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It is now easy for Ford vehicle owners to connect to their cars from the comfort of their own homes with the MyFord mobile skill. This allows customers with plug-in vehicles to issue a range of remote commands and obtain information about their vehicles.
You invested a lot of time and effort to bring your users back; how do you know if the post-push experience is satisfying? What happens after the push, and does the result justify all the work required to achieve it? It’s easy to measure click-through, but does a single number tell the whole story? Check out our tips and tricks for measuring the success of your push notifications.
Amazon announced a new program that will make it free for tens of thousands of Alexa developers to build and host most Alexa skills using Amazon Web Services (AWS). Developers with a live Alexa skill can apply to receive a $100 AWS promotional credit and can also receive an additional $100 per month in AWS promotional credits if they incur AWS usage charges for their skill, making it free for developers to build and host most Alexa skills.
The app market is one of the most competitive spaces in the world. App store optimization, or ASO, can be defined as the ongoing process of testing and measuring updates to app store marketing assets, with the goal of increasing visibility and driving more downloads. We’ll walk you through the basics in this post.
Even the best apps and games need a solid promotion strategy to turn a profit. In this webinar, you will learn how to create promotions that deliver results and how to identify four reasons why promotions fail and how to fix them, so your promotional dollars generate more money for you. There are two time slots to choose from for this webinar on March 30th.
Amazon is pleased to announce the Alexa team’s collaboration with Makers Academy on a new Alexa Skills Kit training course for Ruby developers. This particular training will focus on Ruby, a general-purpose programming language that is an intuitive route into programming.
Every Alexa skill submitted to Amazon undergoes a certification process prior to being published in our public catalog. To help you navigate the certification process, here are the main requirements of the certification, the top issues we're seeing, and some helpful reference material to ensure that your skill passes with flying colors.
No matter how talented the individual, it can be next to impossible to get noticed without the right platform. Amazon Appstore believes that skilled people deserve to be given the opportunity to showcase their offering, which is why we are excited to announce the Amazon UK Developer Spotlight.
We all hold interesting data in our heads. Maybe it's a list of all the action figures we played with as a kid, specific details about the 50 U.S. states, or a historical list of the starting quarterbacks for our favorite football team. You can now bring that experience to Alexa using our new quiz skill template.
From free tools to innovative monetization opportunities, Amazon Developer Day at GDC 2017 was the A2Z for developer success on a shoestring budget. If you missed our Developer Day, you can watch the sessions on our YouTube channel.
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