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$4 Million ‘I Love Wyoming’ Community App Debuts From Gillette

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Press release) – Walk the streets of any town in Wyoming, and it won’t be long before you find a person with hunched shoulders and head down, staring at a smart phone. In fact, studies show that the average person spends a third of their waking hours on their smartphone. What’s even more interesting is that those hours are spent almost entirely inside smartphone apps.

Marcus Wiesner, CEO of I Love Wyoming, comments, “All that precious attention and energy spent inside apps has always been a great way for large national retailers to drain local dollars from mom-and-pop stores on Hand. Street. Our mission is to reverse that.

If you can’t join them, defeat them

Marcus and Molly Wiesner aren’t exactly millionaires themselves. Marcus owns an advertising agency which he runs from the guest room of his house, a room with guitars hanging on the wall and directly overlooking the Gillette College parking lot.

Molly had a background in local banking, before coming to work for the family business. The couple have lived in Gillette for almost 5 years and Molly is originally from Casper. The couple left Denver to escape traffic and raise their young family.

“The story of how this app was created is truly miraculous. To be honest, we feel immensely blessed to have this opportunity, and we’re going to do everything we can to make it a force for good in the world. Said Molly.

The couple started talking to developers in late 2021.

“The people who developed this app had already spent $4 million in development before we even started talking to them. It was clear from the start – they were never going to bring it to Wyoming. We sat down with them and have purchased exclusive rights to the technology throughout the state of Wyoming.This includes some patent-pending technologies.

“Since then, we’ve spent a lot of time making it the perfect app for Wyomingites to connect with each other, connect with local businesses, stay up to date on local events and news, and buy and sell. guns, cattle and whatever they want from each other.said Marcus.

Highlighting the technology Wyomingites care about

“First, I Love Wyoming offers a classifieds section with minimal restrictions on what you can buy and sell. We allow the buying and selling of firearms, ammunition, and livestock. is an important part of what makes this app from Wyoming.Molly’s comments.

The app also features weather, news sections, a local events calendar, and a neighborhood newsfeed with shoutouts, posts, and other conversations. But the main goal is to keep Wyoming residents connected with their local businesses.

Thanks to I Love Wyoming, local businesses now have access to patent-pending Bluetooth Beacon technology, which connects them to nearby shoppers’ smartphones via a passive Bluetooth connection.

Anyone who has downloaded the I Love Wyoming app will see their special promotions when they are within 2110 feet of the Beacon.

Businesses can also use the digital rewards program, which allows loyal customers to enjoy more rewards, through a high-tech tablet kiosk at their location.

The app is smooth, easy to navigate, and has dozens of features like this. It is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, as well as online at www.ilovewyoming.app

The Future Looks Bright Whatever your opinion of apps, they’re here to stay. In fact, app downloads have continued to grow exponentially every year since their introduction.

But Molly says that can’t be a bad thing. “When everyone downloads I Love Wyoming, we can start seeing people staring at their screens as a good thing for our local economy. We can start taking back screen time for our local merchants.

I Love Wyoming has already launched in Gillette, Wyoming with several key sponsorships and partnerships with local organizations like the Chamber of Commerce. The app also sponsors the Thursday Night Concert Series this summer at Gillette.

But the future looks bright and they aim to service the entire state of Wyoming eventually.

“We are very interested in any opportunity to begin Cheyenne Frontier Days, either this year or next year. We are open to partnerships. Molly said.

“And by the way… Every business in Wyoming already has a free listing on the app. If you’re a business owner, we’d love to verify your free listing information and show you what your new business account is all about. You can call us anytime at (844) I – Luv – Wyo,” Marcus said.

The app is available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store at the time of writing. You can also access the “desktop app” at www.ilovewyoming.app

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