Bizness Apps does more than simply offer easy to use, DIY apps at affordable prices (not to mention mobile-optimized websites)! We can actually put you in the driver’s seat, and allow YOU to form your own mobile app company!
Here’s how and why becoming a reseller is a great idea.
Mobile is the fastest growing industry, period. If you provide mobile solutions to your customers, you will ensure that you are entrenched in a growing market, offering your clients top of the line apps that will benefit their business. It will set you apart from your competition and add value to the services you already provide.
And adding some hefty revenue to your business, which is a win-win for everyone.
As a reseller, you can serve all kinds of businesses. Spas, restaurants, auto repair, entertainers, sports clubs, real estate agents, dentists and other health related services, lawyers, bars and clubs, hotels, and more. All of these industries are joining the ranks of companies who are utilizing apps and mobile websites. Be the FIRST to offer your clients an easy to use, mobile app that they can afford.
What does the reseller program entail?
As a reseller, you’ll have access to a great number of features and tools, all at your disposal to make your job easier. When you subscribe to our program, you’ll have access to:
- tools to preview apps and mobile sites
- the best customer support
- business leads with Bizness CRM
- mobile app sales and design training
- website templates with Bizness Web
- hands on training with our team
- and much more
Most importantly, you’ll have access to our full white label reseller solution. Bizness Apps offers a complete white label reseller solution for our clients, so you can build multiple apps per month for your customers. You will be able to up sell our apps, enabling you to make a large profit from your clients.
You will be able to offer your small business clients custom built apps that include all the features and functionality that they require of an app, at a fraction of the cost they would pay elsewhere.
Becoming a reseller can really pay off.
If you want to add revenue to your business, while being part of a rapidly growing industry, keeping your customers are at the forefront, and offering them affordable apps, Bizness Apps Reseller Program is the right place for you.
No one can deny the rapid rate in which Mobile Commerce is growing.
A recent report from comScore showed that online retail spending had grown by 14% last year, while total consumer retail spending had only grown by single digits. At the moment, most online spending is still happening over desktop and laptop computers, but that is expected to change, and soon, according to recent data from the U.S. Census and other sources.
Mobile Online Spending is the Way of the Future.
People might still be using their computers to buy online, but they won’t be for much longer. According to Digiday, commerce is one of the industries that will be most affected by growing mobile platforms. According to a forecast by Goldman Sachs, global e-commerce is expected to grow to $638 billion by 2018. Goldman also asserts that it will be tablets rather than smart phones that will be the primary source of online spending.
Currently, 32% of all online purchases are made with a mobile device.
With something like 86% of mobile time being spent on apps, it only makes sense that many of these purchases are being done through apps. More and more companies are utilizing apps and mobile-optimized websites to allow their customer to pay for goods and services.
Should You Join the Trend?
Yes, you should. Allowing your customers to purchase via an app, rather than in-person, over the phone or even from a computer, will allow them ease of access, be more convenient to their schedule, and fast and efficient. In-app purchasing can be customized to your business, through promotions and incentives, rewards programs, geo-fencing (to recruit and reward customers through their location), and more.
U.S. Residents are currently spending on average around 2 hours and 42 minutes a day on their devices.
It stands to reason that these people are doing some shopping. Why not offer them an app that can help them do it easier? It could really benefit the growth of your business.
Contact Bizness Apps to find out more today.
One of the main reasons so many companies are choosing to offer apps is so they can promote and market their business to draw in more customers. One really great way to utilize your app for that is to offer coupons for your customers. Bizness Apps gives you the capability to send coupons, push notifications, offers, rewards and incentives to your customers, to draw in and retain their business.
How do I get started?
It’s simple. Just visit Bizness Apps and create your own mobile app, using our convenient DIY platform. You can customize it to include push notifications, so you can contact your customers to offer them the best deals.
What are some tips to create a great coupon?
