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How to build a self-promoting app, how to find a developer, and what to look for in an agency.


Welcome to episode 137 of the Food Blogger Pro podcast! This week on the podcast, Bjork talks with Trey George about building, developing, and managing apps.

One Million App Downloads in One Year

Building an app can be an exciting addition to your online business, and Trey is a pro at managing apps at A Color Story.

Trey has had a hand in building four apps for the A Beautiful Mess brand (the A Beautiful Mess app, Party Party, A Color Story, and A Design Kit), and he has quickly learned what works, what doesn’t, and what’s important to consider when building an app. If you’ve ever thought about building an app for your blog, this episode is for you!

In this episode, Trey shares:
  • How he got started managing the A Beautiful Mess app
  • How to charge more for your work
  • How the A Beautiful Mess app was self-promoting
  • Why hashtags were important for growth
  • What to look for in an agency
  • How to find an app developer
  • His experience with in-app purchases


If you have any comments, questions, or suggestions for interviews, be sure to email them to podcast@foodbloggerpro.com.

Thanks to our Reviewer of the Week, Anushree from Simmer to Slimmer! If you’d like to be featured, leave a review for us on iTunes and include your name and blog name in the review.

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