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One Call Now Notification System Puts An End To Lunch Shaming

The Hayward Unified School District, with more than 20,000 students in 31 schools in San Francisco’s East Bay, knew it needed a new approach to notifying families about owed balances for school lunches. The district used mailed notices to notify families to apply for free and reduced-price lunches or to pay outstanding balances. In some […]

Package Season is Here… Are You Ready?

It’s that time of year when rental offices everywhere overflow with packages for residents. Sorting them and notifying residents can be difficult, frustrating, and time-consuming. However, there are ways to streamline the process. The Survey Says… According to a recent survey from NMHC/Kinsley, apartment communities can get up to 100 packages every week. When the holidays […]

Is Your School Ready? Rancho Tehama Elementary School Was

It is every parent, teacher and school administrator’s worst nightmare: an active shooter is loose in the halls of your school. Are you 100 percent certain that everyone will know what to do, how to react and keep children and teachers safe in the event of an emergency of this magnitude? A school in California […]

Give Your Religious Community Communication Plan a Health Check

It’s tough to build engagement and a relationship with people you only see a few hours a week, so how do you stay in contact during the days when people are not in your building? Having an effective communication strategy for your faith community can be the key to getting more volunteers, encouraging involvement and […]

The Power of One Call Now: How it Works

Take a minute to view our new video explaining the power of One Call Now. Pass it on to others who could benefit from an effective, inexpensive group communication solution. One Call Now – How It Works from One Call Now on Vimeo. To learn more, check out our article, One Call Now, How it […]

Water Safety

Most Americans gave little thought to whether their drinking water was safe prior to this past spring. After all, it seemed only natural to rely on our country’s rigorous regulations to protect us from the dangers of unsafe drinking water. However, all of that changed with the Flint water crisis. But if you think that […]

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Budget Season

As a residential property manager, you’re likely already gearing up for the 2017 budget season. As busy as property managers are with the many hats they wear — marketing and sales, screening prospective residents, assisting with all manner of residents requests, and more — most understand that putting together a solid budget is critical for […]

Robocalls Versus Automated Messaging Services: Setting the Record Straight

For millions of Americans, the arrival of election season means the chance to cast their votes and have a say in the country’s governance. But it can also mean something far less auspicious at the same time: Robocalls. Unfortunately, frustration with robo calling can also interfere with public understanding of another practice aimed at disseminating […]

Robocalls vs. Automated Voice Messages: What Gives?

Answering the phone and hearing the familiar voice of a far-off friend is one of life’s great small pleasures. Conversely, a ring that turns out to be a prerecorded, unsolicited “robocall,” can be one of life’s greatest frustrations. Have you ever stopped to wonder what differentiates these nuisance calls from other types of automated notification […]