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How To Build On Demand Services Apps?

How To Build On Demand Services Apps?

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One of trending businesses in today’s times is On-demand service applications. The youth today is playing a key role in adopting these apps and making them successful. Daily tasks and service have become important in this space and many startups are taking this as an opportunity to start a growing business.

On-demand service apps funding

Source: CB Insights

Here are some key points to keep in mind, while developing an on-demand service delivery app:


One of the key features of an on-demand service application is affordability. It could be a service that was otherwise un-affordable like luxury car rental which can be provided at an affordable price. This plays an important role in getting a large number of first time users on the application.

Startup Trends 2016

Customer Experience

The second most important feature of an on-demand application is customer experience. The use of technology helps in improving the experience that the customers get from the application at each level. The application must have a transparent system of pricing communication as well as reviews. Tracking the progress of the service is an additional feature that is really useful as well.

Identify The Gaps In The Market

It is very important to research the market for services in your region to find out which services have a higher demand. This would help in creating a powerful services portfolio. Your services should be able to add convenience and cost effectiveness to the users.

the convenience model for services

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Here are some examples of on-demand service applications:

  1. Food
  2. Home Services – Cleaning, Lawn care, Renovation
  3. Retail and Grocery
  4. Parking Apps
  5. Beauty and Health Services
  6. Errands
  7. Delivery
  8. Liquor Delivery
  9. Hotel Rooms
  10. Car Repairs
  11. Babysitting
  12. Pizza Delivery
  13. Drycleaning
  14. Decoration

“The on-demand hyper growth is upon us. In the next 15-20 years, most of the people will be able to get anything between a 5-60 minute window.”

Gary Vaynerchuk

Ease of Payment

Another very important feature of an on-demand service application is the ease of delivery and payment. One must ensure that the online payment process of the application is quick and smooth.

Choosing the Right Set of Associates

The key to the success of your on-demand application is quality of services. Partnering with the right set of service providers, will help you achieve that goal. The supply side of the application must be set up before its launch, so the users can get fast and reliable services.  

Algorithm for Connecting Buyers and Suppliers

Another important feature that an on-demand service application requires is the algorithm that connects buyers with the most suitable suppliers. Both automatic and manual matching methods can be used in creating the most appropriate algorithms for your application.

How To Choose The Right Engagement Model While Outsourcing

Managing Operations and Support  

A strong operations and support team is crucial for the success of an on-demand application. The team would ensure, better management of the suppliers and the orders.

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  1. Guaranteed SLAs
  2. Quick On-boarding
  3. Flexible hiring models

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