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

By Elizabeth Hussey / February 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Do What You Love and You Will Never Work a Day in Your Life

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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Holiday 2020: Bringing the Stores to You

By Elizabeth Hussey / October 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Holiday 2020: Bringing the Stores to You

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has touched every aspect of our lives.  Businesses have shut down, families hunkered down, and the economy slowed down.  Concurrently, the way we shop has also changed.  If eCommerce was a slow-moving, if inevitable, train before the pandemic, today it’s a runaway freight train.  The result has been retail…

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Browsing In The Aisles Has Been Replaced By Browsing Mobile Apps

By Elizabeth Hussey / July 21, 2020 / Comments Off on Browsing In The Aisles Has Been Replaced By Browsing Mobile Apps

For retailers, Covid-19 has accelerated the changes in shopping habits they were already experiencing. The benefits of the shopping experience – browsing the aisles, checking the inventory, engaging salespeople, and in-store events – no longer apply.  The trend in the past decade or two has been toward shopping while customers are at home – or…

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Lessons for Business Owners During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Hussey / March 31, 2020 / Comments Off on Lessons for Business Owners During COVID-19

As the co-owner of two small business, I understand and appreciate all of the challenges we face in normal times.  And these are far from normal times.  We worry about the health of our staffs and the health of our businesses.  The rules that have always applied are being challenged, and we are forced to…

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7 Lessons We’ve Learned From Developing 1,300 Mobile Apps

By Elizabeth Hussey / February 5, 2020 / Comments Off on 7 Lessons We’ve Learned From Developing 1,300 Mobile Apps

There was lot of anger, hand-wringing, and finger-pointing in Iowa Monday night.. The epic fail of the Iowa Democratic Party’s mobile app was the big water coolere topic. To get insights about how these debacles can happen – and to prevent them – I went to our resident app guru, jacapps CEO Bob Kernen. Take good notes.

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5 Tips for Creating an Effective App for Employees

By Elizabeth Hussey / November 22, 2019 / Comments Off on 5 Tips for Creating an Effective App for Employees

When you think about having an app made for your company, you might think about an app that your customers can download and use. This can be useful, but you may want to create an app for your employees to use as well. If you’d like to make a more effective app for your employees,…

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Happy 11 Years jacapps!

By Elizabeth Hussey / November 1, 2019 / Comments Off on Happy 11 Years jacapps!

Let me set the stage for you . . . . It was eleven years ago.  Our research showed radio had lost its portability to the iPod. The iTunes App Store opened in July. And in the fall, the economy went down the drain. In the midst of all of this, our head of digital,…

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jācapps Hires Anne Clark as Vice President of Sales

By Elizabeth Hussey / October 11, 2018 / Comments Off on jācapps Hires Anne Clark as Vice President of Sales

Bingham Farms, Mich. – October 11, 2018 – To support its ongoing growth initiatives, leading application developer we have hired Anne Clark as its Vice President of Sales. Anne has more than 15 years of experience in sales management working for multiple high-tech companies around the U.S. In this role, Anne will oversee our’ sales…

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Fred Jacobs, Media Professional Elected to National Radio Hall of Fame

By Elizabeth Hussey / July 13, 2018 / Comments Off on Fred Jacobs, Media Professional Elected to National Radio Hall of Fame

We are proud to announce that Fred Jacobs, our founder of jācapps and sister company Jacobs Media, was elected to the National Radio Hall of Fame! The National Radio Hall of Fame recognizes talent from today’s diverse programming formats, as well as the pioneers who shaped the medium during its infancy. Four of the categories…

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jācapps Wins Bright Spots Award

By Elizabeth Hussey / June 20, 2018 / Comments Off on jācapps Wins Bright Spots Award

Recently, on Thursday, June 14th, our jacapps team attended Corp! Magazines event hosting an awards ceremony honoring Michigan Economic Bright Spots! We have been awarded by Corp! Magazine the Michigan Economic Bright Spots, Small Business Award!     Before we get into the award itself, let me tell you a little bit about our company…

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