Happy (eh, 1 month) Birthday to us! Yes, so, we’re only a month old, but that’s no reason not to celebrate! Like any one-month year old, theDailyApp is still learning a few things, dealing with issues as they pop up, and preparing for ones to come. I’ll describe a few things that have changed, features that have been added, as well as the direction where we are taking theDailyApp.
Advertising Prices – Yes, I’m sorry, we had to. We got big faster than we expected and quickly sold out of all advertising space. We added two more slots (one of them already taken) and increased each banner spot by $10/month. To see more advertising details check out the Advertise page.
Submit App link - Each week I have received a few emails requesting a certain app be reviewed. I decided to streamline the process a bit and allow you to easily submit an application via the Submit App link.
Social Bookmarks - Digg, StumbleUpon, Dzone (by Friday!), DesignFloat, Delicious, Technorati, and Reddit buttons have been added to the bottom of each app posting. This is to make it easier for you to share apps or bookmark them for yourself.
A few minor things have changed as well. For example, since school has started, I have been finishing up reviewing applications late afternoon instead of 12:01 a.m. the morning of. I have also revised the top links a bit to make room for a diverse selection of web apps. Nothing you’ll notice, but just enough for you to know that theDailyApp is always working on improving the visitor experience.
The direction for theDailyApp? Up, up and away! We are still increasing our RSS subscribers daily as well as unique visitors and page views. These results point to two signs. First, that a simple idea can not only succeed but thrive. And second, that word of mouth appears to be playing a hand. We advertised on only one website (Woork.blogspot.com), yet this is not where the majority of our traffic is coming from. It’s coming from communities like DesignFloat, DZone, and StumbleUpon. The web world is watching us and theDailyApp’s goal is to impress and surpass their expectations.
theDailyApp.com recently went, well, put on hold for a few days. We didn’t like it. We didn’t want to do it. Unforseen circumstances made it all but impossible for us to update the website. Please accept our apology as we continue to supply you the best web apps we can find – daily.