Texting is a daily routine for most of us. So you’d think it would be easy, right? Well, the truth is that sometimes it’s not, especially when you’re a company or organization trying to engage your audience. What are the rules? What is best practice? How do you know what’s acceptable and what’s not? How… Read More »

We text everywhere. At home. At work. At the mall. At school. At church. Sometimes it seems like we glue our eyes to our devices. But one place they still make you turn off your phone is on an airplane. But what if you could text on an airplane? Pilots are doing just that—but they’re… Read More »

What steps are your bank taking to increase account security? What if your bank texted you? Maybe you’ve already experienced this—it seems more and more banks turn to texting to alert customers regarding their accounts. Even banks on the other side of the world have begun implementing this kind of service for their customers.  This… Read More »

Fall is officially here! Fall is a favorite time of year for many people. Leaves change colors and descend from the trees. The air turns brisk. Stores promote pumpkin-flavored everything. Jackets come out of the closet and become an item of apparel worn daily. With fall come a lot of fun events: pumpkin patch outings,… Read More »

Can texting actually help people be more active? A lack of physical activity is clearly an issue in our society. Many of us spend 8 hours a day behind a desk staring at a computer.  This is certainly not conducive to a healthy lifestyle. Our jobs absorb us and sometimes hours pass before we realize we haven’t… Read More »

What do court dates, reading programs, and positive affirmations have in common? Text alerts. And what does sending text alerts have to do with these things? Here are 3 ways that sending text alerts helps solve 3 unique problems. Court date reminders Some counties turn to text reminders to help reduce the number of no-shows… Read More »

Leaves fall. People come home from vacation. The hectic busyness of life starts up again. The fall season is just around the corner, if not already in full swing. The normal schedule of our busy lives begins yet again. For a church, this usually means the reinstatement of regular fall church events, children’s programs such… Read More »

Unique. New. Innovative. People always look for the next new thing. But sometimes we just need to utilize and take full advantage of what we already have. Text messaging is one of the those things. People use text messages in all sorts of interesting ways. All over the world, across the threshold of hundreds of… Read More »

  How to gauge the success of radio or TV ads? This is a question that has haunted many an advertiser. According to BusinessWire, 1-800 numbers have been a primary means for keeping track of responses to these kinds of advertisements. By setting up a 1-800 number unique to a particular ad, the marketer can… Read More »

TEXT VERSION: Mass text alerts are great for personal communication! They’re not just for business or non-profit organizations.  Here are fun and creative ways to send text alerts to connect with friends and family. 1. Birthday Parties I don’t know about your family, but my family is huge and constantly growing. It takes a lot… Read More »

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