Software
Development
for Small Business

The small business world is more competitive than it’s ever been. And along with this competition comes the need for rapid technological innovation and adoption.

Sometimes canned solutions and off-the-shelf software can do the job. But for businesses that have unique needs, requirements, and objectives, custom software is the way to go.

Software
Development
for Small Business

The small business world is more competitive than it’s ever been. And along with this competition comes the need for rapid technological innovation and adoption.

Sometimes canned solutions and off-the-shelf software can do the job. But for businesses that have unique needs, requirements, and objectives, custom software is the way to go.

Why Small Businesses Need Custom Software

Typically, small businesses find software they want and then modify their business model or strategy in order to align with the specific platform they select. Custom software, on the other hand, is tailored to the specific needs of your business. This means there’s no need to adjust your business model or strategy.

Benefits of software development
for small businesses include:

Common Types of Small Business Software

The beauty of custom software development for small business is that you can
have any type of software developed to fit your specific needs – regardless of whether
it fits into a predefined category or not. Having said that, here are some of the common
types of small business software companies frequently request:

Customer-facing applications

For many small businesses, customer-facing applications and software can strengthen customer loyalty and/or provide an additional stream of revenue.

Human resources

Software can help your HR team manage the hiring process, implement smother onboarding, reduce paperwork, assess skills, and even manage conflict between employees.

Communication

Need a solution that helps your team communicate. Whether you want a streamlined chat application, a dedicated email software, or secure video calling app, custom software is the way to go.

CRM

Sales and marketing solutions, like customer relationship management (CRM) software, plays a critically important role for businesses that want to track and understand the customer journey from start to finish. While there are plenty of pre-packaged options available, having a custom solution designed specifically for your business ensures you don’t have to compromise in any area.

Time management

From tracking employee time to setting deadlines, time management tools can boost productivity and efficiency, while simultaneously holding teams accountable for the work they produce.

Our Development Process

01

Understanding

Background details
Vision & values
Target personas
Stakeholder insights

02

Research & Discovery

Customer research
Competitive analysis
Expert audits & insights
Current market positioning

03

Strategy

Story & personality
Market opportunities
Positioning & messaging
Creative brief development

04

Creative

Naming
Logo development
Graphics standards
Verify function
Messaging framework

05

Deliver & integrate

Brand book & styleguide
Print integration
Online & mobile
Further brand extension

Contact DEV.co Today

There are plenty of freelance software developers online.
There are also a number of massive corporations that develop software.
But there isn’t much in between. At Dev.co, we’re happy to fill the gap.
We understand what small businesses want with custom software development,
because we are a small business.

Contact us today and we’ll be happy to chat about your
software development project and provide a quote!

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