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Aleksandra

How to make an app like Uber?

Reported by Aleksandra | March 18th, 2019 @ 05:08 PM

How to make an app like Uber? In many cases, any taxi app development involves creating an app like Uber. Mainly using their business processes and strategy as a basis.

You have certainly heard about the term “uberisation,” which comes from a taxi-hailing app Uber. Nowadays it is very succsesful because it reflects existing user behavior regarding efficient and economical transportation. Uber had earned more than $10 billion in revenue by the end of 2018. It was rated the second most disruptive innovation company worldwide.

Undoubtedly, Uber is the best taxi app on a global scale and is present in 600 cities across 65 countries. Despite competition from other similar apps, the company is still the major player in the ridesharing market.

This article https://mlsdev.com/blog/how-to-make-an-app-like-uber provides information on how to make an app like Uber and how other apps and digital services may benefit from the Uber business model, especially the sharing economy. You will learn about:

Business strategy on how to make an app like Uber
Passenger app, driver app, and admin panel functionality to build an app like Uber
Tech stack & unique aspects for the apps like Uber
Revenue streams established for taxi booking apps
How much does Uber cost to create?

Comments and changes to this ticket

  • Natalia Hayden

    Natalia Hayden October 24th, 2019 @ 07:39 AM

    I agree with Aleksandra, that Uber is the best taxi app on a global scale and is earning great despite so much competition. It has every feature that a taxi booking app should have. You can read this blog and check out the features that you should include in your cab booking app.

    However, nowadays, you can develop an app like Uber without any hassle. There are many app builder platforms and online marketplace solutions that can help in creating mobile apps. You can consider ValueAppz for creating customized apps for your business. It can help in providing on-demand app solutions to various industries like grocery, beauty, food delivery and home services.

  • Paresh Sagar

    Paresh Sagar October 31st, 2019 @ 03:10 AM

    Thanks, Aleksandra, for sharing a piece of great information about why start UBER business and what are costs involved in. I have also gone through the post as well. You have mentioned and structure things very well.

    I agree that today's taxi business roll in the world inspired by UBER. Even startup now enable to learn UBER 101, Success, Challenges easily. Not only that, UBER is now expanding its brand in many industries like Grocery, Food, Logistics and Many more. Hence startup and tech-entrepreneur need to learn from UBER. UBER used the power of digitization through mobile applications and the web.

    Today digitization enables the business owner to takes their business in the next way. But always one question trouble to every business person i.e what is a cost to develop an app. As you have taken a topic of UBER like apps. Right!! But when I go through your post then found that you still lacking in many points like.

    • How to reduce the cost of an app (Important because your audience mainly startup and showing this point is very crucial in the article)
    • Cost of app development country wise (Important because you don't know where your audience came from)
    • Hiring Freelancer, Outsource, In-house team (Important because it affects a lot in cost)
    • Much more.

    For an entrepreneur, it is important to know all information related to Uber-like apps. As none of the internet sources provide you all the information in one place. But you can read the ultimate guide how much does it cost to make an app, where you can get first basic dependency of cost for the app and then after you can get the cost of Uber-like apps. The cool things about this article are you don't just get a price of UBER but as a bonus, you can get a price of UBEReats like an app, TikTok App, and many more.

    I hope this will add value to Alex's article.

    Note: We have created an infographic about "How much does it will cost to make an app". If you don't have time then you can read infographic. So from that also you can get basic ideas about the cost of the app. This will save the time of yours for sure and you don't have to find any additional resources from the internet about the cost of an app

    Cheers for now!!

  • Maksym

    Maksym January 29th, 2020 @ 05:16 AM

    The Uber story of success bears a faint resemblance to Cinderella story. The company entered the market with a clear-eye understanding that it would be good enough to reach 5% of top U.S. cities and hit $20 million in revenue. But everyone knows the story ending ⁠— they covered all top cities in the U.S., 30% of the world’s countries and generated $11 billion in revenue. Pretty interesting turn of events, isn’t it?

    The Uber’s controversial path to success, however, was premised on the various right (and sometimes on-the-edge right) marketing decisions. Thus, you need to understand that the main expenditure item of the app line an Uber is exactly the marketing, not as much as the development itself.

    In 2010 UberCab, as it was called in those days, launched in San Francisco with prices about 1.5 times as much as standard cab. However, it was so easy to order a car, that people were ready to pay more. Along with providing various customer benefits, Uber focuses on various target groups. It offers them various ways to ride in the selected area. They cover different needs and have different prices. Thus, Uber has economy UberX, premium Uber Black and other products Uber WAV that have their own targeted strategy.

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