If they have a mobile phone, chances are they’ll receive your text messages. Let’s catchaNOMAD.
Response time can be a matter of seconds.
Ask them all one Big Question. (Or several?) Polling and surveys give you instant results.
Children are everyone’s top priority. A closer communication with parents improves your effectiveness.
Text messaging to groups does not change how you operate, or demand much time.
Your text message is attention-grabbing, immediate and measurable.
Print 100 flyers and get a few people in the door. Send a text message and attract a crowd.
Start with integration of your Keyword throughout all your posters, flyers, windows. Spread the word.
Each time someone texts your keyword, they enter themselves automatically on your list. Use a different keyword for teachers. Yet another for parents. Keep your message distinct.
Schedule your messages in advance. Program them to go out on time. Watch your effectiveness grow.
If there’s an earthquake, if power goes out, or if it snows, immediately instruct parents of the next step.
Text NOMAD to 72727 to get all the instructions on your mobile phone.
Transcript of "The Effective School Principals"
Parents* are mobile We’re here to help you catch a Nomad!*Teachers, too!
Mobile parents don’t just drop off their kids. They Respond to text messaging. Take action on their smart phone. Are connected to what is happening. (if you send them a text message.)Even if they’re busy
Your administrative messageis in their pocket: Segment them into groups Use a survey or polling Reminders Appointments Team newsWhat do they want?
Mobile phones are moreimportant to people thantheir TVs. It’s the kids that are everyone’s priority.Reach your teachers, too
Inside your school Choose keywords to create groups: “Text MYKIDS to 72727” Develop two-way conversation--fast! Train in one hour.Implementation
Schools. Hospitals.Associations.Team-building with text: Parents or Teachers Top Staffers Members or Executive Team Emergency Response Team Operations Management“She’s safe!”
Messagingcosts less.Mobile messages get 10 times theresponse rateof traditional flyers
STEP 1: Promote Keyword Add it to all school messaging Support your local events Send flyers or coupons Create contests The team needs new uniforms! Use text-2-keyword in fund-raising, community-building and more.Example:TEXT: LEAGUEBALL to 72727
STEP 2: Parents Engage and are entered into a Database Contact your customer list with quick reminders, promotions and couponsBuild an asset: Contact list
STEP 3: Schedule Event Reminders Schedule all promotions in advance. Increase efficiency by posting to Facebook and Twitter in the same way.Promote events
CatchaNOMAD collects the data. Creates the list. builds an asset. Improves communications. Automatically.Reach everyone’s hand--simultaneously.
TEXT NOMAD TO 72727Let’s get started! Or text, or call for more info. (760) 593-7597Increase your effectiveness today
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