Share the Love With Our New Referral Program

Are you an existing client who is looking to save money for your organization or add new services, like native apps? Have you been wanting to launch a new tour but haven't quite had the funds? Now's your chance to save! We're excited to announce a new referral program for you and your colleagues! Introduce a colleague and … Continue reading Share the Love With Our New Referral Program

Local Publishers: Selling Ads for Mobile

Publishing isn't an easy road in 2012. At TourSphere, we speak to lots of publishers looking to diversify their revenue streams, provide more robust advertising options and provide different products for their  readership. In fact, eMarket predicts that mobile ad spending for 2012 will hit $2.6 billion -- 80% more than the spend in 2011. … Continue reading Local Publishers: Selling Ads for Mobile

How to Create a Demo App in 20 Minutes (for free!)

A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them. — Steve Jobs Ok, you love the idea of a mobile app for your organization. You pitch it to your ED and get a mildly positive response. Now you are faced with a decision: Let the idea die - … Continue reading How to Create a Demo App in 20 Minutes (for free!)

Making a Business Case for Mobile Apps in Museums

Much has been written recently (here, here and here) about museums having a difficult time adopting mobile technology. The consensus seems to be that although everyone agrees mobile guides are awesome and make a lot of sense for museums, the actual adoption of mobile apps in museums has been a bit slow. Perhaps it is time to make … Continue reading Making a Business Case for Mobile Apps in Museums

Funding Your Mobile App: Grants, Sponsors & Private Donors

One of the most stressful issues facing museums is: What to do with all of those extra funds lying around... right.  If you’re like most organizations,  the first question that usually comes up when you begin thinking about a mobile app for your museum is, “How on earth are we going to find the budget … Continue reading Funding Your Mobile App: Grants, Sponsors & Private Donors