Deciding to take the plunge and build your first mobile app is a great step toward bringing your business into the competitive arena that you need to be a part of to reach your utmost potential. It doesn’t matter what kind of business that you are engaged in or what type of organization that you run, having a mobile app is a great way to connect with your audience and build deeper and more meaningful relationships with them. There are some steps that you need to go through, however, to get your app built and into the hands of your users. While they may seem complicated, and in cases, they can be, the truth is that you can build and distribute a great custom mobile app quickly and easily, but more on that later. For now, let’s just look at what you need to do to get your app built and out into the world.
Choose the Right Design For You
One of the first things that you need to decide is how your app will look and feel. Choosing the right design for your app means that you will be able to engage with your customers more effectively. Choose the add-ins and additional features that will give your users the best experience and which will provide you the best opportunities to interact with your users dynamically to both supply information to them, and have them supply information back to you. The right design is essential to the overall success of the app, so choose carefully, but also be willing to think outside the box and take a few chances.
Don’t Skip the Testing
Testing of our new app is very important. One of the biggest complaints that users have that leads to app abandonment is instability and operational failure. It cannot be stated enough how important it is to undergo extensive testing that covers a wide range of real-world operating conditions. This doesn’t mean that you have to spend weeks or months testing or break the bank doing it. There are ways to take care of your testing phase quickly and efficiently, but we will talk about that in a bit.
Ranking and Reviews Are Crucial
Once your new app is out there in the world, its vital that you get it ranked high and that you get positive reviews attached to it. These steps will help to build an appearance of both trust and authority that will help establish a sense of reliability in the eyes of your user customers. You should be very wary of any automated ranking improvement or review services as they are easily spotted by savvy marketplace users, and in some cases can even get your app in trouble with the marketplace operator. Google, for instance, will not tolerate any type of manipulation of their ranking and review system and will blacklist your app quickly if you are caught. The good news is that it is easy to get organic “white hat” reviews and rankings. It just takes skill and patience.
Getting Started is Easy…Let’s Go!
Of course, the first step in launching your mobile app is to build your mobile app. The good news is, you can easily build your new custom mobile app in less than an hour and at a fraction of the cost, you would normally spend what traditional app development methods thanks to the revolutionary template base construction platform offered by App7. With App7 you never have to write a single line of code, and can build your new app without having any programming experience. In fact, you can build your new custom mobile app without knowing anything more about using a computer than how to turn it on. If you have used services such as VistaPrint, CafePress, or SquareSpace then you already have all of the skills that you need to build your new app with App7. Of course, the best part of using App7 is that in addition to building your new custom mobile app in a matter of minutes, you also get much more. For instance, you also get help with testing of your new app, getting it listed with all of the major app marketplaces, getting higher ranking, and getting better reviews. All of this helps to increase your app downloads, and thus increase your exposure to potential customers. All of this is included at no additional charge with your monthly plan package.
With these tips in mind, you are now ready to get started with the launch of your new mobile app. Let us help you get through the process by answering any further questions you may have. You can contact us at our Coral Gables, Florida offices at (866)882-8484 or you can use our online contact form to leave us a message and we will get back to you via your choice of phone or email at your convenience. It’s time to join the new era of marketing, brand building, and customer resource capitalization, its time to build and launch your custom mobile app.