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5 Factors to look Out for before hiring Mobile App Developers

Sitaram Sharma By Sitaram Sharma | March 8, 2019
5 Factors to look Out for before hiring Mobile App Developers

Mobile applications have become an integral part of many businesses in today’s time. With mobile applications, you have an opportunity to increase the productivity of your business in an exceptional manner. If you want to grow the sales of your business, one of the best way to do it is by launching a new user-friendly mobile application. Many businesses hire mobile app developers to create the best mobile app, although all of them are not reliable.

If this type of incident happens, it could result in a useless mobile app & very expensive. Moreover, you should prepare a certain list of factors before hiring mobile app developers.

In this post, we will discuss 5 important factors to consider while hiring mobile app developers.

Budget & Expenses

There is such a big difference in expenses from mobile app developers to developers. You always get what you pay for. You should try to find an offshore mobile developer who has previously worked on the similar project, especially when domain expertise is important for the success of your mobile app.

Moreover, it is your job as a customer to able to choose between various developers effectively. One of the good practice is to shortlist the ones whom you think are capable and valid ask to them to work on some demo project. When you have their work history and previous client feedbacks than make your decision on the basis of that. Moreover, you should not automatically go for cheaper prices, but your focus on security, expertise which they can offer, and tech support they provide.

Delivery & Launch Timeline

The time which is taken to develop a mobile app totally depends on the complexity of a mobile app, as well as the kind of application you want. On an average, the development cycle for an application is 6 weeks, but if you urgently require your app, make sure to hire mobile app developers which have the ability to work fast.

It may be more expensive than a non-urgent mobile app developer, but hiring someone who has the ability to work fast is more effective in long run. Plus, don’t forget to look at work history and previous work experience and their ability to meet the deadline.

Portfolio & Previous Work experiences

App developers experience is important. For building a startup? Does the mobile app developer have case studies of various startup companies which have become successful companies from their work?

It is one of the good things to research about previous work experiences of a mobile app developer before hiring them. Moreover, you should ask them for work samples and previous mobile apps, if you can, and if possible speak to their previous client for references. The developer you are going to hire should have good communication skills and experience to give a well-functioning app with the great user experience. Therefore, you should hire offshore mobile app developers by checking their background properly.

Skills for Monetizing

Your hired mobile app developer should have the knowledge about business plan you have planned for your mobile application and they should have a proper knowledge about how to monetize the app. A simple developer will just develop your mobile app and will hand it over to you. However, a great mobile app developer will think about how your mobile app will affect your business and will do it in the best possible way to give you a highly profitable solution.

Easy Communication

You should make sure that your developers are able to communicate in a professional manner. They should understand your requirements and must have the ability to you in a convincing manner about the previous work they have done and the changes they have made. Moreover, there should not be any misunderstanding between you and the developer.

The importance of mobile application as a marketing tool for business clearly helps businesses to enhance and reach their end-users. This is the reason why businesses need to hire mobile app developers. In order to grow your business in the right direction, businesses should hire developers who possess good technical and creative skills and can take their own decisions while supporting other team members.

Sitaram Sharma
Sitaram Sharma

Co-Founder and VP Mobile Architect of Appventurez. A software professional who is highly experienced in Android, Flutter, React Native. He is a passionate developer with excellent programming skill who believes in bridging the technology gap and making the life of a large number of people much easier through his wide knowledge and experience.

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