Sheffield, Shropshire and St Helens are the latest areas of the UK to join Maybe* and encourage its business to drive recovery through the Local Rewards scheme.
Maybe* and Local Rewards make more headlines across the UK
Sheffield ups its social media game with Maybe*
Sheff News reports that "Sheffield businesses (are) to get social media savvy!"
"Hundreds of businesses across Sheffield are set for a boost as Business Sheffield announces a new digital initiative, in partnership with tech company, Maybe*.
Businesses will be offered a year’s free access to a new digital toolkit which will provide the support they need to reach more customers through social media and make more sales, online and in-store".
How Maybe* is helping Shropshire businesses
Shropshire Live writes
"Shropshire-based tech SME, Maybe* Tech, which works with retailers around the UK to develop and optimise their social media presence as a way of improving business results, has secured contracts with four new local authorities for the roll-out of its Local Rewards programme.
Polly Barnfield OBE, CEO of Maybe* Tech said: “These local authorities recognise that retailers in their towns need to communicate with shoppers in real-time and be able to showcase what’s available. To compete, High Street businesses need to up their digital game, promote their physical stores and collaborate. Local Rewards helps them to do that, and we are excited to be partnering with these authorities to deliver a positive impact for their towns.”
Local Rewards featured in the St Helens Star
The St Helens Star says
"A new programme aiming to attract shoppers back to town and district centres in St Helens by harnessing digital technology has been launched.
The initiative, Local Rewards, a collaboration between St Helens Borough Council, St Helens Chamber and social media specialists Maybe* Tech aims to help businesses recover from the impact of Covid-19 by giving them the support they need to reach more customers and make more sales.
The programme will launch featuring more than 500 high street businesses from across the region.
Cllr Kate Groucutt, the council’s cabinet member for education, skills and business, said: “The Covid-19 pandemic and a shift in consumer behaviour has changed the way we shop.
“This programme with Maybe* Tech looks to support our high street businesses to adapt to a new way of shopping."