Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Innovation With Applications

Innovation is going to help you succeed where others fail. If you don’t innovate during these tough times, your product line will get stale and your company will have a harder and harder time differentiating themselves from everyone else. But, by doing something unique that shows off what an innovative business you are, it can give you the online image that you are a smart, hip, and with it company that is going to keep getting better and better. But, how do you do this when you don’t want to spend a ton of money and time on research and development on products that may not earn more then they took to develop. Well, until the time comes to unroll your big innovation, you can opt for small innovative gestures that show your customers you really are on the leading edge. For that, Internet and social networking applications can be a really easy way to get the right attention without too much in depth research or commitment.

Website Applications

Even if you don’t decide to develop your own, there are plenty of website applications you can use on your own website to give the impression that you are technologically savvy and innovative. If you have a stock market website, why not include some stock quote applications? If you are a mortgage lender, mortgage calculators make ideal tools to add to your website because they help your buyers determine how much house they can afford.

You can even hire someone to create special applications for your website to further promote some product. For instance, recently, a website call Telonu.com that offers reviews of employers also created an application that tracks the layoffs in the different companies. People who go to the site cannot only get an idea of how good they are to work for, but whether they are stable, growing companies or not.

Social Networking Applications

There is a great glut of applications on social networking sites, like Facebook. But, there’s always room for one more, if it is genuinely innovative and engaging. These make an excellent foil to introduce new customers to your business and to interact in a manner that is non-threatening and friendly. Different examples of popular applications on Facebook are L’il Green which gets environmentally conscious people to build virtual gardens and save rain forest while they’re doing it. If an application is well accepted, it can spread across Facebook very fast, landing you in practically everyone’s inbox.

You can hire someone to create a Facebook application or you can do it yourself. Basic ones are generally just a collection of images that are used to promote some concept and that are fun to send as gifts to others on the same social networking site. Just downloading one application will often get you a link to create your own application, should the mood suit you and you have a firm concept that promotes your business niche too. Don’t just go willy-nilly. Try to use the application to help provide exposure for some area within your business that is targeting a specific market niche.