Under a Freedom of Information request obtained by Perth Gazette shows a total of £15, 550 has been handed out to Mi Perthshire in a bid to help & support local business to promote their products.
The app allows any business in Perth to sign up freely promoting various products with free branding. Colin Munro owner of Miconex launched Mi Perthshire in 2011.
The native smartphone apps for iPhone and Android are state of the art providing intuitive interfaces for consumers – making it easy for them to search, share and connect with businesses.
Miconex also offer partner packages which come at a cost, a spokesman from the company declined to comment on their audience figures.[spacer style=”4″ icon=”none”]
Breakdown in funding from Perth & Kinross Council:
Business Growth Grant – £12,000.00
Consultancy Support Grant – £275.00
Youth Employment Scheme Grant – £3,230.84[spacer style=”4″ icon=”none”]
The app can be downloaded from the Android and App Store or if you’re old fashioned you can use the desktop view by visiting mi-perthshire.co.uk
Businesses are urged to keep in contact with Perth City Centre management who will provide support and advice. You can find contact details below.
City Centre Team
Gail Cain: GCain [@] pkc.gov.uk
Leigh Brown: LeighBrown [@] pkc.gov.uk