How much does it cost to build a product review app for the retail sector?

Standard price for a product review app for the retail sector: $60,000

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What is a product review app for the retail sector?

Product review apps for the retail sector are used by consumers to find product information, compare prices, and submit reviews of retail products. Product review apps work best when they include a news feed and allow users to share their opinions with other users.

Product review apps share many of the same features with other crowd-sourced review apps and social media management apps. For example, they often allow users to engage and share content with their friends and followers on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Some of the most popular product review apps include Amazon, Trulia, and Yelp.

Here are some recent product review app for the retail sector examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A mobile version of a product review website. Includes the ability to send push notifications to users vs. just having the website be mobile friendly.

What is the typical cost to build a product review app for the retail sector?

A product review app for the retail sector usually costs $60,000 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $50,000 or as high as $70,000. A product review app for the retail sector with a low number of features (also known as a "minimum viable product", or MVP) will be more affordable than an app that includes all intended functionality.

For example, here are some recent price quotes for a product review app for the retail sector from Crowdbotics:

  • $60,000

How long does it take to build a product review app for the retail sector?

A product review app for the retail sector usually takes 800 hours to build. However, a product review app for the retail sector can be built in as few as 667 hours, or in as many as 933 hours. The exact timeline mostly depends on how complicated your app is. As a general rule, it will take longer if you require highly custom designs, niche features, or non-standard release platforms.

For example, Crowdbotics produced the following recent hourly estimates for a product review app for the retail sector:

  • 800

How to successfully grow your product review app for the retail sector

A product review app can grow by targeting retail users and helping them to make decisions. The app should show consumers the best products, the right price for those products, and information about competing products. Users who find useful product reviews will want to share those reviews with other consumers in their social networks.

Risks and challenges of building a product review app for the retail sector

A product review app for retail faces legal and reputational risks related to the handling of personal information, the disclosure of private user data, and the potential violation of fair-use clauses in copyright law. Product review apps should have clear privacy policies regarding user data storage and usage. Users should have the ability to opt-out from receiving marketing or promotional materials. It is also recommended that product review apps limit reviews to non-copyrighted content (i.e. movie reviews) and avoid the use of third-party APIs for accessing user reviews (such as Yelp).

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