Top 5 mobile apps builder platforms for online merchants

linda July 22, 2014 0
Top 5 mobile apps builder platforms for online merchants

A new report from Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project and the Imagining the Internet Center at North Carolina’s Elon University says that Apps have actually changed the way we use the internet – and recent statistics back this up.

Apps have actually overtaken the Web – the term for sites accessed via web browsers – in terms of the number of minutes users spend per day.  mobile shopping app popularityAs an online merchant, building a mobile shopping app for your own store is an amazing idea. It will improve customers’ experience when you are on your store. 

However, many store owners are worried that building an is complicated and requires for a heavy investment of time and money. Thus, in this article I will introduce top 5 mobile apps builder platforms which helps you build an app easily and quickly.

1. Mobile Roadie

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Mobile Roadie is an app creator that allows anyone to create and manage their own iOS or Android app. The platform supports all media types, with automatic importing of RSS, Twitter or Google News keywords, and an auto-refreshing fan wall through which users can chat with each other in real time.

You can use the free Mobile Roadie Connect app to preview your app accurately, just as your users would be on their devices. The app also guides you through the submission process, with Mobile Roadie checking the quality and appropriateness of your content.

You can push content straight to your app and pull content from it to your own site or blog. The API is language agnostic, so you can pull data in a variety of formats, including XML, JSON, PHP, CSV and HTML. You can easily craft a custom look and feel for your app and apply that to all platforms, and use the suite of marketing tools once your app is launched.

Price: Plans start at $125 per month (Core) and go up to $667 per month (Pro).

2. Good Barber

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Mobile Roadie is an app creator that allows anyone to create and manage their own iOS or Android app. The platform supports all media types, with automatic importing of RSS, Twitter or Google News keywords, and an auto-refreshing fan wall through which users can chat with each other in real time.

You can use the free Mobile Roadie Connect app to preview your app accurately, just as your users would on their devices. The app also guides you through the submission process, with Mobile Roadie checking the quality and appropriateness of your content.

You can push content straight to your app and pull content from it to your own site or blog. The API is language agnostic, so you can pull data in a variety of formats, including XML, JSON, PHP, CSV and HTML. You can easily craft a custom look and feel for your app and apply that to all platforms, and use the suite of marketing tools once your app is launched.

Price: Plans start at $125 per month (Core) and go up to $667 per month (Pro).

3. SimiCart

magento mobile app builder simicartSimiCart is an app builder platform, which will automatically build a native app for your online business within the information you provide. Especially, SimiCart is developed on plugin mechanism, which increases the ability to customize your app.

SimiCart is integrated with Magento- the world’s most popular eCommerce platform. Every button, link, notification or purchase funnel.. on your app is designed to promise your customers a fantastic buying experience with you right on their mobile or tablet.

App built by SimiCart is native app, which will be installed directly onto mobile device itself. It runs fast, smoothly to make sure that customers’ buying experience on your shopping app will be fantastic. Now, SimiCart supports 3 most popular platforms: Native Iphone app builder, Native Ipad app builder, and Native Android app builder. 

Price: $199 pay in one time

4. App Pie

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Appy Pie is a cloud-based DIY mobile app creation tool that allows users without programming skills to create an app for Windows, Android and iOS, and publish it to Google Play or iTunes. There’s nothing to install or download — just drag and drop pages to create your own mobile app online. Once it’s complete, you receive an HTML5-based hybrid app that works with all platforms, including Blackberry. All revisions are in real time, with the ability to send push notifications, monetize with ads, see live analytics, and track location with GPS. You can also integrate social media feeds, blogs, websites, audio, radio and more.

The appointment scheduler is especially useful for businesses such as Doctors, Salons or Spas with contact features such as one touch call, QR codes included. Using the code page you can embed custom code and embed iframes.

Price: Plans start at Free and go up to $33 per month for Platinum

5. BiznessApps

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BiznessApps provides a platform to help create mobile apps for businesses a very simple process. It provides a wealth of features, including food ordering, shopping cart, loyalty programs, dynamic content, third party integrations, push notifications, comprehensive analytics and more.

The easy-to-use content management system allows you to create an app in minutes, and customize everything using pre-built designs or your own. There are also real-time previews to check your progress as you design and develop your app.

You can instantly update your app online, and modify everything inside, without having to send your app for a lengthy update with Apple or Google. There are weekly webinars on how to build beautiful mobile apps using the BiznessApps platform, along with access to hundreds of tutorial articles, to help make the process even easier.

Price: Plans start at $29 per month for mobile website and go up to $59 per month for mobile app