In this high-tech world, nothing seems impossible for a common man. If you are on the verge of creating an app for your business, you can do it yourself without even knowing ABC of coding. Though this blog, we are going to tell you how to create a mobile app without coding? There are numerous plug and play models released to the market through which you can yourself set up your application and embellish with the great design & features. For example, you have appypie, appsgeyser and many such tools.
These are DIY mobile app makers available online having lots of useful features. Some applications even claim to have absolutely free tools with no monthly charges or any kind of paid features. Let’s get aware of how these app builders assist you in creating a fully-fledged solution without seeking help from any mobile app development company.
A. Dashboard to create app: You must be thinking how an app can be created without having great designs in hand. So, here comes good news for you that these app builders come up with 1000s of themes from which you can select the one that suits you the best. Moreover, you can customize the themes with just drag and drop. For example, if you want to add a discount banner over your store, you have got a lot of options from which you can choose and place the banner as per your choice at the most visible spot over the website. You can change colors, fonts, button types and a lot of other things to fully customize your application as per your requirements.
B. Visit Analytics: These app builders have Google, Firebase or other kinds of analytics tools integrated so that the app owner can monitor the stats and later implement the business strategies accordingly. It is important to have a look at the analytics every now and then for app owners to get aware if their efforts are going in vain or making any benefits towards business growth. Website analytics make you aware of the actual reports on how your mobile app visitors navigate on your application and basically who they are like their demographics, age, gender etc. You will be able to know which of your pages are highly visited, what information helps the users the most, and where do you have to put a call to action.
C. Set push notifications: If we talk about mobile apps, the most important call to action are push notifications. They seem to capture our interest instantly. Suppose, you are sitting in your bed room watching the same old series and suddenly a notification of 50% of pops up from Myntra. You will definitely go behind. This is the importance of push notifications. The online app builders give you features to set these push notifications based on various events such as if user does not make a visit for whole week, you can allow your app to automatically shoot an appealing notification to that user. You do not have to indulge in coding instead just need to select the event on which notification has to be sent and give it a title. You can significantly increase customer retention rate and consequently boost sales by dropping push notifications to the targeted audience.
D. Live chat feature: These app builders have either their own live chat modules or they tie up with other services to give a seamless experience to your users. It is important to have live chat feature on your app so that users can instantly ask what’s in their mind. Enabling live chat feature makes your application customer centric which is generally loved by your target audience.
E. Multilingual features: Through online app builders, you can easily choose multiple languages in which you would like to get the content displayed according to your target market. Multi language support lets you users get the content in their local language due to which they feel a personal connection with your app and hence the chances of sales increase. With the multiple language support, you will be able to acquire customers from different countries and hence it becomes much helpful in expanding your business.
There are many other features provided by these app makers depending upon which one do you choose.
Using an app builder is a cost-effective option for you as if you go on hiring a mobile app development agency, it might charge you $10 or more per hour. If budget restrictions are there in your business model, then online app builders are bliss for you. With such tools, you can easily convert your website into mobile app in minutes.
Benefits of using online app builders:
a. Instant creation: At the place where an app development company might take a month to develop the required features, you are blessed with the online tools letting you create an app in minutes. So, if you are looing for an instant development, you can rely on these tools which are not confined to a few features. You can use N number of tools to satisfy your needs.
b. Tutorials: If you are clueless on how to use such builders, then you have got a detailed tutorial through which you can learn using these tools in seconds. These guides give away step-by-step manuals to build, publish, promote and even monetize your app.
c. Multiple templates: Unlike a real-life designer, these apps will give you 1000s of templates to choose from. If you go on dealing with a company, it will provide you a maximum of 3 or 5 iterations over designing whereas some of the online app builders provide you a wide range of options to choose from.
d. Instant assistance: It there is something you are stuck on or something that the app builder cannot do then you can immediately hire their developers who can perform the required customizations in minutes. These are the developers who are already aware of the technologies on which that particular tool is made and hence rather than approaching some outsider for help, you can hire those developers.
So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and create your own world prioritizing your choices.