One industry that we have seen tremendous growth in over the last year is the real estate industry. Real estate agencies across the country are using text alerts to instantly inform their customers about new listings or information on closing deals.   No longer do house-hunters need to look in the newspaper for house listings,… Read More »

One niche that has really taken off in the text alert industry are stock trading companies. Customers of these stock trading customers are prepared to spend hundreds of dollars (if not thousands) to simply receive updates on their stocks, or receive other stock trading tips. These have been traditionally sent via email, but they can… Read More »

If you own a spa or salon you are familiar with all the challenges that come with that job. You have one-time customers, no-shows (Check out our blog article on avoiding no-shows), and days that business is just slow. Fortunately, text alerts can help with all three of these issues! They can turn one-time customers… Read More »

Many of our customers have come up with unique ways to use Mobile Text Alerts to supplement their income.  One of the most valuable commodities that exists is information.  And with text alerts, you have the ability to get this information into the hands of people who want it, often charging them monthly. Here are a… Read More »

A relatively new use for Mobile Text Alerts has developed by several of our customers that are doctors and pharmacies.  They have begun to send reminders to their patients about when to take their pills each day.   Many of their patients are elderly people who do not have accessing to text messages, which is… Read More »

One of the hardest things to remember in life is not your wife’s birthday, it’s not your anniversary, it’s what day of the week you are supposed to take the trash out to curb to be collected.  The same is true for recycling.  How many times have you missed pick-up because you thought the garbage… Read More »

One industry that has really begun to start utilizing the power of text alerts are apartment complexes.  We now have dozens of apartment complexes that are sending out messages to their residents. What kind of messages are they sending? Rent Reminders Send a text to your residents just to remind them that their rent is… Read More »

The city of West Orange New Jersey has been using text alerts for a while as an alert system for their transit system.  They let transit users know ‘Text “wojitney” to 662-200-4303 to receive updates on the West Orange Jitney Transit System!’. They then send out updates such as “ALERT: Route 2 experiencing mechanical difficulties.… Read More »

My wife and I were deathly (hyperbole) sick yesterday.  We are pretty sure that we got it from our daughter, who more than likely got it from our church’s nursery. Anytime kids gather together in masses, sickness runs rampant.  It got me thinking “how could text alerts help keep people from getting sick?” One our… Read More »

We recently had a coffee shop subscribe for text alerts.  They had great business on Monday-Friday, but were having a hard time over the weekends (a common problem among coffee shops and other beverage-focused industries).  What was their solution?  Sending a text message with $1 off large gourmet coffees.  Within 5 weeks, Saturday sales had… Read More »

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