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Restore Purchases: Quick guide for App Developers
Marco Pifferi
June 6, 2023
This is your quick guide to understanding the what, why, and how of restoring purchases in-app and why it is critical for the user experience of your end users.
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WWDC 2023 Quick Highlights
Marco Pifferi
June 6, 2023
Let’s get into the nitty gritty of what is new this year from WWDC! A reminder, this is that time of year when Apple showers us with new operating systems and developer tools (sometimes letting us down and sometimes wowing us.) But hold your Apples, this year’s conference had a little something extra up its sleeve, for all of us.
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Unlocking Revenue Insights Part 2: Using Cohort Retention Analysis to Understand and Improve App Revenue Growth
Alex Kudelka
May 25, 2023
Got the downloads? check. Got the subscription? check. Success! But wait, how long do they stick around? how do you anticipate churn? can you determine LTV of a specific source? Lets dive in.
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Unlocking Revenue Insights Part 1: A Series of Analytical Enhancements from Glassfy
Alex Kudelka
May 23, 2023
In this short series over the coming weeks we will be rolling out a few enhancements to our analytics that will help to further your understanding of revenue performance and identify areas for growth improvements which will include things like ARPU, LTV, and Cohort Analysis.
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Data.ai State of App Revenue 2023: Quick Highlights and Takeaways
Alex Kudelka
May 19, 2023
Data.ai released their 2023 State of App Revenue report and it is packed with insights into the world of App spending. Here is our take of what was in the report and a few things to takeaway and think about for your upcoming sprint.
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New: Glassfy Paywall Template Library
Luca Garbolino
April 28, 2023
Now you can select from a library of paywall templates following the best practices of all other Glassfy users.
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How Gepetto embedded Glassfy’s SDK for better insight into in-app purchases
Alex Kudelka
April 21, 2023
See how Gepetto harnessed Glassfy to reduce maintenance of subscription management and bring valuable insights into their business on app performance so they can quantify what is working and not working.
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Glassfy Universal Codes: A new User Acquisition strategy for your App Growth playbook
Luca Garbolino
March 30, 2023
Universal Codes are a way to drive acquisition of your app by providing the user with a unique code, regardless of device type they are on, to unlock access to the app. Imagine this for trial periods, mass marketing campaigns, and bulk sales in b2b.
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How 24me got a new lens into app data with Glassfy to grow revenue
Alex Kudelka
March 27, 2023
24me used Glassfy to gain new insights into their user payment behaviour to power revenue growth decisions and marketing attribution all while saving 900% on developer time spent on building and maintaining their subscription tech stack.
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The Must-Have Capabilities of a Global App Revenue Engine
Every App development team is experience the evolution of app revenue. In order to maximise your revenue you need to ensure you have built the right capabilities at the core, here are what others are doing to ensure they build it right.
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    Why Preppy used Glassfy to launch multi-store payments for the first time
    Henning Heinrich
    February 15, 2023
    In this weeks Q&A we sit down with the founder of Preppy to chat about why they chose Glassfy to implement purchases for the first time. Spoiler alert: Massive time savings!
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    Solving for "SKU not returned" in App and Play Stores
    Marco Pifferi
    February 10, 2023
    We have all been there (luck if you haven’t) when the dreaded error of SKU not returned pops up, here is a quick guide.
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    Upgrade & Downgrade Subscriptions on App Store and Play Store
    Marco Pifferi
    February 2, 2023
    Allowing users to upgrade and downgrade subscriptions will improve the retention and the UX: in this article we will explain how to handle it on iOS and Android
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    CleverTap integration with Glassfy to power better customer engagment
    Alex Kudelka
    January 25, 2023
    The Glassfy CleverTap integration enables you to power more meaningful customer interactions like triggering a discount notification when a user trial ends that didn’t convert.
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      Ionic/Capacitor app Pigments launches top ranking app with Glassfy
      Alex Kudelka
      January 17, 2023
      Pigments wanted to scale into multiple app stores, they realized that’s a major feat to build and manage, let alone improve conversions. They saved countless weeks using Glassfy.
