture & Growth The term ‘start-up culture’ refers to the proverbial idea for…

Why MoMo?

If you run a business or have an idea for an app, this company is the best place for you to make your vision a reality. For many Florida businesses, an app is a necessity; if you have ventured out to get quotes, they can be pretty alarming, next thing you know an app for your business can cost more than $30,000. Here at Modernized Mobile, we create a custom quote for every single app. You will not see any blanket pricing over here. We…

5 Things To Do before you have your app developed.

It can be a daunting task figuring out how to bring your brilliant app idea to the market.  Here we have compiled a list of the top 5 task you should undertake before bringing your app to life. 1. Have an NDA drafted. In my experience dealing with customer ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to small business owners, you would be surprised how many do not have an NDA prepared previously.  Non Disclosure Agreements will protect your idea from all parties you…

Augmented Reality: Past, Present, and the Future…

This past Saturday, July 21st, the Modernized Mobile team had the honor of presenting a snippet of our emerging Augmented Reality Technologies at the brand new Cade Museum located at 811 S. Main Street, Gainesville Florida.   The Cade was built in honor of Dr. Robert Cade, founder of the legendary sports drink, Gatorade. This is Gainesville’s newest and possibly most innovative museum, boasting a highly interactive tour of the history of Gatorade, all centered around the actual chemistry lab where Gatorade was…

4 Benefits of Mobile App Push Notifications

After downloading an app and launching it, you’re immediately asked if you’d like to turn on “push notifications,” but what are push notifications, and why do most apps utilize them? Push notifications are messages sent through your phone’s operating system, not through SMS like texts are. They often offer specials like 10% off your next purchase or remind you that you forgot to finish your last game of Solitaire. If you receive push notifications from a business, this means you’ve…

Beginner’s Guide to Augmented Reality Technology

The best part of technology is the unlimited potential it has to create something that nobody has ever thought of, until someone does. To the average person, it seems as if technology cannot evolve any more. We constantly ask ourselves, “What could be next?” The answer is augmented reality. Augmented reality allows us to combine computer generated images and the real world, in real time. Some may confuse this with virtual reality (VR) technology. While VR similarly combines computer images and the real world, it…

How Blockchain Technology Works

The blockchain is a distributed ledger, a network of data records that are replicated and geographically disbursed at “nodes,” or physical data servers, to ensure permanence and reliability. When a transaction occurs between two parties, the details of that transaction are securely encrypted and packaged into a “block.” Participants use complex cryptographic methods to digitally sign the transaction to ensure its truthfulness, and the block is added to the copy of the ledger stored at the nearest node. Various consensus algorithms are…

Mobile Job Seeking: What You Need to Know

Several generations of both employers and employees all have something in common: they’ve been through the daunting hiring process. With the rise of technological integration in the workforce, smartphones have revolutionized the process of job seeking and hiring. Not only can you search for the exact job you want using Google, LinkedIn, or other job databases, but you can also immediately contact the company or recruiter and ask if they’re hiring. While smartphones do make this process easier, they also make the…

MoMo Times: July Edition

In the midst of being a one-year old startup, Modernized Mobile is experiencing a significant growth spurt! The startup world can be slow-paced, but our development as a company has been nothing short of light speed. Welcome to the first release of the MoMo Times! Here’s an inside look to how we, Modernized Mobile, are contributing to the mobile app industry. Apple’s Carekit aims to revolutionize Electronic Healthcare Systems (EHR). First and foremost, the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce’s Dolphin Trail App hit stores…

Success Through Connecting Digitally

The importance of connecting with your customers and creating a relationship is a dominant factor in a today’s business successes. Along with a more connected world via the internet, the competition in every business sector is fierce which causes successful businesses and brands to have both a great product or service and develop a constant dialogue with your customers. The tricky thing to figure out is how to do that, and when your business is growing at a consistent pace, it gets…

Google Launches Waze Local to Benefit Small Businesses

The new Google-owned app, Waze Local, is giving small businesses the chance to advertise as smartphone owners use the app to navigate through town. The original app, Waze, has allowed larger brands to purchase ads for years, but this new acquisition gives small business owners the same benefit. In 2016, the original Waze saw 65 million users spending an average of 438 minutes per month using the app, according to the site Digital Marketing Ramblings. Techcrunch.com reports that, Matt Phillips,…

