ShoutEm is a mobile application creation platform that allows you to create mobile app for iOS, Android and HTML5 in just minutes. Weather you bring content into your site into one of their CMS integration options or creating your content directly into their appbuilder its easy to get your message to mobile app users. If you are designing for your brand or simply [...]
ShoutEm is a mobile application creation platform that allows you to create mobile app for iOS, Android and HTML5 in just minutes. Weather you bring content into your site into one of their CMS integration options or creating your content directly into their appbuilder its easy to get your message to mobile app users. If you are designing for your brand or simply bringing your idea to the mobile market ShoutEm makes it easy for you to make the vision connection to your audience. ShoutEm offers a wide variety of modules to help both SMBs and customers wishing to create their own personalized app-types for their content or social network.
Once you created your app just publish and ShoutEm will take care of the rest. With their HTML5 version no additional account is necessary and you can have your app finished in a matter of minutes.
ShoutEm has come up with a platform to rapidly deploy cost-effective mobile apps for individuals, clubs, and small budget SME. Their Enterprise Edition serves the needs of larger publishers with dozens of properties who need to run their mobile strategies on a unified publishing platform.
About the company:
ShoutEm is a company from USA/Croatia and have two offices at the time being, one in NYC and one in Zagreb. ShoutEm has been around in different inception for many years, but started in 2011 as an app creation platform. ShoutEm is a spinoff of Five Minutes Ltd., a mobile development company with more than 35 employees and an extensive client list.
According to ShoutEm they offer dynamic and static content solutions for their customers. You can bring in elements which are updated regularly through RSS, or create content elements in our apps without having to have a site or feed. See http://www.shoutem.com/tour/features for more info.
In some ways, yes.
ShoutEm is free to build and test for an unlimited amount of time. Subscription begins when you’re ready to publish or enable the app publicly.
iOS, Android, Mobile Web, iPad (September)
Their subscriptions are one app per plan, and there are three pricing tiers based on what features, or amount of downloads you need/expect.
Basic, $19.90/MO billed annually. HTML5 App, 2000 monthly users, No iOS account required
Advanced, $59.90/MO billed annually. iPhone App, HTML5 App, Android app, Push notifications, 5000 monthly users
Unlimited, $119.90/MO billed annually. iPad App, iPhone App, HTML5 App, Android app, Push notifications, API access / data sync, Unlimited usage
All features are included in all plans:
Unlimited support, maintenance, free updates and upgrades, Integrations: WordPress, Drupal, Ning, Facebook, Twitter, Content types: news, videos, event listings, photos, music, people, wines, shop items, deals…Social networking: fan wall, user profiles, status and photo updates, comments, likes. Customization: design, colors, icons, backgrounds, home layouts. CMS backend: update app content at any time in easy to use dashboard. Location based: places, directions, contact details, categorization, search, list and map view. Tools: advertising, analytics, push notifications, automated publishing to iOS and Google Play
Simplicity level (1-10, where 10 is really simple):
According to ShoutEm Support Director he’d say 3, as there’s a learning curve with any platform. Once you understand how Shoutem works, it’s incredible simple to build and publish an app.
ShoutEm take care of the publishing process for their customers.
Possibility of earning money:
Customers can sell their apps in the stores, integrate ad campaigns, and soon they’ll be able to set up in-app subscriptions.
ShoutEm offer a best-practices type guide on their blog which helps users get started with their app promotion:
Detailed, single page deep reports. Audience, usage, retention, page stats, sessions stats and more. Analyze and optimize your content and user base until you get best performances.
ThisIs50 – 50 Cent’s social network app
The Vinyl District – record store locator
KiddNation – Kidd Kraddick’s morning show app
Pop Candy – A USA Today blog
They provide native apps for content creators, small businesses and local communities to name a few. They’re incredibly versatile as a platform, and you’re certainly not limited to these.
Can make custom made apps?
ShoutEm is unable to provide customization for individual apps, as this is what helps keep their costs low. This includes third-party code additions or SDKs on demand.
ShoutEm tips for developers