SMS for Mobile Learning

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SMS for mobile learning. I’m going to attempt to show some ways that you could use SMS or text messaging for mobile learning. There are lots of ways that SMS could be used. If you’re more inclined to tackle the technical side of all this, you can setup an SMS gateway.

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SMS Nation: July Edition

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Here, we’ve compiled three recent stories about SMS that caught our eye about how text messaging is impacting our daily lives. New report finds that people prefer SMS to Facebook Messenger. Thanks for reading this month’s edition of SMS Nation!

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iVoted new Free SMS polling

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In addition one can respond to the polls via email, sms text, twitter, or the web. I have recently been using a resource called iVoted. It is for live polling, similiar to Polleverywhere, LetsGoVote and SMSpoll. iVoted has a free package (up to 25 votes per poll with unlimited polls).

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ClassPager for SMS and Polling Students!

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It also allows you to set up sms polls (they can be free text polls). I am really enjoying using a new resource called ClassPager. It is 100% free! It allows teachers to create class alerts with no limit on the number of students (or parents). Additionally, it is private.

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SMS Nation: October Edition

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Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation! It started as a mobile app, but now they’ve launched a complementary service called Gone by SMS to make it even easier for users. SMS intervention programs are effective for several reasons.

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SMS Nation: August Edition

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Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation! A new article by Forbes Magazine confirms the trend we’ve been seeing for several years now: that SMS is the preferred communication method for Millennials, above phone calls and even, on some occasions, face to face interactions.

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SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition

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Welcome to this month’s nonprofit edition of SMS Nation! From overall text message strategy and success to text therapy, SMS is making great forward strides in supporting the goals of nonprofits. The post SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons.

Is SMS the Quintessential User Interface Design?

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Here are the top three reasons why SMS is the ideal user interface. The consumer’s familiarity with SMS equips them with a crystal clear understanding of how to operate the service. The post Is SMS the Quintessential User Interface Design?

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How SMS Helps Keep College Students Healthy

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Once students are enrolled in your health center’s mobile list, SMS can help them in a variety of ways. If students respond no, you can reschedule it via SMS or over the phone. Crisis Text Line is the quintessential example of an SMS hotline for young adults.

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SMS to the Rescue for Customer Support

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Consumers prefer SMS to other channels for customer support. Given text messaging’s ability to be prompt, clear, and flexible, it’s easy to see why 75% of people would prefer to use SMS over social media. How SMS improves customer support. Live SMS Chat Mobile Research Reports

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3 Ways SMS Builds Customer Loyalty and Engagement

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Here are three ways that SMS can work for your business. Live SMS chat fosters one-on-one conversations. Live SMS chat allows people to have instantaneous, one-on-one conversations with your company via text messaging. Alerts & Reminders Live SMS Chat Text Messaging

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How SMS Can Improve Students’ Study Habits

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Here are three ways that SMS can keep students stay on track with their study plans and achieve their test day goals. The post How SMS Can Improve Students’ Study Habits appeared first on Mobile Commons. Information Lookup Live SMS Chat Surveys, Polls & Quizzes Text Messagin

Why Apple Relies on SMS

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When Book asks for an example of a company smartly using SMS, Murphy mentions Apple’s Genius Bar, where Apple technologists help customers with support issues. The channel they have chosen to manage that experience is SMS,” Murphy says.

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Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives

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The post Crisis Text Line Uses SMS Data Mining to Save Lives appeared first on Mobile Commons. Client Stories Fundraising Live SMS Chat Mobile CRM Mobile Research Reports & Analytics Studies Text Messaging Text messaging’s trademark is fast, efficient communication.

5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

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Reason #2: SMS resolves customer complaints and issues faster than other channels. Reason #3:SMS saves a record of every customer interaction. Hotels can also collect and analyze data collected via SMS in order to anticipate common needs or areas for improvement.

Breaking Down the FAFSA with SMS Drives Higher Enrollment

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So for high school seniors who are overwhelmed by confusing paperwork, SMS may be the best way to break the fear barrier. Live chat - Live SMS chat allows you to text back and forth with students and have one-on-one conversations instantaneously.

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Your Weekly SMS News Roundup

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Book Your Next Hotel Stay at Mandalay Bay via Text Message – Hipcricket customer Mandalay Bay lets guests book their stays over SMS. The post Your Weekly SMS News Roundup appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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Learning english via SMS

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The mlearn2006 effect must be contagious. Athabasca University in Canada hosted the conference last year, and this year they are in the news for a pilot project using mobile learning to teach english grammar on their phones. Excellent news!

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Your Weekly SMS/MMS News

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Google AdWords testing click to SMS ad extension – Google is now testing an ad format that lets your prospects text you. The post Your Weekly SMS/MMS News appeared first on Mobile Commons. Crisis Text Line gets $23.8

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ClassWith.Us A New SMS Parent-Teacher Communication Tool

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ClassWith.Us is a brand new text alert tool that focuses on parent-teacher communication. The focus is on making sure that the teacher can easily let parents know about a child''s progress in school on a daily basis.

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Using SMS to Increase Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Pregnant Women

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The fifth message was interactive; women could respond to receive more information about the vaccine via SMS chat. The post Using SMS to Increase Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Pregnant Women appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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Why SMS May Be The Channel Your Campaign Is Missing!

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SMS texting is a great way to do it because it’s the most popular form of communication, and the one most likely to be viewed by recipients. text messages a day and that SMS campaigns have a 99% clickthrough rate? SMS is the way to go!

