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Updated by Kindra Svendsen on Jan 07, 2015
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5 Reasons Your Business Needs an App

In this digital age, it is vital to constantly reevaluate your communications methods in order to stay in touch with your audiences. What better way to access your customers than though the palm of their hand?

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People Prefer Apps

People Prefer Apps

U.S. adults spend nearly two days per month using apps or web browsers on their phones, according to Nielsen research. On average, a user has around 42 apps and the time spent in apps was up 21% in 2013.

It's no secret that instant gratification is a necessity in providing your customers with value, and an app allows them to access your business with one touch.

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In-Hand Customer Service

In-Hand Customer Service

From product information, campus maps, to contact information, wouldn't it be nice to provide your customers the information they are frequently asking for and anticipating their needs?

An app can provide total customer service to your customers and spark a heightening sense of brand loyalty for your customers.

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Social Sharing From Customers Equals Advertising For You

Social Sharing From Customers Equals Advertising For You

Is your marketing team or budget stretched thin? Having an app for your business gives customers an outlet to share photos, attractions, and events through to their social audiences expands reach for your message.

Suggested tweets, branded photo frames or experiences shared by your audience can be the best source of advertising for your brand.

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Location Based Services, Coupons, Games and More!

Location Based Services, Coupons, Games and More!

Having your own app allows you a great way to have some fun with your customers. Allowing them to use the apps interactively for tools or entertainment will keep customers coming back to our app even when they aren't looking to purchase.

Why not offer a mortgage calculator or paint estimator on your app for your real estate business? How about an interactive puzzle or game that unlocks an exclusive coupon for your retail store or restaurant? Thinking creatively can keep your customers engaged with your brand.

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Education

Education

Using your app to educate patrons on your products, services or exhibits is a great way to communicate their importance to your audience and provide them with additional information that may interest them.

The app can also help provide immediate feedback from a visitor's experience which allows you to see real-time feedback that will help you improve your brand.

Speak Creative has over 15 years experience in enhancing brands through a variety of digital marketing. From web design to mobile apps and search engine strategies, this Memphis and Nashville-based digital agency works with clients in a variety of industries including churches, corporate organizations, zoos and aquariums, parks and attractions and more.

To learn more about mobile app development, visit www.madebyspeak.com