How much does it cost to build a productivity app for the business sector?

Standard price for a productivity app for the business sector: $37,500

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What is a productivity app for the business sector?

Productivity apps for the business sector help users to be more efficient when completing time-sensitive tasks. Productivity apps are designed to make it easy for users to track their progress, prioritize work tasks, and schedule meetings or calls with colleagues or clients. These apps may include features that automate routine tasks within the app interface itself.

Productivity apps are similar to other project management apps, such as time tracking apps, task management apps, employee scheduling apps, and supply chain management apps. Many productivity applications are also business infrastructure applications, such as accounting applications or inventory management applications. SinglePlatform is one of the more popular productivity app examples.

Here are some recent productivity app for the business sector examples built with Crowdbotics:

  • A new app that puts note-taking, flow charts, boards, mind maps, and collaboration all in one. Free freemium app with paid-membership option.

What is the typical cost to build a productivity app for the business sector?

A productivity app for the business sector usually costs $37,500 to build. However, the total cost can be as low as $25,000 or as high as $50,000. A productivity app for the business 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 productivity app for the business sector from Crowdbotics:

  • $17,500

How long does it take to build a productivity app for the business sector?

A productivity app for the business sector usually takes 233 hours to build. However, a productivity app for the business sector can be built in as few as 200 hours, or in as many as 267 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 productivity app for the business sector:

  • 233

How to successfully grow your productivity app for the business sector

A productivity app can grow rapidly within the business sector by offering features that help employees organize their daily tasks. Productivity apps must be able to support the workflows of different types of users who have different priorities. The app should be simple to use, allowing its features to be easily discovered by new users. In addition, a productivity app should provide a large number of tools that can be used across many different types of businesses.

Risks and challenges of building a productivity app for the business sector

A productivity app for the business sector faces legal risks associated with user misrepresentation of identity, unsafe user encounters, and harassment taking place on the platform. An employee productivity app should take strong measures to verify user identities and provide users with safety mechanisms for blocking other users and reporting unwanted behavior. It is recommended that the app provide robust mechanisms for reporting platform abuse and conduct routine security audits to prevent unauthorized access to user data.

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