Over 1000 apps are launched per day and the competition is getting fierce to build the next viral app. Organisations that haven’t yet invested in one, feel like they are missing out on this digital revolution. So, don’t be left behind, but instead, consider contacting us. We are a mobile app development company in San Jose.
It is essential to know and understand the below-mentioned points before you decide to have an app for your business or use:
1. Decide, why you need an App
Know the relevance of the app that you are planning to use with regard to your business. Know the revenue that it would bring. Plan to make it help serve the long-term goals of your business.
2. Decide if you need the App for Android, Apple or both
Know your audience. Know who will be using your app. Understand who would want to use it. Get to know what operating system and device they are currently using.
Android When compared to Apple users, Android users are In more numbers and have choices of cheap brands with higher specs. Android is popular because plenty of people download and use the App. Hence is ideal for people targeting mass markets like China and India which is one-third of the world, and Africa.
Apple: Apple is great at design. Its brand power has placed it in the hands of the affluent who don’t really mind paying. Most of the apps are often developed and updated first on Apple before Android.
3. Consider the time required to design, build and test the App
A successful and best app developed, needs the required time needed to build it up. Also, it needs dedicated time for testing and debugging. All of this is being taken care of in a very professional manner by us, as we are one of the top mobile app development companies in San Jose.
4. App Registration with App Store / Google Play requires considerable time
The registration process for the App with the app store or Google play requires some time. We are well aware of the policies for registration and also keep our clients updated with the frequently changing policies. Understand that the policies are stricter at Apple and the slightest breach can have heavy consequences. The standard processing time at App Store and Play store ranges from 2 hours to a few days.
5. Know and understand your competitors
Before developing your app our expert team researches the market and also seeks the necessary info from our client to get an understanding of the competitors.
Taking a look at competitor reviews helps to find info on people’s reactions on what is missing or what disappoints them about the competitor app. Using this valuable info in building a successful app for our client works. Thereby, we make your app stand out.
6. Use an App developer over an online build service
With the help of a professional mobile app development company like us, your app development happens quicker, cheaper, and easier to use.
Alternatively, developing one online can be a toil on you with the development process. Right from concept to design and build, every aspect will have to be attended to by you or your team. It will be an extra effort and time-demanding from your business schedules.
We recommend you seek our help, be worry-free and concentrate on your business operations.
7. Consider having a tablet version too
Understanding what devices your target market uses are essential. It is also important to know if you are building the app for the right platforms, operating systems, and devices. We make use of Google Analytics to research and know which operating systems and devices are most popular with your audience. Generally, we suggest you have a table version as well.
8. Plan about how it is going to be updated with content going forward
This part of the app shouldn’t be neglected in the rush to just get it built and launched. Think about your strategy beyond the launch day and our digital marketing wing can extend your support in this regard. Many apps available on the app store are never downloaded, and many that are downloaded are never used again. Why? Not updating valuable content is one main reason.
9. The truth is that – Apple takes 30% of sales revenue. Think if your business can afford this
While you decide on what platforms and devices you want your app to be available, you must also understand the fact that Apple takes 30% of the sales revenue from your App. So, if your business can afford this and you really think that you should still go forward with it, we are of course here to back you with your decision.
10. Know the Paid, free, freemium, in-app purchases
Once you have decided that your app will make you money, next decide on how you plan to monetize what you have created. There are numerous models out there, think carefully as to which route is right for your business. And with regard to this, you may consider contacting us.
11. Timing of your App launch
The who, when, and why must be considered for seeking the desired results. Hence, timing is a critical factor. For instance, launching games for children at the start of their summer holidays or mid-term holidays could be good for your business.
To have a successful mobile app is deemed necessary for any form of business irrespective of the products or services that they are dealing with. Only a pro mobile app development company like ours works closely with the client’s needs, understands the pulse of the target audience and keeps a keen eye on the competitors, and develops the best suitable app that benefits you throughout the course of your business.