iMessage App is very known and buzzing messaging app nowadays. Let us just brief about what is iMessage.
What is iMessage?
iMessage is Apple’s in-built instant messaging service that lets you share a picture, text, video, sound, and current location quickly and easily to anyone else using iMessage on iPhone, iPad, Mac, or Apple Watch.
Former to iMessage, users needed to use a text message plan from a mobile provider in order to send text messages from their iOS-powered device.
Impact on iMessage with release of iOS 11
According to a recent report, Apple is planning to release a new feature within the iMessage which will allow the users to directly communicate with businesses through its messaging app.
The decision from Apple symbolize a huge progress to switch to B2C communications and customer service using its iMessage.Last year at WWDC 2017, Apple declared about the new feature, known as Business Chat, and it is about to roll out soon this year.
The Business Chat feature will let Apple users directly talk to any business via its iMessage. Apart from communication, they will also be able to make payments using Apple Pay, schedule their appointments.
With the release of iOS 11, Apple has re-design the iMessage application Drawer so that users can easily find new apps, navigate between apps and access their go-to’s.
Along with this, Apple is also providing iCloud support in iMessage for giving it a better syncing. Using iClooud, all your conversations will be transferred automatically whenever you sign in to a new iOS device.
According to the Sensor Tower report, the most known app is ‘sticker packs’, of which the store encloses 1,251 different versions. Out of which 944 are paid downloads, whereas only 307 are free.
Output Of Developing iMessage App
No, the process does not end by just developing an app. The app should be developed such that it must be out stand in the world of apps and must be rated among best app or top apps. For this, you need to select a perfect category of apps. There are various categories such as Travel, Education, Entertainment, Games, Social Networking, Productivity, Utilities, Food & Drinks and Sports.
The app should fall in such category that helps to get business success and generates revenue. The end reason to develop an app is to generate revenue. To develop an app that succeeds your business, firstly you need to analyze the category of trending app or which category returns more revenue.
Analyze the App Category Before Developing an App
According to the report, it states that developing an app under the categories like Games, Entertainment, Utilities, and Productivity can guarantee you app success.
Gaming is the first most popular app category on the iMessage App Store. Entertainment, Utilities, and Productivity apps follow.
Sensor Tower, Head of mobile insights Randy Nelson, in a blog post said,
“Apple pitched iMessage apps as its means for transforming the ubiquitous messenger into a nexus for communication, whether it be chatting with friends, booking flights, or planning a night out.”
Apple wants to bring users back to its native messaging app by integrating add-ons to intensify the user experience and draw them back from using other familiar apps like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.
Now it is also possible for users to share handwritten notes, give instant responses using tap backs, suggesting emoji, and more.
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