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Avoid These Mistakes When Building an App for Your Business

By September 13, 2018 No Comments

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As you may already know, it’s beneficial for companies, big and small, to have a mobile application. Gone are the days when apps were limited to on social media sites, online stores and industry leaders. Now anyone can take advantage of what a mobile app can offer your business.

There are some mistakes to avoid at all cost if you want your app to beneficial to your business.

  1. Sticking to one platform

Making your app available on only one platform isn’t a great idea. While it will increase your investment, it will also increase your audience when you make it available on iOS, Android and Windows.

  1. Not having a marketing strategy

Having a marketing strategy in place before you launch your mobile app is vital. Without marketing your app will just sit there stagnant while it could be earning you money.

  1. Not monetising your app

Speaking about earning money with your app… There are various ways to earn money with a mobile app such as in-app ads or subscriptions. Your initial goal might be to enhance customer service but monetising your app could increase your bottom line substantially.

  1. Not utf8_general_ciing your app

While you shouldn’t expect your app to be flawless, even after it’s launched, it is vital that your app is thoroughly utf8_general_cied. The quality of your app directly impacts your brand impression.

  1. Expecting instant ROI

While there’s money to be made with mobile applications, expecting an instant return on investment is naive. You need extensive marketing to introduce your app to the world in order for it to make money.

  1. Developing an app that’s difficult to navigate

So you want your app to be unique with all the bells and whistles? Be careful not to make your app too busy. Make sure it’s user-friendly in order for users to quickly find what they’re looking for.

Have you considered developing a mobile app for your business? Speak to the experts at Netgen for more information and a free quote today.