The world of smartphones, tablets, and computers has been ruling our lives in such a way that they have become a necessity long back rather just a luxury. Earlier, people used to dream of becoming lawyers, doctors, and engineers but now, the situation is completely changed. Today trend of become a mobile app entrepreneur goes viral and later sell an application for billions. These mobile app entrepreneurs are called as an appreneurs in today’s modern technology world. But it is not easy. In fact, the mobile app development business is one of the largest and fastest growing industries across the globe.
Anyone can become an appreneur. Of course, you don’t need to learn coding or programming to create a great app. Chad Mureta is one fine example who created an app empire from the hospital bed without any technical background or knowledge. He developed more than 50 apps that have been downloaded nearly 150 million times across the world.
In order to become a successful mobile app entrepreneur like Chad Mureta, you must do hard work and find your luck. We are here to help you in making your dream of becoming an appreneur come true.
Here are the 6 secrets that you must consider to become a successful appreneur:
1. Go Above and Beyond App Stores
Google Play Store and Apple iTunes are your new best friends so be ready to get along with them. Research on apps, games, and other categories where there are more downloads. Study and analyze these parameters to understand what makes the best app and try to implement it in your app.
2. Interactive Apps are Simple
Many popular apps are focused on performing one functionality well rather than having more tasks that are complicated. An interactive app is all about keeping your app as simple as possible and focusing on one single purpose to make it user-friendly.
3. Learn from the Failed Ones
In order to understand what not works you don’t necessarily have to experience it yourself; you can learn from others too. While building an app knowing what not to do is just as important as what to do. Take a look at the apps that couldn’t impress users and what they did or do wrong such as graphics, concept, etc. Once you understand what things failed at selling then you will have a much clearer idea about what to do.
4. Make Your App Flexible
When Coca-Cola was introduced initially it was supposed to be a new cough syrup but ended as a popular aerated drink. App industry has a lot of examples of products where they started off with one purpose but ended up being some other thing. In fact, apps are always needed to add new features and eliminate less popular ones to ensure users a well-functioning and reliable product.
5. Enormous Ways to Build an App
Now that you have decided to become an mobile app entrepreneur, there are endless ways to create an app. If you have time and good budget you can hire mobile app developer or if you have strong leadership skills and are able to manage a remote person or team, then you can outsource it to some freelance developer.
6. Don’t Forget Marketing
Last but not least, it’s all about marketing. No matter how good your app is if it lacks marketing then it will not go viral. The basic thing that is extremely significant in making your app a successful one is how efficiently you market it. Right from billboards and Radio to TV advertising and social media, you will have to try every medium to market it to as many people as you can.
In order to prosper in the app business, appreneurs will have to get familiar with the above secrets. You may not succeed at your first try but keep calm and keep trying. You will rise from the ashes.