First of all, make sure the coupon you offer has real value. Offer discounts (at least 10% or more) on items that are in high demand, that customers can’t get enough of. Make it worth their while to buy it, and make it a limited time deal, so that customers act quickly. If you make open-ended coupons, customers are more likely to plan to use it later, then forget all about it. The best way to ensure they use it right away is to either make it for a small, limited amount of time, OR to make the item in question in limited supply. If customers think they’ll run out of time, or miss out on an item that is flying off shelves, they’ll be more likely to buy right away.
Advertising is important, too. Just making a coupon isn’t enough. You’ll also want to have corresponding signs, ads in local periodicals, follow up emails, tweets and status updates, to remind customers to use those coupons.
Another great way to ensure you’re getting all the business you can is to use geo-fencing. It targets customers by their location, and you set it up to alert you when a customer is near your business (or whatever location you choose – maybe a competitor or related business). You can send them a push notification when they enter that area, with a special promotion or offer.
Make it app-exclusive.
A good way to ensure that customers who haven’t yet downloaded your app will do so, is to make certain coupons and reward systems exclusive to the app. You could advertise a certain deal for app-users, with an extra added incentive to those who sign up before the coupon expires. You could also offer reward/loyalty programs, where users can collect points or credits to apply towards future purchases.
Timing is important.
It all depends on what type of business you run. Monday mornings are good for libraries or salons, but not so much for bars or restaurants. Food service businesses might want to send a push notification coupon before lunch or dinner. Find the time that brings in the best business from your customers.
Customers love seasonal coupons and promotions. Design them to coincide with the holidays, or with the seasons.
It is also important to not be too heavy-handed with the promotions. Don’t send the coupon over and over, spamming your customer’s phone with reminders. If you send them too many emails or push notifications, you could lose their business. Keep regular communication, as it pertains to the type of goods and services you offer, but don’t overdo it.
If you haven’t already created an app with Bizness Apps, contact us right now! We’ve got all the tools and resources you need to create an incredible app for your business, and we’ll help you create a great coupon to bring business your way.
Do you have a drawer devoted to restaurant menus somewhere in your house? When it’s time to order dinner for your friends and family, do you find yourself rifling through the mess, looking for something specific, only to find that the number doesn’t work, the line is busy, or your menu is outdated? Do you hate having to call in orders?
You aren’t alone, and restaurants know this. They are only one of the many industries that are joining the app revolution, offering online and mobile apps to appeal to their patrons.
Recent studies show that restaurants who do not have mobile optimized websites or apps with mobile ordering available are actually losing out on money.
It is time to equip your business with an app, or you could actually lose revenue.
Get an App to Make Ordering Easy for your Customers.
Offering an app or a mobile optimized website for your restaurant is just good business. Statistics show that customers order more often from businesses that offer apps, and when they do order, they order more. Having a menu at their fingertips makes it easier for them to browse items and order more food. They can also customize orders, request extra, and all of it is easier than having to place a phone call and talk over the din of a loud restaurant.
When you have an app, you can easily update your menu, post about specials, offer two for one deals or other promotions, loyalty incentives and rewards programs, and more. Your customers will never have to worry about ordering an item that is out of stock or no longer on the menu, because the app will always be updated. They can also see pictures of the food they are ordering, so they know exactly what they are getting. This will cut down on customer complaints.
There are many other great perks to offering a restaurant app.
Customers can also make reservations through the app, which will save precious phone time for you and them. It also eliminates the possibility of errors or over bookings.
You can also promote your restaurant through the app or website. Use geo-fencing to offer deals to customers who are in your area, or to advertise seasonal specials or new menu items. Allow customers to enter their birthday or anniversary date to receive a free drink or dessert. The possibilities are endless.
You can even link to Yelp reviews, so customers can read about your establishment before they ever walk in the door.
Restaurants are jumping on the trend.
The food service industry is already participating in mobile apps and online mobile sites. As of right now, 20% of restaurants are allowing customers to submit orders via mobile phones, with a handful of those using apps, while 70% of restaurant owners think that it is an up-and-coming innovation that they may take advantage of in the future.
