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Hurricanes, Fires, Tornadoes…Oh my!

Times when employee communication is critical Whether you are responsible for 100 employees or 1,000 employees, effective communication is essential. Being able to communicate with employees quickly and efficiently is especially important during times of high stress or danger. In order to ensure the safety of your employees, you need to develop a practical communication plan that allows […]

One Call Now Acquires cNotify, a Division of Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions

Tech Company announces its second acquisition this year One Call Now, America’s largest message notification provider, has acquired cNotify, the business notification and automated messaging service provided by CBTS (Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions). This is the second acquisition the company has announced this year, recently touting a global expansion and acquisition of an industry award […]

Opportunity Knocks, Does it? Part 1

Opportunity Knocks, Does It? (So, you better eat your OATS) And it keeps on knocking, and knocking and knocking. In fact, in most organizations, there are so many opportunities to do something, anything, that people frequently don’t know where to start. In the business world, companies often go through a “SWOT” (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) […]

Opportunity Knocks, Does It? (Part 2 of 2)

In Part 1 of our article “Opportunity Knocks, Does it?” I discussed the eating your oats (holding periodic “Opportunity Analysis Tool Sessions) – I recommend 1-2 times per year. These sessions are based on something called the Perceived Opportunity Analysis Tool, taught to me by Barry Wolfson, then of the Center for Simplified Strategic Planning. […]

‘Don’t live here!’ How to handle negative online reviews

There are so many things to love about the Internet and its bounty of information. And then there are negative reviews. No matter how hard you work at making residents happy, occasionally someone will post a bad review of your community on social media like Facebook or Twitter, on review sites like Yelp, or on […]

Improving Communication Within Your Business with One Call Now

These days, there’s simply no overstating the importance of sound communication within a business. Communicating effectively with customers and employees alike can help keep a business running smoothly and efficiently. However, as businesses expand, communication is unfortunately one of those things that tend to fall to the wayside. With One Call Now, you can simplify […]

Best Practices for a Fun, Successful Pool Opening

Warmer days and a lot of sunshine means it’s almost time to get your community’s pool open, so residents can start enjoying it. Before you do that, though, make sure the pool is really ready to accommodate swimmers. A pool opening can be fun and successful, if you do some prep work beforehand. Otherwise, you […]

Elkland Search and Rescue

“Elkland Search and Rescue, a nonprofit Search and Rescue team in Pennsylvania is very happy with One Call Now’s service. We are able to activate all of our search team members in the matter of a few minutes of an emergency call out. This has greatly reduced our response time to an emergency situation. Being […]