Text messaging is hands down the best channel for corporate internal communications. Not only is it more effective than other channels because text messages get opened and read almost instantaneously, but studies show people prefer it. It’s the obvious choice for urgent notifications like inclement weather warnings, but it’s also perfect for corporate announcements and reminders. Multiple studies back this up.
Category: Safety and Emergency
How Blattner Energy Uses TextMarks SMS to Streamline Communications, Enhance Safety, and Control Costs
Blattner Energy turned to TextMarks when it needed to streamline communications with large numbers of employees, many of whom are spread across large job sites. Effective communications not only boosted productivity, but also enhanced employee safety.
While texting is often seen as an incredibly effective marketing tool, here are 3 ways texting can enhance your organization’s internal communications.
Text Messaging for Emergencies
If you have an emergency in your office or out in the field, text messaging needs to be part of your organization’s internal communication strategy.
With open rates as high as 98% compared to just 20% for emails, text messaging (SMS) is more effective as an internal communication tool for work.
Effective employee communications can be difficult, no matter how well organized and diligent you are. Ask any human resources or information technology executive about getting employees to acknowledge a change or to get something done by a due date — you will no doubt hear some war stories…
Essential tips for maintaining organizational operations and keeping employees, contractors, and vendors informed (such as via text messaging) during a shelter in place order.