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New Year, New Way To Buy CardStar Application makes buying local easier than ever

Royal Oak, MI – Need one more reason to celebrate 2013? Make this year’s resolution the most attainable one yet by downloading the BuyMichLocal mobile phone application on CardStar. Save money and time while supporting local businesses to foster a successful and celebratory new year.

“This loyalty app is a tremendous value to our clients and it allows us to add a mobile layer to our marketing packages,” said Michael Sacha, Founder of, a new search engine specifically for Michigan-based businesses. recently joined CardStar, a free mobile phone application that electronically holds all loyalty card programs. Instead of carrying around multiple physical cards, CardStar allows consumers to put all of their cards into one virtual place. According to the Nielson Social Media Report of 2012, mobile application use grew by 85% since 2011. has now joined that growing force, making it even easier to buy with Michigan in mind.

Made a New Year’s resolution to save more money? Done. One component of the BuyMichLocal mobile app includes the Daily Deals, electronic coupons for Michigan-based businesses. Consumers can now buy and use their Daily Deals through right from their mobile devices.

“Many mom and pop shops will never have a mobile app of their own,” says Sacha, “the BuyMichLocal Loyalty App through Cardstar makes it easier for small business owners to feature their products on a competitive platform.”

Looking for one resolution to keep this year? Make it your mission for 2013 to support the local Michigan economy and promote growth in small businesses. makes this New Year’s resolution possible by allowing you to search, find and utilize the businesses around you right from your mobile devices.