We’re encouraging everyone to buy, vacation, live and enjoy Michigan!
Michigan (PRWEB) June 20, 2013
It’s My Michigan, a cooperative cost-savings benefit program for Michigan residents, has leveraged partnerships with thousands of businesses statewide to create an affordable, encompassing program that saves members an average of between $800-$1,200 each year through various discount services. The program has recently come to light in a major way, celebrating five years of effective savings.
Founded in 2008, It’s My Michigan operates by creating strategic partnerships with a vast array of businesses, allowing it to offer discounted rates, products and services to the general public through the use of a special membership card. The “EDGE Membership Card” grants holders access to discounts at participating business locations, as well as admission to specialized rates for home utilities, healthcare costs and a comprehensive, web-based classifieds section, featuring exclusive deals and coupons.
“Michigan has experienced tremendous hardships over the last decade, even more so than the rest of the country. People are desperately trying to save money and are only buying the essentials, forgoing everything else just to get by,” said Patrick Kaiser, Founder of It’s My Michigan. “In order to stimulate growth and opportunity within our state, we need to keep costs as low as possible so that people are able and willing to invest in the economy. It’s My Michigan is working to create these opportunities and savings simultaneously, so that more people can enjoy their lives, without worrying about pinching pennies at every purchase.”
An annual membership with It’s My Michigan can be obtained for a nominal $20 fee. Once enrolled in the program, members have immediate access to discounts totaling 10%-50% depending on the partnered business venue. Discounts can be used an unlimited amount of times and retain their value for the duration of membership.
Businesses partnering with It’s My Michigan are also privy to a wide array of benefits, including advertisement opportunities and the increased patronage that comes with consumer membership affiliation. Participating companies receive a dedicated web page with It’s My Michigan that showcases the level of involvement of the company, as well as other pertinent information to drive consumer interests. Annual partnership with the program is $699.
“Everything about this program is beneficial to everyone involved,” said Kaiser. “Businesses welcome consumers who are more willing to purchase from their brand due to discounts and promotions. Consumers receive lower rates and special discounts, leading them to spend more. Even our schools benefit through fundraising efforts that are made possible by It’s My Michigan. We’re encouraging everyone to buy, vacation, live and enjoy Michigan!”
To learn more about It’s My Michigan, it’s efforts, benefits and mission or to learn more about obtaining membership or partnership with the program, please visit http://www.itsmymichigan.com/.