How to Sell App Ideas: A Must-Have Guide

If you’ve decided to step into the app developing game, congratulations! You’ve just started a business. And like any other business, you’ll have to find backers or buyers to sell app ideas to.

Maybe you’ve got a brilliant app planned and you want to sell it to someone else to produce. Or maybe you want to dive into the process yourself and see where the journey leads. Either way, you’ll have to:

  • Validate your idea
  • Define your target audience
  • Test a prototype to your target audience

This guide on how to sell app ideas will tell you everything you need to know about selling your app idea to financial backers or potential idea buyers.

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Which One Won? How to name a local business

Naming your business is an exciting part of building your new brand. Start by brainstorming and come up with as many ideas as you can. Once you’ve exhausted your ideas, you can start to narrow down it down to your favorites. When it starts getting challenging to decide on your own, test a couple of business names with a PickFu poll to see which is more popular with an audience of people.

That’s exactly what the business owner in this PickFu poll did. The pollster is building an integrated medicine clinic in the town of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and wants to know which business name would be more appealing. 

Option A was Restoration Healthcare and Option B was Coeur d’Health. Option B, of course, was a play on words based on the town Coeur d’Alene. 

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200 Marriage Proposal Stories to Inspire Your Valentine’s Day

Depending on whom you ask, February 14 is either a day to celebrate the best of human relationships or a cynical marketing ploy. Regardless of which side you take, love is uplifting, romantic, hilarious, and terrifying, often at the same time.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, PickFu gathered a panel of 200 married people to share their proposal stories and rate them on a scale of 1 (least romantic) to 5 (most romantic). Their stories will make you cheer, laugh, and choke up — much like love itself.

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5 E-commerce Website Policies Every Online Business Owner Should Have

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Priyanka Prakash of Fundera for this guest post on e-commerce website policies.

Just like any venture, your e-commerce business needs to outline its policies from the get-go. Because of the technology and processes involved, however, running an online store will require even more policies than your average business. 

When you’re in charge, you’re responsible for setting up all the necessary e-commerce policies for your online business. But what protocols do you need to establish yourself? 

Though the full answer to this question will depend on a variety of factors — like your industry, headquarters location, and your offerings — there are certain policies that every online retail business should consider setting up.

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What the heck is PickFu?

As an e-commerce seller, you do everything you can to make more revenue. That’s why you spend so many hours attending conferences, researching products, and learning from experts on YouTube. 

In all of your e-commerce learning, you may have stumbled across the strange word PickFu, pronounced “pick-foo.”

Um, a what?

If you’re like most people, hearing that word may have caused you to do a head-tilt. But don’t turn away! This “PickFu thing” is something that you definitely need to look into. 

All right, so what is it?

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Which One Won? Judging logo design ideas

When you’re building a brand, your logo is an important first impression to customers. Whether online or offline, your logo quickly becomes the calling card of a business. However, judging logo design ideas is never easy.

In this PickFu poll, a premium pet supplement company asked for insights from Amazon Prime shoppers about which logo they prefer. Of the three logo design ideas offered, which do you think came out on top?

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10 Unique Packaging Ideas to Inspire You

Product packaging plays an integral role in your product’s branding. From communicating your offerings to expressing your company’s values, unique packaging helps to convince potential consumers to make that leap and buy from you.

With thousands of brands competing for attention, that split second when a consumer glances at your product could make or break it for you. One-third of all decisions consumers make are based solely on the packaging. Unique packaging could differentiate your brand from all the competition.

To help inspire you, take a look at these 10 unique packaging ideas, examples, and tips to help you make sure your product stands out from the crowd.

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Which One Won? Catchy mobile app names

Naming a new mobile app isn’t easy. Clever and catchy mobile app names help you stand out from your competitors, but it’s tough to know what users will think.

The right name for your app is one major way to build brand recognition, so make things easier on yourself by following tips from this PickFu poll. In this poll, the developer wants opinions on two potential names for a new app that enables users to gather information and chat with experts on any subject. 

Option A was wegatherapp and Option B was gatherxCan you guess which app name won? 

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How to Choose an Online Panel

Traditional market research methods such as telephone calls and in-person focus groups are cost-prohibitive and too time-consuming for many businesses. With an online panel, surveys can be completed quickly and easily, helping you collect a lot of data in relatively little time.

Before you get started, consider these factors in choosing a panel provider and start harnessing the wisdom of a crowd.

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Which One Won? Deciding on a product bonus

Everyone loves an opportunity to get a little something extra with their purchase. In e-commerce, an add-on item is known as a product bonus.

A free gift or the option to save money on a package deal could be all it takes to transform your product pages and encourage more conversions. So, how do you know what kind of product bonus your customers are looking for?

In this PickFu poll, the seller was looking for quick insights into what bonus a consumer would like as an add-on with their cat litter purchase.

The poll allowed for a lot of flexibility. Option A suggested a handy poop bag dispenser. Option B asked consumers for an open-ended answer describing the kind of alternative they might like. Notably, the seller asked for an add-on product that wasn’t cat litter.

What do you think the results were?

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