Have you ever come across a mobile app that is just way too complicated to use?

Yes, we’re talking about that unresponsive app on your phone, constantly testing your patience, and ready to be un-installed. All these characteristics together make a perfect ‘not-so-great’ app. In short, you don’t have to do a lot to build this app.

Well, if your goal is to build a great app and make your clients/customers happy, keep reading this post for some hands-on tips on building your very first app!

What is your app used for?

Firstly, you should have a clear concept, to begin with. An idea that is unique to your business can further help to outline the objective behind developing your app.

 

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Establishing a list of features exclusive to the app can help in building a brand identity. However, the concept/idea should be practical enough to develop a full-fledged mobile application around it.

Who is going to use the app?

Before starting any project, it is important to research your target audience/users. App Download Data (2022) reports that today about 1.85 million different apps are available on the iOS App Store alone. Whereas the Google Play Store has 2.56 million apps available for android users to download. With the whopping number of apps available in the market today, it is essential to focus on a target group and/or sub-group of users.

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Identifying existing and potential users, researching your competition, product analysis, and recognising conceivable growth opportunities provide scope for ideation. This is the stage when you’re able to make the best use of your market research data to resolve any challenge coming your way.

Is your app design interactive/responsive?

While developing your app design and layout it is important to remember that you are designing a mobile-friendly application. A mobile app design is expected to be easy on the eye and easy-to-use.

 

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The basic features of any app design rely on its user interface and visual elements.

The user interface is responsible for the success of any app. The popularity of your app can depend on its nature of interaction with the users. To offer a seamless user experience, your app must be responsive with smooth navigation and transitions.

The visual aesthetics of an app can create a unique experience for the user. The first impression of the app is often be based on aesthetics- use of graphic design elements, colour coding, font size, font type, and content alignment.  Particularly, the use of animation with text/sound features provides an interactive edge to the application.

 

Conclusion

In the end, having an app is nothing but an amazing opportunity to grow your business and build its reach. We help our clients build their dream apps that are scalable, secure, and user-focused. You can always reach out to our team at DataDyne for more queries regarding building your perfect app!