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About curtis.pyke@curdex.com

App developer, Search Engine Optimization expert, Social Media Manager, Video Producer, and Graphic Designer Extraordinaire! I have 10 years experience building websites, 5+ years creating and videos, and 5+ years doing SEO and social media management!

App Store Optimization for Small Businesses

Mobile app store optimization  App stores are cracking down hard on low-quality / imitation style apps.  It seems like every other day a new app gets hugely popular in the app store and then along come 100 virtually identical "clones" that try to siphon off the popularity of the original app.  This is bad for both the app stores and for rewarding original, creative content.  Quality should always win trump quantity in a perfect world and while the app stores are far from perfect, they are aware of the issue and taking action.  Apple just recently announced in their 4.2.6 Review guidelines that "apps created from a commercialized template or app generation service will be rejected". Apps that focus on acquiring organic users and providing a superior experience will benefit the most in the long run.  Metrics like "time spent in app", "number of top reviews", "percentage of users who re-use versus abandon [...]

App Store Optimization for Small Businesses 2017-08-04T06:11:16+00:00

Delta Golf Course Mobile App – Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Curdex Media Ltd. built the Delta Golf Course app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by at no cost and is intended for use as is. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service. If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at [App Name]TTB Youtube unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy. Information Collection and Use For a better experience, while using our Service, we [...]

Delta Golf Course Mobile App – Privacy Policy 2017-07-14T05:40:52+00:00

TTB Youtube – Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Curdex Media Ltd. built the TTB Youtube app as a Free app. This SERVICE is provided by at no cost and is intended for use as is. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service. If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at [App Name]TTB Youtube unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy. Information Collection and Use For a better experience, while using our Service, we [...]

TTB Youtube – Privacy Policy 2017-07-13T20:37:29+00:00

Top 4 Reasons Restaurants Need To Be On Instagram

Top 4 reasons your restaurant needs to be on Instagram Running a successful restaurant in today's digital, hyper-connected social media loving society is not easy.  Along with the traditional restaurant marketing techniques, owners are now finding themselves neck-deep in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, hashtags, retweets, post likes, etc etc.  This new digital marketing landscape is both challenging and rewarding.  In this article, we are going to look specifically at Instagram and the top 4 reasons restaurants need to be on Instagram. A lot of you are probably asking "why Instagram"?  Well, first off, it has a lot of users.  When I say a lot, I'm talking over 600 million and counting!  Secondly, there are over 95 million photos and videos shared every day, and, you guessed it, a lot of them are food related.  Not only are people, especially millennials, using Instagram to share unbelievable amounts of pictures, they are actually using Instagram to [...]

Top 4 Reasons Restaurants Need To Be On Instagram 2017-06-15T02:14:53+00:00

Top 4 Reasons Gyms Need A Mobile App

Top 4 Reasons Gyms Need A Mobile App Health and fitness is becoming one of the biggest industries in the world, with over a 7% annual growth rate. With people becoming more and more health conscious, gym memberships and usage is booming. Better yet, gyms are resistant to the so called "Amazon Effect" that is harming so many local industries. You can't pay online for someone to do your bench presses now can you? Exactly. That being said, technology is massively transforming the fitness center industry, namely through mobile apps. Today, nearly everybody has an Apple or Android smartphone.  Getting your own custom mobile app developed and designed specifically for your gym and your customers needs almost sounds like a no-brainer.  All across the world, gyms are building their own mobile applications.  The thought that every time your customers open, unlock, and scroll through their phone they see your icon and branding is a big win for [...]

Top 4 Reasons Gyms Need A Mobile App 2017-06-13T23:40:38+00:00

Top 4 reasons restaurants need to be on Facebook

Top 4 reasons restaurants need to be on Facebook Among all other social media platforms, Facebook is widely viewed as the most effective and inexpensive social media tool for restaurants, cafes, bakeries, food trucks and food chains. Today, there are more than 1.94 billion active users on Facebook.  More importantly for restaurant owners, there are over 65 million local business pages, many of which are restaurant or restaurant related. If you own a restaurant and you have not created a Facebook page for it, then you should check out the following reasons restaurants need to be on Facebook. Reason 1: You can keep in touch with your customers By asking your customers to like your Facebook page, you can keep in touch with your customer.  I know this sounds simple and maybe not even worth stating, but it is too important not to mention.  Reaching out to your customers through Facebook is a big win, especially [...]

