So Your Friend Launched an App. Here Are 7 Ways to Help.
If you’re reading this, hopefully a friend sent you here to find a list of ways to help promote a recent app launch. Friend launches are surprisingly common, at least in Silicon Valley, but I’ve only ever seen tutorials about promotion for app makers, not for their friends. Well, here it is. If you see something missing, please email me.
1. Use the App and Give Feedback
Download the app, signup, and think about your experience. What was hard? What was easy? Deliver this feedback as fast as possible.
Please try to be precise. Instead of “it felt slow”, say “when I connected with Facebook, it took a few seconds to respond”. Trust me, this makes a world of difference for new apps. Consider giving this feedback in private, though a positive public response to constructive feedback is very good PR.
2. Rate the App 5 Stars, and Write a Positive Review
This is disproportionately important....
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