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Push Messaging: How they work and how to use them

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 23, 2019

Push messaging, also known as push notifications are one of the strongest tools to engage listeners. Before we get into the “hows” of push messages, let’s cover what a push message is exactly. Push messages are messages from an app publisher that are “pushed” directly to the user’s notification tray on their mobile device. Therefore,…

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Another Step Towards A Fully Mobile World

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 18, 2019

As you may know, today’s world is becoming more mobile each and every day. This could be scary for some people but, it is a huge benefit for most and for business efficiency. What is the big new invention that is getting people talking?! Apple recently announced their new credit card, the Apple Card! This…

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jācapps Named a Top Detroit Developer by Clutch

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 15, 2019

At jācapps we are inspired by the rapidly changing ecosystem of digital technology. This constant state of flux motivates us to be the top provider of innovative development products and apps that give our customers the best app in the market. Since our founding in 2008, we have adapted our techniques to incorporate the newest…

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3 Reasons Why Radio Stations Should Have an Alexa Skill

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 10, 2019

Smart speakers give radio the chance to bring back in-home listening. Listeners can now engage with their favorite radio stations by just using their voice to ask Alexa to play their favorite radio station in their bedroom, bathroom, living room, kitchen, etc. Here are 3 reasons why radio stations should have an Alexa skill:  …

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How to Know It’s Time to Build a Company App

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 8, 2019

Apps are ubiquitous in today’s world. But as a small business that’s mindful of its budget and goals, how can you know when to invest in creating your own company app? While it’s different for each company, here are four indicators that day has come. You Have a Clear Purpose Don’t create a mobile app…

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5 Key Customer Service Ingredients for Your Company App

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 8, 2019

Your company’s app can be a source of great cooperation and communication between your business and its customers. By focusing on how to provide customer service directly through the app itself, you can save time, money, and frustration for everyone. What customer services should you include when designing an interactive app? Here are five key…

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Push Notifications 101: Webinar Recap

By Elizabeth Hussey / April 2, 2019

Recently, jācapps COO Bob Kernen presented a webinar about push notification and how  they create powerful engagement with radio listeners.  Like any aspect of a mobile app, function needs to support a larger strategy.  Push notifications are exactly that – they empower a radio station to connect directly with the audience to drive engagement as…

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Are Apples Best Days Behind Them?

By Elizabeth Hussey / March 29, 2019

A question that keeps coming up… Are Apple’s best days behind them? The answer is “No, Apple’s best days are far from over!” Apple’s smartphone market share is increase! According to eMarketer, iPhone’s market share in the US continues to grow, despite the challenges they have in oversea markets. Today there are 105.2 million people…

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3 March Madness Bracket Apps That Will Keep You on Top!

By Elizabeth Hussey / March 18, 2019

March Madness can be some people’s favorite time of the year! It allows them to connect with family and friends and cheer on their favorite basketball teams! With march madness starting we think it would be fun to share with a few of our favorite bracket apps that easily keep you engaged with the games!…

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7 Basketball Apps That Are Nothing But Net

By Elizabeth Hussey / March 15, 2019

Are you a basketball fan that loves to stay up to date on your favorite teams?! With March Madness coming right around the corner, we thought it would be fun to share our choices for the best apps to keep us on top of the games when we are on the go!   Here are…

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