Well, this might have been a good post to write before daylight savings time, but I didn’t think of it..  Sorry… Did anyone have people at their church/organization miss something because of the time change?  We had many customers who thought ahead and sent out a quick text last night reminding their groups of the change.… Read More »

Cellular phones are a funny thing.  For a long time I had an Android-based Samsung Intercept.  Most things worked pretty well on the phone.  I had a Twitter app that made posting to Twitter a breeze, I had a Facebook app that made checking Facebook updates a cinch.  The phone had one problem though..  I… 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 »

One of the most frequently asked questions about Mobile Text Alerts is “What are the different ways that the members of my group sign up to receive text alerts?” With Mobile Text Alerts there are 4 different ways for someone to subscribe to receive alerts. Join by texting in – Anyone can simply text in… Read More »

One of the fastest growing Text Alerts markets has been health clubs.  Whether it be weather cancellations, promos, upcoming events, or just general information, the wealth of information that these health clubs need to get out makes text alerts a very viable way to proceed.  Our favorite health club is the YMCA.  We just signed… Read More »

This post really has nothing to do with Mobile Text Alerts, and is really more just about my curiosity.  Has anyone ever tried speed reading? I recently stumbled across http://www.spreeder.com/ and I thought it was very interesting.  I read quite a bit, so I thought this tool might really help save a lot of time. Basically… Read More »

With the crazy weather the country has had these last few weeks, I’m sure we’ve all had to cancel one event or another.  Here in Nebraska, we have had to cancel several events not only for snow, but for just being cold! (We hit -10 degrees this last Sunday).   When you have weather cancellations,… Read More »

Today we are beginning a new series on the Mobile Text Alerts blog called “ways to use text alerts”.  Every Monday, we will be bringing to you a way that one of our customers has used text alerts to accomplish their goals (whether that be increasing sales, increasing engagement, increasing communications, or something else). Way… Read More »

A text alert is a mobile SMS text message sent from you (the administrator) to a large group of your subscribers. Every day more people are starting to use text alerts to communicate key messages with their members. With so many others waking up to the potential value of text alerts, perhaps now is the… Read More »

One of the most difficult jobs of being a group leader is actually getting your groups to attend group events.  The most common excuse for missing events: “I forgot about it!” Email reminders get you half of the way there.  People get the information, and can reference back to it later if they need to.… Read More »

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