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SMS text messages for associations and other institutions. Uses for SMS text messages

Although they seem to have been forgotten, SMS text messages are increasingly being used by associations. There are many institutions and communities that do not hesitate to use texts so that their members can stay informed and aware of all the latest news related to their activities. 

Herein we tell you about some of its current uses and the ways you can take advantage of this messaging tool.

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Publication: 08.08.2019
Última modificación: 06.21.2022
Categories: SMS services

SMS: One of the most effective channels of communication. SMS text messages for associations and other institutions

Text messages have been found to achieve a high rate of dissemination. We know that it reaches users immediately, and some texts can even be customized. They are very important when it comes to facilitating coordination and organization among the members of an association or institution.

First of all, text messages make it possible to send out news to all association members in real time. 

They often make it possible to send out reminders and notices about the status of a process (such as a complaint or a suggestion). 

They can also be used to inform members about new regulations, opinion surveys or voting intentions as well as changes taking place internally, by attaching a link that leads to a PDF document with the necessary information.

Text messages for associations and other institutions. Uses for SMS text messages.

Secondly, they make it possible to report last-minute changes in specific events (such as a meeting among members). 

They can also be used to report when certain team members are absent, as well as providing notices on the status of certain projects currently under way. 

These messages can also be used to send reminders to members of talks to be given for charitable purposes.

Thirdly, we would like to highlight the use of text messages for potential members who are also customers. In such instances, these messages can make it easier to send out passwords or provide information on transactions or expenditures. 

They are also perfect for sending out codes or reference numbers when acquiring such items as tickets to certain events. You can even attach QR codes to allow fast and easy access.

Take a look at our blog article, in which we discuss SMS text messages with QR codes.

Sending text messages, for institutions.

Did you know that text messages are even used frequently in the health care system? Some, such as the health system in the region of Castilla y León, already starting using them in 2010.

At the same time, it is very important to know about text messages when creating campaigns, whether for members of the institution or to people outside the inner circle. 

For example, did you know that they can be very useful when raising funds for your association or NGO? To a certain extent, there are already methods for institutions to send out texts to raise donor funds without paying commissions.

Though texts seem like just brief messages, we know that they contain enough characters to stir action among users. In a way, they make it easier to increase member loyalty in different associations, as well as facilitating the recruitment of new members.

Text messages are on the rise among associations in different sectors, so you should not hesitate to use them.

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