Understanding the Value of Mobile Applications

Unlock Mobile ProfitsMobile application development has evolved in many exciting ways over the past few decades. With new advances in technology, mobile application development has become an affordable choice for many businesses. The following guide explores the many potential uses of mobile application technology.

With the advent of affordable smart phones, many people around the world remain connected to the Internet at all times. With Android and Apple smart phone devices, it’s possible to quickly and easily look up information, send emails, check stock quotes and much more.In addition, mobile applications can be a powerful way for businesses to improve their customer tracking technology and manage their consumer brand perception.For example, smart phones can be a great way for businesses to connect with potential customers in novel ways. Companies like Yelp use the tools that are built into modern smartphones to deliver relevant and useful information very quickly and easily.

Imagine that a consumer is looking for a place to each lunch. With a smart phone, he or she opens an application that has a list of all local restaurants. With the phone’s built-in GPS receiver, it’s possible for the application to quickly and easily determine an individual’s location. Based on this information, the application can deliver a list of the closest restaurants.

Now imagine instead of opening an app with a list of restaurants they open the app for your restaurant that has all of the same features and much more.In addition, mobile applications can be a powerful tool for marketing different products, services or ideas. For example, Mitt Romney recently chose his 2012 vice presidential running mate for the United States presidential race. While he announced his decision through traditional forms of media like television and radio, he promised to provide an early announcement to voters through a special cell phone application.With this application, voters were quickly alerted to Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick. In addition to improving his brand perception, Mitt Romney was able to learn a lot of information about his voting base. Since cell phone applications can be set to share GPS information with the application provider, this application was able to provide Mitt Romny’s election team with a list of potential GOP voters. While democrats could also download this application, it was assumed that it would be mostly used by GOP voters.

Mobile applications development has evolved in many exciting ways over the past decade. While many people had reservations about the use of smart phones, they have become an invaluable part of modern life.

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About Donna Amos

Donna Amos loves helping small businesses with marketing programs, web design, consulting and coaching.

Mobile marketing, video marketing, websites and social media are passions.

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  1. Hi Donna, I have been developing business solutions “bringing mobile phones into business process” since 1999.

    I would love to chat to you around this topic with the idea of establishing a potential business relationship…… my Skype address is simonbekker1 happy to chat.

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