There are a lot of questions that come up when an organization decides to start texting students, and we hear them all! When should I send messages? Who should respond to students? How many messages is too many messages? The list goes on and on. One of the most common questions we are asked is whether students should opt in or opt out. What's the difference, and which should your program choose?
The contract is signed, the texting program is created, the staff is trained, and now it’s officially Signal Vine Launch Day! Today’s the day you start sending text messages to your students - and they start texting you back.
Congratulations! You’ve jumped through the administrative hoops and you’re finally ready to start texting your students! We know you have a lot of great information to send out, but you want to make sure your messages are relevant and don’t fall into the TL;DR trap. The beauty of a text message is that it’s short, sweet, and to the point, so here are a few tips and tricks to get your information out there in 160 characters or less.