You can make your own app.

And you can do it yourself - without code, without thousands of dollars.


Thanks to the internet, people can get the resources they need to make their own app, from design to code to marketing chops, without having to spend thousands on hiring agencies or developers to do the work for them. All it takes is knowing where to find the right resources.


Just click on what you need help with, and get started.

What do you need help with?

Sketching out your app idea, refining your app idea, graphic design, and everything to do with designing an app.
Picking a technology and coding your app, hiring developers to make your app, or using an app development service - anything to do with getting your app made.
Building a website, making a launch plan, building a community, and anything else you need to market your app.

The latest from the Idea to App Blog

Building an Online Community, Part 3

LEVERAGE YOUR COMMUNITY Once you’ve got an online audience, it’s time to actually get that audience working for you through interacting with it.  If you don’t interact with the audience you’ve built, it will wither away and become nothing - interacting with your...

Building an Online Community, Part 2

HAVE A GOAL Make sure to have a clear goal in mind when you are building your online community.  For someone who already works another job, maximizing every minute you spend working must make a difference.  You know what benefits you want from your community -...

Building an Online Community, Part 1

One of the things that takes an app experience from good to great is having a great online community.  This can mean many things, from giveaways of related contents, featuring users of your app, or having a well-documented support portal  Users can then interact with...

Give Your App a Personality

A truly amazing app needs to have it’s own personality.  It can’t just be an amalgamation of the default iOS buttons and random graphics you made in iPhoto - it needs to be cohesive, attractive, and the sort of app your target market would want. To...

The 2 Business Models of App Companies

Every app business operates using only one of two models - either the Long Tail, or the Flagship. These models can be used to target any type of audience (niche, or the general population), but themselves remain the same.  The business model that is best for you...

App Analytics You Need

There is a lot of important data which the app store won’t collect automatically for you. Apple will tell you how many people downloaded your app and how much money you made, but that’s about it. Luckily, the free market has created a lot of solutions in the form of...

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