How to write an app
Want to learn how to create an app yourself? With new app creation solutions popping up every week it seems, there’s a plethora of online platforms and SDKs to choose from. For starters, do what you always do when you’re looking for answers, Google ‘create mobile apps’ and see what pops up.
The mobile app creation platform you choose will depend on a number of factors including:
- your budget
- the # of platforms you wish to reach, ie. smartphones like Android and iPhone and/or feature phones,
- the skillset and/or time you have to spend
- the type of app you wish to create; a promo app for your business vs. a mobile game for example
- must have features, ie. embedded video, maps, push notifications, click-to-call, 2-way communication, etc.
Once you’ve decided on the above list of criteria, you’ll narrow down the list of available tools and platforms. To find your mobile app creation platform of choice, have a look through their resources. Do they have tutorial videos and templates to help you? What kind of support do they offer?
As with any marketing effort, make sure you set measurable objectives for your mobile app campaign. Just because everyone is app-crazy these days, doesn’t mean you have to jump off the bridge . But if reaching your audience via mobile is a top priority, today’s tech makes it easy to learn how to write an app.