The mobile technology is growing and the pace is just head-on. Mobile apps are running its course and the rise of users taking advantage of the variety of apps for entertainment, productivity and even making presentations can be done within the reach of your fingertips. If you’re a start-up with a big idea on running apps, then you’re in the right place.
There’s no secret recipe to the successes of these technopreneurs. Each app is unique and the marketing strategies are different for each. It’s good that you make these points as your benchmark in to help you get started.
Most of these promotions, especially for apps, usually happens via web or mobile. And if you’re not networking in social media, consider yourself at the ‘bottom pit’. There’s a need to create a buzz online and the only way for you to do that is to exhaust all social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Youtube to name a few. Learn, share and post good contents for your followers and interact with them through discussions and forums about stuffs that may involve the development of your app.
Next step is validating your idea. Your perspective is limited but your potential is increased with the right validations. Through these validations, you can grasp the demand, download volumes and rough estimate of the revenue streams that may come from app users. You can conduct research through these validations and plan marketing strategies to selling your app.
There’s also a need to determine whether your app is compatible to Android and iPhone or iPad use. During this time, you’ll need to consider the cost and number of users that will be using your app. For most, iPhone and iPad platforms may offer a more profitable revenue since most users here pay for apps. If you’re in it to promote a business, consider going for an Android platform. Once your app is ready for use, it will automatically go live in about 20 minutes upon set-up. It’s that easy and fast!
Make it a goal to create a collection of apps instead of making a solitary ‘hit’ app. Keep down risks and prospects for your success high. Consider that these small development is your stepping stone to launching a successful app in the future. Also, creation and publishing small apps may cost you around $6, a good price to keeping your expenses low during this phase.
It’s also best to launch your app as soon as possible. Customer feedbacks are invaluable to you at this time but allows you to develop the missing parts of your app. This way you’ll make educated choices and more likely to test the waters for your product without having to shell out money.
These are just some of the methods you can make money off producing and selling apps. The market is very ripe and with the right apps, creativity and patience to match, you can strike a deal and make fortunes out of it. Experiment and make as many as you can (and as your budget allows it) and you’ll be making a fortune soon with your hard work!