If you're thinking of jumping into the deep end of app development, one of the first questions you may have is how much it costs.
Recently, an OPEN Forum community member asked, "For anyone who has created their own app, am I able to get my design out there without spending thousands of dollars to do this? I am in the process of designing an app for my business, but am running into roadblocks and am confused about how much I should have to spend initially."
The answer is far from clear-cut. Building an app can range in cost from anywhere between a few hundred to tens of thousands of dollars. It really depends on two big factors: what you want to achieve and your anticipated return on investment.