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Developer Survey Shows the Hidden Downside of Using Mac App Store 

Posted by FastSpring staff on Oct 3, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Earlier this year, DevMate, an app development and distribution platform for MAC, decided to conduct an anonymous survey of Mac developers to uncover some of the advantages and disadvantages of creating applications primarily to sell on the Mac App store.

The results were a bit surprising and provide some interesting insights as to what motivates app developers.

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Topics: Increasing Revenue, E-Commerce Insights, Apps, MAC App Store

Why Localization is Vital to Your Business

Posted by FastSpring staff on Sep 27, 2016 2:31:12 PM

What is localization?

Imagine that you discover a new song that you enjoy immensely. You play it for several of your friends and they enjoy it as well. But when you play it for a different set of friends that live internationally, your song doesn’t receive a positive response.  It’s the same quality song in both instances, but it receives different responses depending on where it’s shown. This experience is a lot like selling your product to different markets around the world. The ability to understand your audience and localize your product is everything.

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights, Localization

How to Sell Apps Outside the Mac App Store in 3 Steps

Posted by Christian Tietze on May 25, 2016 9:21:54 AM

We have invited a guest, Christian Tietze, to contribute to the FastSpring blog. Christian used his own experience selling outside the Mac App store to write an informative guide on the topic. 

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Topics: Increasing Revenue, Entrepreneurship, E-Commerce Insights, Apps

New FastSpring e-Book Now Available: Guide to Global Payments

Posted by FastSpring staff on Nov 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

At FastSpring, we do our best to simplify the complicated for you.

We all know that reaching an international audience has never been easier. However, accurately measuring a country’s unique and nuanced market can be a tricky endeavor. 

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights

5 Reasons to Sell Apps Outside the Mac App Store

Posted by Jane Palash on Nov 18, 2015 4:05:18 PM

As many successful app developers have learned, there is life outside the Mac App Store. Our friends at DevMate have highlighted five reasons you should consider thinking outside of the box...

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights, Guest Blog

Cart Abandonment Issues

Posted by FastSpring staff on Oct 7, 2015 2:04:00 PM

You’re losing money. We haven’t even met, yet I know this because the data supports it; that each and every day you’re losing potential orders on your website.

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights

e-Commerce Sales Up 14 %, Accounts For 7.2% of All Retail

Posted by FastSpring staff on Oct 1, 2015 3:39:45 PM

Good news for U.S. eCommerce shops.

Overall retail sales ticked up just one percent year-over-year, according to last month’s U.S. Commerce Department report. However, e-Commerce sales in the U.S. shot up 14.1 percent to $83.9 billion in the second quarter compared to Q2 2014. 

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights

8 Tips to Create an Indispensable E-Commerce User Experience

Posted by FastSpring staff on Jul 29, 2015 9:49:00 AM

From 2010 to 2013, total U.S. retail ecommerce sales increased from $167.3 billion to $263.3 billion. Last year, that number jumped up to $304.1 billion, and trends suggest 2015 will top off somewhere around $347.3 billion. For perspective, total estimated retail sales in the U.S. came in around $3.19 trillion for 2014. That means ecommerce sales made up approximately 9.5 percent of total U.S. sales -- and that share is expected to grow.

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Topics: E-Commerce Insights

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