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Many new apps like Uber have been witnessed in the past few years, but not all have made it to be a giant like Uber. So let’s understand what Uber is and how it became such?
Who developed the taxi giant and what is it?
End users regard Uber as a taxi service, the drivers call it a referral service, and entrepreneurs consider it a role model for business. So when everyone has a different perception of it, what Uber actually is? It is all together and even more than just a service.
“Uber covers 375 cities worldwide, provides 24-hour-per-day on-demand connection between riders and drivers through Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps, using the advances of phone’s GPS capability and completely cashless approach.” (Source)
Uber also provides location sharing between the user and driver, eliminating the inconvenience of worrying about the arrival time. Also, one does not need to wonder the way they need to choose to reach a place. Along with its request and matching approach, it also provides you with a variety of car options to choose from based on your budget and mood.
Amazing? Isn’t it? And just as if it was all not enough, it also provides a highly satisfying user-friendly experience and ensures maintaining a great marketing campaign for the app to be in business. Let’s go ahead and understand how to make an app like Uber and make your company as successful as Uber is.
Uber’s Clone App development
Here is an image to depict all the services and basic interface that Uber offers. One must notice the fact that it is for the user app, not the rider app. Both have different options and functionalities.
So if you are planning to start a company like Uber you must decide on the functionalities that your app must offer and the user experience that your UI needs to offer. Apart from this, you will need to consider how you can make your app stand out from the pool of other options and competitors you have in the market offering the same transport facility.
Since Uber has already revealed the designing part of its app and its API to public and developers and introduced the affiliate program, anyone can use this for his own Uber-like app development. To have a detailed understanding of the Uber-like app template and the features to help you understand how to make an app like Uber in android, you can follow this link.
After understanding all this, you must have a clear idea of the features and resources you would require to make an Uber-like app for services, and the input required for Uber-like app development. Then to decide on how to get the app developed you can consider either in-house development or outsourcing the development of the app. In our previous article on “Outsourcing App Development”, you can find out the pros and cons of both in-house development and outsourcing and then decide with which you want to go with.
Uber Clone App Development Cost
Since we have come to a point to conclude the benefits of having an app like Uber and how you can start with developing one. Now comes an essential point to be considered, “What is the development cost for an app like Uber?”
Considering the features that you want to incorporate in your app and the platforms on which you want to launch it, the cost varies. To help you have an easy go through all this, you can take help from the “How much to make an app” website. This website can help you estimate the cost incurred in building the app based on your choices for platform and features.
There are many more such apps that can help you estimate Uber-like app development cost. But knowing the cost only, won’t serve any good if you do not budget your resources and optimize every input to ensure the best Return-Of-Investment plan in place. In order to understand the best ways to plan your budget, you can go through the article on “Planning your Budget for App Development” on Parangat’s blog. It will give you detailed steps on how to plan the budget for app development and the possible costs incurred.
On-Demand App for Services
Once you have estimated the cost, planned your budget, and decided on how and with what features you want your app to be developed, you can go ahead with the app development process. This can ensure that you have a good app and ensure that your business has all the weapons in the arsenal to begin the war in the market. And yes that brings us to one other hurdle: How to ensure that your app gets all the name and fame you planned?
This can only be ensured with a proper marketing strategy. No business can prosper or sustain in today’s market without a proper marketing strategy and promotions. One must have a thorough understanding of the market, the target audience, and what he desires to offer. To help you decide on marketing strategy, its perks, and effects on business, here is one article Best App Marketing Strategy.
Our car-wash solution, Uber Wash is perhaps the perfect On-Demand mobile application.
UberWash is an easy-to-use, feature-rich app in which, the users can basically select the best car wash package they want for their car, they can put their desired location – where they can avail the services. The nearest washer is notified of the user’s request, and once he/she accepts the request, the app lets the user track their washer while he is on his way to the user’s place. So that the other users are assured of the technician’s quality of work, the app also has a rating feature wherein the user who has availed the service of the technician can rate the user and can even upload the pictures of their car’s final look after the wash.
Once you are done with all this, your travel app is ready to have a great launch and get a mass audience. You have your app development costing planned and ensured the best returns using the ROI approach. The stage is set, get set to rock it with constant reviews and monitoring.
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