Monday, July 25, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Text 911

This past May, the U.S.’s four biggest phone providers, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon – started allowing people to utilize a text messaging feature called Text-to-911. For folks involved in dangerous scenarios where they don’t want a predator to hear their 911 call, the Text-to-911 program offers a viable solution.

Here is everything you need to know about Text-to-911 and the best way to use it if you’re ever caught in a hazardous situation.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Recent CallFire Enhancements...and More to Come

CallFire is dedicated to ensuring our industry leading voice and text communications platform remains at the top of its game.  To that end, we’re always releasing updates, enhancements, and other improvements.  Check out some of the items we released over the past six months!

Alerts
New alert options keep you informed of your campaign status, account balance, and more.  Choose to receive email alerts, SMS alerts, or both — whatever is most convenient for you.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Improving Road Safety With Mobile Technology

Teen drivers, older drivers, and drivers in between can now benefit from technology designed to keep people safe on the road. It’s a dangerous and confusing world out on there on the streets and highways, so any device or app that can keep traffic flowing and protect individuals from harm is one that’s worth trying.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

The World's Most Wired Countries

Do you know what the most wired countries in the world are? Do you think your country ranks at the top? Many people are surprised to hear that Scandinavia is home to the most wired countries on the planet, with Norway being named the world’s most wired country.

On the other hand, Asia leads the pack when it comes to mobile connectivity.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Convert More Sales with Local Mobile Marketing Tactics

Looking for ways to bring more customers near your geographical area into your store? Create a local mobile marketing campaign. Mobile users are now pretty comfortable giving up their geo location information when they use apps and other mobile technology. They realize that allowing brands to know where they are means a better app experience, more relevant content, and even special shopping deals.

Saturday, June 11, 2016

What Do the Joint Commission's New Texting Guidelines Mean for the Healthcare Industry?

Almost two thirds of the people in the United States use smartphones, according to the Pew Research Center, which means that text messaging via these devices is a reliable method of communication. This is why the Joint Commission’s new texting guidelines are relevant in terms of mobile health (mHealth).

Saturday, June 11, 2016

B2B Marketers Flock to New Technologies

B2B marketers are realizing that their target audiences have long been left out of the growing CRM and automation market, and they’re ready to do something about that. These savvy marketing professionals are flocking to new technology tools, and aggressively exposing them to potential customers, in order to attract new clients who also think there’s a better way for businesses to transact with one another.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

5 Reasons Businesses Need Text Messaging to Reach Millennials

OpenMarket’s recent research into mobile preferences is one of those studies that only confirms what we already knew: millennials overwhelmingly prefer text messages to voice calls when communicating via mobile phones. 

Friday, June 3, 2016

Mobile Tech Is Aiding the Fight Against Leprosy

Leprosy is not a disease of old that’s no longer relevant; it’s become a “neglected disease,” like lymphatic filariasis and malaria. Healthcare nonprofit Lepra is doing something about this neglect via mobile technology. The organization performs services on the ground in Mozambique, India, and Bangladesh to aid those suffering from the aforementioned diseases.

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