A Simple Framework for Building User Engagement Features

Engagement is the first thing you will need for your product. Without engagement, you won’t have returning users, and you won’t monetize. One of the easiest ways to make your app more engaging is to gamify it. But let’s not. Games tend to be fun and stimulating, which is why we like them, but often, they are cheesy and out of context when directly applied to consumer or business apps.Read the full article

Free Professional Photography with Airbnb

Click here for free photography: http://bit.ly/v9mvpF In the past year, Airbnb photographers have visited over 13,000 properties in 383 cities across six continents (we're still working on Antarctica.) In addition to providing gorgeous photos for a listing, our photographers verify the property and give guests the added assurance that they can feel safe booking sight-unseen. Taking photographs is often the most difficult part of creating a listing, and our photography program makes it both easy and free.

Clear for iPhone - Available Now!

Clear for iPhone: http://www.realmacsoftware.com/clear

Clear is designed to help you manage your life without adding clutter. It's a beautifully-designed, gesturally-driven app that we've created to improve on a pencil and notepad for flexibly keeping quick, simple todo lists.

Clear was designed and built by Realmac Software (http://www.realmacsoftware.com) in collaboration with Milen (http://milen.me) and Impending (http://impending.com).

Meet Mailbox

Meet Mailbox. The fast, fun mobile inbox that puts email in its place.

For Gmail + iPhone/iPad.

Sign up at http://mailboxapp.com

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