Designer Lesson 15 

Notifications

 

What

  • Adding notifications to an AppyCity application

How

  • Complete Lesson 15 video instruction

  • Complete Lesson 15 activities

Why  

Adding notifications:

  • allows you to connect with your users.

  • keeps users informed of current events and news.

  • brings users back to your application.

  • provides an opportunity to earn revenue with pay per notification options.

Resources

  • Lesson 15 video: Notifications

  • Lesson training app

 

Design Concepts: Notifications

Consider the possibilities of push notifications! As a business, push notifications can alert your customers to new products and services in an exciting and engaging way. For schools, adding push notifications to an application can inform students, parents, and the community at large of everything from student achievements to school lockdowns.  

Push notifications turn an application into a community with shared interests. They build traffic, and can be used to build revenue. Push notifications keep your application fresh and up-to-date. As you grow your app community, use push notifications to inform and promote

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Allowing your users to opt into different categories of notifications provides them with choices. It is a good way to avoid users from being overwhelmed with notifications and risking a sense of annoyance with the application, while still providing the user an opportunity to be part of the app community and receive notifications important to them.