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Official company blog where we discuss the business of app development, as well as give you a behind-the-scenes look at the Jed Mahonis Group.

Bluetooth Beacons: What are they, and why should I use them in my app?

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on January 10, 2017
Beacon Bluetooth beacons allow an app to make choices based on your user's physical location. This article explains this complex technology in laymen's terms so you can incorporate them in your app.

Developing Apps for Equity: A Checklist

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on November 16, 2016
Developing apps on an equity basis image As an old advisor once told us: you can't eat equity. Learn the stringent process we follow for deciding whether to work on a mobile app project in exchange for equity.

How can my app compete with a bigger company?

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on October 05, 2016
Chess It can be intimidating to compete with a big company. Here are a few tips for leveling the playing field.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Developing a Mobile App

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on April 08, 2016
Lightning sky storm 53459 Despite being one of the top app development companies in the Twin Cities, we've made some mistakes. We want to help you learn from our missteps with these 8 mistakes to avoid when launching a mobile app.

Should I sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement with my app development company?

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on March 15, 2016
Document sign When partnering with a developer on an app project, how do you know how much information to share? We'll break down when you need an NDA and what it should contain.

Version 3 of The Jed Mahonis Group Website is Now Here!

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on February 15, 2016
Yeah We've got a new website!

Why your social networking app idea will probably fail (and how to increase your chances of succeeding)

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on July 22, 2015
Socialmedia It takes a lot of time, money, heartache, and luck to build a successful social network. Your app probably won't ever get there, but here are a few tips for getting a little bit closer to achieving your dream.

Which revenue model is right for my app?

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on February 24, 2015
Coins Choosing the right business model for your app is crucial to the long-term success of your app. In this article, we explain the pros and cons of the 4 major types of revenue models you can choose.

Localization: The Best Way to Increase International Sales of your App

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on July 01, 2014
Mapman Looking to expand your audience? Translating your app into multiple languages may be the ticket! Learn about the process of localization and the

Five Mobile Predictions for 2014

by Tim Bornholdt · Published on January 08, 2014
Cellphone hand Our 5 pics for what technology will blow up in 2014.