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Do you *really* need to make an app for that?

A few thoughts to consider before creating your first (or next) app

Developers released two million new apps and games in 2021, bringing the total number of apps and games ever released on iOS and Google Play to over 21 million. Across both iOS and Google Play, games represented 15% of all new releases in 2021.

Do you have the resources (budget, time, people) to design, launch, and maintain an app?

Do your users really want or need another app?

Have you considered other ways for getting your idea out there?

Build a webapp (or website).

Create content for existing platforms.

Go old school.

Send a text.

And finally, some inspiration from a few of my favorite non-apps:



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Joshua Lavra

focused on human ways to support the health and happiness of young queer people @Hopelab. formerly @IDEO @EY_Doberman @AirLiquideGroup