Are you an entrepreneur who is not afraid to try out new b2b lead generation methods just to increase the quality and quantity of the business sales leads that you generate? Then you surely have heard of mobile business apps. These mobile-centered apps can almost be considered the new website, what with every reputable business already launching an app of their own.
In this generation, anyone who is anyone in the business world has a mobile device constantly attached to his or her body; whether it be an iPhone, iPad, tablet, or an android phone (in some cases all of these devices can be present). While an expert lead generation company usually has no problems finding leads through traditional methods such as b2b telemarketing and email marketing, the growing dependence of people on mobile devices has attracted a lot of marketers to find ways to take advantage of this platform.
But just how effective are branded apps and how exactly do they help your business with b2b lead generation?
Mobile apps are popular with business sales leads for the most part because they allow users to accomplish regular business operations such as checking up on outsourced tasks (project management apps) and website traffic (analytics apps) without the need to sit in front of a computer or carry a laptop all the time. Service providers who offer app versions of their services get better reception from their target market because the app version is more portable, greatly appealing to the business professional who is always on the go. Mobile business apps are not only popular due to portability, but also due to the wealth of information it offers to your b2b sales leads and clients.
As an additional tool to further improve an already effective lead generation campaign, apps can be easily downloaded by your b2b sales leads from app stores such as iTunes, Google play, and Facebook’s app store. Once your business clients use the app (especially if it is web-based), you can stay connected wherever your clients are. You can glean valuable user generated data from your app that could help you create even more targeted lead generation marketing campaigns in the future.
But developing an app for your business is not a simple process. It is for the most part expensive and time-consuming, you have to keep it updated with the operating systems of mobile devices, and introduce something new every now and then to keep your clients and potential business leads engaged. Mobile application development is still a relatively new marketing channel for marketers, but this is also why it offers a lot of untapped potential for businesses.