Why Every College/University Should Be Using SMS

College student text messaging

Like most schools, you probably  use email, Facebook, and Twitter to communicate with students. Whether you’re sending out a crime alert, upcoming payment reminder, or promoting an on-campus event, these three channels are the most widely used forms of communication amongst colleges and universities. Why do you think that is? Is email really the best way to reach college students in a moments notice? What about Facebook? Twitter?

According to experts, there’s an even more effective way of contacting and being contacted by students – [...]

SMS is dead, yeah right!

We’ve all heard the hype over the past 10 years with media and bloggers proclaiming that today is the day SMS died. Heard these before…

  • MMS will kill SMS
  • ‘Push to talk’ will kill SMS (actual quote from a  Telco executive)
  • Blackberry Messenger will kill SMS
  • Email on Smart Phones will kill SMS
  • iMessage has killed TXT

Poor wee 160 character SMS/TXT messaging  is the first victim in the marketing of any new service and the first to be bullied in the media and by bloggers.  It’s a simple victim too.  It doesn’t  need the spotlight, nor want it.  It cant afford the spotlight as there is no owner of it with a huge marketing [...]

How are our customers using SMS TXT messaging?

Bulletin has been helping users reach their teams and customers for over 15 years.  

Real Estate

  • Listings
  • Home updates
  • Open Homes
  • SMS for Quick Property Info
  • Appointment reminders
  • Agent communications
  • Sale announcements


  • Announcing new products/hours/sales
  • VIP Club communications

Call Centre

  • Message forwarding
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Overdue account alerts


  • Balance Updates
  • Two Factor Authentication
  • Deposit Alerts
  • Overdue account alerts
  • Emergency communications to staff

Utility Company

  • Usage Updates
  • Brown Out Alerts
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Overdue account reminders


  • Appointment reminders
  • Payment reminders
  • Openings in schedule
  • Checkup reminders
  • Overdue account reminders


  • Happy hours
  • Pop-Up Events
  • Booking confirmations
  • Building rapport


  • Appointment reminders
  • Annual registration renewals
  • Payment reminders


  • Alerts
  • Reminders
  • Prayer/Quotes
  • Motivations


  • Appointment Reminders
  • Public Feedback
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Alerts


  • Tee/Court reminders
  • Change of venue and closures
  • Team Communications


  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Alerts
  • Sports/Events
  • Class changes
  • Truancy
  • Lock downs

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