Main Street goes mobile!
Is your community part of the national distrx network? Main Street directors and community managers across the country now have a FREE tool to reach today’s huge mobile audience.How it Works
Get the app on
Cranford is home to more than 24,000 people who enjoy its many parks, recreational facilities, shopping areas and outstanding schools. Strategically located in the heart of Union County, the Township is served by the NJ Transit bus and Raritan Valley train line making it desirable for outbound and inbound commuters. Downtown Cranford is well known for its many restaurants, unique specialty shops and has seen tremendous investment and growth in recent years with several Transit-Oriented Development projects. Smaller neighborhood shopping areas, like Centennial Village, are also revitalized with new restaurants and businesses. The Cranford Business Park, with easy access to the Garden State Parkway, major roads and Newark Airport, is home to several well-known national corporations. However, Cranford’s best asset is its residents who take great pride in the town’s history and exemplify volunteerism and community spirit in the many civic organizations, clubs and committees.
A FREE Mobile App for your Community
distrx is a free location-aware mobile app designed specifically for Main Street communities. As mobile users enter your district, they receive a welcome greeting, and the app opens to reveal everything a visitor wants to know about your community: area events, parking locations, local attractions, map, and a business directory by category. Best of all, when the same visitor travels to another Main Street community, the same mobile app transforms to become the app for that community.
There is no cost to the Main Street to participate, and local businesses can subscribe to create comprehensive business listings and promotional offers, which are sent automatically to app users as they arrive.
The distrx mobile app also powers historic walking tours and other “apptivities” to engage visitors and invite them to participate in the community.Learn More
How it Works
CLAIM YOUR APP
ADD YOUR CONTENT
Create a welcome greeting your app users receive as they arrive in your district. Add pictures, parking and attraction info, website and social media links, and upcoming events. These features are all at no cost to your district.
Your local businesses sign up and create their own business listings, with the same control of their content you enjoy for your district overall. They create promotional offers sent automatically to mobile users as they arrive.
District Arrival Notification
distrx lets mobile users know when they’ve arrived in your district, providing a welcome alert and message you control.
Include area attractions and points of interest, including links to websites or other resources.
Dining, Shopping, Arts, Entertainment – local businesses are listed in their respective category, with promotional offers sent to app users as they arrive.
List your parking locations, which will appear on the map. When a location is selected, your app displays the route to get there.
Promote Your Events
Post your upcoming events, or link directly to your website’s event page.