While there are a huge number of mobile apps developed each day, many of them frustratingly fail after being released to the public. The failed mobile app development seems to lack a proper plan, or are difficult for users to navigate and find what they need. Outstanding mobile apps tend to solve very distinct and precise problems of users, and provide them with great user experience (UX) and insightful values. In this article, VNEXT Global will suggest 4 questions you should thoroughly think about before developing your mobile app.
4 Questions You Should Answer Before Your Mobile App Development Suggested By VNEXT Global
1. What problems does your mobile app solve?
2. What are the goals of your mobile app development?
3. What makes your mobile app appeal to users?
4. Does the market need your mobile app development?
Let's explore them one by one with VNEXT Global!
1. What Problems Does Your Mobile App Solve?
Even while the answer to this question might seem straightforward or apparent, it should be crucially considered. It is because it affects growth planning, but frequently goes unnoticed.
What distinguishes some outstanding mobile apps from another? They frequently have found out problems that are causing their target consumers inconvenience or difficulties.
The issue might be very simple but cause inconvenience, such as letting users use their mobile devices to do a certain task, rather than having to use computers or laptops to carry out. For example, all banks now have mobile apps to facilitate mobile activities. They allow users to perform many tasks on the internet. Instead, in the past, users had to connect to online banking websites from their computer.
After detecting problems, you must explain the issue carefully on the paper, because it affects you choosing strategy and goals for your mobile app.
2. What Are The Goals Of Your Mobile App Development?
You probably have different goals for your mobile app development. All of them should be clear on paper. Otherwise, how will you know whether you are going the right way or not?
Here are typical objectives for mobile app development:
- Positioning your business as a master or innovator of the industry
- Bettering the quality of customer service
- Creating new sources of revenue
- Fostering and maintaining client loyalty
- Providing better self-service options and freeing up customer service time
We advise that you make your objectives S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-bound), as this gives you some realistic parameters about what you will do.
3. What Makes Your Mobile App Appeal To Users?
Customer-centric mobile apps are focused entirely on the user, our customers!
You might incorporate some of the latest technologies into your mobile app. However, all effort is useless if your target users are not interested in them, or find the UI (user interface) too confusing to use. So, before making any changes, think about your user first.
You consider the potential objectives of a user, such as:
- I want to finish tasks quicker.
- I want a mobile app that I can use without any help.
- I want the mobile app to load quickly.
What objectives do your users have that you could help them with? It is always crucial to take this into account early on in the creation of an app.
4. Does The Market Need Your Mobile App Development?
You may have carefully analyzed both primary and secondary data, but you really cannot validate the needs of the market through just listening and reading those available reports.
In fact, you will find that the only ways to demand validation are observation and interaction. You should get to know your target market well, talk to them, and ask questions.
We like to advocate both working with data and with the users before moving to the mobile app development process.
Being insightful about the users and market is really important to the period before the mobile app development process. Your direction to making a proper mobile app is clearer, faster and more sustainable.
If you are looking for a trusted IT partner providing mobile app development services, VNEXT Global, a top mobile app development company in Vietnam, is the ideal choice. With 14+ years of experience, we surely can help you to optimize your business digitalization within a small budget and short time. Currently, we have 400+ IT consultants and developers in Mobile App, Web App, System, Blockchain Development and Testing Services. We have provided solutions to 600+ projects in several industries for clients worldwide. We are willing to become a companion on your way to success. Please tell us when is convenient for you to have an online meeting to discuss this further. Have a nice day!