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The Science and Art of Snow Days

When the weather forecast calls for snow, many households are abuzz with the question, “Will they or won’t they cancel school?” While snow day calls may sometimes seems arbitrary, there’s actually a method to the madness, and it starts long before that first snowflake falls. Let’s take a closer look. A Science-Backed Art There are […]

Why Accurate, Timely Messages are Crucial During an Emergency

Emergency notification systems through email and phone have become an integral part of instant messaging. Colleges send out text messages warning students of serious incidents on campus, local authorities send out severe weather alerts, and police often send messages to those who have signed up to receive information during community emergencies. While the number of […]

The Communication Hack that Could Save Your Organization Hours of Time

Especially during political seasons, I often hear friends complain about getting numerous automated calls, often referred to as “robocalls”.  Unfortunately, frustration with robocalls can interfere with general understanding of the underlying technology delivering them. While most robocalls are an annoyance, the technology used to deliver them has incredible potential to deliver messages that are urgent, […]

What Everyone Can Learn from Robocalling

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 robocalls can interfere with general understanding of the underlying technology delivering them. While most […]

You talkin’ to me? No soup for you!

School newsletters are going out yet again reminding parents to pay their kids’ school fees for the year. They’re due in September… it’s now April and most schools are thousands of dollars short. That’s a lot of money and I’m sure many of the parents who owe fees don’t realize that they’re the ones who […]

Housing Inspections – The Brilliance of a No-Surprises Strategy

I once had a boss who told me it was my job to make sure he was never surprised. I thought that was odd, but over time I realized it was brilliant… because nobody likes a bad surprise. When it comes to student housing inspections, it’s likely that nothing would surprise your team. But your […]

Make Your Property the Total Package

Property managers get a lot of packages for their residents. Trying to notify these residents and make sure everyone gets what they ordered in a timely manner can be difficult, frustrating, and time-consuming. However, there are ways to improve the transfer of delivered packages from property managers to their residents. The Survey Says… According to […]

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 […]