Top 5 Mobile App Trends of 2018

Mobile apps have not only become popular themselves, but they’ve also worn many functional hats as well. As a business tool, a catalyst for a new marketing strategy, or an avenue that can create new revenue streams and attract new customers, mobile apps are imperative to businesses and consumers alike.178.1 billion mobile apps were downloaded in 2017, and that number is projected to rise to 258.2 billion by 2022. Companies are realizing that mobile accessibility is a necessity to maintain customers and can…

Getting Smart with Automated Stores

With help from new technology, convenience stores are striving to make shopping so easy that it feels like shoplifting. Companies such as Amazon, Kroger and Walmart have begun to develop locations where everything from entering the store, to scanning items and checking out is done solely through an app. Technology like this is proving how fast our society is evolving and how crucial it is, as a business, to be paying attention to the current technology. Consumers are quick to look for the…

And the best business/home security is…

Keeping your business information secure is important. So important that you might consider hiring a German Shepherd to maintain security. But before you decide on the shepherd, here are 9 things you should look for in a security software to keep your business safe. Presented by Modernized Mobile’s German Shepherd puppies. [caption id="attachment_1420" align="alignright" width="259"] Bella focusing on the future[/caption] Bella loves to cuddle and is great with cats and children, but she can detect a threat from miles away. When it…

Benefits of Having Your Own Retail Mobile App

Whether you’re a consumer or a business owner, retail stores have long since served as a model for the way we buy and share thousands of products. With such a rapidly advancing world, retailers are selling unique and innovative products such as clothing, electronics, to even PopSockets. The products we see today are not the only thing that’s changing. It’s also the way we browse merchandise and connect with the stores we purchase from that is progressing. While there are many different marketing strategies…

8 Reasons Why Realtors Need Their Own App

It’s no secret buying, selling or renting a house can be a difficult and overwhelming process. Realtors are the perfect solution, taking the stress out of an already stressful undertaking without taking a dime.  Generally, realtors rely on word of mouth to attain clients.  With a growing population and a growing number of realtors, it’s becoming harder and harder for realtors to get ahead of their competition.  Florida has one of the top concentrations of realtors to population; 1 in…

News Flash: Snapchat Plans to Try Ads You Can’t Skip

The days of swiping by Snapchat ads may be over. According to Digiday, the company plans to test out six-second ads you can’t pass. But don’t worry, it still plans to keep your personal snap conversations, stories and discover page stories free from the un-skippable ads. These ads will only appear in three- to five-minute Snapchat “shows,” and the new ad format will mirror commercials you’d see in traditional TV shows. Snapchat shows will be produced by TV and entertainment companies like NBC, Viacom and Turner, who…

New Clearwater App!!!

Clearwater is about to be the easiest city to navigate   Hey Clearwater, You are lucky enough to live in a city with an amazing chamber of commerce that has just commissioned an app that will increase tourism and sales in your local businesses. One of the leading B2B app development companies in Florida, Modernized Mobile along with Josh Southerland from JX Media, are creating an app that will increase tourism and create a structured interactive tour guide of Clearwater.…

Why Every B2B Business Needs an App

As the app market gets more and more saturated it seems almost like its not worth it to put your business on the app store. Here at modernized mobile we hear a lot of local and midsized businesses questioning why they would need an app, when the market is so saturated. Also every one of their competitors already has an app and there are third party apps that service customers in your industry. So your business doesn’t need app right? …

Tamagotchis: They’re Back in Nostalgic Style!

‘90s kids lived a life of simplicity, except when it came to remembering to feed their virtual pets. Turns out, it’s been over 20 years since the first Tamagotchi was available in 1997. Most of those who owned, and likely forgot to feed, their little, digital creatures now have the chance to do it again. Last year was the 20thanniversary of the Tamagotchi and the reboot of the popular ‘90s toy!   The new Tamagotchi is still pocket-friendly, and just…