Transform Scout's Pet Parent app into YOUR very own and maintain YOUR brand identity throughout the entire pet parent experience. That means ZERO Scout branding.
Do I need my own Apple Developer Account?
You have two options. You can choose to use Scout's developer account or to use your own developer account. Apple charges $99 / year. You must sign up as a business rather than an individual. Please see this article for more information.
Do I have to be a Scout customer to get my own fully-branded pet parent app?
Yes. The app will only work with the Scout platform so you must be a customer. If you aren't a Scout customer yet, click here to sign up and start your free trial.
Is there an additional fee or is it included with my Scout subscription?
Yes, there is an additional fee to get your own fully-branded pet parent app. This is not included with your Scout subscription.
How much does it cost?
The latest pricing can be found on our branded app page.
What's included in the price?
Scout will provide the following deliverables:
- A splash screen with your logo and solid color background. (A splash screen is what your customer sees when the app is first opened.)
- Mockups with your colors and logo showing you exactly what your app will look like.
- Screenshots to be used in the app stores.
- A template for your app store description.
- Publishing to the app store.
- All updates to the Scout for Pet Parents app will also be applied to your fully-branded app.
Can I see an example?
Yes. Here is a video, and and you can use the links below to check out how your app will look in the app stores.
Will my clients need to create a new account to use the fully-branded app?
Nope! They can continue to use their existing login credentials.
Will my clients need to download the fully-branded app from the app store?
Yes. Your fully-branded app is a separate app from the Scout for Pet Parents app and has its own listing in the app store.
Will the existing Scout for Pet Parents app still work for my clients?
Yes! Clients that have the Scout app already downloaded will be able to continue to use it.
Why do you require a non-refundable deposit when paying monthly?
There's a lot of upfront work that goes into customizing your app, preparing app store assets, testing it, and finally deploying it to the app stores. Because you aren't billed until the app goes live, we need to ensure that if you were to cancel after the work was completed, we'd be fairly compensated for our efforts.
Can I make changes after the app has been published?
Yes, but there is a change fee of $75 / hr. Changes include design-related changes and app store updates.
Why is there a fee when I want to change something about my app?
Each time a change needs to be made to your app, it requires us to go through the entire customization and deployment process again. This includes making the changes to the app, rebuilding it, testing and then finally re-deploying it to each app store. This isn't automatic and takes a significant amount of manual effort.
Is there a cancellation fee?
There is no cancellation fee. However, if you decide you'd like to re-activate your app after it's been pulled from the app stores, there will be a $99 reactivation fee.
What do I need to provide to get started.
To get started you will to provide the following:
- A high resolution (1200px +) version of your logo. A vector version of your logo is preferred but we also accept high-quality JPG and PNG.
- Descriptions to be used in the app stores.
Will I have a chance to review the app before it's live?
Yes. We will provide an accurate set of mockups so you can see how your app will look. In addition, you'll be able to test the app on your own device before it goes live.
I'm interested in signing up, what's next?
To get started you can simply message in using live chat or email email@example.com.
If you would like to schedule a call, you can set up at time at http://scout.pet/phone.