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Read up on the latest thoughts, productivity tips, and news from MobileUp. We will also share some of the innovative ways our customers are using our solutions to expand their mobile strategies with their audiences.

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Q and A: How College of Saint Mary uses mobile technology to engage its students
Customer Stories & Tips
Q & A: How College of Saint Mary uses mobile technology to engage its students

College of Saint Mary increases students' interest and participation in campus events by moving its messaging to mobile technology.

Powerful Promotions: How to use your app to help raise money in just three steps
Product News & Ideas
Powerful Promotions: How to use your app to help raise money in just three steps

We will show you how to use a combination of our new home screen tools, notifications, and geofences to make sure your next co-promotion is a success and meets your goals.

Product Update: Customize the design of your app's home screen
Product News & Ideas
Extreme Makeovers: MobileUp customers succeed with new app home screen design tools

See how the University of Utah, Loras College, and Curé of Ars Catholic School transformed their app home screens in minutes and why Alison Toney at Arkansas Tech says, “The new Home Screen Manager is incredible!”

Design and manage your home screen
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Video: Overview of the new home screen design and management tools

You can now update the appearance of your app's home screen to your specifications at any time. Check it out!

Product Update: Customize and manage your app home screen with NEW administrator tools
Product News & Ideas
Customize and manage your app's home screen with new administrator tools

As an app administrator, you can now choose from six provided design options, upload your own images, and adjust colors and transparencies to completely customize the home screen appearance.

Product Updates: Check out the latest enhancements to our directories and forms
Product News & Ideas
Product Updates: Check out the latest enhancements to our directories and forms

Please read through this information for how and when these updates will affect your current apps and administrator tools.

Point the Way: How to connect apps to other information sources
Customer Stories & Tips
Point the Way: How to connect apps to other information sources

MobileUp apps can include native mobile content plus convenient connections for users to relevant information located outside the app.

Corral the Conversations: Here are 5 reasons to host Discussions in your app
Product News & Ideas
Corral the Conversations: Here are 5 reasons to host Discussions in your app

Members of your association or affinity group will communicate somewhere online. Make sure it is inside your MobileUp app. Here's why.

Scavenger Hunt: A few scattered elements inside your app can encourage users to engage content and each other
Product News & Ideas
One App and Multiple Audiences: How to serve different user segments with a single app presence

The flexibility of our app development platform helps you engage different user roles and segments within your mobile audience.

National Insurance Producer Registry Delivers Customized App through Partnership with MobileUp Software
Customer Stories & Tips
From Informational to Functional: How native app features add value to conference apps

Learn how to take advantage of location services and cameras to elevate the usefulness of your event app.

Tell us about your MobileUp app and you could win free barbecue for you and your team.
Company Announcements
MobileUp Customers: Tell us about your app and you could win free barbecue for your team

Your MobileUp app could earn you and your team free food from one of the best barbecue restaurants in our hometown: Joe's Kansas City.

National Insurance Producer Registry Delivers Customized App through Partnership with MobileUp Software
Customer Stories & Tips
National Insurance Producer Registry delivers customized app through partnership with MobileUp Software

Individual insurance professionals now have mobile access to their basic licensing information and status in any state or jurisdiction.

No Longer by the Book: Why the College of Charleston uses an app for its school traditions program
Customer Stories & Tips
No Longer by the Book: Why the College of Charleston uses an app for its traditions program

The College of Charleston educates students about the history of its school with a MobileUp app that “… brings the traditions to life, makes them timely, and allows us to adapt in real time.”

MobileUp Software provides conference experience and alumni engagement app to the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference
Customer Stories & Tips
MobileUp Software provides conference experience and alumni engagement app to the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference

The GGCLC is Canada's most distinguished leadership development program and has been held every three or four years since 1983.

Scavenger Hunt: A few scattered elements inside your app can encourage users to engage content and each other
Product News & Ideas
Scavenger Hunt: A few scattered elements inside your app can encourage users to engage content and each other

Scavenger hunts work well in the physical world when you have a group of people who need to get familiar with a location. But did you know they also work in the virtual world?

MobileUp Software updates Privacy Policy and introduces a new security enhancement
Company Announcements
MobileUp Software updates Privacy Policy and introduces a new security enhancement

Learn more about our policy updates and upcoming two-step email user authentication in all our apps.

Get the Word Out 2: A sequel blog post about app promotions that worked for MobileUp clients
Customer Stories & Tips
Get the Word Out 2: A sequel blog post about app promotions that worked for MobileUp clients

It's back! We found out from some of our successful clients how they publicize their apps and drive up user and engagement statistics. Here are some good ideas you can borrow!

Make a good first impression at your next conference with geofences
Product News & Ideas
Make a good first impression at your next conference with geofences

Extend automated welcome wishes and a helping hand to your members and attendees as they move about your event and surrounding areas directly from your conference app.

Cover All the Angles: How to tell if your engagement strategy is complete
Why Mobile?
Cover All the Angles: How to tell if your engagement strategy is complete

Your school or association is losing engagement opportunities if it is relying on websites instead of a native app to reach mobile users.

Starting with the basics grows app adoption at Missouri Valley College
Customer Stories & Tips
Starting with the basics leads to increased app adoption at Missouri Valley College

Want to engage your mobile audience? Be sure to include essential content for daily activities in your app.

