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Voice and Text Broadcasting Communications Solutions Blog

Thanks for visiting our notification solutions blog. From here we explain how best to use the DialMyCalls mass notification system for each industry. Learn how businesses, schools, churches, retail and other industries can streamline their communication with voice and text broadcasting proven to get fast results!


Send Text Messages Using an Email Address

Send Text Messages Using an Email Address

Paying for cell phone service can be expensive. Especially if you have a really high-end phone, the bill for monthly service can be way out of your price range. So what are you supposed to do if you want to own a nice cell phone, but don't want to pay for service? One solution is to get your texting and calling done by other means. There are apps you can download that will allow you to text and call for free, but not all phones support these apps and you might be limited in the amount of call time you get or the amount of texts you can send. Thankfully there is one completely free way you can send text messages that doesn't require any other downloads or services, texting via email. Many people are completely unaware that almost every mobile company has an email address for texting that

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Hurricane Season Facts and Preparation Guide

Hurricane Season Facts and Preparation Guide

The winds and rains produced in a hurricane have the potential to do massive destruction in just a few hours. Even though we typically have a couple days' notice on their impending arrival, the force can still take us by surprise. Cities, towns, college campuses, schools, homeowners, and anyone else living at risk of a hurricane need to have a decisive plan in place for dealing with this type of storm. Hurricane Facts and Information Your first step in preparing for hurricane season lies in knowing what you are dealing with. Forecasters may be talking about an approaching storm for days, but you won't be able to properly prepare yourself, school, or town unless you know what they are referring to. Tropical Depression – A tropical depression isa low pressure area with thunderstorms. These storms have winds of up to 39 miles per hour and are first spotted

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DialMyCalls Case Studies – Let’s Play Sports (Team Calling)

DialMyCalls Case Studies – Let’s Play Sports (Team Calling)

DialMyCalls offers a team calling system that is used by hundreds of sports leagues all across the United States and Canada. Leagues, Individual teams and coaches rely on our service to send out automated notifications such as game cancellations, team photo reminders, schedule notices, parent notifications, and much more. Let's take a quick look at how Let's Play Sports utilizes DialMyCalls: Why Did Let's Play Sports Need a Team Calling Service? Let's Play Sports needed an "idiot-proof" system to send out calls and texts to different regions for their sports leagues. Why Did Let's Play Sports Choose DialMyCalls? Let's Play Sports heard about DialMyCalls from someone using us for their gym memberships and decided to go with our service because of their recommendation. What Features Do Let's Play Sports Utilize? Let's Play Sports used DialMyCalls for automated calls but would rather send texts now. A lot of people would

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DialMyCalls Case Studies – The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Emergency Notifications)

DialMyCalls Case Studies – The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Emergency Notifications)

DialMyCalls offers an emergency notification system that is used by tens of thousands of organizations all across the United States and Canada. Customers rely on our emergency service to send various emergency notifications such as employee alerts, evacuation notices, extreme weather alerts, and much more. Let's take a quick look at how The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas utilizes DialMyCalls: Why Did The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Need an Emergency Notification System? In the case of an emergency at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, they wanted the ability to notify approximately 5,000 employees and partners quickly and efficiently. Why Did The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Choose DialMyCalls? The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas liked the interface DialMyCalls offers as it was very easy to use. Our site was focused and specific on its functionality for their use. What Features Do The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Utilize? Ease of use has been

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DialMyCalls Case Studies – Wilder Balter (Community Reminders)

DialMyCalls Case Studies – Wilder Balter (Community Reminders)

DialMyCalls offers a community reminder service that is used by thousands of neighborhoods and property management groups all across the United States and Canada. Communities rely on our service to send out important notifications to residents such as, road closure notices, rent reminders, event notifications, boil water alerts, property inspection reminders, and much more. Let's take a quick look at how Wilder Balter utilizes DialMyCalls: Why Did Wilder Balter Need a Community Reminder System? Wilder Balter had each property manager typing up messages and hand delivering them to residents which consumed a lot of time and resources. The search for an easier solution to notify all residents brought them to DialMyCalls' community reminder service. Why Did Wilder Balter Choose DialMyCalls? Wilder Balter liked the features that DialMyCalls offered. They love sending out a phone blast, hitting everybody without having to go door to door. What Features Do Wilder Balter

