New Year, New Us ~ What’s in a name?

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of unveiling our new company name and brand identity.  Since then we have received so much support for our new name and look! We also received our first company banner and got to show it off at a career fair and to the clients who have visited our

Cupid Strikes Again ~ Valentine’s Day Apps

Whether you are married, dating or single this Valentine’s Day there is an app for everyone.  This morning I had the pleasure to share these apps on CTV Morning Live.  Keep reading for a further look at these fun love-themed apps: 1. Pic Collage Free for iPhone & Android (Seller: Cardinal Blue Software, Inc) This fun little app

The New Us

There comes a time in every company’s life when they must say goodbye to the old and celebrate the new.  It is my pleasure to introduce you to the new us: As you may know, we have been on a long journey to completely rebrand CollegeMobile.  Today our COO, Shane Giroux, is at a career fair and

Article Quick Look: In-App Review Mechanics

You must be living under a rock if you haven’t heard of the sensation that is the game Flappy Bird.  Although I haven’t played it myself I am really interested in learning about it and the success it has had over a very short time period.  The app world changes so fast and it is

New Year, New us: Part 2 ~ Setting a Vision and Finding Ourselves

Over a year ago I wrote a post entitled “New Year, New Us: Part 1″.  To summarize, I talked about how our company was going to embark on the journey of rebranding ourselves.  We were thankful for the success that the name “CollegeMobile” had brought us, but knew that in order to grow and expand

So You Have an iOS App. Now What?

In this day and age it seems that everyone has a smartphone.  This increased demand for smartphones has of course created an increased demand for smartphone apps.  Although there are a few different top mobile platforms to develop for (iOS, Android, BlackBerry, BB10 and Windows Phone), many companies choose one or two platforms that will

CollegeMobile on CTV Morning Live ~ January 13, 2014

There’s nothing quite like a fresh new year to help you realign your goals, set new goals and get organized for the awesome year to come!  I visited the CTV Morning Live set in Saskatoon yesterday to share some apps that may help you stick with those New Years Resolutions! 1. Quit It – Lite

The Raw Advantage on CTV Morning Live

We just love to see our clients promoting their apps!  Chris Kendall, from The Raw Advantage, went on CTV Morning Live last week to talk about his cook book,101 Frickin’ Rawsome Recipes, prepare some delicious eats and promote  his iPhone app: The Raw Advantage Raw Recipes.     Take a look at his Behind the

3 Apps for the Holidays

Time to wet you app-etite for the Holidays with a few Holiday-themed apps!  There is nothing that I love more than reviewing apps for CTV and my favourite to research and review are apps for the Holiday Season!  Check out my “9 Apps for the Holiday Season” blog from last year!    This year I

What is a “Mobile Strategy”?!

When I was in my undergrad for Marketing, I would often hear the phrase “What is your Social Media Strategy?”.  Now back in mid 2000’s “social media” was just coming into existence and platforms like Facebook and Twitter were starting to become popular and widely adopted.  It also seemed like individuals were quick to sign

Apps for Halloween- CollegeMobile on CTV

It was once time again for me to comb through the app stores to make my app recommendations to CTV Morning Live viewers!  You may have already noticed that I like writing “themed” app blogs (Summer, Spring, Valentine’s Day, Christmas, etc.) and this CTV App Segment was perfectly timed with Halloween!  I was surprised to

Co-op CRS App Reaches Top Download Status on App Store

We were excited to learn that over the weekend the Co-op CRS app we developed for Co-op was #14 in the Lifestyle section of the top free downloaded apps on the Apple App store.  Also, incredibly, the app reached the Top 300 app out of ALL apps on the Apple App Store! Co-op is a

CollegeMobile – ABEX 2013 Award Nominees

CollegeMobile has been in business for almost 4 years and in 4 years we have had the privilege to win and be nominated for some great local, provincial and national awards!  We are very proud of our accomplishments thus far and each award and nomination motivates us to become even better. In 2011 our team

Flaman’s Mobile App

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog where I talked about how we customize not only our product for our clients but how we also customize the experience for them.  This applies also to our newest app that we launched with Flaman.  We began talking with their marketing department in the fall of 2012

CollegeMobile on CTV Saskatoon Morning Live ~ September 16th, 2013

Knock, knock, knocking on…. watermelons!?!?!  It was time for another Mobile Apps Monday on CTV Saskatoon Morning Live!  I had a really fun line up of apps to talk about this day and was excited to bring some fun props with me: For this day’s app segment I featured two movement related apps and one

Deciding Which Smartphone to Choose

This morning our CEO, Chad Jones, was on Global Morning Saskatoon to talk about the latest smartphone platforms. Here is a summary of his discussion with Global’s Melissa Nakhavoly: iPhone * Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 5S will be available on September 10th * iPhones are one of the most expensive phones on the

The Raw Advantage – A Custom App and a Custom Experience

One of the things that I love about working at CollegeMobile is all of the people who I get to meet and work with.  Across the board our clients are all amazing and we have strong and unique relationships with each of them.  Over the course of working here I began to realize an interesting

Co-op Coupons & Offers

Another great promotion for the Co-op Coupons and Offers has been put out by Co-op.  This is the Press Release they posted on August 23rd: “Interest in the Co-op CRS mobile app has shot up recently following the mid-July launch of the coupon feature in the latest version. The coupon feature is also now available

CollegeMobile on Saskatoon CTV Live August 26th

Well it was that time again for me to compile a list of our favourite apps and head down to the Saskatoon CTV studio to talk about apps with Heather Marcoux on their Morning Live show. This week I talked about the following apps: Vine  Free for Android smartphones Social media app where you post