8 Things To Know When Starting A Successful Mobile App Development Business

Want to start your own mobile app development business? Here are 8 tips you should know.

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 starting a mobile app development business:

#1: Tim Bornholdt, founder of The Jed Mahonis Group:

We chatted with with Tim, founder of The Jed Mahonis Group ($82K/month). In our interview, Tim says:

My business partner and I have an unstructured “walk and talk” every single day. If we’re in person, we literally go out on the trail behind our office and walk for 45 minutes, talking about anything that is on our minds.

Additionally:

If you’re trying to be your own boss, try dipping your toe in the water first to see if you actually like being your own boss. You might be surprised at how frustrating it is to have to set your own schedule and prioritize your own workload every single day.

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#2: Pietro Saccomani, founder of MobiLoud:

We chatted with with Pietro, founder of MobiLoud ($/month). In our interview, Pietro says:

We’ve now published close to 1,000 apps and continue growing, serving larger publishers and improving our service.

Additionally:

Resist the temptation of thinking your customer thinks and acts like you do. It’s a very inaccurate assumption (and particularly bad for a scrappy founder) that lead us to setting prices too low and going after the wrong market.

Further:

Over time and many mistakes, I’ve learnt to remind myself to build the simplest solutions possible, or not build at all when feasible.

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#3: Mohammed Khonizi, founder of Panda Wish:

We chatted with with Mohammed, founder of Panda Wish ($7.5K/month). In our interview, Mohammed says:

Understand that things will go wrong and that is okay. Flexibility is key as your product may have to adapt and change to fit the market needs.

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#4: Viacheslav Ponomarov, founder of SteelKiwi:

We chatted with with Viacheslav, founder of SteelKiwi ($150K/month). In our interview, Viacheslav says:

Become a salesman yourself. It’s all about understanding your clients and understanding the best model.

Additionally:

Success in your business always involves time management. When you run your own business, it always seems as if you never have enough time.

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