How Main Street Tupelo, MS Grew Their Holiday Foot Traffic With a $1,000 Main&Me Downtown Shopping Spree Contest

Before the 2012 holiday shopping season, Tupelo Main Street manager Debbie Brangenberg and her intern Jessica Reed of Downtown Tupelo Main Street Association thought up a brilliant way to raise awareness of the holiday shopping offerings in Tupelo’s downtown shopping district. They offered $1,000 in *prizes to the three citizens who added the most photos of businesses and products they … Continue reading

How To Bring Millennials and Online Shoppers Back Downtown

If you are a downtown director looking for the best way to promote local shopping, chances are your city needs a sustainable, affordable, measurable solution that brings new foot traffic to downtown businesses. To that end, the Main&Me downtown app incentivizes both shoppers and local businesses to act together to promote discovery of your city’s best products, sales and events. … Continue reading

How Do Communities Start Using Main and Me? (and answers to other important questions)

People like you have been asking some very good questions about how Main&Me works. Here are some of the most common questions received since we’ve launched. Q: Is this an app or a website or both? A: Main&Me is an iPhone app (Android coming soon) and a website that share the same information. Everything uploaded from the app … Continue reading