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Have great stories to share? Driftscape gives you all the benefits of having your own app, while also giving you the benefits of a shared platform.

  • Key

    Features

    • Share places, tours and events

    • Reach a broader audience

    • Notify people when they’re nearby!

    • Get a custom link so users will only see your content

  • Visitor

    Experience

    • Help visitors find you

    • Share more detail about your attractions

    • Create special experiences visitors need to be on site to see

    • Enable visitors to explore your content in augmented reality

  • Valuable

    Analytics

    • Learn where your visitors are from, and how long they stayed

    • Know how many times your content was viewed​

    • Click here to learn more about our analytics

Building and maintaining an app is expensive and often fails to engage users.  Having one shared platform saves you from having to reinvent the wheel, and increases user engagement and audience size.   

 

Driftscape is a platform for local arts, culture, and history. Start mapping your content with Driftscape today.  You can get started with no commitment.

 

Have questions?  Let us show you the app and our web content management system (CMS).  See Driftscape’s easy-to-use tools in action.

Add-ons:

  • 25 Additional Points on the Map: $75/Month

  • Additional Organization: $99/Month (can only be applied to Premium Plan)

Offer Details:

  • Set-up Fee: $149 set up fee for any Driftscape plan. Set up fee is waived on prepaid contracts of 4 or more months.

  • Don’t want to commit? No problem. Pay monthly and cancel any time.

FEATURE DETAILS:

 

  • Unique Branded Organization: Your content will appear on your own branded layer within the app. With custom map markers and icons created just for you, to match your organization’s brand.  

  • Points on the Map: Places of Interest and Events count as points on the map.  Tours count as 3 points on the map regardless of the number of stops. See Add-on pricing to add additional points on the map to any plan.

  • Admin Users: Admin accounts can be created for your organization with a variety of permission levels, including Organization Manager, Editor and Author.

  • Notifications: Send users a notification when they are near one of your features.

  • External Links: Link to other websites from within the content you publish on Driftscape.

  • Hashtag Feature: Users can enter a hashtag of your choice in the search bar to see only content from your organization.

  • Tours: Create self-guided tours using our easy-to-use tools, or use this feature to enhance guided tours.

  • Audio & Video: Add audio or video to any of your points on the map on Driftscape.  Video must be linked to from YouTube or Vimeo.

  • Advanced Analytics: Get detailed reports showing where your visitors are from (first 3 digits of postal code), when they visited, and how often your content was viewed.

  • Custom Promotional Links: Get a customized download link for your organization - anyone who downloads or launches the app via this link will see just your content.  Further link customization to highlight specific features and more is possible with our Premium Plan.

  • Standard Content Promotion: We will promote your organization or specific content by sending a customizable notification to all Driftscape users.

  • Advanced Content Promotion: We will promote your organization or specific by sending a customizable notification to all Driftscape users. We will also create social media posts featuring your content.

  • Unique Customizable Microregion: Control what users see when they are in your immediate area.  Display more detailed information, and use this feature to create special offers and experiences for your visitors.

  • Feature Views: Above pricing plans are based on a maximum of 4000 feature views per month. Cost for additional feature views is $10/month per 500 feature views.

We are so pleased to be partnering with Driftscape's innovative platform for the 2019 Fringe Festival. In addition to it being a great app, we also both believe in the power of storytelling at the local level.

We hope you enjoy our #StartedAtTheFringe Audio Tour!" 

Lucy Eveleigh

Executive Director 

Toronto Fringe

For a long time; WQW has been searching for a way to share our stories and experiences with the visitors to our neighbourhood. Finally, we found it in the Driftscape app.

 
WQW is excited to be a part of the Driftscape app! It's a fantastic tool that helps everyone explore Ontario from a local’s perspective. With this unique app and its very cool AR feature, exploring is redefined in an exciting and interactive way. Come explore WQW with the Driftscape app and discover our hidden gems!"

 

Robert Sysak

Executive Director

West Queen West BIA

Driftscape was the right platform for us to unlock our carefully curated content quickly and to make our city's history easily accessible.

Allison Bain

Executive Director 

Heritage Toronto

Want to learn more or have additional needs beyond our Premium Plan? Get in touch to discuss a custom solution and obtain a quote.

