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Advice
How much does app development cost?
QUESTION | BY Robert McGee | 35 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/21/20

Hi everyone! Is there a difference between Android and iOS app development?

Advice
What tips do you have for starting a mobile detailing company?
QUESTION | BY Matthew Imerman | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/21/20

I would like to start a mobile detailing company. 1) What were your biggest hardships during a startup? 2) How much capital did you initially invest? 3) Did you have your clients already lined...

Advice
How important is having a mobile app for your small business?
QUESTION | BY Brandy Anderson | 42 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/20/20

If you have a mobile app for your small business, how has it helped your customers or your company? And if you don't have a mobile app for your business, do you have plans to build one? Why or why...

Advice
How can a mobile app boost business growth?
QUESTION | BY Kiran Patel | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/16/20

Smartphone users spend 89% of their mobile time using an app. Compared to traditional websites, apps are more immediate and allow businesses to communicate with potential customers in an innovative...

Advice
What is the best way to write mobile app specs?
QUESTION | BY John Klok | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/16/20

I spoke to many app developers and they suggest I write the mobile app specs to get the right quotes. Can someone tell me what is the best way to write mobile app specs? Is there a template or...

Advice
Which is the best technology for mobile app development nowadays?
QUESTION | BY Paul Stuart | 40 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/14/20

I can see that there are a lot of technology options to build a mobile application. Can someone suggest me which is the best technology to develop a complex mobile app that would stand still for the...

Advice
I want to create a travel app. What tech skills do I need to learn to develop the app and store the data?
QUESTION | BY Haley Jie | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/12/20

I want to create a travel app. What tech skills do I need to learn to develop the app as well as store and manage the data? Is SQL enough for data management? What else do I need to learn?

Advice
How much does it cost to create an app like Uber?
QUESTION | BY Priyanka Shrivastava | 49 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/12/20

I want to create a taxi app like Uber with same features e.g. Driver tracking, passenger tracking, navigations, map, and invoice etc...

Advice
How much does mobile app development cost?
QUESTION | BY Robert McGee | 58 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/07/20

I need an app for my business. Does anyone know how much mobile app development costs?

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Advice
How Much Does it Cost to Make an App like Netflix?
QUESTION | BY Vikram Yadav | 7 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/29/20

How much does it cost to build an app like Netflix or video streaming app? Netflix is going more popular nowadays because people love this app.

Advice
What are the top mobile app development trends in 2019?
QUESTION | BY Mahil Jasani | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/18/20

I want to know about the latest technologies and trends to keep themselves updated with to dominate the mobile landscape in 2019.

Article
Mobile Wallet Guide: Google Pay vs. Apple Pay vs. Samsung Pay
BY Adam Uzialko

You no longer need to carry a bulky wallet filled with numerous credit cards or cash.

Advice
Can I design, develop, and market an iOS app all by myself or should I hire staff?
QUESTION | BY Javier Preda | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/27/20

I'm a UX/UI Designer with some knowledge in computer science, I know how code works, how database works, etc. I just need to learn more in deep to being able to do the things my app needs to...

Article
SMS Marketing vs. Mobile Marketing: Where, When and How to Use Them
BY Edward Page

Both SMS marketing and mobile marketing are critical to your overall marketing strategy. Learn how and when to use each form.

Article
E-commerce UX: How to Gain a Competitive Edge
BY Syed Balkhi

A great user experience is important on all businesses' websites, but it's crucial for e-commerce storefronts. Let's explore several ways you can improve your UX for a competitive edge.

Best Pick
The Best Mobile Credit Card Processing Solutions of 2020
BY Lori Fairbanks

With mobile credit card processing, you can accept payments from mobile devices. See our picks for the best mobile credit card processors in 2020.

Article
Stripe Credit Card Processing: How to Accept Credit Card Payments with Stripe
BY Adam Uzialko

Stripe is a relatively new credit card processor that offers good pricing and features.

Article
How to Choose a Mobile POS System
BY Skye Schooley

Learn what features to look for when choosing a mobile POS system for your business.

Article
How Page Load Speed Affects Customer Behavior
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's what can happen if your site is too slow and how to speed it up.

Article
What Is Google's Project Fi, and How Does it Work?
BY Business News Daily Editor

Could Google's phone network be a viable option for your company phone?

Article
M-Commerce Is Booming. So Is M-Commerce Fraud
BY Rafael Lourenco

As mobile commerce continues to boom, so, too, does m-commerce fraud. For businesses, the solution is to create a multilayered defense.

Article
How to Go Mobile-First in the Age of Mobile Marketing
BY Jared Atchison

Here's a breakdown of what you should know about being mobile-first in a time where mobile interactions lead all online activities.

Advice
How can I monetize a live sports streaming website and app?
QUESTION | BY charlie leo | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/09/20

I'm looking to monetize my live video sports streaming website and app. What are my options? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Article
What Is Predictive Merchandising?
BY business.com editorial staff

Learn the basics about predictive merchandising and what small businesses need to know.

Article
Put a Smiley on It: Should You Use Emojis in Business Communication?
BY business.com editorial staff

Emojis might be fun, but are they appropriate in the workplace?

Article
Why Adding AI to Your Mobile App Is a Must in 2020
BY business.com editorial staff

Artificial intelligence can improve your business's mobile application.

Article
Need a Business Phone Number, but Not a Business Phone?
BY business.com editorial staff

You already have a cell phone to make calls. You don't need another phone for business. You need a business number to work on your phone.

Article
How to Boost Employee Wellbeing With Mobile During COVID-19
BY Jared Atchison

Maintaining team connections is more important than ever in this time of remote work and uncertainty. Here are some mobile tools and methods to boost your team's morale and productivity.

Article
A Guide to the Back End of a Mobile App
BY business.com editorial staff

When building a mobile app, it's important to ask yourself a few questions.

Article
The Benefits of Restaurant iPad POS systems
BY business.com editorial staff

After you setup your account, you and your employees will instantly be able to use your iPad POS system to assist your customers.