A common scenario every winter: a sudden dump of snow makes roads impassable or dangerous. Or a sudden temperature drop during a rainstorm ices over the roads to your school or other class-based business. You need to get the word out FAST that one or several classes are canceled or delayed. But how?
There’s an easy way: ClassJuggler’s built-in texting tool! This highly customizable tool makes it easy to get timely SMS (text) messages to all or a subset of your customers. And you can filter your text message recipient list by certain attributes so that it only goes to the right audience for your message.
For example, you can specify that your closure message be delivered only to:
- Students or parents of a specific class – like, say, the one class that will be affected
- Classes the meet on a certain day or date, particularly helpful when you know that all classes will be canceled because of the weather event
It’s important to pinpoint your audience not only because it makes your messages more likely to be appreciated but because the mobile device owners for whom that message is not important (such as those who don’t have classes the week of your cancellation) may get frustrated enough to block their phone from receiving messages from you.
How to filter your text message to a specific audience within ClassJuggler
For example, let’s say you want to target your text message to only parents whose children attend a certain class. Simply select the class you want to work with, then choose Send Class SMS Text from the Class menu, as shown below:
Learn more about the ClassJuggler SMS Messaging tool:
If you’re a customer, take our next SMS Messaging webinar when one is scheduled. Or you can simply find it within ClassJuggler after you log in right here:
You can also use our robust ClassJuggler Help to learn all about SMS Messaging.
And here’s some extra good news; while some of our competitors charge per message for their clients to use their messaging tool, the SMS messaging tool is totally free to ClassJuggler customers, no matter how many students you have.
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