During a run, the developers list the time you must beat on the top left corner of the screen.
Wipeout awards you with Style Points for succeeding and screwing up. After completing the course, these points get converted into coins.
Wear helmets cause these power-up helmets give you an edge. Eagle Helmet that makes you jump higher, to the Lightning Helmet that imbues your character with super speed etc.
Consider unlocking new characters it may help you pass obsticles quicker.
Save smallsy coins for new course packs.
Never hit the retry button after losing 'cause doing this will cost you Smallsy Coins. Instead, quit to the main menu.