No-shows have increasingly become more and more of a problem in our society. In the good ol’ days, when you made an appointment, it was set in stone. There was not really a way to get a hold of people to change appointments, so they were final. Now today, with the advancements in communications, and… 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 »

Did you know with Mobile Text Alerts you can schedule text messages to go out later?  Maybe you just want to schedule all your messages for the upcoming week at one time, or maybe you want a message to go out at 2pm, but you will be in a meeting.  Scheduling messages gives you versatility.… Read More »

You may have noticed some intermittent downtime yesterday evening.  Our old web host (hostgator) had 17 hours of downtime.  Needless to say we, promptly moved everything off our servers there, and have migrated to our new host at Digital Ocean.   With the new server we will have an increase in speed, server capacity, and–of… Read More »

One way many of our customers use text alerts are for emergencies.  This is a case where we would rather see text alerts not be used.  Text alerts are a great way to let people know quickly about extreme emergencies: Fires, intruders, weather emergencies, etc.  It is also great for things a little less severe and… 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 »

Enough people have requested it, so Mobile Text Alerts has decided to deliver.  You now have the ability to make automated phone calls using your text alert system. Not everyone has a phone that can receive text messages (although most do!)  Wouldn’t it be nice to have a one-stop way to get information to everyone on… Read More »

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