Do you still remember those days when people would eagerly wait for the daily newspaper every morning? Some people would wait for the newspaper holding a cup of tea, or some may be so addicted to it that they would begin their day with paper in one hand and tea on another. First comes first see, they will first go through the essential headlines to get familiar with what’s going in the domestic and international round. Later after the 2000s, the electronic media came to the scene with a flood of news channels that run 24*7.
Anyhow time has moved; literally, those days have passed away, and most of you are aware of the original reason behind this; the advent of news and newspaper has caused a prime setback for the print media industry.
Now, let’s get this into more profound insights and put some numbers and stats to demonstrate how even the big bosses like ‘THE NEW YORK TIMES’, ‘THE TIMES OF INDIA’, ‘THE GUARDIAN’ have seen the slump in their readership.
Basing on the Pew Research Center, there is a fall in both the circulation and income of the newspapers in the United States that is declined by 10% in the weekday. Likewise, if we consider India, the reader has decreased as per May 2017 report of the Audit Bureau of Circulation(ABC). Even the story is the same for European countries.
Statista shows that the total turnover of the retail sale of the periodicals in the UK has gone fluff significantly in the last decades. As such it was about 3971 million GBP in 2008 which then declined to 2718 million GBP in 2016.
Let’s analyze how news-based apps and social media forums have played a key role in converting the readership of global audiences. According to one of the open data, around 67% of the Americans collect news from social media. Besides, if we perceive the percentage of news app usage in various countries, then Sweden tops lists with 37%, followed by South Korea and Spain with 33% and 27% respectively.
Types of News-Based App
Before getting into the details of features and discuss the monetization strategy of the newspaper apps, it’s crucial to first look into the two types of news apps.
Aggregator News Apps
These type of news apps will cover all the incidents that happen all around the world. Aggregator News Apps are widely favorite amongst the users as it makes them aware of the world happenings with just a few taps. You should also put in mind that the news content to be displayed should be very important that must create some interest to read the news. You should be very particular that your app would be paid or accessed free of cost. Even though the story can be of political, crime, business or any other, you can also inform the user about the significant events and exhibitions that held in various cities.
News Resources Mobile apps
These type of mobile apps for news resources are proven to be more beneficial for newspapers owners and also for web media. You can have the newspaper app development version for your daily. For instance, ‘The Times of India’ has done to improve the number of readership across the globe. In this, the reader will get real-time news updates. It also has the option for their choice of interests such as some may have the interest to go through the sports while some may have curious to know what’s new in the business section world widely. In general election 2019 with a few months away, the news based apps are going to grow up as far as the downloads are concerned. With a news app development that has a broad reach, there will undoubtedly be a boost in your audience.
How to Monetization Newspaper app?
The newspaper app development will fall within the on-demand app development category. So, it’s vital to decide the monetization of mobile newspaper app. As the owner create the news app to earn more bucks at the end of the day and by choosing the right monetization strategy will lead to the success of the app and gives profits. Here are few monetization technics for newspaper application development:
- Paid Subscriptions
- Organizing Events
Tips to Design and Develop your news app
- The idea behind the development of a news app is about being engaging to users and clarifying their questions.
- The main motto of these apps is not just covering the regional news and events, but to broadcast the real-time updates from all arena of sports, fashion, lifestyle etc.
- Ensure that the news is continuously monitor ing and is getting published on your app with authenticity.
Essential and must have features for Newspaper app development
So far we have seen the different types of newspaper apps and discussed the monetization of newspaper app strategy. Let’s focus on the newspaper app development features below::
- Login or registration
- Creating the user profile
- Push Notification
- Smart to filter
- Integrate Social Media
- Advanced Search
- Update news constantly
- Even access in offline
- App Customization
- Audio and video formate integration
Advanced Features for Newspaper app development especially for Admin
- Ads management
- Back-end CMS Management
- Live Broadcast
- Poll conduct
How to develop a Newspaper App development?
The newspaper app development will undergo certain stages during the development process like:
- Determine the requirements very clearly scratch to the deadline of the project to deploy. You must ensure the documents are adequately maintained.
- Need to decide to have the dedicated app developers for the project
- App developers will create the prototype of each of the app screen.
- The app design quality will entail a user-friendly interface. The UI/UX designers will maintain a clear and simple navigation system.
- Once the designer part completed, then the development team will come into the scene who work for the back-end app, and mobile app developers will begin. The mean stack developers will start coding for the smooth operation of the app.
- Then comes the QA expert team take over the job who check the coding and the functionality of the app to ensure that the app is as per the client’s requirement.
- Finally, after the app is tested, it will be released to the app store.
If you are clear with the development process, then you can go for how to grab the skilled app developer?
The ultimate structure development team to develop the mobile app for the newspaper:
- Project Coordinator
- UI/UX Designers
QA Expert Team
Cost Estimation for News App Development
The cost of news app development would depend on the number of factors such as the platforms to develop: Android, iOS and Windows with precise navigation, selection between native and hybrid, appealing UX/UI design, categorisation, and also choosing the app development company.
The news that every age group of audience is connected as it comprises a variety of niches. The news incidents remained the same, but the news format has changed and become more digitalised.
News app will provide any information in real-time, and its popularity and demand are heightening with time. The time has come to you should look forward to developing a news app, and if you are in search of a budget-friendly and reliable partner, Krify is here to assist you. Reach us today. We are the leading news and magazine app development company in UK and India.