Connect Unley iPhone App
What is it?
- The Connect Unley iPhone App is a dynamic guide to our great region which can be downloaded for free to the iPhones and iPads of consumers in our community.
- The App provides a comprehensive guide to our region, with information about our assets, businesses, experiences and initiatives all linked to a GPS based Map.
- The App also presents local news and deals offered by council and our businesses which are published on the App and the City of Unley social media pages in real time.
- To find our more, simply search “Connect Unley” on the iTunes Store.
Who controls the content?
- You do! Business profiles are managed via a personal web account, with businesses changing and updating their profile as often as they like.
- All updates loaded to your profile are immediately published on the App on the user’s phones.
- Imagine that the App is like a printed guide to our community which never goes out of date, updating instantly with fresh content and stories from Council and businesses in real time.
Why by involved?
Creating a generous profile for your business on the guide is quick and simple, resulting in a listing both under your township Icon (Fullarton, Goodwood etc) under your Business Type Icon (Hair and Beauty, Dining, Fashion etc).
- Your profile is aimed to catch the eye of the consumer and draw them back to your business via live linkage to your website, phone and email address, as well as active GPS showing the consumer’s location relative to your business position.
- You can maintain your profile in a dynamic fashion, adding new photos, news and engaging text as often as you like, or can set it and forget it.
- You can promote your business through live to air news stories and advertisements, which are presented not only on the App, but also on the City of Unley’s community Facebook and Twitter pages.
What does it cost?
- It is free of charge to present your business on the App with a BASIC profile, providing a profile similar to a standard business card.
- However, you can present yourself in a much more generous fashion including:
- a gallery of photos,
- engaging text,
- news stories and adverts on the App and Unley’s social media pages
How has the App been received so far?
- Around 1500 people in our community have downloaded the Connect Unley App since its launch in June 2011.This number is growing by an average of 25 per week.
- News stories loaded to the App are broadcast to these consumers, as well as to a growing social media following, currently in excess of 1000.
- Over 100 City of Unley businesses are currently listing on the App.
For further information, or to obtain and username and password for your business, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org including the subject “UNLEY APP".