Want to build an app? Read this first

So you have a great idea, but lack the technical skills to build it? Here are the four big things you need to know before you begin building.

I get asked this question all the time, particularly from non-developers: What does it really take to build an app? Inevitable follow-ups include: How much time does it take? and How much does it cost?

The person doing the asking has what he or she thinks is a pretty amazing idea, and is just starting to look for some pointers. Many times the would-be app entrepreneur has simply come up with an idea that has already been done. Other times, their idea is not technically possible. These are the easy answers to give.

Sometimes their idea is actually feasible, but could take a while, or would be quite expensive. In these cases, there are some really important things to consider before even starting down the app-building path. Here are the four most important:

…to read this article in full, visit leading US small business resource, Inc.

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