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    Mobile Commons Featured by NYC Gov as a “Leading Digital Company”

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    We were honored to receive a letter from Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer of New York City, featuring Mobile Commons as one of the “100 leading digital companies” that make New York their home. The letter came as part of NYC’s just-released “Made In New York” Digital Jobs Map. The map highlights hundreds of tech…

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    How to Report Spam Text Messages

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    Mobile messaging is one of people’s preferred ways to communicate with friends, family and their favorite organizations and companies. Because mobile messaging is regulated by carriers and industry watch groups, the incidence of spam on short codes is extremely low. As a consequence, messaging is remarkably spam-free compared to other popular communications channels, like email.…

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    Mobile Commons at the Stanford Mobile Health 2012 Conference

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    The Mobile Health 2012 conference at Stanford recently wrapped up two days of great conversation about the way mobile technology is changing the face of healthcare. As a conference sponsor, we were especially proud to sponsor the keynote given by Weight Watchers CEO David Kirchhoff. Businessman, innovator, and author of a recent book on weight…

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    Mobile Marketer Introduces Mobile Commons for Health

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    A new piece in Mobile Marketer provides a great introduction to Mobile Commons’ recently-launched health care edition. In addition to describing our new offerings, the article gives a detailed rundown of the National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT initiative, which provides personalized text message support for smokers trying to quit. And it goes on to describe how…

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    Working America Helps Voters Report Problems with Mobile Messaging

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    Here’s a great example of how a text message campaign can encourage supporters to become reporters – informing people about important developments right as they happen. A new Pennsylvania law was recently passed that would require voters to show ID before voting. Working America is concerned that the law may have a negative effect on…

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    Winning Wireless – A Preview of Michael Sabat’s Training for Netroots Nation

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    This piece, by Mobile Commons’ VP of Business Development Michael Sabat, was originally posted on the Netroots Foundation blog. Michael will be offering a training in mobile strategy as part of Netroots Nation, from June 7-10, 2012.  Click here to register now. Text messaging is already the de facto way our society communicates. People text…

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    Texty Librarians Mobile-ize Support with Congressional Phone Calls

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    The American Library Association has developed a smart new way to reach supporters. They’re offering a text message alert system that will make it easy for people to take action on the library’s behalf. According to an article in The Digital Shift Each month, subscribers will receive an estimated 2 to 3 text message action…

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    New Mobile Commons Platform Upgrade Makes it Even Easier to Run a Mobile Campaign

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    We’re announcing today a major step in our mission to make it easy for our customers to run their mobile campaigns. As of today, we are introducing an upgraded, simplified, and just plain better-looking version of the Mobile Commons platform. Read below for a few of our new features, as well as some screenshots of…

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    Mobile Commons Launches New Health Care Edition

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    We’re excited to announce today the launch of our new healthcare edition – Mobile Commons for Health. We’ve distilled the best practices learned from years of work in mobile health, and made it even easier for health care organizations to launch their mobile campaigns. The Incredible Potential of Mobile Health Over the last few years,…

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    National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT Helps Smokers Countdown to Quitting

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    We’ve been seeing a lot recently how tremendously successful text messages are as a tool for helping smokers quit. Text message campaigns are used in cities like New York and Louisville, and research shows how effective it is – sometimes even doubling quit rates. Now there’s a nationwide smoking cessation service that’s designed for teens and young adults in the…

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