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After developing over 80 products for companies at different stages, we have a lot of valuable knowledge and experiences worth sharing.



SwingDev features as a Top San Francisco Development Company

SwingDev was featured as a Top San Francisco Development Company on Clutch. Clutch is a ratings and reviews firm based in Washington, D.C. covering companies in San Francisco and around the world. Their work examines thousands of companies based on their market presence, previous work, and proven ability to deliver excellence to their clients. Most importantly, the Clutch team speaks directly to conduct reviews with clients to hear first-hand how each firm performs.

How Jo Overline kept SwingDev from being a one hit wonder

How does a startup founder keep his company from being a “one hit” wonder? Five years ago I did an interview with a founder named Jo Overline who got a lot of press for an app he created called Ugly Meter. It was even featured on the Howard Stern Show. But he never wanted to be a one hit wonder.

Running an agency after a successful product with Jo Overline

Today’s guest made over a $1M with his viral app, The Ugly Meter, and he shares how he transitioned from a successful product to running a software development agency. You will discover how they help startups rapidly prototype their MVP, why planning is so important as your team grows and why he decided to run an agency rather than continuing to make more products.

How to succeed as a developer

Jo Overline, CEO of Swing Development, has been a successful iOS app creator for over ten years. He’s built over 30 apps in various categories, and over 30 million downloads under his belt holding the #1 spot in 94 countries. The “Ugly Meter” app was one of his most successful - it even landed him spots on the Howard Stern show on four separate occasions.

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