Mobiles have become such an inevitable part of everybody’s life today, that they probably come third only to breathing and eating. And this global phenomenon has long back penetrated in the Indian market as well. And a massive part of this success, undoubtedly comes from the usage of mobile apps. So, you have to give the users enough reason to keep staying loyal to your application, which is where the content of your app comes into play.
More than opening a website on the mobile browser, it has been seen that people would rather open the mobile application instead. Which makes building your app’s content in a strategic way, and a careful consideration extremely important parts of the app building process.
One of the other things is the misconception about how the mobile apps are great only for short content. People who like to read while novels on even that kind of screen would be the first ones to disagree. Plus, with the popularity of mobile phones themselves being in a large way steered by the mobile applications, one can easily guess how important they must be from branding and marketing point of view. YouTube being one of the biggest examples of this theory, you now even have pop-up ads there which you can’t skip at all. Even Facebook is an app that has engaged in its share of content marketing brilliantly. The scope for the kind of content you’d like to put on your mobile app has absolutely no limits, whatsoever!
A way to keep track of what it is that people love, and what might they find boring, is to keep monitoring and getting insights into what it is that your target audience is looking for. To continue keeping your app user-friendly, you need to be updating the app content regularly. Your application’s content should be in sync with the current goings-on of the world. Because as it is with content, relevance matters more than anything else.
And now that you have your app ready, with all the great content readied up, the last thing you do is add social sharing options – let your app’s users become its brand ambassadors as well! Do not forget about Social Media Optimization and Search Engine Optimization (SMO and SEO) to further improve your brand’s ranking on Google search pages. Mobile applications are as it is immediately identified with the brand itself, and so a proper strategy is called for while branding and marketing your app.
Content is always the king – be it a blog, a website, or a mobile application – and it is what brings people to start using the product in the first place, and it is definitely what keeps them engaged after a while.