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Privacy Alert: Preventing Peeping iToms

I’m a proponent of good communication, whether it’s in my personal relationships or my work for One Call Now, a telecommunications notification provider. However, I’m also a protective mama bear so when I received a heads up about social media sites such as Facebook geo-tagging my photos and what that could mean for the privacy […]

Negative Temperatures, Positive Communications

Several records were set this week at the office. One was for the coldest temperatures the area had seen in over twenty years. Another was for the number of calls we sent on behalf of our clients in one day – over 3 million. Yep, three million phones buzzed that day letting people know about […]

So, what’s up for Earth Day? My Call Now!

The other day a friend emailed and asked, “So, what are you guys doing for Earth Day?” I didn’t know how to respond. I just don’t think about the concept in terms of a single day. But, the question piqued my curiosity, so I did a Google search on the subject. It yielded lots of […]

One Call Now Chosen as Charter Advantage Partner for Parent Notification Services

One Call Now Celebrates CCSA Schools by Offering $1.50/Student Service The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) marks its 20th year helping charter schools succeed and as a Charter Advantage partner, One Call Now is excited to help them celebrate by providing CCSA members access to One Call Now’s robust parent notification services for just $1.50 […]

Record Growth, Awards Cap Off Year for One Call Now

One Call Now, the Nation’s Largest and Fastest Growing Notification Service Provider, Serving 55 Million Americans, reports another record year of growth in 2012. Once again the company made Inc. magazine’s “Inc5000,” honoring the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. As a five-time honoree, One Call Now was added to Inc.’s “Honor Roll,” a distinction few companies […]

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 […]

Speaking up for Safer Schools

Every day, countless children attend school and are ruthlessly harassed. Untold others bring weapons to school, threatening to harm their peers. Still other innumerable youth attempt suicide. And sometimes, disregarded threats become terrifying reality. We’ll never have precise statistics to assign to these unsettling truths. Even more sobering are the questions we ask after tragedy […]

Making the Call to Close School… with an App!

Weather is finicky at best in the winter months—this year more than most. Pinpointing whether climate conditions merit a school delay or closing can be a daunting task without a parent notification system. The ability to assess the situation early in the morning (versus the night before) and choosing to use a notification system to […]