All efforts you make as a business (or really a non-profit, or any other organization) should have measures in place to have some idea as to your effort’s effectiveness. So many organizations spend so much time trying to accomplish so many things without ever stopping to consider if their efforts are actually accomplishing something. Businesses should never… Read More »

Text messaging has taken the world by storm over the last five years. It has surpassed above and beyond every other form of communication. Here are 4 of the reasons why: Texting is like digital telepathy – Text messaging is the perfect way to create a private world between you and anyone that you like. With… Read More »

Email has been the marketing method of choice for years now. Since the dawn of the internet, marketers have licked their chops at the idea of a marketing vehicle that is cheap to use and everyone has. This was email. But over the last 5 years things have changed. Email open rates have plummeted. People… Read More »

Since the birth of text messaging and the 160 character limit that came with them, people have developed their own kind of “text lingo” to try and get the same ideas across with fewer characters. No longer did people use punctuation, words that had the sound of numbers within them were changed to include the… Read More »

Still think that mobile marketing is just a fad? Well, it’s not. According to projections from eMarketer, mobile spending will grow in the UK 96% by the year 2016. This will bring mobile marketing totals to £8.64bn in the UK. This extremely rapid growth comes from the decline of personal computers in Europe, and the increase of mobile… Read More »

There are a myriad of industries that text alerts can benefit, not the last of which is the restaurant industry.   The key to running a successful restaurant is turning one-time customers into returning customers. One-time customers are good for business, but getting those customers to come back is the life-blood of your company. Text… Read More »

One mobile trend that has been developing over the past couple of years is notifying customers about the status of their shipment via text messaging. Customers put in an order and anxiously await their package. When will it come? Where is it at now? Your customers don’t need to be left in the dark, and… Read More »

So you’ve purchased a new text alert system and are all ready to go, but now the hard part comes in. How to get people to subscribe to text alerts? It’s easy enough if you have an existing list of numbers to import into the system, but it can be a little more difficult if… Read More »

Mobile Text Alerts is mainly used to send out messages to groups, but we also have an SMS API to connect text message sending to any application that exists. This can be very useful in many different situations.  Here are some of the ways that our existing customers are utilizing our SMS API: Sending a… Read More »

Congratulations to the United States soccer team for pulling a 2-2 draw against the #4 ranked Portugal team last night! I was able to watch the first half of the game, and the US looked great (except for the 5th minute botched clear that let Nani score his first goal of 2014).   Unfortunately, I… Read More »

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