There’s no escaping it — mobile is the future.
Lots have changed since the first mobile app was created. Applications have become more unique and convenient and there simply isn’t anything you won’t find an app for these days.
Need to order food, do online banking, get around, book travels, meditate, keep track of things, do shopping, look for a job, edit photos and keep in touch with friends — there’s an app for that. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
As a business owner, you really can’t afford to not have a mobile app for your brand. Here’s why:
Build a Stronger Brand
Mobile applications are used to raise awareness of your brand and to communicate with your audience. Regular interaction fosters trust and the more your target audience trusts you, the more likely they are to buy from you in future.
An app strengthens your brand in the same way promotional items with your logo on did in the past, except it’s more accessible since it’s visible every time they unlock their screen.
Provide Better Customer Service
If you’re losing customers faster than you’re gaining new ones, your business will never grow. Since your mobile app is available 24/7, it’s easy for your customer to lodge a complaint or give feedback which will, in turn, help you better your service.
Mobile apps aren’t just a nice to have. Firstly, if your customer service is good, your sales will increase. Secondly, it offers an additional income stream for your business if monetised properly. This can be done in several ways. By offering added benefit to paid subscribers, in-app purchases, ads or simply making it easier for your customers to purchase your products.
There are no downsides to a mobile app other than the upfront investment it requires. That said, you’ll quickly see a return on investment if you use a reputable mobile app development company for the job.
For more information or to get started with your mobile app development, get in touch with the team at Netgen. With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Amsterdam, we can assist you anywhere in the world. Call us today!