If you are one of those business owners who are still doubtful of having an app, here are the top most benefits of going down this path:
Stay Visible 24/7
Users in United States spend around 162 minutes every day on their mobile phones with most of their time on apps. These figures strengthen the need for having mobile apps for businesses. The main reason behind this is that with this increasing use of apps by the users, your business stands a big chance to stay visible in front of them and engage users.
With push-based notifications, you will be able to tell your users about your latest updates, blogs and not only that but you can also provide special discounts for the app users. This will prove to be beneficial when it comes to engaging your customers and making them use your app back and forth. Besides, this would play an important role in your Loyalty Programs for Customers .
Unobstructed Marketing Channel
As application tend to provide every information efficiently, it can prove to be a great marketing channel. An amazing benefit of having your own mobile application for your business is that you can provide every information to your client, including promotions and sales right at their fingertips.
APP DEVELOPMENT COST
Now let us address one of the most common questions around: How much to make an app ?
Applications falling under this category are the ones that does not a require an extended period of development. These applications generally cost around Ten Thousand US Dollars($10K). An example could be the application made for the specific purpose of implementing marketing campaign by a company.
Apps that are incorporated with database, whether on external sources (web service or APIs) or a device, are likely to cost a little higher than a simple application. For example, any hardware based application comes under the same category.
When it comes to developing game applications, these are one of the expensive deals around. The main reason behind this huge cost is the high-quality graphics and performance of smartphones of 21st century. Angry Birds, Clash of clans among others are among the successful game applications ever made.
To conclude, mobile apps are going hang around with us for a long time to come. Besides developing an application requires a deep investment of time, capital and most of all, your vision. That is why remember it every day that you get what you pay for and consequently, watch your business skyrocket its level in an unimaginable way.