How To Avoid Mobile App Failure?
With the booming market of mobile application development in the current IT sector, there has been constant evolvement of mobile app development companies. Accordingly, more apps get introduced in the market and so there are more chances for app getting improper response at the app store. On the other hand, there are many factors on which the success of the app is dependent. If these steps are not incorporated right from the beginning of app development it can give unwanted results on App store. Some stringent steps are to be followed in order to deny mobile application failure. Especially mobile app developers need to take care of this while implementing application on any platform.
There are numerous reasons that roll over in the background while the app is published in the market. A slight error in User interface, code, API or any bug can lead to app failure in the market and cost heavily to the corresponding app makers. Here are some of the points that should be avoided in order to get your app successful on app store rather than suffering failure.
Through Testing Before Delivery
Every app requires to run out of error once it is set free or launched on app store. Quality assurance is important part of life cycle of any web or mobile application development. Various tools are used for testing the end to end functional flow and running of the app. This can prove useful while delivering the actual credentials of the application to the client or on the app store. For large scale application with multiple utilities, it becomes important to create a test bed and magnify the results pertaining with this app. This will help during the updates and upgrades stages of the app to undergo successful migration of the same app with different versions. Testing through different software’s is also possible with setting of some configurations and running some programs.
Enhanced Research Before Freezing Requirements
It is the foremost requirement to prepare a roadmap in the requirement gathering phase of the app. The milestones should be planned according to the new upcoming and existing applications in the market. As the number of mobile application development companies are increasing in the market, the new apps with almost same features and domains are being introduced into the industry. So to avoid app failure on the corresponding app stores, it becomes mandatory to research similar apps and bring innovations from them. The main focus should be not to get app live in the app store, but give enhanced innovations with advanced features in the app. The Android or iPhone app developers can explore respective app store and gather successfully what should and should not be included in the app store.
Give Add-Ons Before It Fades
The most important part of application that is its versions which get more endorsement on app store. The booming market of a particular application may just bog down to a certain level just because of the same utility it has while due to cut throat competition in the market, some other application might take over the features. At the same time, the choice between external system to develop your app or hire only professional troops also carries some importance. Therefore giving upgrades and updates at regular intervals may keep app utility intact and attract users to use it more down the line.
These steps can be implicitly involved during the complete lifecycle of mobile application development. This can boost downloads for your application on app store and if not that it can keep up with the market parameters to maintain monetization’s.
I am Pratik Kanada, founder & CEO of 360 Degree Technosoft, which makes app ideas into reality by providing unique design and development services across iOS and Android platforms. I generally write blogs on mobile technology, app development and app marketing.