Studies show that restaurants who have mobile apps simply have more frequent business, which means they make more money. You’ll also save precious time by not having to field so many phone calls during business hours. Many businesses are even hiring extra staff to deal solely with online and app orders. The numbers speak for themselves.
Grow your restaurant with a mobile app today – contact Bizness Apps to get started.
Do you have an appointment- or reservation-based business? If you’re still making appointments for your clients and customers by phone, by hand or from an appointment book, that’s okay. Companies have been doing this for decades, and it seems to work well enough.
But what if you could save your office administrator time, while boosting your business? You’d want to do that, right?
The world has gone mobile, and people are using their smart phones and mobile devices to do everything – including making appointments. If you and your competitor are alike in most ways, but they offer mobile appointments/reservations and you don’t, well – there’s a pretty good chance that they are going to go with your competitor. People like the ease and convenience of being able to make a reservation on the go, without having to call and speak to someone, or stand around waiting for someone to look at a calendar.
According to a recent report, restaurants are getting 12% of their bookings online, and a third of that comes from mobile devices.
It isn’t just restaurants, either. Realtors, health related services, salons, and a huge selection of other industries are jumping on board, offering mobile appointments and reservations to their customers. It allows a person to take their schedule into their own hands, choosing and booking their own time. A person is much more likely to log in quickly to an app and make an appointment than they are to dial a number and spend five minutes or more on the phone, trying to book a reservation.
It’s all about ease and convenience.
By offering mobile reservations, you remove several obstacles – customers won’t have to spend time googling or looking up phone numbers, dialing, waiting for an answer, waiting on hold, having to find a quiet place to make the call, etc. It might not be a big deal to everyone, but some people really are that busy. Taking those obstacles out of booking an appointment will give you a distinct advantage to those people.
However, did you know that one-fifth of real estate searches are done on mobile devices and smart phones? In recent years, mobile searching activity for property has quadrupled, and this year, mobile searching is projected to overtake searching via a desktop computer completely.
So what does that mean for my business?
If you’re a realtor, you’ll want to get while the getting is good. Mobile searching is exploding in just about every industry, and real estate is no exception; in fact, it is one of the main industries to utilize mobile web and mobile apps. Those realtors who start integrating mobile into their businesses will see it pay off in dividends. Creating a mobile app and having a mobile-optimized website will throw you light years ahead of your competitors.
What are the benefits of going mobile?
There are many. You can utilize mobile apps for your business in a variety of helpful ways. Through a mobile app, you can connect with your clients like never before, offering them the ability to stay in touch with you at all times via email and private message; you can send them push notifications and messages based on their needs and interests; easy to use email and contact forms for potential new clients to state their needs; property listings at their fingertips; price and other comparisons so your clients can shop via their phone, and more.
Gain an advantage over your competitors in the real estate market.
In the past, when shopping in the real estate market, potential buyers have had to trek around town, meeting with realtors, viewing homes, and spending days on end touring homes. Them comes the price comparisons, and all the other extensive research that goes into buying a property. Now, with optimized mobile sites and apps, your clients can do most of that legwork right from their own home or office, with their smart phone. You will eliminate all the running around and time consuming, exhaustive searching that comes with shopping for real estate. Your clients will appreciate being able to browse at their leisure, and having you available to be contacted via phone, email or text any time they need you. It is a win win for both you AND the client. You can also use QR codes on “For Sale” signs in your areas, so that when a potential client sees a home they like, all they have to do is scan the code to find out more, rather than taking the trouble to call.
It could mean a world of difference for your real estate business.
Listings are the main reason that real estate companies develop apps, but that isn’t all. You can use them for marketing and promotion, too. Using geofencing and push notifications, you can recruit new clients right from the app, based on their own needs, interest and location.
Still not sure?
A recent study showed that 68% of those polled had reached out to a realtor during mobile searching. 68%! That is staggering, and it only goes to show you that having your realty company mobile compatible is not only a good idea – it’s a necessity. Get in touch with Bizness Apps today to start building your own app.
