The AARP is heading out on its nationwide You’ve Earned a Say bus tour to give seniors a voice in the upcoming election. And they’re using text to spread the word. Focusing on Social Security and Medicare, the bus tour will ask seniors from both parties to urge their candidates to make these issues a [...]
Yesterday the Obama campaign announced that they will accept political donations over text – a landmark ruling that opens up the political process to millions. Now anybody can donate to the Obama campaign merely by texting GIVE to 62262. The announcement generated news in major media outlets around the country. We were excited to see a [...]
Our CEO, Jed Alpert, spoke to American Express OpenForum about how a mobile campaign can improve your direct mail outreach. Direct mail marketing has been a staple tool for small businesses for decades. But a mobile campaign can achieve many of the same results as Direct Mail – for less money and with more measurable [...]
Capital New York just published an article about what the Obama campaign’s new text donations mean for New York City politics – and they feature our CEO, Jed Alpert. As you probably know, the Obama campaign just announced that they will accept mobile donations over text – a landmark ruling that opens up the political process [...]
Today, the Obama campaign announced the huge news that they will be accepting political donations over text message – the first campaign in history to do so. That means anybody can now donate $10 to Obama straight from their mobile phones. This marks what the Chicago Tribune calls “the beginning of what could be a [...]
Today the Nonprofit Quarterly published an article that highlights mobile as “a simple, inexpensive way for nonprofits to reach their constituents” – and features the work of Mobile Commons and our customers. Any article that calls text campaigns “sexy” is all right by us, but the NQ piece also provides a great overview of the [...]
This Wednesday, at the MediaPost Mobile Insider Summit, our CEO Jed Alpert will be discussing how mobile can help your organization connect with your target consumers. Jed’s speaking on the Authors Roundtable. He and three other recent authors will be sharing their thoughts about which brands have developed successful mobile strategies, and what a world [...]
As part of its Wireless Issue, Time featured Mobile Commons and our CEO, Jed Alpert. In an article entitled “Doing Good By Texting,” Time writer Kate Pickert explores how mobile can be used to bring about social change. She writes, To understand what makes the cell phone such a uniquely powerful tool for community organizing [...]
We announced earlier in the week that the MTA’s revolutionary Bus Time program had passed a major milestone – one million incoming texts. As Bus Time spreads from Staten Island throughout New York’s 5 boroughs, the milestone proves that the program is being adopted and used by commuters. Below are a few of the press highlights. [...]
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