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iPhone App Development: Don't Forget about Marketing

In recent years, the iPhone has proved to be the smart phone of choice for many people. This has led to the increase in demand for iPhone apps, which is good news for iPhone app developers. iPhone app development has become a lucrative career that many a developer can rely on, especially in these hard economic times. Interestingly, it is very easy for skilled developers to come up with various iPhone apps, but the challenge becomes having to market these apps said a representative at Approach Mobile.


App marketing can be quite challenging, bearing in mind that there are thousands of iPhone app developers, all trying to sell their wares. To make matters worse, some of these apps are developed and marketed by large firms. These firms have money to spend on both iPhone App development and marketing activities. Therefore, you have to learn some tactics, which will ensure that you stay ahead of competition. Some of these techniques are discussed below.

Identify your Niche: The first step in marketing your iPhone App is identifying your target market. You have to know whom you plan to sell your app to, and how relevant the app is to that particular niche market. Make sure that your product offers some value to your customers.

Competition: The second step is for you to find out whether your product is unique in the target market that you identify. If not, then you should come up with some value additions that will make your app better than that of your competition. Make sure you check out what your competitors are offering to get ideas on how to improve on your app.

Online Marketing: Online marketing is the best market place for iPhone developers, since there are several targeted user forums such as the Apple forums, which are frequented by iPhone fanatics. Such forums are a nice way to market your iPhone app free. You can also market on social networks and blogs.