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        XPERIENCE XSPERO                                                                                         Xspero Featured

 Helping Businesses                                                                                              Merchant:                                                             Public Intoxication

 Xspero merchants benefit in big and small ways.                                                                                                 MAYORAL MUSINGS
                                                                                                                                                    ’ve always maintained that the hard-
                                                                                                                                                    est governing is what gets done at the
   Xspero was designed to help both area   21st century by using a smart phone app to   takes a couple of minutes to download and                Imunicipal level. At the county level,
 charities and local small businesses. Small   sell and redeem digital gift cards.  start using the Xspero app, our users are                    you’ve got a municipality or a township
 businesses are the backbones of our com-  How Xspero works: It’s easy for mer-  willing to spend that extra time in order                       between you and the street. If you’re at the
 munities and many need our support now   chants and users alike, with e-mail reports   to give back and support the community                   state level, you can govern from the state
 more than ever. Xspero helps small busi-  and digital contracts. Users can shop on   around them.                                               capital and blame the local officials. As for
 nesses secure advertising at little to no out-  the app at any time and use their smart-  Just being a part of the Xspero net-                  the feds, we might as well be talking about
 of-pocket cost to them and even helps some   phone to pay with a digital gift card.  work allows merchants to be a part of an   Hidden Creek Farm in Stow Creek   the dark side of the moon.
 of them with social media and digital ads.  Xspero’s social media channels, e-mail   innovative social giving app. Many of us   is your one-stop shop to buy farm   I am reminded of this almost daily as we
   Not only do merchants get access to   newsletters, radio advertising, and news-  want to give more to our favorite causes   fresh and homegrown meats and so   wrestle with how to deal with public intoxi-
 low-cost traditional advertising and the   paper ads all feature some of our great   and business owners are no different.   much more. The Sickler family has   cation. Admittedly, this issue is closely tied
 possibility of paying for it with barter, but   Xspero merchants. This can be a big   But if they say yes to every organization   put their hearts and souls into their   to homelessness but with public intoxica-
 Xspero also offers unique non-traditional   bonus for merchants, getting them in front   that asks for a sponsorship, a gift card, or   farm and this landmark’s farm stand.  tion, we’re talking about increasing numbers
 advertising opportunities.           of thousands of people a week. Some of   some other donation, they will likely run                         of individuals staggering around our public
   Xspero merchants get special access   our Xspero focused Facebook Live vid-  out of funds. With Xspero, merchants can   small business looking for new ways to   spaces hassling people for loose change,
 to radio, newspaper, magazine and digital   eos featuring South Jersey weatherman   allow their customers to choose where   attract customers? Think about joining   relieving themselves in public, and generally
 ads as part of the Xspero Network. They   Nor’easter Nick Pittman have gotten more   their donations go. They can also feel   the Xspero network. Reach out to us at   being loud and obnoxious and intimidating
 are able to pay for those ads by bartering   than 16,000 views.          good about being a part of a program that or call us at 856-  people.
 digital gift cards on the Xspero app. The   Xspero merchants also get to know   has given nearly $20,000 to South Jersey   497-1327.              We’ve always had some homeless among
 idea of advertising in exchange for goods   our amazing Xspero customers! Our users   charities since 2019.     Haven’t downloaded Xspero yet? Find   us just as we have always had those who
 and services has been around a long time,   download the Xspero app in order to sup-  Giving feels good with Xspero—for   Xspero in your phone’s app store.  Start   struggle with substance abuse, but I don’t
 but Xspero brings this process into the   port their favorite nonprofit. While it only   both merchants and users! Are you a   giving today! n
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