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How Is an App Builder Better Than A Freelancer for Developing Mobile Apps?

How Is an App Builder Better Than A Freelancer for Developing Mobile Apps?

If you’re looking to develop a new app for your business, you’ve probably already hit your first road block: hire or do it yourself? On one hand, there are professional app building tools that let you do everything your way. On the other, there are freelancers, who will handle the app building process for you.

It’s tempting to consider a freelance app builder to save yourself the fuss of handling it yourself, but this can quite easily come back to bite you when the job is done. In this post, we’ll be highlighting the reasons why it’s generally better to consider an app maker over a freelancer for developing mobile apps.

You Get Full Control Over Everything

There’s so much that goes into the app-building process, and oftentimes, the stages of app building are more thoroughly considered and handled when you can do it yourself.

When you use a freelancer for your mobile app development, it’s likely that behind the scenes, the freelancer will work on your app without much input from you. This means that they will generally carry the project from start to finish, and you may not have much say on the actual building process.

You Have More Peace of Mind

Yes, you can find highly talented freelancers on websites such as Upwork and PeoplePerHour, but you’re always going to be taking a risk. When you use your own app builder, you (and only you) are responsible for the job. That means you don’t need to trust in the quality of someone else’s service, so there’s no fear that the task may not be completed to your standard.

If you’re looking for peace of mind that your job will be carried out to a high standard, you’re much more likely to get it from doing it yourself.

The Job May Be Done More Quickly – but More Thoroughly

A major disadvantage of hiring a freelancer is availability. There’s only one of them, after all, so if they’re already handling a large project, they may have to put yours on the back burner until they’ve completed it. A freelancer may also juggle your project amongst others or rush your project to get started on new work, which means your job may not be completed to such a high standard.

When you use a professional app building tool, on the other hand, you can work on the project in your own time, taking as much or as little time as you need. In many cases, you can get the job done faster while still taking your time and thoroughly working through all the processes required to ensure that the final product is completely up to scratch.

It’s Not as Hard as It Seems

For many of us, the thought of using a professional app building tool to make our own app is a little bit terrifying, but these tools are designed to hold your hand throughout the process. So, rather than paying a freelancer to build your mobile app, give it a go yourself. You’ll be surprised at just how easy it is.

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by Rebecca Jones // Contributor to Businessing Magazine.

Opinions expressed by contributors are their own.