Remember my birthday dinner (which I’ll blog about soon) last April 30? I mentioned there was a special surprise in store for the 30 readers I invited. There was actually a lot of surprises, but this was the biggest surprise–I announced to them that I’M FINALLY LAUNCHING MY OWN MOBILE APP! I know a lot of you have been requesting for this. Although I’ve always thought having one would be neat, I never thought it was possible until Digital Media Ph helped me out. We’ve been working on the app secretly for a few months now and after a few inevitable delays, we’re finally ready to show it to the world.
When I was brainstorming with Digital Media PH about my app, I was thinking of what features to add to my app that you guys would want. To help me out, I presented these features to 30 of you at my dinner date and got your opinions about them. Afterall, this app is for you, my readers, so it’s only right that you guys are the first to know, see and experience it. Here are the features that we came up with:
BLOG – I’m sure most of you already know that my blog, even without the app, is now fully responsive. This means that whatever gadget you use to read my blog, it now adjusts itself to fit your screen and to make your reading experience easier. When you click on this tab, you’ll see precisely that.
GIVEAWAYS – This is where you’ll find all the giveaways that I’m hosting or have hosted on my blog.
INSTAGRAM – Follow my Instagram account, like my photos and leave comments right in my app!
TWITTER – Same as the Instagram tab, this is where you can get updated with my tweets.
SOCIAL MEDIA – To make it easier for you to find my other social media accounts, this tab leads you to my accounts on Lookbook, Weibo, Chictopia, Bloglovin’, etc.
EVENTS – This tab contains all my upcoming events. If you want to support an event I’m going to, now you know where and when!
DIARY – This is really like a diary, quite personal and a little bit informal. It’s where I’ll post quick updates and random musings my weird brain thinks of.
GIFTS – THIS IS MY FAVORITE! (ALL CAPS TO SHOW YOU MY INTENSE LOVE FOR THIS TAB.) I wanted to give the people who download my app an incentive, a little bonus for letting my app occupy precious space on their phones. Thanks to generous sponsors who love you guys as much as I do, you can now enjoy special discounts and promos from them through my app. All you have to do is visit their participating branch and use my app to scan the QR code found at the branch and voila! The promo will now appear on your phone and you can use it there! For this first month, here are the participating brands: Facial Care Center (50% off on Laserlight Hair Removal Treatment on any part plus 2 additional Laserlight Hair Removal sessions on the same part upon enrollment), Melissa Shoes (10% off for cash and 5% off for credit card purchases of regular items), Early Bird Breakfast Club (get their new bestselling dessert, the Chocolate & Ginger Torte, for FREE with a single-receipt purchase of at least PhP700), Soak Swimwear (10% off for a minimum purchase of 2 pairs of bikini/swimwear), Nao Do Brasil (5% off on regular items), Tonic Bags And Shoes (10% off on regular items), The Henry Hotel Cebu (40% off on published room rates) and The Picasso (P500 discount). You can find the participating branches and promo duration of these gifts there. I’ll be changing the brands and promos every now and then. Hopefully, brands for international readers will be added soon!
SUBMIT PHOTO – Do you want to send me our photo? Or maybe your OOTD that you think I’d like? How about an artwork that you did? Send all these through this tab and if you get chosen, I will post your submitted photo or artwork on my fan gallery.
FAN GALLERY – This is where chosen photos from readers will be posted.
WEBSTORE – Shop my new and preloved stuff here! I’m only accepting payments via PayPal though. No bank deposits.
CONTACT ME – Find my email addresses for various concerns here.
There you have it! You can download my app for Android here and iPhone/iOS here or simply search for Camille Tries To Blog or Camille Co. Pretty please rate my app as well. After installing my app, make sure to allow push notifications so that you can get notified when new gifts, events and more are added. I promise I won’t send you annoying notifications.
As a thank you for downloading my app, I’m also giving away Olay Regenerist Advanced Cleansing System to 3 readers.
I was supposed to keep all these to myself because they work wonders on my skin but fine, I’ll share a few. LOL! A set contains an automatic cleansing brush (my favorite cleansing tool) and the Olay Regenerist Skin Renewal Cleanser. SRP is P1399 but you can get the chance to win one here by doing the following steps:
1. Download and install my app for Android here or iPhone/iOS here.
2. Rate my app on Google Play or on the App store.
3. Tweet: “Camille Tries To Blog now has a mobile app for both Android & iOS! It has special features, promos & discounts too! #CamilleTriesToBlogApp”
4. Leave a comment below with your Twitter name and email.
Contest is open for both international and Philippine residents. Deadline for entries is on June 8, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. I’ll be choosing the winners via Random.org and announcing them here on the comments section below. Please make sure you’re following me on Twitter because I’ll be sending you a direct message if you’re selected as one of the winners.
Download away, everyone! I hope you like it.