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Useful Ideas for Starting a Neighborhood Crime Watch Program

Useful Ideas for Starting a Neighborhood Crime Watch Program

Communities all over the United States have formed their own protection brigades against crime. These Neighborhood Watch Programs are designed to cut down on crime by having members of the community patrolling the streets. Fully supported by the National Sheriffs' Association, Neighborhood Watch Programs have been protecting our streets for over four decades. Communities that are experiencing a sudden surge of crime will often band together to form a Neighborhood Watch program. If you are considering starting a neighborhood watch program in your community, here are a few tips to help get it off the ground: 1. Plan Your First Meeting This is important to ascertain the level of interest in a Neighborhood Watch program from other community members. Include as many community members as possible, including renters, teenagers and local businesses. Successful Neighborhood Watch programs rely on members from all parts of the community. 2. Pick

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DialMyCalls Case Studies – VirtualSC (School Notification System)

DialMyCalls Case Studies – VirtualSC (School Notification System)

DialMyCalls offers a school notification system that is used by thousands of schools all across the United States and Canada. Schools rely on our service to send out a plethora of automated notifications such as report card reminders, snow day calls, weather alerts, parent notifications, academic reminders, and much more. Let's take a quick look at how Virtual South Carolina, a program of the South Carolina Department of Education, utilizes DialMyCalls: Why Did VirtualSC Need a School Notification System? VirtualSC needed to give their teachers the ability to easily send academic calendar reminders to all their students — DialMyCalls was the perfect solution to handle the amount of teachers VirtualSC has employed. Why Did VirtualSC Choose DialMyCalls? Virtual SC selected DialMyCalls because we were priced better and the ease of management on sub-accounts was great. They love our responsiveness and we have fulfilled their unique needs. What Features Do

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4 Ways to Improve Your Youth Sports League Today!

4 Ways to Improve Your Youth Sports League Today!

Running a youth sports league can be difficult. Whether you're a coach in charge of your school's youth sports programs, or a staff member at a third-party youth sports organization, you've got a lot on your plate. This means that, all too often, youth sports leagues suffer from focusing only on the short-term. You're so focused on the next game, the next practice, or the next event that you have no time to think about long-term improvements to your league. And we understand that – it's difficult to look ahead when there's already so much going on. So, to help take the pressure off, we've put together a list of four ways that you can improve your youth sports league and provide a better experience for all your little sportsmen and sportswomen! 1. Encourage Coaches to Collaborate This is especially important if you're running a large youth sports

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DialMyCalls Changelog (June-July 2017)

DialMyCalls Changelog (June-July 2017)

DialMyCalls has implemented several development changes during the months of June and July to create a better user experience for our customers. Most of the changes were behind the scenes but a couple of them are improvements on existing features – please take a few moments to take a look at the current changelog below: July 12, 2017 — (Click image to enlarge) One of the biggest and noticeable changes is a major update to our Access Control System. Our developers have tweaked the system in place to make it a lot more user-friendly. Customers using our Access Accounts will now be prompted to make a Permission Group before they can proceed to making User Accounts. In addition to the mandatory creation of a permission group, both the "Users" tab and "Permission Groups" tab will auto-refresh once a new group/user is created — previously users were required to refresh

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6 Reasons Your Business Should Be Using DialMyCalls for Surveys!

6 Reasons Your Business Should Be Using DialMyCalls for Surveys!

If you're running a small business, you should be performing regular surveys to understand the experiences of your customers – that's just a fact. Surveys are one of the most powerful methods to obtain honest, truthful customer feedback, and track the overall performance of your business. But what's the best tool to perform surveys? There are dozens of online platforms, but these can be difficult to use, and usually require quite a bit of effort on the part of your customers. That means that you're less likely to get much engagement – rendering your survey somewhat useless. DialMyCalls, however, offers powerful survey functionality. By sending surveys via SMS text message and phone call directly to customers who have opted-in, DialMyCalls can provide an unparalleled level of consumer engagement, and allow your business to benefit from the feedback of your customers! Read on, and learn about the top 6 reasons

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