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Pics of our new AppMakr office in San Francisco

Jerry, our marketing specialist at AppMakr, just got some great pics of our new office in San Francisco.

We've recently expanded from DC out to SF as our AppMakr "do it yourself" iPhone creation platform has continued to gain phenomenal traction.  What better place than San Francisco to launch a product?!

I've been in full-on fundraising mode most of the summer, and within a few weeks I'll post a super in-depth blog about the fundraising process out here in Silicon Valley.  If you haven't already, you should grab my RSS feed or subscribe to this blog (top right of the page) so you can get updates when I post new entries!

Here's our address in San Francisco.  Come stop by if you're in the area.  We're located in SOMAcentral, an awesome technology innovation hotspot.

AppMakr.com153 Townsend St, Suite 9057San Francisco, CA 94107

Jerry, our marketing specialist at AppMakr, just got some great pics of our new office in San Francisco. We've recently expanded from DC out to SF as our AppMakr "do it yourself" iPhone creation platform has continued to gain phenomenal traction.  What better place than San Francisco to launch a product?! I've been in full-on fundraising mode most of the summer, and within a few weeks I'll post a super in-depth blog about the fundraising process out here in Silicon Valley.  If you haven't already, you should grab my RSS feed or subscribe to this blog (top right of the page) so you can get updates when I post new entries! Here's our address in San Francisco.  Come stop by if you're in the area.  We're located in SOMAcentral, an awesome technology innovation hotspot. AppMakr.com153 Townsend St, Suite 9057San Francisco, CA 94107

Focusing on Focus: Why We Sold AppMakr

Back in January of 2010, my co-founders Sean, Isaac and I created one of the first mobile app creation platforms, AppMakr.

At the time, we had a thriving mobile app consulting business called PointAbout, and we were building high-end (and expensive) apps for large brands. Our team made the iPhone app for The Washington Post and Cars.com. We built the Newsweek iPad app and an iPad app for Disney, along with apps for clients like General Motors, US Army, the Entertainment Software Rating Board and others.

Making custom apps was really expensive -- especially in those early days. We had a dream of democratizing app creation so it was accessible to anyone. From that idea, AppMakr was born.

The day before we launched AppMakr, our team took bets on how many apps would be made in AppMakr's first month. Some people guessed 10, others 100. We had no idea what were about to unleash: In AppMakr's first 3 months, users made many thousands of apps. We had to scramble to support the growth. We even got angry calls from Apple's app review team who were overwhelmed by the number of apps being submitted; that's how our App Quality Index came to be, as a way to turn their frown upside down.

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