Mobile Applications Development: Creating Loyal Customers


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Mobile applications are increasingly being recognized by marketers as pretty powerful tools to help solidify relationships with customers and create very loyal followers in the process.

It is however important to realize that mobile applications development is not as easy as it may sound and it requires special skills and a deep understanding of exactly how it works best for your interests in reaching out to your customers.

To start with it is important to recognize the unique advantages that mobile phone applications bring to the table. People usually carry their mobile phones wherever they go.

Mobile Applications

What this means is that as a business you can get immediate access to your market and customers. What’s more is that most people will access and read messages received on their mobile devices.

This is very different from web messages where it is becoming an increasing challenge to get even a small percentage of the folks who receive the message to actually open it.

The most effective way to use mobile phone applications to create loyal customers is to offer additional useful services usually for free. It should be the kind of service that will always help your customers remember you and your main line of paid products and services.

This is important in a world that is increasingly crowded by too many advertising messages all competing for our attention at the same time. Ads are hurled at the consumer every waking moment from so many different mediums and outlets.

People (read, your customers) now tend to shut out most of these messages and the result is that advertising is much less effective than what it used to be. With mobile applications development you have a unique opportunity to reach and engage folks who are increasingly shutting out the advertising “noise” that is now everywhere around them.

The big challenge is getting a large chunk of your audience to opt in to your mobile phone application because it is all permission based and you do not want to ruin the reputation of your brand by intruding on people with services and messages that they have not requested.

However if you have a useful application this should not be too difficult. You can use additional features like making it possible for the users of your application to personalize it for their specific and individual needs. This has been proven to turn many applications into highly sought-after mobile services.

It is well worth your time to take the extra trouble of ensuring that your mobile application is highly desirable to customers because the reality is that there are plenty of others competing for the attention of your prospects out there.

One of the things you can do is to ensure that you have a rich, loaded interface. Pay attention to the little but important details like taking full advantage of the phone functions like touch screen features which are usually a big hit with phone users.

If it is something that your users will enjoy and want to keep using then you have a hit and an amazing communication channel to keep on talking to your prospects directly.

This way you can ensure that they remain loyal because they are continuously reminded of you in a way that they do not find annoying or intrusive. That is the real power of mobile applications in helping you create loyal customers.

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Satinder Panesar
Entrepreneur & founder of GWT systems pvt ltd. Satinder's pragmatic approach helped the company not only to survive the worst IT crises but also managed to increase the clientÈle. Satinder is currently working with green companies, around the world, and is promoting Green computing.


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