The tremendous growth of smartphones has opened up significant opportunities for a home business developing and promoting mobile apps. We’ll discuss this in greater detail.More and more people are spending time using their smartphones for a wide variety of tasks. For example there are applications to allow them to check their stock portfolio, or find the best local restaurants, or check the current weather reports.There have also been a wide variety of applications developed for sale. You can create a home business either developing your own mobile apps for sale or get involved in promoting mobile apps as an affiliate.You can also take advantage of a variety of promotional techniques to generate awareness of your website or blog. Users can connect to your website or blog either through their smartphone or computer.There are many ways to reach mobile users. A popular technique is mobile based banner ads. If you are promoting an affiliate product, you can purchase banner ads which get sent to a variety of mobile based users. When the user clicks on the ad, you can earn commissions for any sales made as a result.If you have software development skills, there may be an excellent opportunity for you to develop one or more mobile based applications for sale. Depending on which platform you use, the application can be listed on the appropriate marketplace.Typically these applications only sell for a few dollars. However the potential demand for a popular application can easily exceed 250,000 users so you can quickly see the business potential.All this can be done from the comfort and convenience of your home in developing a strong business opportunity.