The App Revolution
Look around your business? Notice everyone on their cell phones chatting, texting, tweeting, facebooking and browsing the internet? Of course you do! I’m sure you looked at your mobile phone not too long ago.
Lucky for you, we develop apps that will engage your audience and make them want to come back! No, I’m not talking about games or silly features that they download once and never use. I’m talking about your very own, personal app to stay in touch with your customers and fans, offering them discounts, incentives , promotions and events to your business!Read More
Mobile apps are used everyday by thousands of people and businesses are now starting to see the useful purposes of this cutting edge idea.
Multiple benefits are seen with mobile apps and one example of this is customer service. Customer service is something that all businesses work on daily. A custom mobile app can help a business stay connected with their clients more easily because clients are able to remain connected with the business whenever and wherever they want. They can access information from their smartphone with just the click of a button.
Also, your business’ icon listed on your client’s smartphone will help to build customer loyalty and this will be further enhanced if something is offered that is valuable to them. Such as, a special deal at your business if they have the app. Finally, mobile apps can help to increase your revenue by saving you the time and resources that are usually spent to connect with clients.
If you are interested in a custom mobile app in order to move your business into the mobile world, contact the custom mobile developers of Top Shelf Mobile by calling 1-617-515-5199 or fill out our contact us form today and discussing how it can benefit you.Read More
Right now, a lot of people really say that mobile marketing is here to stay and with the tons of mobile apps that are great for small business we can surely agree with that. It is best way to stay in touch with clients and colleagues in the business.
With the smartphones and affordable data plans, the mobile marketing and mobile applications for business is a great investment and you can experience the benefits like never before. And coupled with the arrival of smartphones and its rampant you, you can witness that there are nearly 100% capable of showing interactive webpages and also effective mobile applications that can boost the returns of investment.
There are mobile applications for business that can act as a gateway for mobile marketing. There are apps get instant responses from the target audience. It can act as a survey so that you can find out what they do and do not like. You can also offer discounts and coupons to attract more customers.
For most business owners, there are good mobile apps that can allow them to stay in touch with friends, classmates, groups, colleagues and family to spread info about the business. Communication and information awareness is one of the key to success in the market.
Marketing channels are now accessible for advertisers and businesses to offer product promotions on cellphone applications. This is a great leverage as more and more people use mobile devices these days. With the fact that there are 5 billion mobile phone users in the world right now, there is bound to be a lot of potential clients in that mark. And with the advancement and evolution of technology, we can expect more great things to come that can help small business owners get the success that they need affordably and effectively.
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What if there wasn’t a [mobile] app for that?
More than a third of small businesses say they couldn’t survive, or that it would be a challenge to survive, without mobile apps, says a new survey.
The AT&T study found that 72 percent of small businesses used mobile apps in their operations. AT&T surveyed 2,246 small business owners—”small” being defined as between two and 50 employees, both part-time and full-time.
Top on the list of app uses was GPS and mapping, with nearly half (49 percent) of companies using them. A distant second: A tie between social media marketing and document management, with 26 percent of firms apiece. Other popular apps: Location-based services (24 percent), time management (23 percent), travel and expense tracking (22 percent), and mobile credit card payments (20 percent).
The biggest reason for using mobile apps: Saving time, said 62 percent of those polled. Fifty-nine percent cited increased productivity, and 29 percent said cost-saving. (Eleven percent admitted to using mobile apps “to be cool and hip.”)
Other survey findings: Small businesses with Facebook pages jumped to 41 percent, from 27 percent in 2009. More than a third of those polled said social media was good for business, with 37 percent saying Facebook et al increased traffic to their company websites.Read More