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  • How do I download or share Newsie?

    Newsie is available in the Apple store and Google Play store. Events, listings, and stories can all be shared by clicking “Share” found on the bottom of those pages. Newsie can also be shared by clicking “Share” from the menu in the app. If you are a business that signed up with Newsie, make sure you download the app using your link so you get credit for downloads and all shares!

  • What are the main features of Newsie?

    Newsie delivers locally curated news, events, and deals. Businesses can join directories in active Newsie channels and showcase their goods and services directly to their communities, freely add events to the local calendar, and more! Businesses that sign up with Newsie receive a custom link and are rewarded when someone downloads Newsie using their link. For each of those users, that business’s logo will always be displayed on the sponsor bar & link directly to their page in the directory! They are also rewarded for downloads if that same user shares a story, listing, or event and it results in a new download.

  • What is a local Newsie?

    A local Newsie is an affiliate who licenses the exclusive commercial rights to the Newsie platform within a designated territory. Local Newsies help bring all elements of a local community together, all in one place, really adding value to people’s lives and helping residents and organizations forge a stronger connection with their town.

    Click here to learn more.

  • How do I add my business to the Newsie directory?

    Businesses can create a page on the Newsie app that provides users with easy access to contact information, offers when applicable, reviews, alerts, and more! Through membership, businesses receive a custom link and QR code to distribute to their clients, friends, and family. When a user downloads Newsie using their link or code, their logo will always be on the homepage banner & link directly to their page in the directory! Businesses also have their own personal dashboard where they can edit all their information and track downloads. Pages are viewable in each Newsie territory that the organization selected to be associated with.

    Click here to get started!

  • What is a shareable link?

    Newsie is designed for sharing! Each organization that signs up with Newsie receives a shareable link. When an organization shares their link, and the app is downloaded using that link, the organization’s logo permanently displays on the primary sub-header position and links directly to their listing page. Furthermore, if a user who downloads the app using that unique link shares an event or story and it results in a new download, the organization’s logo will remain in the sub-header position.

  • How do I add an event?

    The in-app calendar highlights charity car washes, open houses, city council meetings, and more. Businesses that join Newsie can post unlimited events using their own personal dashboard or users can add an event for a specific area using the submission form in the events section of the Newsie app. Events go live once approved.

  • Is Newsie a robot?

    Newsie is the company’s mascot. A robot who has taken on the tradition of delivering news and information to members of the community. Newsie was created and brought to life by AZ artist Scott Serkland of Serk Labs.

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