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Using Outlook to Send Text Messages

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 13, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Modern day communication provides companies and individuals with a gateway towards a long-lasting, fruitful, and beneficial relationship, regardless of the area or industry in which it is used, from relationships between customers and their favorite brand, property managers and the businesses or individuals renting their buildings, to relationships between businesses and their employees, and everything in between. Whether we are talking about internal communications to select groups of employees or tenants of a commercial real estate building, the ability to send mass notifications is now a requested feature from all mass communications solutions, a feature that helps businesses save a lot of time and money when conducting their activities.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, texting, Outlook

How To Know If You Need To Upgrade Your Mass Notification System

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 31, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Organizations of all sizes and cultures see the value in preparing for emergencies. In fact, recent research indicates that a whopping 86% of American organizations have an emergency communications plan in place. Undoubtedly this is the case because time and again they have been proven to be the backbone of a facility’s communication infrastructure. However, utilizing an emergency communication plan with a mass notification system greatly increases efficiencies within your organization.

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Topics: Mass Notification System

How To Implement A Mass Notification System

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 30, 2018 6:00:00 AM

In practical terms, a mass notification system is a rapid-response system designed for internal communication to broadcast notifications to pre-subscribed individuals, mostly employees, thus keeping them informed before, during or after some specific events.

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How to Easily Keep Staff, Customers, and Key Stakeholders Informed During Critical Incidents

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Apr 11, 2018 9:27:19 AM

Critical incidents often occur with little or no warning and need to be addressed immediately and professionally. In the event of a critical incident it is important to have the correct measures in place in order to keep all parties informed and updated with all details available in real time. Failure to communicate during a critical incident can create insecurity and deeper problems right across the board for businesses.

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Topics: business continuity, crisis communications, Emergency Notification System, Mass Notification System, RedFlag

Hawaii Crisis Communication Case Study: What We Can Learn from the Hawaii Missile False Alarm

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Jan 15, 2018 12:45:29 PM

On Saturday, January 13th, the Hawaii State government faced a difficult crisis communication mishap. A mass emergency alert was broadcast to everyone in the state saying a nuclear missile was inbound toward Hawaii. Residents and visitors sought out shelter. The problem was that the message turned out to be a false alarm. A state agency was doing an internal drill about emergency preparedness, and the wrong button was pushed.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, News, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology, Trending

How to easily collect and maintain the right tenant data

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 12, 2017 9:36:57 AM

As a property manager, you might know a thing or two about maintaining tenant data.

In fact, you probably spend more time than you want to collecting, storing, and organizing information.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology, Trending

Using Technology to Effectively Respond to Inclement Weather: What Harvey Taught Us About Hurricane Communication

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Sep 19, 2017 2:59:08 PM

Hurricane season is here, and it is important to be prepared to respond effectively if bad weather hits your area. The forecast for the 2017’s hurricane season has been updated with more active storms predicted; the NOAA now expects 14-19 total named storms in the Atlantic. We’ve already had more than a year’s worth of named storms when you look at the long-term average, and we're just past the midpoint of the season. Having a crisis communication plan and effective response, complete with the tools available today for instantaneous, consistent and reliable messaging is imperative.

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Topics: Emergency Notification System, Emergency Preparedness Plan, Mass Notification System, News, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology, Trending

How Lincoln Military Housing Increased Tenant Satisfaction with the RedFlag Notification System

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Aug 17, 2017 3:16:31 PM

THE PROBLEM: INEFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION TO TENANTS

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Topics: Mass Notification System, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology

How JLL Made Safety and Security a Top Priority with RedFlag Notification System

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Aug 15, 2017 3:58:56 PM

THE PROBLEM: COMMUNICATING TO MULTIPLE TENANTS

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Topics: Business, Mass Notification System, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology

3 Non-Negotiables Your Tenant Communication System Must Have

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Jul 20, 2017 3:09:37 PM

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Topics: Business, Mass Notification System, Pocketstop, RedFlag, Technology, Trending