What Questions To Ask Before Developing A Mobile Application?

December 29, 2014

The way mobile internet users have been rapidly increasing, the day is near when mobile internet usage will finally surpass desktop internet use. In fact, according to the experts, 2015 will be the year when this milestone will come into existence. So, if you want to develop a mobile application for your business you may want to know the answers to some questions.

Developing A Mobile Application for Business

And this is the reason why every entrepreneur is developing mobile application now. Whether its major corporations or small businesses, they all have recognized the need to have a mobile app in this swiftly growing marketing trends for application. Everyone is incorporating these apps into their business strategies, making their companies, literally no matter how big or small, but more accessible to their customers.

If you’ve also decided to start a mobile app for your business, there has never been a better time. Just read what questions you must ask before developing a mobile application for your business.

1. Outsource or in-house mobile development?

When decided to go mobile for your business, it is the first question whether to outsource your app development work to some other developers or choose to have an in-house one. Both have their individual benefits and disadvantages. With developing an app in the house involves having much more control and direction over a project, outsourcing loses that hands-on input. You need to put a lot of money and your time with in house mobile development idea while outsourcing is cheap and less time-consuming.

You can hire creative, much experienced and really cheap mobile app developers leaving everything on their shoulder. Being a busy entrepreneur, developing an app in the house will involve your precious time, energy, and occasionally, more expensive. Usually, in-house mobile development teams are more expensive than outsourced equivalents. It is advisable to outsource your web or app development to experts is nicer, cheaper and a better move, altogether.

2. Which Device Should I Develop For?

Smartphone or tablet, your decision of developing an app will be based on the type of users and whom do you wanna target through this app. According to reports, the ratio of smartphone users is higher than tab users, but it might see a huge change by 2017. You need to research a bit before moving with which platform to use, an Android app or iPhone or any other. Check out the data and if the majority of shoppers relevant to your business access goods from an Android site, you should focus on Android. However, according to recent data Apple users are more likely to spend more than Android users. Tablet use also boasts more revenue than smartphones, so that’s something else to consider.

3. What your app will offer?

Keep your app goal clear. There are various features you can involve in your app. You should ask for a complete package, which includes a fun yet helpful app with good features and better information. Developing an app is actually wholly depend on the type of your business, the users whom you want to target, and what you want to offer them. You could even consider creating more than one app for various features if your business is large enough to support such a project. We suggest there’s nothing wrong with keeping it simple.

Read Also:- Everything About Android Mobile App Development Costs

4. Is my Business can handle the traffic?

Having an app will give a huge exposure to your business and can raise tons of new users and customers. So, you need to be prepared to handle the traffic for the new business. You cannot give up after launching the app, as it will connect your brand directly to customers. Make sure to update websites and application programs accordingly, you don’t want to appear out of the loop with an impressive new app but older sites and systems. Also consider customer service and satisfaction most, as new apps are worthless without the positive reputation to back them up.

5. What design I should choose?

Dynamic or simple, user-friendly or highly functional, an app must include everything which will make it different from all. Go for deep discussion about designing with app developers before finalizing anything. Your decision should be based on regarding things like aesthetics, functionality, visibility, and more. As the design is a super-important part of developing an app, try to develop a unique one. If your app doesn’t look good, doesn’t have a good vibe or is not readable, it would easily be navigated by users.

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Written by Darshan Kothari

Founder of Vardhaman Infotech - Blockchain & AI development Company. Developed world's first KALQ Keyboard. Thiel fellowship runner up. Love reading books.

December 29, 2014


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