How to ensure happy mobile app users
Mobile app users are spoiled for choice when it comes to picking an app to suit their needs.
As important as it is to attract and sign on new users, it’s also important to retain your current user base. These are the people who will be writing positive reviews and referring their friends and family if they are happy with your mobile app, which will lead to more downloads.
Here are some ways in which you can ensure your mobile app users are happy:
- Analyse app usage
The most powerful tool you have is the ability to track and monitor app usage. For example, analysing crashes gives you useful data for developing and implementing fixes. Looking at user navigation paths shows you where improvements can be made to the user experience.
- Give good customer service
Make it easy for users to log issues, and make sure you act quickly to resolve them. Being active on social media also goes a long way to improving customer service and can turn a potential disaster into a positive customer service story.
- Optimise your app
Your app needs to be optimised so that it loads quickly, runs smoothly, and doesn’t drain a device’s battery. Users are very quick to uninstall inefficient apps.
- Provide a good user experience
From the point of first opening to regular usage of the app, you should be offering a good user experience. You can make registration easy by providing different options in menus and by reducing the steps needed to register. You can also improve the user interface through testing and gathering feedback.
- Don’t overuse push notifications
Users are more likely to engage with your app if there are push notifications, but don’t overdo it. Too many notifications can be irritating and drive users away from your app.
- Update and make improvements
Technology is always evolving, and people’s needs and expectations are constantly shifting. It’s important that you keep your app up to date. This may mean taking advantage of new developments or updating the user interface to bring it in line with the operating system after an update.
Happy mobile app users make any project worthwhile
If you are looking to develop your own app, speak to the experts at Netgen. Our experienced team provides a full service, from analysing your needs and planning the project to developing your app and providing support and maintenance afterwards. You can trust us to keep your mobile app users happy.