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        Flutter app Studeez launches this month with Glassfy multi-store monetization
        Alex Kudelka
        January 13, 2023
        We love when newly released apps use Glassfy from the jump to power their app monetization. Not just because it makes technical sense, but because we get to learn about the newest ideas that entrepreneurs and business are launching
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        Glassfy launches Singular Integration to enhance the clarity of a users monetization journey
        Luca Garbolino
        January 13, 2023
        Another week, another Integration! You all have asked and you shall receive, you can now integrate with your Singular instance and send Glassfy events.
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        Apple to allow 3rd party App Stores ignited by EU Laws
        Alex Kudelka
        December 14, 2022
        Sparked by new regulation by the EU, Apple is gearing up to allow alternative app stores on their devices including iPhone and iPads…
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        Maximizing app trial conversions
        Marco Pifferi
        December 7, 2022
        Better identifying and understanding trial and subscription behaviors enables you to best build the monetization flows that help convert trials, retain potential churn, and recover lost users… if done correctly.
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          MindDay uses Glassfy to accelerate the build and growth of their B2B+B2C App Monetization
          Henning Heinrich
          November 30, 2022
          When managing or building an app it’s full of complexity, building out the monetization layer of your app(s) is one of those complex yet arguably most critical part of the puzzle.
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          Improve conversion with upgrades from non-consumables in-app
          Luca Garbolino
          November 25, 2022
          In this article we will cover how you can structure your offerings in a way that makes it easy to upgrade a user who has chosen a…
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            Reveri increases revenue 90% with Glassfy multi-store payments
            Marco Pifferi
            November 17, 2022
            Eliminated dev time, risk, and lack of monetization by easily launching payments across stores and ability to holistically monetize.
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              Waterspeed grows revenue 30% by powering in-app purchases with Glassfy
              Marco Pifferi
              November 10, 2022
              This article will dive into how Waterspeed used Glassfy to build and grow in-app purchases, leading to a 30% increase in revenue.
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              Improve app monetization with Glassfy Customizable Paywalls
              Luca Garbolino
              November 2, 2022
              The native Customizable Paywall from Glassfy is released with some hot takes on how to improve your paywall functionality.
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              Integrating a Paddle License Key
              Luca Garbolino
              May 31, 2022
              As a developer in the Apple eco system, you are probably familiar with Apple’s in-app purchase system that allows you to configure your application to enable one-time purchase or subscriptions that will unlock additional features…
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              Unleash the power of Glassfy webhooks
              Marco Pifferi
              May 31, 2022
              Glassfy can send you a notification each time a purchase or a subscription event happens in your app. Find out how!
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              How to leverage Promotional Offers on iOS
              Luca Garbolino
              May 20, 2022
              If you are interested in retaining your existing users, or win back lapsed subscribers, you should consider offering them a free or discounted price for a specified duration. With App Store promotional offers you can offer deals to qualifying users.
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              Save 50% of platforms’ fees–if you are a small publisher
              Marco Pifferi
              May 11, 2022
              Apple & Google apply a reduced 15% fee instead of the standard 30% to small publishers if they meet specific criteria. Find out how!
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              Adding In-App Subscriptions to your iOS app using Glassfy, SwiftUI, and Swift Concurrency
              Luca Garbolino
              May 5, 2022
              At some time in your journey as an iOS developer, whether you work for a company, or you are an independent developer creating your own…
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              How to integrate subscriptions in your iOS app using Glassfy and Swift.
              Luca Garbolino
              April 27, 2022
              Subscriptions are one of the most successful business models to monetize apps. While we covered the benefits of in-app subscriptions in…
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              Monitoring your subscriptions: Can’t miss this
              Marco Pifferi
              April 20, 2022
              Take another step toward becoming advanced at monitoring your subscription metrics, do you have everything under control?
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              Monitoring your subscriptions: Where to start
              Marco Pifferi
              April 6, 2022
              Monitoring key metrics is critical. But you are already aware of this! What you might not know is which metrics to monitor to start with…
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                Reveri: In-app Subscriptions Made Easier with Glassfy
                Marco Pifferi
                February 16, 2022
                When the product team at Reveri was ready to unleash their app on the world, they had to make a high-stakes choice…
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                Benefits of the in-app subscription model
                Alex Kudelka
                February 2, 2022
                Subscription is a business model that brings good advantages to both app publishers and users…