We all know that mobile apps are among the top appreciated helping hands as they have all the solution for affixing our daily problems. The users are now not at all required to post the ads or ask the neighbours for finding the cleaners, plumbers and much more.
For the majority of people, gardening is like their favourite pastime and thus, here we have figured out the solution that will be adding a little extra innovation in the way they used to maintain their gardens. Well, the On-demand lawn mower mobile app will help them in doing so.
The users can select the individual or the squad of persons for managing their gardens, they can check out even some more productive solutions for making their garden look even more beautiful. Needless to say, the stated concept is being highly embraced by the today’s society and people just love the services and the solutions offered by them.
It has even opened the opportunities for the land mowing persons and service providers. They can now serve the broader user base and can earn a little extra. So here, if you liked the concept pretty much, embark on the right developmental strategies and features and for sure you will be able to preserve an impressive seat among your competitors.
Sign-up/Login: This is the basic section of the app. Users can sign –in with the help of email account or social network credentials.
Select mowing persons: Users can select the land mowing person as per their location and the experience.
Request a service: Once the users select the land mowing person, they can place a request for the mowing services.
Book and confirm the request: Users can book and confirm the timings; price and everything associated with the booking plus can provide them the address, date and time details.
Make payment: Users can then make the payments through the integrated payments models such as Credit/Debit cards, PayPal etc or can opt for COD as well.
View order history: Under this section, users can view order history as well. They can make the request based on the previous request and can process for payment without searching the mowing persons again and again.
Feedback and rating: Users can review the services provided by the land mowing persons. They can provide the feedback related to the quality of services and the time required for accomplishing the task.
Lawn mowing person panel:
Register: The mowing person can log-in with their own email account or by using the registration credentials assigned by the admin.
Accept/reject request: According to the request aligned up, land mowing persons can accept or reject the request.
Status updates: The mowing person can change their status as well. They can highlight the status as available in the case, they had finished the task and can set to busy, if they are occupied. This way user can easily check and assign them the requests.
Manage availability: The mowing persons can manage their availability as well. They can make the time slots for meeting the user request as scheduled.
Receive payments: They can receive the payments from the users as per the price standards of the services availed. The information related to the transactions is directed to admin as well.
View order history: Under this section, the mowing persons can check their orders history as well. They can keep the track of all the completed request in order to check the earnings in a clear way.
Manage dashboard: The admin can view all the orders that are completed and pending and can analyse the further details attuned to the requests as well.
Manage users and cleaners: Under, this section the admin can manage all the users and the land mowing persons or the service providers registered with the app.
Manage ratings and reviews: All the rating and reviews that are provided by the users can be managed by the admin. Accordingly, the admin can decide the improvements for making the business functionality enhanced.
Manage services: All the app services are managed by the admin. She/he can add or delete the land mower services as per the market trends.
Manage payments: All the payments done by the users and managed by the admin. According to the number of requests accomplished, the admin can transfer the share to the mowing person.
Monetization: All the advertising, marketing, and the publishing activities are managed by the admin. Furthermore, the admin is also responsible for governing the in-app subscription packages and for keeping the app up-to-date as per the evolving trends.
GPS: The role of GPS (Global Positioning System) is quite countable when we are talking about the developing an On-demand lawn mower mobile app. With the help of the GPS, the users and land mowing person can locate each other and can choose the most optimized route to be taken. MapKit and Google Maps can be used for iOS and Android-based app respectively for the navigation purposes.
Multilingual: In case you are thinking of making your product scalable, adding multilingual feature is a must. It will allow the users and the land mowing person to operate the app in their desired language. This helps a lot in providing the basic understanding to the users and the service providers about the solutions provided by your app and will help them to avail the desired lawn cleaning or mowing services in a convenient way.
Heat Map View: Well, it can be said as one of the enhanced features of an On-Demand land mower app. The heat map basically shows the busiest time in one location. It also helps to see the real-time locations of the land mowing persons and therefore permits the users to make better decisions with their land mower mobile app.