Hate cold calling? We would too without the right training. Sometimes, however, it is necessary to make mobile app sales appointments. We have some helpful tips that will make calling for mobile appointments a snap.
Cold-calling is an art, and it takes a lot of practice, but you can do it.
Phone sales take careful preparation and research. Yes, research. If you call a business to sell them a mobile app without bothering to research what they do or what their needs are, you aren’t going to get very far. The more research you do about a business, the more likely you are to get that mobile reservation with them. You don’t have to delve into years’ worth of business history or know the back story of every employee, but you DO need to have a basic idea of who is in charge, what goods and services they offer, what kind of web presence they have, and what their needs are. All these bits of info are crucial to making a sale. You need to be able to chat with a potential client about their business needs and know, without a doubt, how you can improve upon them. The client needs to know that you are aware of their specific, unique situation and can offer them a needs-based service they will benefit from. Take the time to research the company – it will help you form a bond with the client, and make the cold call so much easier.
Grab their attention.
But all of that means nothing if I can’t get them to listen to me, you might be saying. That is true. When cold calling, it is important to get the attention of the person you’re speaking with, and grab their interest before they shuffle you off the phone. Everyone is busy these days, and most companies screen sales calls out. Try to catch the potential client off guard if you can, by offering them figures that are relevant to their business. Be as specific as you can, even by pointing out errors or glitches you may’ve seen on their website, or giving them key numbers about a competitor’s success with a mobile app. The info you give them has to be eye-opening, and pertain to their business, or it won’t be effective. Avoid boring generalizations that they’ve heard a million times. The key to getting that mobile app appointment is to grab their attention and keep it.
Instead of flash, give them substance.
Find out what issues or problems the business is most concerned about, then tie it in with the mobile app. Don’t bother telling them about bells and whistles and perks that don’t apply to them, that they don’t need. A potential client won’t be impressed, they’ll be annoyed. Hook them with real, honest solutions that apply to their business. Again, this goes back to research – you need to find out what those needs are. If you have to ask the potential client, ask! But make sure that they know that a mobile app can deliver the features they need to make their business grow. No matter what the business, a mobile app can only help them – it’s up to you to find out how.
Stay the course.
Some clients are going to say no. They just are. Don’t get discouraged. Never harass a potential client, and accept their “no” every time. But it never hurts to place follow-up calls. Sometimes the needs of a business can change, or a client might suddenly decide they do want to try out a mobile app for their business after all. In addition, Bizness CRM is free to resellers, so be sure to use it. After one or two follow ups, if the answer is still “no”, move on.
There are over 100 million small businesses to sell to worldwide.
Cold calling can be fun when done correctly. Once you get the hang of it and are closing appointments left & right, it can definitely be easier on your day. So follow these tips and get to work, because cold calling is a numbers game. The more calls you make, the more appointments you are bound to get. Good luck with your potential new mobile app clients!
A new report released recently has some truly eye opening information about how people are using their mobile phones.
According to the report, which was conducted by Flurry, 86% of the mobile time spent by American consumers is devoted to apps. That is six times higher than the time spent on mobile web (via a browser like Safari or Chrome), which was at 14%.
The statistics break down as follows:
American mobile users spend on average around 2 hours and 42 minutes a day on their smart phones and mobile devices. Of that time, 86% is spent using apps – 2 hours and 19 minutes. Mobile web time, at 14%, is only about 22 minutes a day. Of the app time, the most popular apps used were games (32%), Facebook (17%), Twitter (1.5%), other social networking (9.5%), YouTube (4%), and other entertainment (4%). For mobile web time, Apple Safari and Google Browers were the most used, at 7% and 5%, respectively. Consumers used mobile web time for news, productivity, and utilities, mostly.
So what does all this mean?
It means that Americans use their phones. A lot. What are they mainly using their phones for? Utilizing apps. They are using apps for everything, ranging from games and entertainment, to social networking, to taking care of business and household needs.
