The mobile app market is booming. Mobile apps are expected to generate more than 1,236 billion AUD globally by 2023 mostly via advertising and paid downloads. Australia is home to one of the more robust mobile app markets in the world. People here simply love their mobile apps. Also, Australia is one of the most wired nations in the world. Some of the popular apps in Australia are WikiCamps Australia, Tinder, and Netflix among others.
More and more Australian businesses are finding out that apps are useful tools to market their business and make more money.
A mobile app can have a lot of benefits for your business, some of them are
1. Gives more value to the customer
An app increases the interaction of your business with the customers to promote sales and provide value. A mobile app is a highly personal way of getting in touch with your customers.
2. Less waiting time
Since mobile apps are quick and can be launched easily, customers can be attracted to your app. Mobile apps provide a faster and easier alternative to web browsing.
3. Promotion and accessibility
Mobile apps are a valuable tool in today’s competitive market. Developing a mobile app with great deals and offers is a great way to attract customers. It becomes much easier with an app to respond to customer queries, resolve issues and also communicate both in and out of the workplace.
4. Best social media platform
Social media plays a major role in people’s lives. If you have a mobile app that can be shared on social sites, they will be able to discuss your products and services. People spend a lot of time on social media and mobile apps are the future of social interaction.
Finding the best mobile app development company
Once you have taken the important decision of developing a mobile app, it is important that you choose a mobile app developer who can provide value to the product. You should choose the right partner for your specific company and product. The developer should understand your needs and be able to make a customized product.
Here are a few tips which will help you make the right choice.
A reliable development company should be able to provide you a portfolio and also their client’s contact info. You can check their past projects and see if they work well and their style matches your expectations. This helps you to make sure that they have the required domain skill and UI/UX expertise. Do not choose one which is hesitant to provide you with the required details
Top development companies in Australia like SDI will be able to provide a detailed portfolio making your search much easier.
2. Checking feedback and reviews
It is important to check the reviews and feedback and know who the company’s previous clients are. Testimonials from previous customers tell you not only that the company worked with the developer but what the company thought of the experience. Checking social media is another way of getting information.
3. Interested in your business
A premier app development company will be interested not only in the app but also in your business. They will be able to give you creative input and guide you on what works and what doesn’t on the app store.
In choosing an app developer you are choosing a partner with whom you will have to deal for several months. Trust is necessary and you should feel like they are genuinely interested in your project. The developer should stick with you for the entire lifecycle of the product.
For instance, more than 80% of our business orders are from existing clients. This shows the bond SDI shares with its clients.
5. Expertise in the operating system
It is vital that the company you choose has the expertise to develop the project in the platforms you have in mind whether it is iOS, Android, or a cross-platform framework. Make sure that they adhere to the best coding practices. A good team will be able to tell you what will work best for your market.
6. Make design a top priority
How an app look is very important. First impressions are mostly design-related. Good app design takes a variety of factors into account, but it should always be done with a “user-first” approach. Companies who understand this will be able to create the right design for your brand. It is always better to choose a company that has both designers and coders as both go hand in hand.
7. Confidentiality and data security
Never choose a developer which is hesitant to sign an NDA. NDAs are essential to protect your idea and to maintain confidentiality.
Also, convince yourself of the steps taken by the developer to protect your data. Security measures should be taken during the design stage itself to avoid issues later on. The code should be secure and data properly encrypted among other security practices that should be followed.
Choosing app developers just based on cost is a mistake. They may compromise on quality and fail to deliver as per your expectations. The cheapest is not always the best but neither is it the most expensive one. Hire developers who are transparent and do not come up with hidden costs. Professional developers will run you through the various processes involved and go over the cost of developing an app.
At SDI we help Australian entrepreneurs readily navigate the mobile app market and strive to provide the best service to meet their business needs. We provide all the information at the beginning so that you are clear and there are no hidden costs later. We discuss the proposal only after an NDA has been signed so you can be confident that your idea is safe. We follow strong coding practices with a special focus on data security and encryption.
To develop a killer app for your business, call us at +61 422 710 780 or email us at email@example.com.