Important Steps Required to Create a Successful Mobile Application
Today’s world has become app-centric. With the deep penetration of Smart-phone among the masses and the availability of affordable and fast internet facilities, everybody is now going online. Most of the phones now have an inbuilt mobile asp and, millions are available on App stores of each platform. The mobile app market is expanding by leaps and bounds.
A mobile app is available for everything we can think off like booking a cab, fixing a meeting with the doctor, booking a movie ticket, and buying daily need items and many more. Almost all business houses have developed a mobile app for their brand and taking the app development as a serious and important technique of doing business online.
The app market is flooded with a large number of similar apps and many more are being added daily. There is cut-throat competition in the app market. To ensure the visibility of your app in such a complex market, you need to be very practical in your approach being followed for mobile app development for your running or start-up business We have compiled a list of some very important steps required to create a successful mobile application and the process to be followed for that
Step No 1: Evolving a great Idea: The first step in creating a successful mobile application is that you have a great idea in mind. For this, you have to
* Identify the business problem which can be solved by creating the app
* Identify the features which your app will support.
Your great idea about the app creation is of no use if your app fails to provide with tangible benefits including cost reduction through increasing the productivity and sales and improving the customer experience. If you have a great idea you can contact Best Mobile App Developers in USA call+1(408)-372-0967 to develop an appropriate mobile app on your ideas.
Step No 2: Identification of target users and Selection of app Platforms
The next step to create a successful mobile app for your brand is that you need clarity about
* The Target Users of your Application: The mobile app is always developed by keeping in mind the target users and their needs. Unless you are not clear about your apps target audience and their needs you cannot develop a successful mobile app for your brand.
* Clarity about the apps platforms and the devices on which it will is of paramount importance for developing a successful mobile app.
* Clarity about the Revenue model: Since lot number of apps are in the market, so before creating the app you should be very clear about the revenue model for the app, and select that approach which is very appropriate with the app. There are different revenue-generating models for an app like subscription, paid application model, advertisements, and pay per download. Certain categories of apps are to be released on a free platform. As a developer of a mobile app, your approach towards app revenue model should be very clear and based according to the market conditions and app requirements You should also explore your finances requirements for app development also.
Step No 3: Designing the App
The next step in the process of creating a successful application is creating the design for the app. A good design of app ensures its success in the market. The app developer should concentrate on the UI design, multi-touch gesture for touch-enabled devices conforming to the standard norms of the platform design standards. A better-designed app with proper use of UI design ensures that your app will have a great impact on the minds of the target audience and enhance the usability of the app and its popularity.
Step No 4: Selecting the approach to develop the app-Native, web or Hybrid
The selection of the right approach for application development is highly important. Basically the following app development are available and choosing the right one according to budget constraints is very important.
*Native: Native apps are developed keeping in mind the specific app platform like Android, IOS or Web. App for each platform is developed using the separate app codes. Native apps are costly and time-consuming but allow developers to fully explore the features of devices on which the app is going to run and deliver the highest user experience.
*Web: Web apps are cheap to develop and can run on multiple platforms. These are developed using HTML5, CSS and JavaScrip code. The web apps are not as powerful as the Native apps.
Step No 5: Developing App Prototype
After selecting the app’s approach the step in the development of the mobile app is developing a prototype of an app, a prototype. It is, actually the process of taking your app development idea and turning it into an application with some basic features and functionalities so to sell the actual app idea to the potential buyers who can actually visualize the resulting benefits of the app instead of knowing the same through a written description. With app prototype, you can attract the investors for app who can then initiate the licence requirements at their end. A prototype of the app can be shared with beta testers to get a fair idea about the apps capabilities and its shortcomings so that you can bring a complete successful end product free from shortcomings and bugs.
Step No 6: Integrate all the appropriate app analytics tool
Analytic tools are needed in-app for knowing a detailed picture of how many visitors use your webs, how they arrived on your site and how can they keep coming back. After developing all the basics of your app you have to integrate all the analytic tools in your app. Following analytic tools can be used in the app development process.
* Google Analytics
The above analytic tools help in making your app more marketable.
Step No 7 Selecting the app testers and applying their recommendations in the app
Beta testing helps in getting the initial feedback about apps performance and users experience from the potential target users. It is one of the essential steps in app development and enhances the visibility of your app on the app store. Bet tester identification and engaging one with sufficient experience help your app to perform well when the actual version is released. Before you go in for the beta testing of your app define your target customers, make your app bug free and identify the goals of your app. By focusing on these points in the app, the beta app test will help you release your app without any fear of your apps in-efficient performance in the hands of actual users. You can secure the services of Custom Mobile App Development Company in USA call+ 1(408)372-0967 for developing your mobile app and selecting beta testers for your app.
Step No 8: Actual Release /Deployment of the app
After the proper beta testing of your app, the next step is actual deployment of your app in a live environment. The real purpose behind this is to ensure the integrity of the live environment is protected and that the correct app components are released in the market.
Step No 9: Capturing the user’s metrics
As there is a huge explosion of app users in the market a correct and accurate metrics of app users needs as these are important to know how many consumers are using your application. Various major input metrics that are to be kept in mind are like what are in-app purchases or ad clicks, information about the social sharing, demographic data with user behaviour, tracking time and many more as these are critical in successful running of your app and provide you with the right information about how to make your app popular among the users.
Step No 10: Upgrade of an app with improvements and new features through new updates
When the app is actually released in the market you receive the feedback about it from the actual users about its shortcomings. Moreover, your testing department also advises you about the necessary improvements and up-gradation through the feedback they receive from the market. As per the feedback, you can initiate the upgrade of your app’s features that enhance its visibility along with downloads of an app. You also need to upgrade the features of your app as per the requirements of the latest guidelines of the platform on which app is released
Step No 11: Proper app Marketing
Releasing the app will not make it successful unless you have a concrete plan for app marketing. For this, you can hire a proper app marketing company if you have no or very less marketing experience in-app marketing. So make sure you market your app well. This step is very important for making your app successful and achieves its main goals.
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