Would you like 540% more daily app opens, 30% more social sharing, and 20% more mobile transactions? According to AdWeek, push notifications for your mobile apps can increase engagement and adoption dramatically. This post will show you how to send push notifications to iOS apps using Force.com and Urban Airship.
Push notifications on mobile and other platforms allow your cloud-based applications to send brief alerts and updates to a client application. Apple and Android each offer their own services for this; this will focus on the Apple system for iOS applications, but the Android flow and implementation are very similar and detailed in this blog post.
We’re going to build part of an iPad app that allows Service Cloud Users to view Cases, attach audio memos, and receive a notification when they close. Here’s what the notification will look like:
To follow the rest of this hands-on tutorial, click through to the full article, Push Notifications for Salesforce Mobile Apps with Urban Airship.