Push notifications can replace broadcast emails. Some studies show that 87% of emails sent by churches and ministries do not get opened. These notifications have a 50% open rate. These numbers show that using push notifications through a mobile app is an effective way to engage with your audience. You can reach people on the devices that they already carry, without the need to collect contact information.
If you want to reach this mobile generation, then you need to have a mobile ministry. Designing a smartphone app for your ministry is a great way to reach your members and attract new ones. Here are seven types of ministries that can benefit from a mobile app:
If the majority of your users have Android phones, then you should focus on Androids. Studies show, however, that Apple iPhone users are more likely to spend or give than Android users.
Have you thought about creating a mobile app for your church? You can utilize today’s technology to distribute your sermons and deliver notifications as you spread the Word of God. If you’ve been thinking about launching a mobile app for your church, review and act upon this checklist, to make sure the web app platform that you hire is right for your needs: