With the high growth of mobile, many businesses are looking to get a mobile app developed for their business.
This can be a potential minefield and there are some traps for the uninitiated.
So how do you know which app developer can do the best job for you?
Here are some important questions to ask mobile apps developers to help you distinguish the experts from the amateurs.
How long have you been developing mobile apps?
Experience is always important. The area of mobile app development is fairly new so having a background in telecommunications, software development and graphic design is a definite plus.
Technology analyst firm Telyste conducted a study on mobile devices and found that more than 1.4 million mobile tablets were sold in Australia last year, representing an annual growth of more than 330%. This year, the same firm expects that more than 2 million tablets will be sold nationally.
One of our wizards was astonished when he saw the simple but effective way LJ Hooker Elsternwick & Caulfield are promoting their app at their offices and properties. This shows again that marketing does not have to be highly complex or postmodern social in order to bring the point across! The right message in the right place targeting the right audience! This explains why they already have more than 1000 Downloads from the App Store!
We have some exciting new features to offer clients:
1. The Facebook feature allows businesses to directly link an existing facebook presence with their mobile app, including live updates.
2. The Interactive Billboard allows you to showcase specials or promote any other offers as an image. With one click your customers your customers can easily contact your business to find out about the advertised deal.
3. The Appointment feature enables your customers to directly book appointments with your company.
This Australian Financial Review article indicates the positive outlook for the mobile app space in 2012 and beyond.