New Year, New Us ~ New Sign! ~ Rebrand update

One of the most exciting parts of this rebrand is seeing the physical transformation from our “old selves” to our shiny “new selves”. Last week I talked about our online transformation on our various social media platforms. This week we had our sign on the outside of our office changed over and it is thrilling

Company rebrand ~ A quick update

Back in February we unveiled our new company name to the world! It had definitely been exciting leading up to that point, and the unveiling topped that with all of the positive comments and support coming in from clients, friends, and family. We wanted to do a “soft launch” of our new brand name so

Push on CTV ~ July 15th 2014

I was excited this month when CTV asked me to find the coolest health apps for July’s app segment. Here are the 3 apps that I reviewed: Fitocracy FREE for iOS & Android Developer: Fitocracy, Inc.  One successful technique in mobile app development is gamification. Gamification applies game-design thinking to non-game applications to make them

Feature Friday – 8tracks

I was at a BBQ last month and I posed the question to all of my friends “What is the app you use most often?” 3 out of the 6 people said “8tracks“. Intrigued I got them to explain what this app was about and why they loved it so much. I downloaded it the

Tap App – Convenience at your fingertips

Have you ever opened up your phone for the 100th time to dial someone and wished there was an easier way to quickly call them or send them a standard text message? Well one of our clients came up with a great idea that allows you to create phone short cuts by tapping or gesturing

How to market your mobile app part 2

Earlier this week I revisited a previous blog post of ours where we discussed the top 6 ways to market your mobile app. Now the original blog post was written in 2012 so I thought it was important to update our blog with some new ideas! In part 2 of this series I will discuss

How to market your mobile app Part 1

In December of 2012 we wrote a blog posted entitled “Top 6 ways to promote your mobile app“.  One of the most common questions I hear as the marketing person for our company is “How should we market our mobile app?”  I thought this was an important blog topic since it is such a popular

Feature Friday: HauteLook

When I was thinking of my favourite apps this morning I scanned my phone but for some reason passed right over one of my most frequently used apps, HauteLook. I think I passed over it because I thought “Well this app doesn’t improve efficiency, or teach me something or provide a service, it just gets

Apps for cyclists and motorcyclists

It was “Bike Week” on CTV Morning Live today so I picked a selection of apps for those who prefer to travel on two wheels (motorized or human-powered!). EatSleepRide $2.99 for iPhone & soon coming for Android This app is calling itself the most advanced and comprehensive app for motorcycle riders! ESR is a social

Push Interactions Wins SABEX Small Business of the Year Award

Last Thursday night we attended the 2014 SABEX Awards Gala (Saskatchewan Achievement in Business Excellence). We were thrilled and honoured to be finalists in the Small Business of the Year category. The evening was set to a spectacular 1920’s theme with the hall decorated to perfection and all of the guests dressed in Gatsby-themed attire.

Push Interactions on CTV Morning Live ~ May 15th

For the month of May I have a mixed bags of apps to review! KIS-SK ~ Keep It Safe Saskatchewan Free for iPhone & Android The mixed bag starts off with the KIS-SK app that we launched with the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute a few weeks ago. Their organization’s mission is to raise awareness and educate

Feature Friday: Duolingo

On the March CTV App Segment I featured the Duolingo app but I wanted to feature it again because this is the best app I have ever used. Best. App. Ever. Period.  Bold statement, but keep on reading to hear why! Duolingo is a completely free app for iPhone or Android that teaches you Spanish, French, Italian,

Springtime Apps ~ Push Interactions on CTV Morning Live

When selecting apps for my CTV app reviews I always start by thinking “Is there a major holiday or festive day coming up?” If there isn’t, I usually go to my next question “Is it the beginning of a season?!”  Usually I can answer yes to one of those questions which will launch me into

Mobile Monday – TACT

The Auditory Concentration Test App (TACT) is a great example of one of our apps that truly improves the quality of life for the user.  Designed by Declan Quinn, Mb., FRCPC, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, the Auditory Concentration Test is a continuous performance test used to measure sustained attention in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders.

To allow, or not to allow, that is the question: Push Notifications Part 1

A while ago I read an article entitled “How WalMart, Asda and The Rolling Stones use mobile push notifications“, written by David Moth.  The article explored how these mega brands use push notifications to strategically gather their users attention. The article got me thinking about all of the apps that I have on my phones

New Office, New Us!

Back in September we made the move from our shared office at Ideas Inc to our very own office!  I have waited until now to blog about this monumental event because we revealed our new name and identity to the team that morning.  After the big reveal the majority of the day revolved around celebrating

NSBA Business Builder Team Building Award Recipients

Our company vision is “To improve quality of life, through quality technology.”  We would not be able to achieve this vision if it wasn’t for our dedicated, professional and innovative team.  A few months ago we were nominated for a North Saskatoon Business Association Business Builder Award for Team Building.  The award goes to the

Push Interactions on CTV Morning Live ~ March 13, 2014

Today we made our official TV debut with our new company name, Push Interactions!  It felt great to be introduced as Jess Bonish from Push Interactions!   I was also excited today because we won the North Saskatoon Business Association’s Business Builder Award for Team Building last night!  We were a finalist in the category

NSBA Business Builder Awards ~ Team Building Award Finalist

I am excited to announce that we are finalists for the North Saskatchewan Business Association 2014 Business Builder Awards.  We were nominated for the Team Building award and were delighted to find out we were selected as finalists in the category.  The North Saskatoon Business Association supports  Saskatoon’s Business Community and is a member-driven and focused

Article Quick Look ~ Fort KNOX

Today I was reading the article: Samsung Galaxy S4 and Knox: iPhone versus Android just got exciting again.  The article delves in to new release of KNOX 2.0.  Although I had heard about KNOX before I was intrigued to learn a little bit more about KNOX and how it is improving Samsung’s security. Here are some