Building an API is like an orchestra: it takes a lot of instruments playing together and in-tune to get the right sound. If just one of those instruments is out of tune — or worse: missing completely — the end result is never quite what you had hoped for. Read more
Posts Tagged: business development
There’s a certain breed of developer that has been talking about the benefits APIs can offer for many years now. In fact, if you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you’re one of them!
But it’s only in recent years, in part thanks to the rise of consumer facing services like IFTTT and Zapier, that more and more people have come around to this point of view. Read more
Any business or organization in the world can bring an API to market, but APIs are increasingly synonymous with the startup world. Entrepreneurs are using APIs to deliver their products for a number of reasons:
- They can provide a convenient, easily understood and accessible mechanism for getting an MVP in front of customers;
- Having an API in the market can provide crucial insight into the value of your product through feedback from the developer community;
- An API can be one of several channels for delivering your product or may be the product itself.
Agile. API. API. Agile. It has a nice ring to it, but what exactly makes an API agile? Christian Nilsson of Beepsend SMS messaging solutions looks to rock the idea of what it means to be truly agile. Having become a buzzword, ‘agile’ often comes loaded with misconceptions. Read more
What is the most important thing your business needs? Cash! And how do you get cash? Customers! Without customers, there is no revenue, and the ability to acquire customers is what distinguishes a successful business from a failing one.
In this article, I will show you five ways to increase your business revenue by offering an API that third-party developers can use to build apps and consume your information. Read more