12 Jul · 5 min read
Polydelic AS - Apps Factory
Want to create a mobile app, website, or need experts to help deliver a product to market?
We've developed, designed, marketed, and released a diverse range of mobile apps and supported platforms with millions of active users, so when it comes to estimating the price on mobile apps, we've got it covered!
Just like most things in life, you get what you pay for. You can't expect to build a fantastic app with a low budget. But at the same time, spending a ton doesn't automatically translate to success.
Many factors go into software development that decides how much it will cost, for example;
When building a mobile app, there isn't one set price. Each idea comes with a unique set of challenges and various technologies that need to be used.
The two use cases above are entirely different, they have different timeframes, skills and costs. We've built them before many times over and know what to expect.
If you want to get noticed in today's market, you need a high-quality application. This is something most consultancies we've dealt with in the past struggle with. By quality, we mean that it should look fabulous and have no bugs. If it represents your new business or existing services, users should gain a positive experience each time they use the mobile app.
How do we achieve this?
It's important to nail the design before starting development. The design and quality of the app is a reflection of your business.
We use collaborative design tools such as Figma so that we can design an epic app you'll be pleased with before starting development. With the collaborative design, we can shift the designs around and create multiple templates to pick a mood/theme you love. Once we have the platform's big picture, we can estimate much easier and decide what is essential and what isn't.
Figma is an excellent tool that allows us to collaborate over designs. With Figma we can do real-time back and forth design edits.
If our client is successful, it makes more business for us, win-win. For our clients to be successful, we save them as much cash as possible.
How do we save the cash?
Using the right technology can make a huge difference. The smaller example also works on Web, iOS, Mac, Windows & Linux. The large example is doing the same with a native app. In our opinion using old frameworks is a waste of time and money!
I'll give you some rough examples. These are all apps we have created for clients before; we've created 6 Tinder clones (with their unique niches), for instance.
Dating app with instant messaging, subscriptions, security, geo-locational swiping that supports millions of users.
Market ready version, iOS & Android.
$65,000 - 6-7 weeks
Allow any user to stream to millions of users from the device's camera on iOS, Android, TV Studio, Webcam, etc., Real-time chat, purchase donations, and much more.
Market ready version, Web, Android & iOS.
$115,000 - 14-16 weeks
Allow customers to book though the site/app. Allow vendors to place properties and dynamic listings.
$95,000 - 10-12 weeks
Product Market Fit
For some products, it's essential to get a good product-market fit. We recently did outreach for a health and safety platform called 'Speckless'. This involved designing the app, then reaching out to the market to get feedback before starting development. The direct feedback we got helped us steer the platform into something the market will pay for and accept. Extremely valuable for any sized company, startup to corporation.
User acquisition strategy
There are a few ways to bring users onto a platform; some involve marketing, other incentives, and so on. Some examples to think about when trying to onboard users:
We've seen a lot of mistakes in this field; we can help you avoid them.
Have an epic idea for a mobile app or platform, or want to help you with your user acquisition? Contact us or send us a live chat message.
Author: Oliver Dixon
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