Press F5 or enter presentation mode to view the poll\r\nIn an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:\r\nhttp://www.polleverywhere.com/multiple_choice_polls/MTI2OTU5MzcyMgIf you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone.
The Basics<br />SMS - Short Message Service (i.e., text messaging)<br />160 character limit<br />Shortcode<br />Blast (one to many)<br />Incoming/outgoing <br />Smart phone<br />Clever phone<br />Google Texting Lingo<br />
The Facts<br />72% of U.S. adult cellphone users send and receive text messages (68.1 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers used text messaging on their mobile device (Jan 2011))<br />The average U.S. mobile teen now sends or receives an average of 2,899 text-messages per month compared to 191 calls<br />Teen females, who send & receive an average of 4,050 texts per month.<br />
Create a simple ( & free) SMS Reference Service<br />Set up a free Google Voice number.<br />Promote number. <br />Optional: use free GVMax service to send notifications via Instant Messaging, emails, Prowl & Howl notifications, Twitter, HttpPost, and SMS.<br />Optional: use Twitter and go800corp.com so users can text your twitter name to 46800 and be connected to your phone.<br />
Circulation Notices<br />Existing software that can help a library send hold, overdue, and other circulation-based notifications to users. <br />Some examples:<br />Mosio<br />Shoutbomb<br />Twilio<br />ILS Vendors with functionality: Koha, Innovative, and Polaris. <br />
Other Ideas for SMS in your library<br />Blast Announcements! <br />SMS Programming Ideas<br /> Trivia Night<br /> Polls<br /> Registration for Programs<br /> Feedback from users<br /> Contests<br />