Nowadays, everyone and their mom is building some kind of application. Or, at least, it seems that way. In reality, building an app is a lengthy process, that requires more than just the actual ability to create one. Even if one is personally technically capable of creating an app, there's still a lot of other components to the process. And, once you do somehow manage to execute a working app, how can you ensure that consumers will actually know about or even use it? Simply: there's a lot at stake, and you need to make sure that you've done everything in your ability to put together a successful app. Thankfully, there's a handy infographic outlining the 10 necessary steps/components required to build and market a successful app.
The infographic was created by Dot Com Infoway, an Indian-based IT company that has built a successful business around application development in both Web and mobile spaces. The app business is a serious game, and if you don't approach it in the right way, then the hours and dollars you spend will become for naught. From such components as competitive analysis to app store optimization, the infographic should prove useful for any companies or individuals out there hoping the develop the next big, successful app.