“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles” – Sun Tzu
Creating a mobile app and marketing it can be stressful. In order to reduce your stress and give your app the best shot at success, you will need to eliminate as many variables as possible.
This means tracking competing apps.
When you track your competition, you will understand where they are strong and where they are weak. Then you can learn from their strengths and try to exploit their weaknesses.
With Mobile Action, you can view a full analysis report of your competing mobile apps, for free. You can track an unlimited number of apps, so be sure to track all of your apps too!
In this post, we will show you how to track your competitor’s mobile app in a few easy steps. Then we will show you what kind of information you can get after you track your competitors.
1. Sign Up For a Free Mobile Action Account
To get started, click here to sign up for a free Mobile Action account.
Enter your basic information and a little information about your mobile app. This will help us give you useful suggestions that can improve your app’s visibility.
Adding your mobile app to your account will automatically help you generate a free analysis report for your app and automatically help you determine a list of competitors. In addition, Mobile Action will provide you with a list of recommended keywords so you can improve your ASO.
…and of course, no credit card required!
2. Add an App
Now search for a competing app at the top of the screen and select it.
When you find one, you will see some basic information about the app.
To track any app, click on the “+” sign button.
Remember, since we allow you to track unlimited apps, you can track as many of any apps as you want. But for now, let’s just track one app and move on to your competitors.
3. Competitor Suggestions
Based on your keywords and category ranking the Competitor Suggestions gives you a list of potential competitors.Knowing the keywords that your competitors are ranked for is good for you too. You might find additional new keywords that are relevant to your app!
You can add a competitor using “+Competitor” button in the rightmost corner.
Tracking your competitors is vital to understanding why they are successful and where you can get a competitive advantage.If you aren’t tracking your competitors, be sure to get started right now and for further information visit their App Profile.
App tracking is free and unlimited, so there’s no excuse 🙂