I will be at NSConference next week, if you are a listener of the show please make sure you find me and say hi.
Continuing my series of Towards a Better App Store, trying to find practical suggestions for how we could improve the App Store. Today I’m going to focus on Search.
- Physical Design: Make the cards interface for search optional (if not eliminated).
- Ranking: Rewards or punish applications based on objective measures. For example, recently updated, crash frequency, refund requests, reviews, etc.
- Curation: While still algorithmically based periodically vet the most popular keywords to ensure good relevance.
- Power Search: Add the ability to filter and manage search results to more finely tune the results.