Newspaper apps are becoming more popular than traditional newspapers these days. The primary reason behind this is the ease and flexibility of reading news. There are multiple features that must be there is a newspaper app that makes it the best one in the market. These features must be included while developing the app so that it is loved by readers.
Here is everything that you must know about these aspects before developing a newspaper app:
- The app is a better way of collecting the data from your users. When you have good data from your users, you can understand them in a better manner and improve the app depending upon their needs and feedback received. This will help you in retaining your audience. You will also be able to track their browsing history and their news interests and will be able to display the news accordingly to them. If they are finding what they need instantly on your app, they will not want to shift to any other portal.
- It is important to add the Search feature to give a better experience to the readers and make it easier for them to find the relevant content on their desired topics.There should be an option to comment on the various stories that a reader reads through apps. This gives a sense of freedom to the readers.
- Push notification should be sent at regular intervals to highlight the important news content. There should also be an option of sharing news stories directly from the app on various social media platforms.
- The app should be monetized well and adds should be placed at the right spaces. The placement should be important otherwise readers will not want to continue on the app for a long time if the app disturbs their reading too much.
- App builders should focus on making the app run faster. This will make the user experience better and they will not think of switching to some other newspaper or newspaper app in the future. Also, the app must not occupy too much space on their smartphones otherwise they would prefer going for the lighter apps to save their phone storage for the things they love.
- Having an app for news brings you an edge over your competitors who are surviving in the market just with the help of websites. Since apps are designed in a smarter way, people these days prefer working through apps instead of opening various websites on their browsers.
- Offline viewing option will make it easier for users to check out the important news even when the internet connectivity is not good for them.
- Adding an option of favorites will help users in saving their important content and make the app more friendly for them.