Many non-profits and educational organizations have mastered DIY technology to reach target desktops. Apps like MailChimp enable non-profits to get their messages out to the world quickly and cost-effectively. Likewise Google+ and Google for Education foster meaningful collaboration and make effective classroom tools accessible to everyone. But even today, many organizations that really need mobile technology to reach those same targets on the go are still hesitant to take the plunge-- and rightfully so!
A simple Google search of the “cost of mobile app development” yields some frightening results. With traditional app development, you’d be hard-pressed to walk out of the door owing much less than $20,000, depending on the requirements of the app. Not to mention having to wait months on end, by which time your business or goals may have completely changed. It’s easy to see why cash-strapped organizations have been reticent to dip their feet into the mobile pool.
But with 1.2 billion people worldwide using their mobile devices right now, it’s also easy to see why mobilizing your organization is no longer a choice-- it’s imperative. If you’re still questioning whether going mobile is the right choice, read on to see what benefits a mobile app might add to your organization.
Opportunities abound-- what kinds of mobile tools could you use in your organization?