Many small businesses are feeling the pressure to build an app, if only to remain competitive. Whether a business’s goal is to offer appointment-setting capabilities to employees or find new ways to engage customers, app creation doesn’t involve paying thousands of dollars to a development team. In fact, many cloud-based apps allow businesses to create apps themselves, without installing any software or typing a line of code. Here are a few apps that can be used even by the least tech-savvy businesses.
With more than 50 different templates, businesses can create professional-quality apps without paying professional prices. The app includes the ability to send push notifications to specific users, filtered by country, city, language, loyalty, or type of device. With built-in reporting, businesses can determine which aspects of an app are resonating with customers and which aspects need additional work. Prices start at $16 per month with a 30-day free trial.
Codiqa bills itself as “the easiest mobile development tool,” allowing businesses to focus on design and forget about coding. Simply choose a theme, customize, and publish. Every change shows up immediately in the preview to show users how the app will look when complete. Codiqa is a little pricier than the other options, with prices starting at $79 per license. The app comes with a free seven-day trial so users can make sure they like it before committing.
For businesses seeking an easy-to-build app, Appery.io’s free solution may provide all the functionality they need. With so many choices available, most businesses can find an affordable choice and have an app available for download quickly.