Local Entrepreneurs Launch Biz Boom Apps

Wednesday, August 14, 2013


President and CEO of One Stop LLC. Bryan S. Harris has partnered with long time friend; Austin Peay college buddy and Howard High School football stand out, Martels “Scoop” Carter to launch Biz Boom Apps, offering Mobile Web Apps accessible to Chattanooga business industry.

As executive director of Sales, Mr. Carter has a vision of reaching out to large, small, new, old, and upcoming businesses to help them achieve their maximum potential to interact with the clients and customers in this ever evolving and growing world of technology and smartphones. Their clients include; Mr T,’s Pizza in the St. Elmo Area, Superior Hand Car Wash on Shallowford Road and other interested companies in the area.   

Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project just released the numbers to back that up in the U.S., 56 percent of adults are now smartphone owners, according to a published by Pew. Currently 91 percent of people in the U.S. own a cell phone and 35 percent have some sort of feature phone. 

While young adults are the highest adopters with around 80 percent owning a smartphone, people 65 and older are also increasingly choosing smart over feature phones. According to Pew, 18 percent of people ages 65 and older own a smartphone -- compared with 13 percent a year ago.

Biz Boom Apps is a mobile web app development company that is powered by the world’s leading mobile app and mobile website platform for businesses worldwide. Biz Boom Apps is headquartered in Memphis with a staff of 20+, and now satellite branches in Chattanooga, Clarksville, Tn. and Atlanta.

Biz Boom Apps is making mobile apps affordable and simple for small businesses. They are a mobile app platform that allows small businesses to easily edit, and manage an iPhone and Android app online without any programming knowledge needed.  They also offer affordable development fees for small business owners. 

Biz Boom Apps is a company that provides high-end, affordable iPhone and android applications to small businesses that are looking to expand their existing marketing efforts while staying within their budget. They have a system established that will allow them to offer application development, hosting, marketing, and maintenance of the same caliber that large development companies take advantage of, at a very affordable rate, officials said.

Biz Boom Apps key technology for enabling their product and service is their do-it-yourself maintenance app platform. The platform allows businesses to customize their app in any way they would like and supports functions such as in-app messaging, check-in coupons, full event calendars, robust information lists, branded home screens, GPS directions, direct calling, sharing through FaceBook and Twitter, mortgage calculators, tip calculators, and much more.

Small businesses are able to customize their app tab images, names, and functions all online. The power of Biz Boom Apps is that businesses are able to update their app in any way they see fit in real time without having to re-upload their application to the App Stores – which can take up to two weeks for approval.

In addition to these services, Biz Boom Apps offers professional set up and design for less than $999 for businesses who don’t have time to create their own app.

For more information visit http://www.bizboomapps.com/ or contact Mark L. Franklin, executive sales associate/ PR & Marketing coordinator, 598-3018, mfranklin292@gmail.com; Martel “Scoop” Carter, executive director of Sales, 645-9610, Scoop1914@gmail.com or Bryan H. Harris, president/ CEO, 800.385-1699.



Chattanooga Business Calendar Sept. 21-27

Tuesday, Sept. 23 Women and Franchising  8:30-10 a.m. TN Small Business Development Center: 100 Cherokee Blvd. Many organizations and programs recognize the value of women in the franchise industry and there are many programs and incentives available to help women succeed. We will discuss this more during this session along with the following topics:  Why ... (click for more)

Investiture Ceremony For Chief Justice Lee Held Today

Dignitaries from across the state gathered in Knoxville  Wednesday  to mark the formal investiture of Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon G. Lee. Gov. Bill Haslam administered the oath of office to Chief Justice Lee, who was surrounded by her family in the Courtroom of the Tennessee Supreme Court within the Historic Post Office in downtown Knoxville. ... (click for more)

EPB Says "Close To A Wash" On City Street Light Billing

EPB President Harold DePriest denied Wednesday that EPB owes the city over $1 million on street light billing. He stated,  “EPB has never said that we owe the city $1.2 million. When all the facts are taken into account, the financial difference is close to a wash.” Mr. DePriest said, "I regret that this complicated issue has been oversimplified in some reports. As we’ve ... (click for more)

New Red Bank Zoning Ordinance Is Ready For Review

The new Red Bank zoning ordinance is ready for review, City Manager Randall Smith said Tuesday night. It can be seen on www.redbanktn.gov and the link to zoning regulations. The new ordinance will replace one that was created 30 years ago.    The plan will encompass both residential and commercial development and is intended to direct ... (click for more)

Why So Much For A Rail Study?

From the things that make you go hmm department. Ok, so the feds are giving us $400k and the city is kicking in another $300k for a total of $700k to do a study on having in town rail service. Why so much for a study? Don't get me wrong, I'm totally down with Chattanooga having some passenger trains running around. I get that. It's awesome. We've needed it for a long time. I ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: I’m Certainly No Expert

Sometime on Monday night, after I had written a piece on getting swatted with a switch as a kid, I got an email from ESPN Canada asking if I would be a televised guest on “Off the Record,” the most watched daily sports show in Canada. The subject: corporal punishment in America. Are you kidding me? I am hardly an expert. All weekend my world of sports and its excitement was warped ... (click for more)