Text Marketer has launched SMS for Schools, a low cost sms communication service for UK schools and colleges.
Setting up an account is free and there is no monthly fee or other hidden cost. Schools only pay for the messages that they send and sms credits that have been purchased never expire.
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Setting up a free account is quick and easy and will take no more than a minute or two.
Click here to activate a free account with 10 free text credits.
SMS for Schools
Schools are constantly looking at ways of improving the communication between parents and staff. Never has it been more important to keep parents up to date quickly and efficiently, particularly if an issue needs to be communicated urgently. Using SMS for Schools helps parents feel more involved and can help improve parent relations.
How Can I Use SMS for Schools?
There are dozens of ways in which schools use sms text messaging as a way of communicating. Here are a few examples.
Weather alerts – The weather always seems to play havoc with trips and sporting events.
Coursework deadlines – Reminder of crucial deadlines for coursework
Event Reminders – Remind parents of meeting, location and pickup times
Exam dates – Text alerts with location and timing of examinations
Staff contact – Keep in touch with supply teachers or other members of staff
How does the service work?
SMS for Schools is a web based system, so all you require is a web connection. There is no hardware to install and you don’t need to download new software onto your computers.
Once you have set up your account and logged in, you manage all your sms activities from one easy to use control panel.
How easy to use is SMS for Schools?
Text Marketer has designed its systems to be very intuitive, they have been built specifically for non IT experts allowing new users to start sending texts immediately. There is a collection of training videos that last about 2 minutes each that help schools get up and running in the quickest time possible.
Can I upload a group of sms numbers?
Yes. You can upload as many groups of numbers into your account as you wish. This means you could have different groups for different year groups and classes. Uploading your lists is quick and easy and will only take about a mnute.
How can I tell if my messages have been received?
For each text alert that you send, a delivery report is created automatically. This report lists the mobile numbers that you sent to and provides a result for each one. (delivered, undelivered or pending.) Messages that have an undelivered’ result indicate that the mobile number you have send to is incorrect or is no longer active.
How much does SMS for Schools costs?
No set up fee.
No monthly fee, subscription or contract.
Lowest cost sms in the industry.
How do I set up a free SMS for Schools account?
Simply complete the short form and your account will be set up automatically. You will also receive 10 free text credits so that you can trial the service at no cost.
Text Marketer support staff are always on hand to answer any queries you may have, so please feel free to call us on 0117 9249207. We’d love to hear from you.
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