10 Mobile App Tips for Your Local Business Presented by: Fran Hylinski 408-480-5637 firstname.lastname@example.org www.footprint2pointo.com
Tip #1Be Prepared by Developing a Plan The Mobile App market is very competitive Plan ahead to avoid some of the pitfalls that can come with a failed app Conduct thorough research before you start developing your app
Tip #2Make Sure Your App Solves a Problem Make a list of problems that your app could solve for your customers and prospects Think more like a mobile customer and less like a business owner Make sure that your app is useful and provides value to your audience
Tip #3Keep Your Budget in Mind Mobile apps can range drastically in price depending on the features and functionality Discuss everything you want your app to accomplish and discuss with your designer to get a clear, laid out budget
Tip #4Make Your App Visually Appealing Create an app icon that will attract and invite mobile users to use it A nice-looking app icon will pull your audience in to find out what lies behind your cool icon
Tip #5Use Loading Indicators Sometimes, it takes a few seconds for apps to load, but don’t allow a blank screen Use loading indicators to make your app more user-friendly by letting them know that your app is working
Tip #6Offer Special Promotions to App Users Reward users for using your app Offer discounts, special deals, freebies, or anything along those lines Convert them from one-time shoppers to loyal customers
Tip #7Make Your App Social Media-Friendly Users will be able to connect to your social media profiles right from the app App works to build a strong social media presence for you on auto-pilot
Tip #8Make Your App Interesting and Irresistible Think outside the box and give them something “extra” in your app Include elements that make mobile users “want” to use your app often
Tip #9Make Your App Easily Shareable If your app is great, your users will want to share it with their friends, family, and colleagues Make it easy for them to do just that by integrating a sharing tool in your app This is essentially “free” advertising for you
Tip #10Keep it Simple Make sure users understand how to start using your app Your design should provide the best user-experience Apps are a great way to gain local popularity with mobile users
If you would like more information about mobile apps, contact me at 408-480-5637 Fran Hylinski 408-480-5637 email@example.com www.footprint2pointo.com
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