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Interested in hopping on a Discovery Call with Tiny Oak Studio to discuss your no-code app idea? Use this No Code App Starter Guide to jot down your ideas!

We want to make sure you get the most out of your consultation and have a productive discussion. To help you prepare, here are ten essential questions to consider beforehand, along with some tips on how you can answer them:

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1. What problem does your no code app solve?

Tip: Clearly identify the pain points or challenges your app aims to address. For example, if you’re a small business owner in the food industry, you might want to develop an app that simplifies online food ordering for your customers, enhancing their convenience and saving time. Feel free to use one of our sentence structures or create your own.

Simple: My app helps users do ____________________________________________ {task}

Complex: My app helps users do ____________________________________________ {task} so that they can _____________________________________________ because they need to ________________________.

2. Who is your target audience?

Tip: Define your target audience based on demographics, interests, and behaviors. Knowing your audience will help Tiny Oak Studio tailor the app’s features and design to suit their needs. For instance, if you’re targeting busy professionals, consider features like in-app scheduling or reminders to make their lives easier.

Simple: My app helps {users, ie: busy professionals} ___________________________________ do _____________________________________________ {task}

Complex: My app helps {users, ie: busy professionals} __________________________________________ do ___________________________________ {task} so that they can _________________________________________ because they need to __________________________________________________________________.

3. What features do you envision for your no code app?

Outline the key features you’d like to include. Think about the core functionalities your app must have to solve the problem identified earlier. For instance, if you’re developing a fitness app, features like workout tracking, nutrition plans, and progress monitoring might be essential.

Must Have FeaturesNice to Have Features

4. Have you researched similar apps?

Tip: Familiarize yourself with existing apps in your niche. Identify what sets your app apart and how it can offer a unique value proposition. For example, if there are already food delivery apps in your area, your app could differentiate itself by focusing on locally sourced ingredients or providing customized menu options.

For example: “We’re building glassdoor for influencers.”

We’re building _______________________________________________________ for ______________________________________________________________________.

5. What is your budget and timeline?

Tip: Consider your financial resources and the timeline you have in mind. This will help Tiny Oak Studio assess the feasibility and scope of your project. Be realistic about what you can afford and the time it may take to build your app.

Our budget is ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Our timeline/estimated launch date is _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

6. Do you have branding and design preferences?

Tip: Think about the visual identity you envision for your app. Consider color schemes, fonts, and overall design aesthetics. If you have existing branding for your business, share that with Tiny Oak Studio so they can align the app’s design with your brand image.

___ Yes, we have branding done

___ No, we do not have branding done and would like to discuss.

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7. Have you considered monetization options?

Tip: Think about how your app will generate revenue. Will you offer it for free with in-app purchases, subscriptions, or ads? Understanding your monetization strategy will help Tiny Oak Studio suggest the best approach for integrating revenue streams into your app.

  • Subscriptions
  • In app purchases
  • Adds
  • Membership
  • Others

8. What platforms do you want your app to support?

Tip: Determine whether you want your app to be available on iOS, Android, or both. This will impact the development process and user experience. Consider your target audience’s device preferences and market demand.

  • Web/PWA
  • Android
  • Apple
  • Apple Visions OS
  • Others: {Insert crazy idea here}: ___________________________________________

9. How do you envision user onboarding and support?

Tip: Reflect on how you want users to onboard and engage with your app. Consider if you need tutorials, onboarding screens, or in-app support features to guide users. Providing a smooth and intuitive user experience is crucial for app success.

  • Tutorial
  • Screenshot
  • Others:

Use the space below to write out your ideas for user onboarding:

10. What inspired you to develop this app?

What as your motivation for building this app. What problem(s) are you aiming to solve. What are your personal goals for this app?

11. BONUS: How will you market your app?

Tip: Explore potential marketing strategies for your app. Consider how you’ll reach your target audience and generate user engagement. For example, you might plan to leverage social media, email marketing, or influencer partnerships to promote your app.

I will use these channels to market my app:

By contemplating these questions and formulating your answers, you’ll be well-prepared for your consultation call with Tiny Oak Studio. Remember, the more clarity you have about your app idea, the more productive the conversation will be. Good luck, and we look forward to seeing your app come to life!

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