Posted Under : Mobile & Tablet Apps
We have assumed that you want to launch mobile application for your business. So, you think that mobile application will take you to the next step.??
Yes you are right.
No matter business is small, medium or on a large scale, mobile apps development is a marketing tool for all.
So, how to find right agency, firm or company?? It is tricky. You have to consider many things before opting particular company.
Selection of the right company will benefited for growing the business otherwise it will prove huge unnecessary cost to the business.
How to start searching?
Follow these tips. You will have complete idea of launching mobile application.
 Static Or Dynamic:
As per your requirement ask, company whether they are able to make static or dynamic application as per your choice. Then you can go further. Static application are those which installed once and have offline access every time. While dynamic applications are connected to server or database. When connected these applications are loaded from a central server so it changes to all devices dynamically.
As per your listed functions whether company is able to work on that. Whether they have provide that features earlier? check that and see their precision level. Search various application which are launched already in the market, according to their downloads and ratings you would have better idea of company’s features in mobile application. Whether people liked or not.
 Platform Of Launching:
Ask whether company is able to provide application as per your decision. Whether they are ready to launch on Android, IOS, or Windows or any other? Whether they will provide option from native application or hybrid application that you want in your application. Native application have native platform features. While hybrid applications are comparatively faster, simple and more rapid to maintain.
Know where company had worked before. Ask them. Know ratings and review which other clients have given to that company. So you can have idea regarding their work and policy. And you will come to know whether company is fulfilling their promises on time or not.
 Check Delivering:
Ask them about their delivering. Check whether they are delivering work on time. Whether they are punctual. And what if they are not able to submit work on time?
 Maximum Utilization:
Check whether company is utilization resources in optimal way. See they are not creating wastage of time and resources. It will be huge unnecessary cost for you if they wasting resources. So check the utilization pattern of the company.
 Team Of Developers And Designers:
Know the level of all developers and designers of the company. Check whether they are qualified to work on your application? Whether they have enough knowledge and experience to complete the application development? You can check it by the experience level of the developers. See their LinkedIn profile not just believe on company saying. If you want, you can arrange test for developers if your business is very large and you do not want to make any single mistake in your application. By this way you can check the knowledge and skills of the developers and designers of the company.
Junior developers can work in lower rate so your overall cost will be down but they cannot deliver quality work. So check how many senior developers and how many junior developers are working in the company. And among those who are allocated to your project. Sometimes hiring low cost company would result in doubling cost by not providing quality of work. So check this first.
For designers, check their UI and UX designs that they have generated before. See their precision level. And compare your imaginary plan whether they are able to design graphics which you want. By this way you can judge the level of designers for your application.
 Ask about product development process:
Ask for the method they follow for projects. Nowadays agile methodology is good practice which companies are taken. So Check whether company is following agile methodology. These days products require fast turnaround time and iterative development cycles. Which method they follow for maintenance of the project.
 On Going Support:
Pre decide with the company about their maintenance policy for an application. If they are taking extra charges for maintenance ? Mobile application is a subjective matter it gets changes at random intervals. So decide in advance for maintenance of the application.
Some companies are accepting projects and outsource it due to low cost. But their quality is not up to the mark. So be sure that company is not making application remotely.
Always work with certified company. Check their official certificate. Check their developers and designers original authorized certificates of their framework knowledge.
Check transparency policy of the company. Whether they are showing their process of working or not. If company is keeping things confidential then you can ask for review at any time.
Check after how much time company is arranging client call. You can arrange call with company manager as per your time and convenience. at every call you can ask about the status of application. You can suggest changes on completed work or provide guideline for remaining work. So select company which follow good communication system.
Search for the company which Submit application on Google play store. You can have live demonstration of your mobile application. So you can check whether all the functionalities are working well as per your requirement or not?
 Involvement Of Company:
Check the interest level of the company whether they are interested to work for your application? How much they are dedicated to make your mobile application? see whether they are making any prototype model for your application? If not then ask for making prototype model so you can have idea of companies’ capabilities.
 Development Cost:
As per the functionalities check the price of the application. You can compare with different companies by keeping their price of application constant and changing functionalities. So you can have idea which company provide suitable features in preferred prices.
There are number of different factors affect to decide company on the basis of cost because reputation also matters. Popularity, experienced developers and designers and many other facilities which may increase cost as per their level.
 Strong And Long Relationship:
Choose the company which can be trustworthy. You can trust their promises. Sooner or later you will have another application. So every time you do not have to search for the new mobile application development company.
 Marketing Steps:
If you want to commercialize your application professionally you can ask the company for it. Various companies are associate with the application. Discuss with them marketing strategy for the application. Ask what channels are they use for marketing of the application? Whether they are using social media or any other channel? So you have no worries about its popularity.
So, Consider these tips you will have the best company for developing your mobile application.