Just a few short years ago, apps were considered a flash in the pan trend, but now it has become clear that they aren’t going anywhere.
Apps dominate mobile usage, there are no two ways about it.
Browsers, while once the sole way to surf the web, are now just considered another app amongst many. Companies are following suit – even ones like Google.
Ready to join the throngs of savvy businesses that are creating apps and mobile optimized websites? Get started with Bizness Apps today.
But are you doing enough to make sure you’re mobile-optimized? For an entrepreneur, especially those with a small or mid-sized business, it is important to be plugged into the growing mobile industry in every way possible.
Smart Phones and Mobile Devices are the way of the future.
Currently 91% of Americans use cell phones, and the number of those people who have smart phones is growing exponentially every year. 34% of Americans currently go online primarily using a mobile phone or smart phone. That is a huge number, considering how just a few short years ago you could only access the web via a computer. Of those same people who use their phone to surf, the web, 30% of them use their phone to do business, shop, choose restaurants and more.
One final statistic: 87% of all connected devices, such as smart phones, tablets or other mobile devices, will be mobile by 2017, with laptop and desktop computers only making up a tiny 13% of the market! Those are surprising statistics indeed, and they show just how rapidly new technology can grow.
So what does that mean for your business?
If you’re not optimized for mobile, either with a mobile website, or better yet, a mobile app, you may see your business suffer in the coming months or years. People are simply doing more business via their mobile devices, and having a website simply isn’t good enough anymore. Small businesses need to focus on mobile apps & mobile websites more than ever.
So how can you jump on the trend?
First and foremost, make sure that you yourself, as well as your employees, are mobile. If you don’t have a smart phone or other mobile device already, get one. Make sure you have access to the web, any apps you need, have mobile access to SMS and email, and have a plan so that you can make international phone calls and texts, if you travel. If you’re going to tap into the mobile market, you need to be accessible by mobile yourself.
Is your business mobile accessible? There are two things you need to do.
Most businesses these days have a website, but is yours accessible by mobile devices and smart phones? If not, you need to change that. The majority of customers are now looking at your website NOT from a laptop or desktop, but from an iPhone or an Android, a tablet or some other mobile device. If your website isn’t optimized for their viewing, you could lose a customer.
Once you’ve made the decision to go mobile, you’ll need to create a mobile app & a mobile website.
This is the way most small and mid-sized businesses are doing business with their customers. From an app, you can be everything to your customers with a tap of their screen. They can access information about your goods and services, order online, track reservations, receive push notifications and promotions, contact you via email with questions or customer service needs, offer feedback, and more.
The time to switch to mobile is now – contact Bizness Apps to create your mobile-optimized website and easy to use, affordable app today.
A new report released by BaseKit has shown that a surprising 91% of small business’ websites are not optimized for mobile use. The report took a poll of small and medium sized businesses and questioned them about a variety of technology related topics, including functionality of their website and more.
While a great deal of small businesses do have an online presence, and do use technology and the internet to advertise and market their businesses, most of them are not prepared for the recent surge in mobile use.
510 Small Businesses were surveyed, and of them, only 9% said that they had mobile optimized websites that were accessible to smart phone users. Only about 2/3 of those surveyed said that they managed and updated their own websites, and only 2/3 of those polled used social media to help with online marketing and interaction with customers.
More Customers are Accessing the Web via Smart Phones and Tablets than ever, so small businesses should get with the program.
Small and mid-sized businesses are starting to pick up on the trend, however. According to data from hosting providers, there has been a recent increase in demand for responsive websites, with 45% of users accessing them through a smart phone, tablet or other portable/mobile device.
Companies that want to take advantage of this technology will need to get on board with mobile optimization, and soon. According to recent numbers, over 50% of new traffic to the web comes from smart phones and other mobile devices, and those numbers are only expected to grow in recent years. It is simply smart business to design your website to be mobile-compatible, since so many customers are accessing the web on the go.
Interested in optimizing your website for mobile, or designing an easy to use app? Check out Bizness Apps today.