This post was originally published on the Campaign For America’s Health Centers’ blog. The campaign is a project of the National Association of Community Health Centers, an umbrella group that helps address the needs of more than 9,000 community health centers across all 50 US states. Lower-income and minority populations are notoriously difficult to reach [...]
It’s even easier than you may have realized to connect hundreds of thousands of your supporters with their Congressional representatives. Earlier this month, we launched Mobile Commons Advocacy, a plug-and-play tool that makes it simple for organizations to drive phone calls to Congress and affect legislators’ opinions. But at Mobile Commons, we’re never satisfied with [...]
A mobile marketing campaign can have incredible results – but how exactly does it work? In this video, we give you a brief overview of the Mobile Commons platform. We show you how simple it is to start sending and receiving text messages with your target audience. Check it out!
How would you have fared as a civil rights activist in 1961? Would you have sat by the sidelines as other students stood up for their freedoms? Or would you have added your voice to the cause – and faced the consequences? To celebrate Martin Luther King Day, DoSomething.org has created an immersive text message [...]
Sam McKelvie is the head of Mobile Strategy, dedicated to helping customers use text messaging to accomplish their goals. On Friday, November 30th, she and Mal McKay, Lead Developer, presented at RootsCamp 2012. Coming out of this year’s election, RootsCamp was supercharged with activists and technologists gathered to share best practices in political organizing. More [...]
Our client St. Jude has the heartbreaking, inspiring mission of working to save children with life-threatening illnesses. This week, they launched a new video with their partner Expedia, providing a snapshot into the story behind one girl they saved – and how her life was touched by a friend she met who passed. As a [...]
We hope you’re staying dry, safe and out of Sandy’s way. Despite the impending storm, Mobile Commons is hard at work to make sure all our clients have the proper tools to reach their mobile subscribers on the East Coast. In times of natural disasters or emergencies, SMS is a very effective way to reach [...]
Adolescents and young adults are known to be unreliable when it comes to taking their medicine. They’re four times more likely than adults to forget to take their medication or to take it at the wrong time. That can be a problem with any kind of illness – but is particularly life-threatening when the young [...]
In a new TED Talk, DoSomething.org CEO Nancy Lublin unveils a world-changing idea: a text crisis hotline for teens. Lublin is working to launch a service where teens can text in their urgent issues and receive immediate help from a counselor. “I think [a mobile phone] might be a lifeline. I think it might be [...]
In this How To video, we walk you through how to schedule a new broadcast to your mobile list from the Mobile Commons system.