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Discover Detroit’s Digital Summit 2021: Our Top 4 Takeaways

By Elizabeth Hussey / October 7, 2021

September 15 – 16, 2021 saw the return of Digital Summit (in person!) to Detroit! This event was anticipated by many as this conference is always packed with interesting speakers and the latest marketing tactics for all walks of business. Even though this year’s show was not as heavily attended as it has been in…

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Mobile Apps: How to Avoid These 6 Common Mistakes

By Elizabeth Hussey / July 12, 2021

The appeal of having a mobile app for your company is obvious. An app has the potential to increase the reach of your business and increase engagement with your consumers. While it’s impossible to do everything right at first, we’ve compiled some of the most common mistakes (and how our platform, Wallaby, can help you…

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Work From Holiday: The New Compromise of Work From Home

By Elizabeth Hussey / June 15, 2021

If 2020 was the year we learned how to work from home, 2021 is a year where not only are employees and customers continuing to do business from their basements, but a new factor has been added in: WFH, or “Work From Holiday.”  Last year, in the middle of the pandemic, we noticed many of…

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Construction: 5 Useful Ways Mobile Apps Are Transforming a Booming Industry

By Elizabeth Hussey / June 9, 2021

According to PWC Global, construction output is estimated to grow 85% to $15.5 trillion by 2030. In order to support this increased workload, many companies are turning to mobile. Mobile technology enables the collection and distribution of real-time information to benefit a wide variety of processes associated with a variety of construction projects. While the…

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Mobile Apps: 5 Reasons Why Your Business Absolutely Needs One…(and a Bonus!)

By Elizabeth Hussey / June 2, 2021

We were recently talking to a business owner about our company and he asked me a simple, but important question: Why does my company need a mobile app? As someone who is deeply invested in apps, I was somewhat flabbergasted, but then realized as we close in on the 13th anniversary of the iTunes App…

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7 Ways Radio Stations Are Killing It with Engagement

By Elizabeth Hussey / May 26, 2021

Customer engagement is one of the most important indicators when evaluating the success of a mobile app.So, what exactly are radio stations doing today who are already killing it with user engagement?!  Here are some of the ways stations are both keeping and gaining users:  Push Notifications Having push notifications keeps your users from missing out…

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Construction Workforce: 5 Proven Ways to Engage and Connect Your Employees

By Elizabeth Hussey / May 19, 2021

Employee engagement is key to a successful business. Engaged employees drive their company to greater productivity and profitability. How can construction companies develop this level of enthusiasm among their employees? Research shows that in the construction industry, momentum in employee engagement can be built through mobile! Sampson Construction launched SampsonHub in 2017, which is an employee app…

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Do What You Love and You Will Never Work a Day in Your Life

By Elizabeth Hussey / February 22, 2021

I have now worked for jācapps for 10 years! This company is a part of who I am and the people here are my family. Most of our clients have probably heard my name (especially for those Apple Developer accounts!) even though I don’t interact with them directly that much now. I help keep all…

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CES 2021: The Time for New Tech is Now

By Elizabeth Hussey / January 27, 2021

This year, we attended the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show – virtually.  The largest showcase of technology in the world was condensed into a Zoom-like event.  But the impact of CES was as high as ever, illustrating not only the impact of technology on business and consumers alike, but also the way the COVID-19 pandemic has…

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How Much Time Spent on Mobile Devices is Spent in Apps?

By Elizabeth Hussey / December 21, 2020

In the early days of developing mobile apps, we were frequently asked if we thought it was going to become a big space, or if it was just a fad.  Even then, we were bullish on the space, and our response was simple:  “1% of companies and organizations currently have an app, and 99% are…

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