Not sure which plan is right for you?
Let us help:

For Business Improvement Areas


We’ve designed our Premium Plan with larger BIAs in mind, and we’ve tailored our Plus plan to meet the needs of BIAs of app sizes. You’ll be able to send visitors a customizable notification when they enter your neighbourhood to draw their attention to whatever it is you most want them to see on that day - or simply to welcome them to your neighbourhood! In addition to sharing stories that can be viewed from anywhere, you’ll also have the ability to add content that can only be viewed by people who are in your neighbourhood. This enables you to provide a high level of detail about local businesses and amenities, and to create special offers and experiences that people have to be on-site to see. In addition, you’ll get valuable analytics to let you know where your visitors came from, how long they spent in your neighbourhood, and how many times your content was viewed. Of course you’ll also be able to share places of interest, events and tours complete with multimedia. We’ll send users a notification when they’re near one of your features, and you’ll have the ability to include external links in your content.




For Outdoor Attractions


We’ve designed our Premium Plan with you in mind. You’ll be able to send visitors a customizable notification when they are near your location to draw them in and to direct their attention to whatever it is you most want them to see on that day - or you can simply welcome them to your attraction! In addition to sharing stories that can be viewed from anywhere, you’ll also have the ability to add content that can only be viewed by people who are physically located at your attraction. This enables you to provide a high level of detail about your amenities, and to create special offers and experiences that people have to be on-site to see. In addition, you’ll get valuable analytics to let you know where your visitors came from, how long they lingered at your attraction, and how many times your content was viewed. Of course you’ll also be able to share places of interest, events and tours complete with multimedia. We’ll send users a notification when they’re near one of your features, and you’ll have the ability to include external links in your content.




For Cultural Organizations


Want to get your stories out there in the places where they’re most relevant? Start with our Plus Plan. You’ll be able to share places of interest, events and tours complete with multimedia. We’ll send users a notification when they’re near one of your features, and you’ll have the ability to include external links in your content. If your content is all focused in one area or neighbourhood, if you want access to our advanced analytics and promotion tools, or if you just have a lot to share you can always upgrade to our Premium Plan.




For Festivals


Only need Driftscape at the time of year when your festival happens? We can do that! Get in touch at sales@driftscape.com so that we can create a custom solution for you. We can be the app for your festival, at a fraction of the cost of creating your own app!




For Municipalities


We’d love to chat and offer you a Custom Plan specifically created to suit your needs. You’ll be able to send visitors a customizable notification when they enter your municipality to draw their attention to whatever it is you most want them to see on that day - or simply to welcome them to town! In addition to sharing stories that can be viewed from anywhere, you’ll also have the ability to add content that can only be viewed by people who are in your municipality. This enables you to provide a high level of detail about local businesses and amenities, and to create special offers and experiences that people have to be on-site to see. In addition, you’ll get valuable analytics to let you know where your visitors came from, how long they stayed, and how many times your content was viewed. Of course you’ll also be able to share places of interest, events and tours complete with multimedia. We’ll send users a notification when they’re near one of your features, and you’ll have the ability to include external links in your content. If your municipality has multiple organizations that all want to share stories on their own uniquely branded layer we can offer group discounts as well. Please send us a note at sales@driftscape.com so we can create a custom solution to meet your needs.




For Chambers of Commerce


We’ve designed our Premium Plan with you in mind. You’ll be able to send visitors a customizable notification when they enter your neighbourhood to draw they’re attention to whatever it is you most want them to see on that day - or simply to welcome them to your neighbourhood! In addition to sharing stories that can be viewed from anywhere, you’ll also have the ability to add content that can only be viewed by people who are in your neighbourhood. This enables you to provide a high level of detail about local businesses and amenities, and to create special offers and experiences that people have to be on-site to see. In addition, you’ll get valuable analytics to let you know where your visitors came from, how long they spent in your neighbourhood, and how many times your content was viewed. Of course you’ll also be able to share places of interest, events and tours complete with multimedia. We’ll send users a notification when they’re near one of your features, and you’ll have the ability to include external links in your content.




For Tourism Organizations


We’d love to chat and offer you a Custom Plan designed specifically to meet your needs. We’d be pleased to offer discounted group pricing to your members. Our Advanced Analytics features is designed with you in mind: you’ll be able to see where your visitors came from, how long they stayed, and how many times your content was viewed. Please send us a note at sales@driftscape.com so we can create a custom solution to meet your needs.




For everyone else


We’d love to chat and find out how Driftscape could best work for you! Send us a note at sales@driftscape.com





Our mission is to support the work of local arts, culture and heritage organizations, and to boost their message. For select organizations with limited resources, we offer the use of the Driftscape platform for free. For more information, and to apply for this program, Contact Us.

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