Download The Search Engine Roundtable iOS & Android App With App Indexing

Oct 30, 2015 - 7:50 am 32 by

Search Engine Roundtable

I am really excited to announce the Search Engine Roundtable iOS and Android app is now available for download for free in iTunes and Google Play. It is a really easy, quick and fun way to read the content here (although posting to disqus comments don't work in the app for some reason).

The main reason I built the app was to test Google App Indexing and Apple Universal Search, to see if it drives traffic, downloads and conversions. I will be sharing my data with all of you, so that you can make an informed decision if you want to build an app, and/or deploy Google App Indexing and Apple Deep Linking.

The app is meant for reading daily, not for digging through the archives. With the exception of being able to search old stories, you cannot easily browse old stories. You can continue to scroll and scroll. Here are the core features in iOS, they differ slightly with Android, which I will get to later:

iOS Search Engine Roundtable App Features:

  • Search news from the Search Engine Roundtable
  • Browse stories by features, news, bookmarks, videos and photos
  • Search news with Universal Search, Spotlight & Within App
  • Bookmark stories you want to save or share your favorite stories on social
  • Push notifications are enabled for breaking Google update news and important announcements
  • 3D Touch Quick Actions To Navigation From App Icon
  • 3D Touch Within Story Summary View For Peek & Pop

Android Search Engine Roundtable App Features:

  • Search news from the Search Engine Roundtable
  • Browse stories by features, news, bookmarks, videos and photos
  • Discover news with internal search or via App Indexing search
  • Bookmark stories you want to save or share your favorite stories on social
  • Push notifications are enabled for breaking Google update news and important announcements

iOS Screen Shots

(1) All News:

Ser Ios App 1

(2) Only features stories (maybe 3-5 per week):

Ser Ios App 3

(3) View Story (with bookmark and sharing features):

Ser Ios App 2

(4) 3D touch to see a story at a glance and save for later:

Ser Ios App 4

(5) We also have 3D touch for quick navigation to section of the app but hard pressing on the 6S on the icon.

(6) Here is what the push notifications look like on iPhone and Apple Watch:

Ios Push Ser

Apple Watch Push Screenshot

(7) And the beauty of Universal Search in action:

Ser Ios App Universal Search

Android Screen Shots

(1) All News:

Ser Android 01 News

(2) Only features stories (maybe 3-5 per week):

Ser Android 02 Featured

(3) View Story (with bookmark and sharing features):

Ser Android 03 Article

(4) Push notifications on Android:

Ser Android Push

(5) Android Search (App Indexing):

Google Search App Indexing

Google Search Console App Indexing Features (Currently Android Only):

(1) Search Analytics reports for Android App:

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(2) Fetch As Google for Android App:

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So there it is, please download it at iTunes and Google Play and I promise to keep you posted on the metrics.

Thank you to all the beta testers!

Forum discussion at iTunes and Google Play (leave good reviews)!

 

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