Fastest Growing Kids Chore Site, My Job Chart, Launches Mobile Apps
The 311,000 Current Members, Plus the 500+ Members Who Join Daily, Can Now Track What They Save, Share and Spend on the Go
February 25, 2013 --
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 02/25/13 -- Answering the demand from its more than 311,000 users, My Job Chart now offers Apple and Android mobile apps, allowing parents and kids the opportunity to save, share and spend from anywhere. Mobile access to MyJobChart.com gives parents the opportunity to teach their kids financial responsibility and personal accountability throughout the day. The fastest growing online chore chart created the free apps for Apple iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets. A new mobile site is also available at m.myjobchart.com. With more than 500 new members joining daily, these apps allow this growing community to personalize chores, set up rewards and cash in points anytime, anywhere.
"Going mobile for My Job Chart makes perfect sense because users can access chore charts and rewards on the fly instead of having to wait until they get back to their computer," said Gregg Murset, father of six and CEO and founder of My Job Chart. "Let's face it, most family activities happen when we're away from our desks. We really think our members will enjoy the ease and convenience of the new apps."
Murset started My Job Chart in February 2010 as a solution for his family. In January 2011, a new site, with the capacity to help millions of users, launched with 50,000 members. Now, two years later, the member base has grown 500%, adding a quarter of a million people in less than 24 months.
"We've tackled one thing at a time to make sure users have a seamless and enjoyable experience when they use My Job Chart," said Trevyn Meyer, Lead Software Engineer for My Job Chart. "With hundreds of members joining daily, we have been fielding a rising number of requests for mobility; these apps deliver freedom and usability, while still offering all the features of the traditional site."
My Job Chart gives parents and their children a free way to personalize a chores and reward system. Since its inception, kids have completed more than 13.6 million jobs, earning 151 million points, which equals an earning power of $1.51 million.
As kids complete chores, My Job Chart keeps track of their earned points that they can save, share or spend. The site allows parents to set up bank accounts to teach the importance of saving; enables kids to share by donating to one of many charitable organizations, such as Heifer International and Operation Smile; and offers access to an integrated Amazon.com store where parents can purchase reward items or help kids learn responsible spending. The site doesn't require financial incentives and parents can also create free rewards, such as a day at the park, a favorite meal or a family bike ride.
To download the app, search for My Job Chart in the app store on your mobile device or go to www.myjobchart.com/mobile_apps.
About My Job Chart
My Job Chart, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a free, easy to use, online and mobile chore chart and reward system designed to teach, organize and motivate kids to save, share and spend responsibly. After successfully raising two rounds of seed funding in 2010, which exceeded benchmarks, My Job Chart launched its new site in January 2011. Propelled by a third round of funding in 2012 the site has grown 500% in two years, adding nearly a quarter of a million members in less than 24 months. For more information on My Job Chart, visit www.myjobchart.com.
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