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  • On Demand App : 3 Magic Spells Establishing Strong Footprints For Startups

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    Many times you are stuck in performing your responsibilities and unable to manage other tasks like reaching somewhere in-time, buying a gift for your loved-ones, or making food. Well, that happens to all of us and we don’t have to feel bad about it, all thanks to our smartphones and on demand apps who are acting like a magic wand.


    Services like Airbnb, GrubHub, Uber etc. have fuelled the on demand app development in last few years. If we look at the stats, more than 86.5 million Americans are leveraging from the on demand services. 51% of the businesses, who offered on demand services, have seen great improvements in their financial situations.


    Today, developing on demand app have become one of the most trending businesses across the world. Starting from cab booking services, delivery and online food ordering to the laundry cleaning, many business segments are getting into the on demand economy to bring new dimensions in the customer engagement.


    Alright! But what are the reasons behind such enormous growth of on demand application development?


    People love to follow success stories and when it comes to an on demand app, you can find a lot of hits in the market.


    Well, after a gigantic success of Uber, Airbnb, and Grubhub, end users are found of getting instant satisfaction of the services. The days are gone when consumers used to wait longer to get some basic services and never thought of getting instant attention to their concerns.


    * Ease of access to a wide range of services at a tap of your finger...
    Today, whether it is about hiring plumber for water fittings, get beauty treatments on occasions, moving from location A to location B or even ordering food of your choice, on demand app has fuelled users with a power button within their smartphones itself.


    * Power in your hands to understand and analyze the usage patterns!
    Well, that is the key benefit that defines the success of on demand application development. On demand app like Uber is an excellent example of how you can utilize the power of apps to predict the usage patterns and deliver only that is in-demand by the target audience by analyzing their pattern of usage.


    You get chance to scale-up your business and deliver utmost satisfaction with the help of predictable usage patterns.


    * Deliver something that is frequently needed...
    The ultimate motive behind on demand application is to get maximum ARPU. And to achieve it, the only thing you need to understand is what is in demand and most frequently required from the end-users. The great example is cab booking services. People today prefer to ride via on demand taxi apps and even schedule their ride frequently to avoid the daily hassle of looking for a taxi on daily basis. 


    The punch point here is that they understood what is frequently requested or desired by the audience and deliver it in a simple way so that it encourages people to use your app more frequently, which at the end brings more business for you!!!


    * No bridging for communication between supplier and consumers! 
    Direct communication is a hidden sword for the success behind on demand apps. It is a basic pillar to establish bright future of the on demand services from the startups. Giving the customer a power to access something that can directly help them when they need information is the masterstroke. 


    You don’t have to invest a lot in establishing a direct communication. All you have to do is share your offerings and let the supplier and consumers interact directly to get the job done. 


    * Reduces consumer efforts while delivering top-notch services!
    If you’ve observed, one thing that is common among all the on demand apps is focus on reducing efforts of the consumers without compromising the quality of the services to be offered. Many Startups and small business have made it easier for their target audience to access a wide range of services offered with a minimum inputs and efforts.


    * Hiring contractual resources is the best option to reduce overall operational costs!
    Hiring contractual resources to run your on demand business is a far better choice than to get into a tedious process of paying full-time employees. It will reduce the overall costs of the business and improve profit margins. This has become a key revenue generator for the business and backbone for the impeccable growth of on-demand apps.


    These are the key punch points defined the growth and popularity of the on demand mobile apps. However, on developing on demand app services are still in their initial phase and are facing challenges like automating process management, maximize efficiency, and so on. No one is aware where on demand apps are heading, but one thing is sure that on demand apps are bridging gaps between supplier and consumers in an efficient way!!! 


    About The Author:
    This post is written by Ankit Patel, A Project Analyst & Tech Blogger at XongoLab Technologies. He loves to write and share about new & upcoming technology, mobile app, web development, programming tools, and web design. His article published on DesignWebKit, InstantShift, CustomerThink, YourStory, Mobile App Daily and more.

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