I have been in the app business for not that long of a time. However during the last 3 years i have learnt a whole lot about apps. When building your own app you want to make sure that your idea is as fresh as possible. Think outside the box and try think crazy…literally. Crazy in a way of positive creativity. Think of something that could eliminate problems for everyday activities. Below i have included some advice from Jason Fell. He wrote this on Entrepreneur…
1. Think different.
Let’s face it, who needs yet another tip calculator or flashlight app? Coming up with something no one has seen before can obviously set you apart. But coming up with the next big thing isn’t always easy. The first thing you’ll want to do when launching any type of app is study your competitors.
With droves of apps already in the marketplaces, Apple and Google aren’t starving for new apps, meaning they can easily delay acceptance of an app if it doesn’t create a compelling experience.“Focus on delighting people and making your product usable,” Varghese says. “Fancy animations and graphics are fun, but if they serve no purpose, eliminate them.” Study how people interact with your app and make improvements as necessary.