Nightclubs & Bars
What’s happy hour without a crowd? Promote weekly events and turn one-time patrons into regulars with exclusive in-app discounts. Your customers will be keeping the tab open a lot more often.
Place your listings in the palm of buyers’ hands. With in-depth property info and on-the-go contact capabilities, you’ll be selling houses up from under people’s feet. Add photos and listing details so users are ready to buy before they reach the front door.
Accounting & Legal
Need a second secretary? Try building an app instead. (Sorry, secretaries.) With Q&A breakdowns and an array of info-driven features, your clients will be answering their own questions with every swipe.
Restaurants & Hospitality
It’s easy to draw the Monday night crowd when you have an app working for you. Check-in specials, loyalty rewards, and real-time menu updates grow your customer base and keep them coming back for seconds. Dessert menu, please.
Artists & Bands
Next time someone asks you if you’re making any money off your Music you won’t miss a beat. Host & sell tracks, post tour dates, and sell merch on the go. With native audio features and video integration, you’ll be setting the stage for your own success.
Sports & Gyms
Need to hassle your students about showing up to that 7 AM bootcamp? No better way than through a push notification. Post class schedules, send out last-minute updates, and generate feedback all in one place.
Showcase weekly sermons and inform your congregation about upcoming events and classes. Help people grow with online lessons and videos while giving them a voice to connect to their community.
Boost your subscription base and keep volunteers in the know. Nonprofit apps put organizations not just in the hearts & minds of their supporters—but in their pockets. Add donation integration to inspire users to pitch in with just a few taps. Remind newcomers about fundraising events and easy ways to get involved.
Tech Team Blog
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