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Austin Church
Works at Bright Newt
Attended University of Tennessee
Lives in Knoxville, Tennessee
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If you make apps, you should check out this Amazing Thief clone... http://bit.ly/flipflipfox
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This is pretty basic stuff but helpful for beginners.
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If your projects aren’t moving as quickly as you’d like, I’d urge you to rethink your project management now. 
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Are you into fowl puns and iPhone games? I thought so. Viva Match Battle - Animal Trash Talks #1
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Definitely our best, best game yet.
Hi guys,. For nearly a year now, my team has been working on our biggest game yet. It is a match-three multiplayer game similar to Zookeeper Battle, which has over 6 million downloads. Tons of developers are selling source codes now, and several weeks ago, one even started selling a match-three ...
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What's the secret to making successful iOS games?
Back in December 2013, I bought an icon guessing game source code, and while I was updating the code, I learned three secrets for making a successful game.
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Several interviews about the app business, as well as some guest posts with the requisite animal analogies. Yum.
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Finally wrote out a list of 14 (mostly free) simple project management tools that help keep me on track.
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Ever wondered what to do after an inspiring conference? Maybe a quick lesson in Reverse Alchemy will help.
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New photo effects source code for a great price...
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Some honesty about app source codes and the mobile business...
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Let me repeat: good iPhone app developers keep trusting people.
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aspiring saint
Introduction
A Nashville native, I moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, to get a degree in creative writing. One M.A. in English later, I realized that I couldn’t make a living as a poet, at least not for thirty years, so I took a job as a copywriter at a marketing firm.

The rest is history. After six months at that firm and three years running my own business, Bright Newt, I've become quite adept at helping brands find their "voices." I like identifying the values, practices, and cultural quirks that make them special and helping organizations take the kind of risks that pay off.

Whether a client simply needs a name for a new product or a comprehensive internet marketing strategy, I love figuring out the tangles and tactics and creating a step-by-step plan.

When my eyes go blurry from staring at a computer screen or reading young adult fantasy or postapocalyptic dystopian novels, I enjoy bad action movies, fly fishing, running, and unhealthy foods like pizza, hot wings, and bacon. I'm the fortunate husband of a beautiful woman named Megan and the reluctant caretaker of two cats, Hemingway and Aslan. You can probably guess who named the cats.

Bragging rights
Still married, ran a full marathon, ate a footlong hotdog, rented a bathing suit in Hungary
Education
  • University of Tennessee
    English & Creative Writing, 2006 - 2008
  • Lipscomb University
    English & German, 2001 - 2005
  • University of Oxford (Wycliffe Hall)
    English & Creative Writing, 2004 - 2004
  • Austro-American Institut
    English & German, 2002 - 2002
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Male
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Friends, Networking
Relationship
Married
Work
Occupation
iPhone app development, creative copywriting, marketing strategy, brand consulting, bad jokes & puns
Employment
  • Bright Newt
    Founder, Senior Copywriter & Chief Goofball, 2009 - present
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Currently
Knoxville, Tennessee
Previously
Nashville, Tennessee - Oxford, England - Sydney, Australia - Vienna, Austria
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