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App development guide

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What does this involve?

This free Business Gateway guide explains how to develop an app for your business and looks at the potential benefits and costs.

Learn how businesses can use apps to communicate better, improve customer support, offer greater convenience, boost brand visibility and increase efficiency.
The guide explores:

  • reasons for creating an app
  • whether an app is the right option for your business
  • what to consider when you create or commission an app
  • how to manage personal data
  • the minimum requirements to get your app approved by the Apple and Android stores
  • the cost of building an app
  • ongoing considerations for managing an appz

The guide is available to download as a PDF file (621 KB).

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This guide is for any business based in Scotland

How long does this take?

It takes about 30 minutes to read the guide. 

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway site to download the guide (PDF, 621 KB). The download will begin as soon as you follow the link.


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