Step-by-Step Guide to Start An App Business And Make It Successful

Start An App Business

Do you wish to begin an Android app business? Then you are certainly not alone. Over 12 million apps have been created with AppsGeyser in recent times. This huge number means that there are hundreds, if not thousands, of people out looking to get their break in the Android app world each day. There are different reasons why app creation is so important. Some people simply want to take their current business and turn it mobile, while others want to create separate apps related to their business as a form of mobile marketing. And then there are those whose desire is to start a career as mobile app developers.

App-making is seen as an employment style that endorses a healthy work/life balance. To create apps you do not need to be online 24 hours a day or stuck in the office from 9 to 5. You can comfortably work around your schedule.

How to start an app business

Use the following tips to start and run a successful mobile apps business.

  1. Start With an Idea

There must be a starting point for everyone, and in this business, your first step is to come up with a clear idea of the topics you want to create your app around. The style of app and content will all depend upon the reason you have decided to create the app – either for fun, for an existing business, or as a marketing tool.

  1. Research

It is not enough to decide that you intend to design an app. You will have to do more than that. Have you looked to see if there is something similar already out there? It is time for you to do some research. Take a look at what is already on offer in the mobile marketplace. What can you build differently that will cause your idea to stand out? Do you have an idea of what your potential audience likes and what will convince them to adopt your app?

  1. Plan

Once you understand the market and the audience that you are aiming for, it is time for you to start planning. The first stage would be to decide on the content that you wish to use. From this information, you can choose a template style that will complement the content.  Another important part of the planning stage is marketing. You should be researching and deciding upon your keywords in order to help the ASO of the app even before the app is created. The right keywords need to tie all your apps together.

  1. Create

This is the easy stage. You have already got the idea, undertaken your research, and have your plan ready. Now all that is left is for you to create your app. App creation with AppsGeyser is simple. Simply click on your chosen template, upload your content and click create. Done. We always suggest you test your app on friends and family before you publish it to a public source.

  1. Market

If you want your Android app business to succeed, you need to let others know that it exists. I know we have spoken about choosing the right keywords to assist in organic searches, but this will not be enough to get your app recognized. You need to focus on social marketing and traditional marketing.

How to make an Android app for free?

Now that you have done thorough research about your idea, and you’ve got ready content, how do you implement it? Here is a step-by-step guide to kickstart your business app development for free using AppsGeyser templates.

  1. Log on to the AppsGeyser website and click on CREATE APP.
  1. Choose a template 

What template do you need for the content that you have chosen? Do you need to just upload your URL link to a website? Or are you uploading a PDF file? Appsgeyser hosts over 50 amazing templates for you to choose from.

  1. Fill in the details

Add in all the details required, using the URL links you wish to include, app name, and app description.

  1. Click on PREVIEW before you can finally go to CREATE APP.
  1. Test the app and make required changes

Check that your app works before you upload it to any app store. To check the app, you can download it using a barcode reader to scan your app to your mobile device. Any changes that are made can be done via your dashboard. Don’t forget to click on rebuild my app when you have finished updating the app. This appears in the advance edit section of your dashboard. Once ready, upload the latest version of your app to your device.

That’s it. You now have a ready app that you can distribute on different Android app stores such as Google Play, Amazon, Getjar, and others. Your next step is to market the app aggressively so that you can attract as many people as possible to learn about your app.

How to Make Your Android App Business Successful

Succeeding in any business requires many personal strengths and sacrifices. An apps business isn’t very different. To be successful, you need to be flexible and have good planning and organizational skills.

You may think that starting an app business means that you will create some easy apps with AppsGeyser’s free templates, upload them to GooglePlay and the money will start rolling in. If you think this way, then you are set up for to app business failure.

App business success relies on the following 9 ideas:

  1. Being Organized

To have a successful app business you need to be organized. Organizing your daily, weekly, and monthly tasks will help you remember the tasks that need to be completed. Keep it simple, create a to-do list that you can tick as you complete each item.

  1. Keep Detailed Records

You should keep records of every business transaction, your business contacts, and everything that concerns your business. This will enable you to spot an increase or decrease in business.

  1. Know Your Competition

For you to succeed, it’s important that you become realistic about your competition. It is time for you to look directly at your competitor and analyze what they do and how their clients/customers respond.

  1. Take Calculated Risks

You are never going to move forwards be sitting in your comfort zone forever. It is crucial to take some risks, but these risks should be calculated, meaning that you fully understand how to react to the risk if it backfires.

  1. Be Creative

Don’t try to imitate everyone else in the market. Look outside of the box and be different. This will help you stand out from the crowd and bring you new clients/customers that want something different from the norm.

  1. Focus

It is so easy to get comfortable once your business is running successfully. This is where many app businesses start to fail, they get comfortable and lose focus. At this point, you need to re-evaluate your short-term and long-term goals.

  1. Make Sacrifices

When you open your business you will need to sacrifice much of or all of your personal time. This period is not going to last forever. But in order to get to the top, you need to sacrifice many things in the short term. That night at the pub with your friends sounds fantastic, but that one night off can push you back another week. Getting focused and staying focused until your business is up and running means sacrificing.

  1. Provide Great Service

Customer service is where many app businesses fail. You need to make sure that you have the right avenues available for your customers to be able to communicate with you freely. Make sure you have your contact details on your app, on your download page, and links to your social media. Communication is key.

  1. Be Consistent

If you are a parent, probably you know about the first rule every parent learns – routine leads to calm. A child needs to feel secure and a routine will ensure their comfort. With a routine, the child anticipates what is coming next, and you, as the parent feel calm since you know what you are going to do next with the child. The same occurs with a business. You will feel more in control if you create a routine for your daily business habits. Consistency is key to making money in business.


Creating an Android app business with AppsGeyser is simple. But running the business takes proper planning, staying organized, and dedication. AppsGeyser is an online app-making platform that will give you the freedom to create, distribute, and monetize apps, without signing up for a contract. Use the APK as you wish.