ios & android app ratings

Analysis of the Organic Search ASO for the keyword “Black Friday” on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store

To investigate the natural ASO we should have in mind that the positioning components for Google Play Store differ from those for Apple App Store. For Google Play Store engaged on the outline helps rating whereas in Apple App Store the one choices are the title, subtitle or the hidden key phrases area the place we are able to place the key phrase and attempt to rank for it.


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Due to the above, as we are going to see additional on, within the Apple App Store manufacturers which work on the key phrase “Black Friday” seasonally can simply transfer up within the rating over opponents which don’t work on it. However not solely in opposition to opponents which don’t work on it, this may occasionally additionally occur in opposition to apps that are devoted solely to Black Friday offers.

We will see that 2 weeks earlier than Black Friday, the best positions are taken by these apps whose enterprise mannequin is predicated on commissioning for driving gross sales to Amazon or AliExpress and work on the key phrase “Black Friday” in all ASO fields of their itemizing. It’s necessary to spotlight that, even apps which don’t replace since 1, 2 and even 5 years, nonetheless have related rating positions for the key phrase “Black Friday” these days. However not solely do they rank excessive 2 weeks earlier than but in addition on Black Friday week.

Attributable to this issue, in Google Play Store nearly the entire nations analyzed, organically, the positions are taken by apps devoted solely to Black Friday each 2 weeks earlier than and likewise throughout Black Friday week. That is as a result of positioning components, therefore it’s extra difficult for a model to incorporate the key phrase within the related fields and provides it sufficient density to have the ability to outrank these apps. We will additionally see that historic information is a vital issue for the positioning algorithms.

In Spain, the TOP10 apps for the key phrase “Black Friday”, share the positions 2 weeks earlier than and through Black Friday week. All of them are “Black Friday” particular apps, none are acknowledged manufacturers. It’s notable the case of the app: “Further: Compras On-line, Promoçoes e Descontos” which is in Portuguese and has not labored on the localization for the Spanish market however by some means manages to be within the TOP10.

Within the USA we are able to see that Amazon ranks within the TOP 10 in natural search over 100% Black Friday apps. In Germany the identical factor occurs with OTTO, one other eCommerce app which ranks increased than different apps 100% associated to Black Friday for natural searches.

Within the Apple App Store, we see an analogous habits, the place in all nations there are apps which achieve positions this week because of the implementation of an ASO technique.

Idealo achieved TOP6 in Spain, TOP10 within the UK and TOP4 in Germany. Chollometro retains TOP2 each earlier than and through Black Friday week in Spain.

In Germany, OTTO, one of the crucial necessary e-commerces on the planet, stands out reaching TOP7 for the key phrase “Black Friday”.

Within the USA we see that the one model which achieves TOP10 in natural rating is AliExpress. Within the USA market the apps centered on Black Friday are extra energetic, we see this for instance in Klarna which was TOP10 2 weeks earlier than and disappears throughout Black Friday week.