Best Tips & Tricks for Outstanding Mobile App Development
by Jennifer Connell // 22.06.2017
Why Mobile App Development?
The mobile application business is for sure a lucrative one considering the opportunities it presents to the mobile app developers and designers. According to a new research by Pew Research Center, the number of users downloading and using mobile apps has doubled in the past few years. However, with the advent of this emerging technology, the challenge of creating simple yet effective applications. That support multiple mobile browsers and more sophisticated mobile devices. This is something the IT professionals like Zapro Digital must take into account.
Whether you decide to outsource your mobile app development by hiring a leading development team or you are confident enough for developing your mobile app in-house, you would need to be well-acquainted with the processes and principles involved in developing a mobile application design. Here are a few tips and tricks, Zapro Team keeps in mind while working on this process.
Have an understanding of our audience when developing the mobile app
Developing a comprehensive and solid understanding of our target users. We think about the profile of our potential users. What expectations they might have for our client’s app. What are their goals and challenges? How our solution might cater to their needs. So, the secret to creating a successful mobile app is embedded within our knowledge of our target audience. Therefore, it’s not just a matter of who will use our client’s app, but also when, where, how and why.
See what your competitors are doing?
We need to keep a close eye on the competition and opt to continually educate ourselves on what our competitors are doing before our own Mobile app development. We conduct a thorough research on similar ideas on various app stores. Test various apps of our direct and indirect competitors and note the functionalities and benefits of each. We learn from what each app has to offer and note down any possible drawbacks that make some competing apps unenviable and less usable. This information gives us insights on how our app will differentiate from that of the competitors. You should also not miss out on tips to boost the organic ranking of your business app.
Keep it simple and clear
The purpose of a mobile app should be easily understandable by the user and using it should be intuitive and simple. So, working towards enhancing the user experience, not just through concise and clear texts but, also through an eye-catching and easy-to-understand GUI.
Focus on the basics
We don’t indulge our time and efforts into the idea of addressing too many different needs through one single app. Sticking to one core idea and devote all our efforts into executing it brilliantly. We work on implementing other functionalities later through updates, add-ons, and other solutions.
Use a cloud-based development platform
Since, using a cloud-based app builder can be very beneficent as it enables our developers to build optimized mobile apps across multiple platforms such as Windows Phone, IOS, Android, and Mobile Web, effectively and efficiently. This is a very cost-effective solution for building and maintaining a good server infrastructure.
Test your app with users and developers
Testing our app is a crucial part of each step of the development process. Zapro must test everything about our app from design and functionality to the performance and user experience. Test and re-test the real user feedback and customer development as constantly and consistently as possible. The real user feedback will allow Zapro to identify problems that other developers wouldn’t immediately consider. Test on all platforms and multiple browsers.
Pay close attention to analytics and feedback
Zapro develops apps with a built-in analytics feature in order to monitor and track users activity and interactions. Almost this mechanism will guide us and our clients towards the right direction and pave the way for continuous improvement for enhancing the user experience. While, we aim to be very attentive and responsive towards the feedback of our clients and their users as this helps us improve our mobile app.
Finally, if you have an idea that you want to develop into a mobile app and don’t know where to start or lack the right expertise then get in touch with professional developers and designers TODAY. Contact Us for a free initial consultation and quote to kick start your mobile app.