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Simple Guidelines for Development and Launching Your Mobile App

Published on 19 October 16
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Mobile applications are indispensable in modern devices, including tablets and smartphones. Therefore, if you have a great idea for a new app, you could make millions of dollars. Unfortunately, most people never get beyond the process of conceiving the idea. Here is a brief description of the important steps for successful development and launch of your app.
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Validity of the Idea
Before you get excited about your new potential mobile app, it is important to consider the validity of your idea. In simple terms, you must measure the uniqueness and usability of your app before development. There are different parameters that you should consider when assessing the validity of your app idea. In ideal circumstances, the mobile app should solve a particular problem or fill a specific gap in terms of technology. The program should also have long-term usage such that it will not become obsolete prematurely. Additionally, the idea should be easy to understand so that the app will be used intuitively. Finally, you should be cautious when thinking about developing an app that has a similar concept.
General Feasibility Study
You should conduct a feasibility study on your app concept. Basically, this means that you must assess the practicality of your mobile program. Ideally, this should be done by a professional, but you can examine the concept with the help of your colleagues and friends. In essence, your goal should be to judge the app rationally and determine its weaknesses and strengths. You should evaluate whether you can earn enough money to justify investing in the development process. Also, ensure that there is enough technical resources and expertise to bring the concept into fruition. Additionally, you should be certain that the application can meet any legal requirements within the pertinent jurisdictions.
App Design and Details
When you are satisfied with the results of your research, you can now get into the process of dealing with the mobile app development. You can start with the easiest part which is the user interface for the program. This will determine how the users will interact with the app during use. You should also consider the navigation around the software, and how you can best fulfil the needs of your clients. Some apps might require sign in while others can be used directly, so ensure that you know how to handle this aspect. You can collect as many ideas as possible as you brainstorm and eliminate any that are not worthwhile or practical. Finally, think about how you will handle inevitable bugs, crashes, inquiries and similar issues.
Financial Benefit
As mentioned earlier, you should know how you can make money through the app. If not, your investment, creative idea and physical effort will be in vain. Your goal in terms of finances should be to make money regularly for as long as the app exists. The easiest way to make money through a new app is to focus efforts on advertisements. This will allow you to offer the app for free in the virtual stores. If you have good app optimization, this should work well. On the other hand, you could offer the mobile app for free to users. However, you can withhold some features and have the users buy them. You can also sell the app directly to users in the store and use a free trial to entice users. If you have enough resources, you can develop a free app and a premium version.
App Building
If you have actual experience in building an app, the development process should not be difficult. However, if you do not have a technical background, you should consider hiring a developer for a quality mobile app. A professionally-built program will save time, ensure exceptional performance and promote proper app optimization. It is critical to make certain that the app is tested thoroughly across diverse devices and screens. Check the graphics and other visual components to ensure that they are appealing.
Marketing and Launch

When your app hits the market, you should ensure that it is with beta testing. Before and after launching, you should engage in aggressive marketing on multiple online platforms. The best strategies include email broadcasts, social media promotion, blogging and pay-per-click advertisement. App optimization means that the program should always have message copy and images to promote its availability through search engines.

Remember, if you are committed to mobile app development, you will find that building and launching is not as insurmountable as you may assume.
Mobile applications are indispensable in modern devices, including tablets and smartphones. Therefore, if you have a great idea for a new app, you could make millions of dollars. Unfortunately, most people never get beyond the process of conceiving the idea. Here is a brief description of the important steps for successful development and launch of your app.

Simple Guidelines for Development and Launching Your Mobile App - Image 1

Validity of the Idea

Before you get excited about your new potential mobile app, it is important to consider the validity of your idea. In simple terms, you must measure the uniqueness and usability of your app before development. There are different parameters that you should consider when assessing the validity of your app idea. In ideal circumstances, the mobile app should solve a particular problem or fill a specific gap in terms of technology. The program should also have long-term usage such that it will not become obsolete prematurely. Additionally, the idea should be easy to understand so that the app will be used intuitively. Finally, you should be cautious when thinking about developing an app that has a similar concept.

General Feasibility Study

You should conduct a feasibility study on your app concept. Basically, this means that you must assess the practicality of your mobile program. Ideally, this should be done by a professional, but you can examine the concept with the help of your colleagues and friends. In essence, your goal should be to judge the app rationally and determine its weaknesses and strengths. You should evaluate whether you can earn enough money to justify investing in the development process. Also, ensure that there is enough technical resources and expertise to bring the concept into fruition. Additionally, you should be certain that the application can meet any legal requirements within the pertinent jurisdictions.

App Design and Details

When you are satisfied with the results of your research, you can now get into the process of dealing with the mobile app development. You can start with the easiest part which is the user interface for the program. This will determine how the users will interact with the app during use. You should also consider the navigation around the software, and how you can best fulfil the needs of your clients. Some apps might require sign in while others can be used directly, so ensure that you know how to handle this aspect. You can collect as many ideas as possible as you brainstorm and eliminate any that are not worthwhile or practical. Finally, think about how you will handle inevitable bugs, crashes, inquiries and similar issues.

Financial Benefit

As mentioned earlier, you should know how you can make money through the app. If not, your investment, creative idea and physical effort will be in vain. Your goal in terms of finances should be to make money regularly for as long as the app exists. The easiest way to make money through a new app is to focus efforts on advertisements. This will allow you to offer the app for free in the virtual stores. If you have good app optimization, this should work well. On the other hand, you could offer the mobile app for free to users. However, you can withhold some features and have the users buy them. You can also sell the app directly to users in the store and use a free trial to entice users. If you have enough resources, you can develop a free app and a premium version.

App Building

If you have actual experience in building an app, the development process should not be difficult. However, if you do not have a technical background, you should consider hiring a developer for a quality mobile app. A professionally-built program will save time, ensure exceptional performance and promote proper app optimization. It is critical to make certain that the app is tested thoroughly across diverse devices and screens. Check the graphics and other visual components to ensure that they are appealing.

Marketing and Launch

When your app hits the market, you should ensure that it is with beta testing. Before and after launching, you should engage in aggressive marketing on multiple online platforms. The best strategies include email broadcasts, social media promotion, blogging and pay-per-click advertisement. App optimization means that the program should always have message copy and images to promote its availability through search engines.

Remember, if you are committed to mobile app development, you will find that building and launching is not as insurmountable as you may assume.

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  1. 13 February 17
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    Glad to hear such positive feedback. Thanks

  2. 20 October 16
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    Most of the blogs I read on mobile app development were focused on the technology and the ux, but I find yours usefult because it covered almost all areas where some app developers miss it and land up not having enought downloads because of lack of market research, feasibility study etc.. Thank you for sharing.

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