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Old 02-18-2012, 07:20 PM
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Default how do you spy on your competitors?

Hey folks..

How do you find out how your competitor's app is getting reviews/downloads, etc?

There are so many tools for website - like alexa, quantcast, spyfu, keywordspy, etc.

But what about apps? I mean I can search the app name and see which sites reviewed them. But there's got to be a better way to do competitive research for apps

Any ideas?
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:35 PM
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of course this is super secret.. and i post this only here exclusive on touch arcade.. again its super secret spying stuff.. but if you follow thoose 4 steps youre opportunities are pretty much unlimited..

Secret Spy Ressources!

please use this information with absolute discretion.

cheers and good luck!
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Old 02-19-2012, 10:27 PM
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of course this is super secret.. and i post this only here exclusive on touch arcade.. again its super secret spying stuff.. but if you follow thoose 4 steps youre opportunities are pretty much unlimited..

Secret Spy Ressources!

please use this information with absolute discretion.

cheers and good luck!
Muahahahaha

On a more serious note, I don't really know how you "spy" but if you want to track their performance app annie is a good bet.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:40 AM
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In Distimo you can set up to 5 competitors for direct comparing in ranking.
It is not much of a spying, but a nice thing anyway.
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Old 02-22-2012, 01:52 PM
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Hmmm... I will ask ppl to give 1 star review to them, lol
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Old 02-22-2012, 02:54 PM
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Distimo is great for tracking your own items and staying aware of those around you.
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Old 02-25-2012, 02:05 AM
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of course this is super secret.. and i post this only here exclusive on touch arcade.. again its super secret spying stuff.. but if you follow thoose 4 steps youre opportunities are pretty much unlimited..

Secret Spy Ressources!

please use this information with absolute discretion.

cheers and good luck!
Brilliant :-)
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Old 02-18-2012, 08:35 PM
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How do you find out how your competitor's app is getting reviews/downloads, etc?
I dont worry about my competitors, I let my competitors worry about me.
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:28 PM
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Yeah, agreed.

If I have any competitors, I certainly don't know who they are.

I'd much rather not worry about that stuff and instead focus on making great games.
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Old 02-19-2012, 01:27 PM
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Agreed. Focus on making your own stuff great and don't worry about others.
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