Top 4 reasons restaurants need to be on Facebook 2017-06-13T04:06:47+00:00

Why Small Businesses Need A Mobile Optimized Website

Why small businesses need a mobile optimized website Mоbilе Орtimizеd Wеbѕitе A mоbilе optimized website iѕ a wеbѕitе thаt is designed and developed with mobile devices as it's primary focus as opposed to desktop and laptops.  Mobile optimized websites dynamically reformat to be easily read and navigated оn smaller screens like smartphones and tablets. With mobile search having overtaken traditional search in 2015, chances are if someone is searching for your product or service they are doing it from a mobile device.  If your site is not mobile optimized, you won't get the business and, by extension, your competitor will. Not good.  If уоu'vе аlrеаdу brоwѕеd a non-optimized website оn a mоbilе dеviсе, you knоw hоw diffiсult it can bе tо nаvigаtе through these sites. Thаt iѕ why it'ѕ so important thаt уоu hаvе a mоbilе wеbѕitе fоr the реорlе that viѕit уоur wеbѕitе оn thеir mobile.  The bottom line is this: if [...]

Why Small Businesses Need A Mobile Optimized Website 2017-06-12T06:06:34+00:00

Mobile Apps for Auto Dealerships – How Apps Boost Revenue and User Satisfaction

How Mobile Apps Increase Sales and Revenue for Auto Dealerships Buying a vehicle, whether it be new or used, is a big decision. Prior to the internet and, more specifically, the smartphone revolution, buying a new car required going to a dealership (often many dealerships) and speaking to a sales rep to gather information. According to a 2014 DME Automotive study, approximately 80% of consumers use the internet for car buying. The same study also found that the average consumer looked at 10 auto websites when trying to decide on a vehicle to purchase. Buyer's check multiple websites for the cheapest prices, delivery times, competitor deals and discounts, and much more.  Mobile Apps for Auto Dealerships is the topic of this post and will be explored below. Furthermore, a study by Deloitte and Touche found that automotive is the third most digitally influenced purchase, coming in only after electronics and home furnishings. While customers [...]

Mobile Apps for Auto Dealerships – How Apps Boost Revenue and User Satisfaction 2017-06-02T00:25:39+00:00

Top 5 ways videos can help your restaurant

Why Restaurants Need A Youtube Video The future has already arrived and 2017 is the year of video marketing. Video consumption is increasing rapidly, with over 87% of online marketers using video. YouTube video has become an essential element of the promotional toolbox regardless of the business that you are in.  Simply put, it is one of the most profitable, if not the most profitable, marketing tools available that can help your restaurant business grow.  Here are what we believe to be the Top 5 ways videos can help your restaurant. Show off your Restaurant Give a tour of your restaurant and the facilities, decor, and delicious food that you provide.  We live in a visual society and video will entice like no other medium can.  Also, consider introducing your staff to the audience.  Meet the chef, owner, or any staff member of your choice.  Have one of your staff members [...]

Top 5 ways videos can help your restaurant 2017-05-30T10:24:23+00:00

Top 6 Reasons A Golf Course Should Have A Mobile App

Why Your Golf Course Needs A Mobile App Mobile apps continue to grow in popularity year over year.  In 2016 there were over 13 billion (yes, with a "b) mobile app downloads across the Google and Apple stores.  More impressively, the total time spent in apps worldwide increased by over 150 billion hours year-over-year, reaching nearly 900 billion hours in 2016. iPhone and Android mobile apps will soon be a requirement for golf courses. If you own or manage a golf course, the time to get a golf course mobile app has never been greater.  Let's take a look at some of the reasons you need a mobile app. Mobile Scorecard Giving your customers the ability to track their scores on their phones as opposed to using a pencil and scorecard is huge.  Better yet, your customers can also check both the yardage and par for each hole (i.e. 240 yards, par 4) [...]

Top 6 Reasons A Golf Course Should Have A Mobile App 2017-05-26T22:58:06+00:00