Mobile has become an integral part of marketing for businesses of any size small, medium or large. Mobile apps are no longer for just big brands like Disney, Target, WholeFoods, etc. Every and any respectable business has a website but not many have mobile apps or mobile-friendly websites. What this means to your business without an app is that you’re not engaging with your customers or providing a good customer experience which all translates to unhappy customers, hence decrease in potential revenue or sells. In order to have an effective mobile strategy, it’s important to not only have a mobile-friendly site you need to have a dedicated mobile app for your business.
In today’s hyper-sensitive environment having an app or having a mobile-friendly website allows you to access more customers than ever before. Mobile search has become the norm and more people are accessing information via mobile apps especially snake people. The average American spends more than two hours a day on their mobile device. By having a mobile app your existing customers can share your product or services with friends and family via their social networks and or potential customers can find your business via search.
In addition, of the many powerful things you can do with apps, some of the most effective is using it as tools to highlight your product or services new and existing. The others are direct access to your business, offering unique specific offers and discounts which help spread the word much more quickly and encourages repeat visits. Apps also provide user account info, news feeds, general info, prices, messengers and much more. As a promotional tool apps can promote your product or services by providing information directly to your customers with special sales and push notifications that can be an easy and friendly reminder when necessary.
Lastly, the future of mobile is here, everything from banking, trading, payment, e-commerce, etc. is handled through mobile. Therefore, in order to build brand loyalty, brand recognition, improve customer engagement and stand out from the crowd you need to have an app for your business, your future success depends on it.