If you are developing a mobile app for your business, you must be clear from the beginning that you are developing the apps for the convenience of your customers. It is important to design and develop an apps that can make the lives of your customers easier.
Here are few ways businesses can improve their customer-base using mobile apps.
1. Contacts and Scheduling
Contact management apps allow you to track the details of all your previous meetings or communications with each contact. You can also use an easy-to-navigate calendar app to schedule daily events.
2. Reach more People
Having a mobile app for your business can help you reach more customers. This is especially true when you have a local business and hope to attract more local customers through deals and other incentives. When you have a mobile app for your business, you are available to mobile users 24/7.
3. Social Media Presence
Social media allows any business to congregate online & interact with your customers. Mobile apps can easily integrate with social media platform. By doing so the app can become an effective marketing tool.
4. Feedback for your Business
Mobile apps enable user reviews and feedback directly from customers. This is the best way to understand user experience and improve upon it.
5. New channel for generating income
Creating a free or low cost mobile app that is valuable and convenient to users can provide your business with an opportunity to tap into a new channel for generating revenue.
Hold meetings from anywhere in the world with mobile meeting and videoconferencing apps. This is important if you do not have access to your laptop or lack space and time to carry a laptop.
7. Productivity and collaboration
Today, cloud-based mobile apps make it possible to create, edit, scan, file and share documents from our smartphones. You and your colleagues can access documents from anywhere with a smartphone.
8. Financial management
You can use apps to perform accounting, send invoices and track expenses of your business. You can track billable hours, clients and even accept or receive payments online.
9. Mobile Presence
Today, more and more people are spending time with mobile devices, than ever. By creating a mobile app, you are pushing your business forward into the mobile era.
10. Showcasing Products And Services
By developing mobile apps we can exhibit various new products launched on a continuous basis. Presenting customers with offers and discounts will make customers want to visit again & enable word-of-mouth Marketing.
11. Increased Visibility of apps
Apps is a way to reach potential customers. By listing your app on Google Play and iTunes App Store you give thousands of users a chance to find your app through searches.
12. Machine-to-machine communication
Smartphone can facilitate machine-to-machine (M2M) communication even from a remote location. For example, Sensors can alert your phone when sales inventory runs low or the air-conditioning needs to be adjusted.
Apps are the key to connecting mobile users to services ranging from games to major emergency alerts. They help us board the right trains, take medicines on time and avoid getting lost. In short, apps help us save time and money & they have demonstrated to be the very future of computing.