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 3 Ways SMS is Better than Mobile Apps for Sustainable Health Measures

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The post 3 Ways SMS is Better than Mobile Apps for Sustainable Health Measures appeared first on Mobile Commons. Advanced Scheduling Alerts & Reminders Appointment Reminders Industry News Live SMS Chat Medication Reminders Text Messaging

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How SMS Saves Money in Mobile Marketing

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Getting caught up in these mobile marketing trends results in many companies forgetting to cover the basics – like SMS. Customers love SMS already – so use it! When you look at the big picture, SMS is the most obvious solution to a successful mobile marketing strategy.

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Using SMS to Increase Influenza Vaccinations Rates Among Pregnant Women

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The fifth message was interactive; women could respond to receive more information about the vaccine via SMS chat. The post Using SMS to Increase Influenza Vaccinations Rates Among Pregnant Women appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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SMS: The Missing Link in Customer Engagement?

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According to a recent article on Multichannel Merchant , you might get better results with personalized text messages, or SMS. Push vs. SMS: The Stats. SMS and Your Customers. SMS Marketing Case Studies. The post SMS: The Missing Link in Customer Engagement?

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7 Ways for Businesses to Use SMS

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SMS marketing is a simple way for any business to engage with its consumers. But what many businesses want to know is – once I get launch my SMS campaign, what do I actually do with it? They offer seven SMS strategies that just about any business can use.

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How to Sound like an SMS Pro

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Whether you want to explain text messaging in layman’s terms to a coworker, need to pitch a text messaging campaign to your boss, or just for your own edification, here are three easy steps to sounding like an SMS pro. The first step to sounding like an SMS pro is learning the lingo.

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Are You a Master of SMS Marketing? Take our Quiz!

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The post Are You a Master of SMS Marketing? Take our Quiz! appeared first on Mobile Commons. Mobile Strategy & Tips

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Using SMS to Aid Pre-Surgery Compliance and Post-Surgery Recovery

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How SMS Helps Patients Prepare for Surgery. Study: Using SMS to encourage pre-surgery showers. Using SMS to Aid Post Surgery Recovery. Texting for surgical care is just one more way SMS can help improve the lives of patients.

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Three Myths of SMS Marketing Debunked

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Here are three common myths about SMS marketing debunked. Myth #3: SMS marketing is a trend and it will soon die out. SMS marketing is here to stay and we have the statistics to prove it! The post Three Myths of SMS Marketing Debunked appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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SMS Delivers Patient Support in Many Forms

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The good news is that there’s one mobile technology that guarantees communication with patients: SMS (text messaging). Healthcare institutions that want to connect with their patients via SMS should pay attention to these figures. Around the world, smartphones rule.

ClassPager for SMS and Polling Students!

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It also allows you to set up sms polls (they can be free text polls). I am really enjoying using a new resource called ClassPager. It is 100% free! It allows teachers to create class alerts with no limit on the number of students (or parents). Additionally, it is private. There are a lot of teacher controls over student accounts and yet it does allow for anonymity.

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SMS News: May 2015, Healthcare Edition

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In this month’s edition of SMS news, we highlight three interesting healthcare studies involving text messaging. The post SMS News: May 2015, Healthcare Edition appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

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SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. SMS chat allows you to speak instantaneously with a healthcare professional through texting in the same way you would with a friend or family member. Because it’s easy, confidential, and effective, SMS chat is quickly becoming the preferred communication tool for doctors and patients alike.

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5 Ways An SMS Call to Action Trumps a QR Code

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Here are five advantages of an SMS call to action: 1) Everybody knows how to text. By letting mobile users send and receive messages, SMS keeps them consistently engaged with your organization. 4) Broadcast your SMS call to action on any media. Live SMS Chat Text Messaging

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Top 5 SMS Articles to Read this Week

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2) Marketers leave text messaging untapped Only 29% of retailers use SMS, or short messaging service, text messages to communicate to consumers, according to our vendor OpenMarket’s report released in August. 1) Texting: Is it the Key to a Better College Transition?

SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates

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From highways to stadiums, here we highlight three recent and noteworthy uses of SMS in the country. The report found that the average American sends and receives 321 text messages per day, and spends 26 minutes per day on SMS.

American Eagle Outfitters Sees Winning Strategy in SMS

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Clothing retailer American Eagle Outfitters may have found the answer: Leverage the power of SMS and give customers the chance to win $10,000. The company also sent notifications via SMS and email to any customer who was already in the store’s database.

Kik vs. SMS: Which One Does it Better?

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Here is a beat-by-beat comparison of what this new app has to offer compared to its inspiration: tried and true SMS. SMS: 1. SMS, however, is a responsive and personal mobile channel. SMS: 2. SMS: 2. SMS: 3. The post Kik vs. SMS: Which One Does it Better?

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How SMS Chat Saves Time, Money and Peace of Mind

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SMS chat, specifically, allows more and more individuals to making informed and proactive decisions about their health with instantaneous, private, and direct communication. Planned Parenthood , for example, had overwhelming success using SMS chat.

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Free SMS: "call me back"

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Sending credits via SMS started there. But here is yet another great idea, this time from an operator in the Maldives If you have run out of credit, how about being able to send a free SMS The third world has led the way for quite a while, when it comes to creative uses of the most simple phone technologies. Pay as you Go started there. Using private mobiles as pay phones is common there.

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Pilot Program Shows How SMS Reduces Hospital Readmissions

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If you’re interested in learning more about how to use text messaging for positive healthcare outcomes, please check out more information about the advantages of using SMS in healthcare: Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Interactivity.