Mobile website promotes small business community in various municipalities

Posted June 26, 2013, at 2:45 p.m.

BANGOR — Bangor-based MustTryIt Media announced on June 12 the launch of its mobile website MustTryIt.com to promote the small business community. Bangor, Bar Harbor and Portland are among the cities represented.

Company founder Tobin Slaven said, “MustTryIt.com is a mobile website that enables users to browse local ‘musty try’ businesses in their city, vote for the ones they love and discover new ones they didn’t even know about. The real benefit is that people get a chance to make a connection with the local small business owners they can trust, so they feel like they’ve got a friend in the business. We want to help make everyday be like Small Business Saturday.

By helping connect deserving local businesses with these buy-local-minded people, we believe they are more likely to keep their dollars local when they have a connection and a friend in the business. Our mission is to save Main Street by enabling connections between local shoppers and deserving small businesses.”

Currently more than 100 local businesses have been profiled, with new nominations and additions added each day. Criteria is focused on locally owned and non-franchised small business owners.

According to Guy Ortega, owner of Salon Bonifacio in Bangor and one of the leading vote getters, [MustTryIt.com] “is a great way for customers to find their favorite places, vote for them, share information and to share with their friends. As a business owner I like the ability to have my business viewed in a convenient snap shot of favorite places to try. I look forward to gaining new clients to form lasting relationships from use of this amazing site.”

For information contact Tobin Slaven at tobin@musttry.it or 461-9007 (cell).

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