4 Tips For Starting A Successful Meal Planner App (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Create A Meal Planner App

Want to start your own meal planner app? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a meal planner app:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a meal planner app?
-> Pros and cons of a meal planner app

Need inspiration?

-> Other meal planner app success stories
-> Examples of established meal planner app
-> Marketing ideas for a meal planner app
-> Meal planner app slogans
-> Meal planner app names

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for createing a meal planner app:

#1: Joel Runyon, founder of Ultimate Meal Plans:

We chatted with with Joel, founder of Ultimate Meal Plans ($/month). In our interview, Joel says:

Just do it, build something, ship something, and learn in the process.


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#2: Dianne L Chen, founder of Arise Performance Labs, Inc:

We chatted with with Dianne, founder of Arise Performance Labs, Inc ($0/month). In our interview, Dianne says:

I wanted a way to eat healthily and get results without the daily food obsession, logging, and time spent calculating recipes to fit the numbers.


If you’re not technical yourself, ask friends or friends of friends for their recommendations. Often-times the more expensive developers are worth more than their rate, even for a consultation.


No plan survives first contact with users and customers. You need to identify critical risks in your business model before anything else.


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