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The 7 Steps in Hiring the Best iPhone Application Developer

Basavaraj Hoku
Marketing Manager at HokuApps. HokuApps is a Top iPhone Application Development Company.
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After launching a business, most owners constantly challenge their mind to come up with the next big thing that will give their business an edge over their competitors and to better communicate with their customers.

And since marketing in the physical world is not enough to reach out all targeted audience, building a mobile app of their own seems like a good thing to do. However, for non-developers, mobile app development is something that cannot be learned overnight.

So, what do you do? Hire iPhone app developers!

Because of the booming technology industry, finding an iPhone application developer is not so hard these days. However, finding the RIGHT one can be very tricky.

Choosing the right partner in developing your iPhone app is more important than saving hundreds to thousands of dollars. The right developer can add value in more ways than just the development process, thus helping you maximize revenues for your app business.

So, when it comes to hiring a mobile app developer, there are certain steps you need to take in order to only make the right decision for your business’ mobile app development.

  1. Find A Mobile App Developer Who Is Interested In Your Business And Not Just The Development

A good iPhone application development company should be able to guide you through the process of your mobile development, but also gives you a creative input based on their accumulated experience with similar apps. The best ones know what works and what does not in the app store since they have worked with many clients in the past.

  1. Assess Their Portfolio

Top iPhone app developers must have exceptional U/UX skills. When you look at their portfolio, check for beautiful and amazing looking apps with outstanding user interfaces. You should know that 60% of your mobile app is about how users interact with it.

  1. Check Client References

When looking for an iPhone app developer for hire, you need to check with their other past clients or readily extends their client contact information in order for you to get a real feedback on the mobile app development company. Directly contacting their past clients should give you a better idea of how well they work with clients and how good their works are.

  1. Choose A Mobile Application Development Company You Can Build A Relationship With

Mobile application development is not a one-time activity. Based on constant users feedbacks, mobile apps need to go through many cycles and evolutions in order to maintain their best performances and provides more value to users. Hire iPhone application developer who can stick with you through the app’s life cycle and do not abandon ship once the initial development is finished and the app is hosted.

  1. Do Not Let Price Drive You

Do not ever pick a mobile app development partner based on their price quotes. You need a great mobile app, not the cheapest one. Every entrepreneur has a budget. However, the lowest cost option often turns out to be more expensive in the long run.

For example, you might need to hire other developer and re-do the app since it did not turn out as expected. That should cost you twice in building a single app.

  1. Think of the whole package and not just the coding

Building a mobile app is not just a bunch of codes. It is also about building a functional design and thinking about a great user experience. Do not hire iPhone app programmer only, unless you already have a team who will do the rest of the functions of testing, usability, and design.

  1. Make Design A Top Priority

How a mobile app looks like is as important as how it works. You need to go a step further and choose a partner who can add value to the usability aspect of your mobile app which will ultimately determine how your users interact with your products.


The success of a mobile app depends on choosing the right app developer. Choose developers from HokuApps, a Singapore-based iPhone application development company. They have proof of app success and have varied skillsets that can meet all aspects of creating your mobile app. The realization of your vision for your business is often in your developer’s hands, so you need to choose wisely.

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