Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Alon Even—VP of Marketing at Appsee.
Developers, publishing houses and companies are all engaged in some form in a constant learning process that teaches them the best ways to create engaging and top selling mobile apps that will hopefully realize immediate success. There are also some common pitfalls that developers know of that they try to avoid entirely. Before you become a rock star app developer you should know about these mistakes. Not only should you know about these mistakes and stay away from them at all costs, you should also know about UI alternatives that will allow you to do what you want without turning off the user.
The Mobile App world is an entirely different animal than designing for the desktop and App publishers often do not have mobile UX designers on staff. Mobile apps only have a few seconds to grab and engage the user, so much attention must be given to those detailed, tiny interactions that can make or break the entire user experience.
The following are examples of mistakes to stay away from as well as examples of apps that do it right.
1.) Forcing Registration without Offering Value
When designing the UI of your app, ask yourself: If it was a web application you were designing would you force the ...