|Sent time:||Friday, November 04, 2011 10:38:41 AM|
|Subject:||Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Fwd: MobileMatters|
On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:25 PM, Victoria Sobel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> hey dallas this is actually all the info i have, i was approached by this
> woman at the park the other night. so maybe just check out their site and
> shoot her an email saying i passed along the info :)
> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:18 AM, Dallas <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I want to check this out.
>> please email me direct at firstname.lastname@example.org
>> great to alert shooters to actions and need for media coverage.
>> On Nov 3, 2011 9:38 PM, "Victoria Sobel" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> hey guys here's that texting service i was talking about, here's the info-
>> this would probably be useful for coordinating efforts even larger than our
>> own! is anyone interested in helping follow up? this kind of thing really
>> isnt up my alley and i have no idea how to help besides spreading the word!
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Dayna R <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:55 PM
>> Subject: MobileMatters
>> To: email@example.com
>> Hey Victoria!
>> We met yesterday I just wanted to follow up with you on Mobile Matters.
>> Here's the website where you can read more about what they do:
>> I'm friendly with the people who run it, so I emailed asking about how
>> much it would cost if OWS was interested in using the service and they said
>> it would be free. Also:
>> Dayna, we can def help out. There won't be any costs involved, just time.
>> We can get you started and strategize re: how to get people to opt in for
>> alerts, etc., and ultimately its best for someone who's computer savvy to
>> train on the platform and learn how to send out alerts from the
>> MobileMatters platform. Andrew or myself will be in touch soon with more
>> details. Glad you reached out. We are happy to help.
>> Andrew did follow up with more details (I'm not sure what FB group he's
>> referring to, so don't worry about that):
>> I would like to set up a text alert system for everyone in the fB group,
>> to serve as another way to keep everyone informed, and to alert members in
>> Text messages have a near-100% "open/read rate". When you get a text, you
>> see it, and read it. That is a huge differentiator between Facebook posts,
>> "tweets", etc.
>> Let's jump on a call to discuss. I can set up the text campaign very
>> easily (e.g. "text OCCUPY to 55678"). From there, you/others. can send out
>> text alerts at any time. I'll set up a username/password for you guys at
>> MobileMatters.org and you'll be good to go.
>> Lastly, we have a fB app that allows folks to sign up for text alerts
>> right from the fB page. Real cool.
>> I think it would be a great way for things like directing marches, letting
>> people know when certain big events and meetings are happening, etc. It can
>> even be used as an emergency call for reinforcements since we should be able
>> to break it out into sub-accounts depending on alert type.
>> What do you think?
>> Hope to see you soon,
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