The Official App of Odessa Texas Reaches Residents, Visitors and the Business Community

 The new official app for Odessa, Texas, Our Odessa, is now available as a free download on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. The Odessa Chamber of Commerce partnered with zCivic, a division of Bar-Z Mobile Development, to create the comprehensive community resource. The app combines features and content from the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, the City of Odessa, the Odessa Convention...

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The Fayetteville Chamber Connects the Community with its New Mobile Project

Connecting the Fayetteville, Arkansas community through mobile is one of the goals of the newly launched Fayetteville AR Connect app. A collaborative community mobile project, the app is now available for download on iOS and Android devices. The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce partnered with zCivic, our Bar-Z Mobile Development division focused on creating mobile solutions for civic...

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Passport 2 Midland Connects App Users with the Business Community

The new official app for Midland, Texas, Passport 2 Midland, is now available as a free download on Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. The Midland Chamber of Commerce partnered with zCivic, a division of Bar-Z Mobile Development, to create the comprehensive community resource. The app combines features and content from the City of Midland, the city’s destination marketing...

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How Community Portal Apps Can Connect A City

Mobile is the preferred method of communication these days, so it makes perfect sense that mobile apps enable cities to communicate more quickly and effectively with citizens. Whether it be a crime alert, or a voting reminder, mobile solutions can offer seamless, instantaneous communication from the city to citizens. Sharing information, offering mobile access to city services, and increasing...

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Why Your Organization Needs a Mobile App

If you are still wondering whether your organization needs to get a mobile app, the answer is yes! Mobile is just too important to ignore and a website alone is just not going to cut it anymore. Consider these numbers: Over 80% of mobile phone users in the U.S. now have a smartphone. (comScore)  About ¾ of Americans check their mobile phones at least once per hour. (Gallup)...

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Building a Community: How Granbury, TX Built a Profitable App

Creating a mobile application that drives downloads and engages users takes some finesse. There are many different strategies to consider when it comes to meeting the needs of users with valuable content, and marketing an app successfully. We’ve found that a partnership approach is an effective way to achieve both.The newly launched I Love Granbury Texas app is a perfect example of how this...

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Non-Dues Revenue Opportunity for Chambers of Commerce

Bar-Z Mobile Development has long been in the business of creating innovative mobile solutions for civic organizations of all stripes. Our apps focus on connecting, communicating, engaging, inspiring and generally enabling organizations to reach their goals using mobile technology. In addition to the recent launch of our new zCivic division, we are excited to expand our product and service...

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Introducing zCivic

Introducing zCivic zCivic is your new trusted partner for mobile solutions. Drawing on years of experience developing mobile solutions for cities and town, chambers of commerce, main streets and tourism organizations of all stripes, we’ve distilled our offering to focus specifically on the unique challenges and needs of your organization. While our solutions are still backed by the powerful Bar-Z...

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