Mobile App Development Startup

How to Start a Successful Mobile App Development Startup

Success in Mobile app development startups simply does not happen by chance. There is a rise of smartphone users all over the world. In 2020, this number is supposed to reach a figure of 2.1 billion.  The startups are always based on marvelous ideas. The difference between the success and failure of the app development companies happens due to one singularly important factor and that is perseverance. Moreover, they are heavily relied on a perfectly planned strategy and a out of the box design.

There are several building blocks in the process of mobile app development. These building blocks are grouped into components. The successful entrepreneur will have the ability to map the app development strategy in such a way that these building blocks will be able to deliver the most exquisite of experiences on the various aspects of the building blocks.

The path that takes you to a successful startup is based on:

Validating the App Idea

We have already stated that the first step is in the generation of an mobile application idea. Validation of the app idea will only be able to convert it, otherwise it remains as an hypothesis. This happens when you hear from your first set of audiences. The app idea can be highlighted through a landing page that will track the user interest through an email sign up. Another alternate method that is followed is the usage of Google Keyword Planner, which will find the number of interested users for your mobile app. Once validation is done, then put the resources and money behind the marketing efforts.

Wireframing with Details

The next phase after validation is the documentation of the app development process. Another useful practice is the wireframing, with screenshots of the mobile apps, using tools like JustinMind or Proto.io.

All the details must be included in both of the above methods, with a flow on the navigation of the app and features that are incorporated.

Getting Started with the Must-have Features

It is quite obvious that the mobile app development companies must have serious constraints on resources, but they need to quickly enter into the market, before someone else becomes successful on the same idea. So, while developing the prototype or the flow and feature documentation of the startup, one must include only the major must-have features of the app. These are crucial for solving the user problems. The nicer features can follow in the updates.

Design that Matters

Design an app based not on the appearance but what the audience will like to experience. Understanding the want of the target audience is a critical factor. Ease of use and user-friendly interfaces are always liked by the users. Adding colors can also entice the customers.

Sharing with the Potential Startup Partners

Once the feasibility of the app idea is established, need to explore the app development startups, for providing the finance or assisting in marketing efforts. A brief need to be shared with the prospective development partners, to gauge an estimated value for pricing and the timelines. The goals are to be clearly stated and there must be a sense of transparency in all your dealings, ensuring that there is a long-lasting relationship with the startup partner.

Waiting Keenly for the Result

Achievement of your goals will not happen overnight. Most of the app development startups has limited finances. You need to wait with all the perseverance in the world to achieve the good results, which are bound to happen.

Hiring the Right Talent

The successful startup on mobile application development will always be based on a great design team and a adept team of mobile application developers. Credibility matters when you hire the right talents, particularly with the relevant experiences that they have, in developing similar apps.

It is quite tough to raise the funds for the mobile app development startups. But, the singular focus for these app development companies is on build a successful product and getting the customers. A clear cut marketing plan must be in place that is needed in the  first place. It is not that much difficult to develop an app and get it displayed in the App Store, what is difficult is to get the first set of customers so that your app rides above the competition based on similar app idea.

I am Ashfaq Ahmad, a passionate #Entrepreneur & #Blogger Living in Delhi, India. He loves to read and write #Startups stories, entertainment and technology blogs. If you like this post, you can follow me on Twitter, also you can add me on Google+.

Post Author: Ashfaq Ahmad

I am Ashfaq Ahmad, a passionate #Entrepreneur & #Blogger Living in Delhi, India. He loves to read and write #Startups stories, entertainment and technology blogs. If you like this post, you can follow me on Twitter, also you can add me on Google+.