Association streamlines conferences and communications with MobileUp
Customer Stories & Tips
Association streamlines conferences and communications with MobileUp

The Kansas Bankers Association saved time and money when it decided to standardize on the MobileUp platform for its conference app.

The What and the Where: Add the power of maps to your native mobile forms
Product News & Ideas
The What and the Where: Add the power of maps to your native mobile forms

Use our location form field to enable users to show you on a map where they are when they submit information through your app.

Start the Conversations: Use our new Discussions feature to engage users
Product News & Ideas
Start the Conversations: Use our new Discussions feature to engage users

We have released Discussions, a new feature that empowers our customers to quickly create and monitor threaded conversations directly in their MobileUp apps.

Get the Word Out: Five app promotions that worked for MobileUp clients
Customer Stories & Tips
Get the Word Out: Five app promotions that worked for MobileUp clients

Here are a few ideas from some of our clients (your peers) on how to raise awareness about your app and drive those engagement statistics upward.

A Launch Story: Learn how the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association leveraged its annual conference to introduce a new app to its members
Customer Stories & Tips
A Launch Story: Learn how the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association leveraged its annual conference to introduce a new app to its members

The timing of an app launch can be just as important as the features inside it.

App brings Ave Maria University together
Customer Stories & Tips
App brings Ave Maria University together

No means of communication has been as effective between the student life department and students at this South Florida university than its MobileUp app.

At a loss for words? Skim our notifications gallery for inspiration!
Product News & Ideas
At a loss for words? Skim our notifications gallery for inspiration!

Learn best practices for sending notifications and read real-world examples of notifications sent by our clients to their mobile audiences.

App-based shuttle schedule keeps things moving at Green Mountain College
Customer Stories & Tips
App-based shuttle schedule keeps things moving at Green Mountain College

Learn how to move your most frequently requested information into a highly consumable format inside your app.

Connect mobile payments to clubs, chapters and organizations in your MobileUp app
Product News & Ideas
Connect users of your clubs, chapters and organizations to mobile payment forms

This new feature streamlines any payments from within your MobileUp solution.

A note on recent changes to the Apple App Store review guidelines
Company Announcements
A note on recent changes to the Apple App Store review guidelines

MobileUp has reached an agreement with Apple moving forward that has favorable results for our current and future clients.

Include team rosters in your app
Customer Stories & Tips
Team rosters: Put the players in your app

Learn how to provide your smartphone-toting fans most everything they need to know about the athletes on your teams directly in your app.

MemberClicks partners with MobileUp Software
Company Announcements
MemberClicks partners with MobileUp Software

New partnership provides MemberClicks customers mobile options for membership engagement.

Learn how to reach your mobile audience at year-end or anytime and accept financial gifts through your app.
Product News & Ideas
How to accept gifts through mobile at year-end or anytime

Leverage your existing payment forms and systems on your website that are already in place to request last-minute year-end financial gifts within a few minutes.

How to increase your app user base with an in-app only shopping offer
Product News & Ideas
How to increase your app user base with an in-app only shopping offer

Encourage new users to sign into your app by offering a shopping discount and make some money for your campus book store at the same time. Here's an example you can follow.

Benedictine College uses its app to engage students in homecoming activities
Customer Stories & Tips
Benedictine College uses its app to engage students in homecoming activities

Benedictine College successfully connected students to its homecoming activities through a few clever features in its MobileUp app and generated some impressive user statistics in the process.

Partnership between MobileUp Software and Ulyngo provides mobile access to secure student-to-student marketplaces at universities
Company Announcements
MobileUp Software and Ulyngo Announce Partnership

University students can now buy and sell their used goods in the same school-branded apps where they receive notifications, access calendars of events, and join clubs and organizations.

Engage your users with less than 4 hours a week of work
Why Mobile?
Engage your users with less than 4 hours a week of work

Several of our more successful clients tell us they only spend four hours a week in our administrative tools to keep their audience engaged.

Notifications deliver 5x more engagement than email
Why Mobile?
Notifications deliver 5x more engagement than email

Email marketing is a tried and tested way to engage an audience. It is an important tool for us also, but maybe it’s effectiveness is starting to show its age.

A client of ours recently shared an amazing statistic: their solution from MobileUp was driving 75% of their website traffic.
Why Mobile?
Increase engagement 3x with a MobileUp solution

A client of ours recently shared an amazing statistic: their solution from MobileUp was driving 75% of their website traffic.

Confidently invest in a mobile strategy with MobileUp and our One App - Unlimited Experiences approach
Why Mobile?
One App - Unlimited Experiences

Our approach to mobile let's your profesional association, student activities office, or K-12 school confidently make the investment in a mobile strategy.

Jayhawks mobilize with MobileUp solutions
Customer Stories & Tips
Mobile makes sense at St. Teresa's Academy

St. Teresa's Academy in Kansas City improves the speed of their communications to students and parents with a MobileUp app.

Meet Karen and learn about our apps for student orientation
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Meet Karen: Learn about our app-based student orientation solution

If you are wondering how to take your next student orientation to the next level, check out this video for some cool app-based ideas.

Manage threaded conversations in your app with our Discussions feature
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Manage threaded conversations in your app

Our Discussions feature enables your mobile users to interact with each other on any topic you desire. See how easy it is to set up and monitor the messages in this short video.

Visit our support videos
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Get the help you need in Support

Our Support section includes a variety of videos on some of our most frequently asked questions. Check it out!