Mobile Apps for Local Business Success
Mobile Apps for Local Business Gives You Access to a Hot Market of Mobile Leads and Customers Who Will Download Your App, Call You, Interact With You, Get Driving Directions, Share Your Information, and Receive Messages by Push Notification!
Local business mobile app development gives you access to a hot, rapidly growing market of Apple and Android smartphone and tablet users. This is a market of well educated people on the go who make fast buying decisions and spend money liberally.
Mobile Apps can be developed with push notifications to your opt-in SMS texting list where conversions to leads and customers can skyrocket. Text messaging is associated with a greater than 98% open rate.
Boost Leads & Customers with Your Mobile App
Some mobile apps allow you to send push notifications with offers and information to those who have agreed to receive text messages from you. Text messages have an open rate greater than 98%.
Mobile Apps should not be confused with a mobile version of a website. Unlike a website which can be viewed from any browser, Mobile Apps must be downloaded – usually from the Apple Store (iPhone apps) or Google Play Store (android apps).
If you decide that a mobile app is for you, we will show you how to get a hybrid app that includes push notifications and is customized and branded for your business.
- Mobile users will download and use your app if you promote it with an incentive with perceived value to them.
- With the right ongoing strategies, mobile apps can effectively reach and convert your hot market, escalating sales and growing your profits.
- Most apps are developed to work with a particular mobile platform such as android, apple or windows. If you want your app to be available for each type of device, it will require separate development, hosting and management.
- Some hybrid apps work on both android and apple devices which represents considerable cost savings.
Not to Be Confused with Mobile Websites
More About Mobile Apps for Local Business
When your app is promoted and managed with push notifications to your events, specials, featured and new products, coupons and other incentives, it becomes a powerful branding and revenue generating tool with a substantial ROI. We can offer you apps for both Apple and Android devices – reducing the costs for development and hosting.
Push notification from your app can be used to promote and provide access to white papers, forms, important updates, coupons, special offers and events – opportunities to provide value for your market while strengthening your brand and customer loyalty.
Get your app listed in app directories to expand your market reach. Directories put your app in front of millions of customers on iTunes, the App Store, the iBooks Store, and the Mac App Store. Google Apps for Business, Education, or a Government domain can have a Private Channel on the Google Play Store.
Apps that Brand
Distributing a free app related to your local business or real estate services is a great strategy for increasing your brand, generating leads and acquiring more customers in your marketing region. An important part of this strategy is to offer something of value with frequent updates sent through push notifications to your SMS list. For Realtors, this might be open houses and featured properties of the week. For local service providers, it might be a deal of the week. Local Business SMS Strategic planning is important for obtaining a good response and ROI.
Expect All of This and More From Your Mobile App
- PUSH NOTIFICATIONS
Send instant messages whenever you wish. 4% – 10% of e-mails get opened — 97% of “PUSH” notifications get read. …hello?!?
- QR CODES
Make it easy for customers to download your app with included QR Code.
- GPS DIRECTIONS
Give customers turn-by-turn GPS directions from anywhere in the world – directly to your business!
- EVENTS CALENDAR
Provide up-to-date information about all of your business events and specials by creating an events calendar.
- APP ANALYTICS
Track your daily, weekly, and monthly app downloads with our powerful, built-in analytics feature.
- VIRAL BUZZ
Get them talking about you FAST, using our built-in sharing capabilities with Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail.
- BRAND LOYALTY
Strengthen your base by offering customers special discounts and coupons for using your app. Offers can be “unlocked” based on your criteria.
- OPTIONAL SMS INTEGRATION
Increase awareness, qualify leads, acquire new customers and increase sales from existing customers through optional SMS text technology.
EXPLORE GREAT MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT IDEAS
Local Business Apps
Apps for service providers and professionals allow those searching in your area of expertise and/or region to find your Google friendly app. Not only will your app link to important areas of your site, it can even provide a one touch appointment request or call your office phone. Your opt in list can get instant text messages about news and events through push notifications. What do you think that would do for your appointment conversions?
Restaurant owners will love this app that lets customers browse menu items by category and price, pay for their order, find your location, get driving directions, make reservations, add ratings and reviews, like you on Facebook, follow you on Twitter and share with their social media friends.
A catalog app let you showcase and demo your products and services during sales calls, exhibitions and events. As you update the app with new and featured products, this becomes immediately available to app users. Send push notifications to alert users about events and special offers. Users can share your work through social media and contact you with a single touch from their mobile device.
Job Portal App
Maybe you’re a big company or employment agency that is constantly searching for qualified job applicants? With a job portal app, Job seekers can search and find your jobs by location, category, industry, and so on. Fully managed by you, they’ll have easy access to job details, application, a Wishlist and more.
Directory apps provide an opportunity to make serious money with an app preloaded with all the business data of Google for your free listings. Increase revenues from selling priority “premium” business listings and push notifications for ads, announcements, local events and more.
K-12 schools and parents will love the school app for easy and powerful communication about activities, news, events, kinderstart information and schedules, volunteering, bullying, and contact via email and one touch phone calls to office and principal. Generate revenue for your school by making this app a fundraiser.
An eCommerce app gives easy access to your business website and significantly increases customer loyalty through push notifications related to your new offers, events and new arrivals.
Whether you manage a big sales force or group of technicians or tradesmen, the Tracking App lets you easily track employees whereabouts including their history. You can send messages through push notification to their mobile phones and provide driving directions. Users can save favorites, get reminders, track expenses, and even record and send video and/or images from the field to you.
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