Surge pricing: Under this feature, users can check the rates of the services charged by the On-demand land mowers mobile app during the peak or the late night hours. Furthermore, they can accordingly avail or request for the services for land mowing. This feature can be easily managed through the admin panel.
Audio QR payments: With the help of Audio QR, the users will be able to make payments to the land mower person without asking for the account details. With the help of ultrasonic waves, users can just tap on the send button and according to that, the mowing persons can click on the receive button.
In-app Communication: Communication is integral to any business that runs. Staying connected with your consumers is always important and several ways such SMS, emails etc can be used so as to keep them updated about the latest offers and services. Land mowing persons and the users can communicate with each other about the services they seek to avail.
Real-time analytics: It helps you in identifying the business-related activities. Real-time reports related with the number of requests captured, the regions from where the maximum orders were reported, offers and discounts availed, monthly and the weekly revenues and a lot more can be generated in order to meet the user requirements in a precise way.
Operational zone set-up: This feature allows the users to identify the operational zones and the services provided in a particular area. The users can locate the nearby land mowing services in their nearby location and can make the request as desired. This is a great way of meeting the land mowing services within a minimal time period.
Push Notifications: While developing an extraordinary app, you certainly cannot miss upon push notifications. Well, push technology greatly helps in keeping the users engaged. All the messages related to the payment, request, discount and the app updates are being sent to the users.
Some more features:
E-commerce: With the help of this attribute, users can purchase the solutions and the products required for maintaining the garden within the On-demand land mowing app.
Customer Loyalty Program: Well, the users get the rewards and the discounts upon the successful referral or in case they are using your app services for a long time.
Efficient turnkey: You can act like the aggregator and can link with the various land mower service providers, thus helping you in expanding your business insights.
Individual or team: According to the number of gardens, users can request for an individual land mowing person or for a team so as to meet the requirements.
Split payment: Under this section, users can split the payments between one another within the On-demand land mowing app in a very convenient way
Depending on the size of the app and preferred platform, there are quite a few technologies used for different purposes.
Few other technologies:
- GWT – for Powerful Programming
- Datastax – for Data Management
- SMS, Voice, and Phone Verification -Nexmo, Twilio
- Mandrill – for everything related to emails
- Push Notifications – Google Cloud Messaging Service, Twilio, Push.io
- Payments – Braintree & PayPal, Stripe, EWallets
- Streaming Media System – Helix Universal Server, Wowza Streaming Engine, Nimble Streamer
- Database – MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Postgress, Mail Chimp Integration
- Debian – the Universal Operating System
- Real-time Analytics – Hadoop, Spark, BigData, Apache Flink, Cisco, IBM
- Cloud Environment – AWS
Required Team Structure:
Definitely, you require the right and reliable Mobile App Development Company for developing an extraordinary and a superior quality On-demand lawn mowing mobile app. The major key personnel responsible for app development are the squad of project managers, developers, designers, and testers.
Project Manager: She/he must out the best productive solutions for your business insights and should be capable enough to adhere with all the technical implications and timelines.
Developers: Android App Developer, IOS App Developer, Back-end App Developers
Designers: expert UX/UI designers, Graphic Designer,
Testers: A team of proficient and skilled QA experts for delivering a smooth and a rich experience to users.
For developing an On-demand lawn mower app, first of all, you need to decide the number of attributes to add. According to the features, the developers can go ahead with deciding the number of hours required for analyzing the cost.
Below find out the app segments and the approximate time required for developing them.
App development (Single Platform, Android)
Time Consumed: 900 hours
App Development (iOS)
Time Consumed: 900 hours
Time Consumed: Above 250 hours
Time Consumed: Near 100 hours
Time Consumed: Near to 150 hours
Now if we wrap the cost:
A basic On-demand land mower app with simple feature will cost around $6,000-$12,000
An app for both iOS and Android platform advanced functionalities will cost around