Why Resistbot partnered with Kind Snacks to promote the Equal Rights Amendment

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The new Equalitybot text-message service will enable Americans to text their support of the ERA ratification to elected state officials in two minutes or less. Back in 2017, Resistbot was created to help us all send our thoughts to elected officials , turning text messages into letters and faxes, and eliminating a whole lot of barriers to communication (time, effort) between citizens and politicians. Read Full Story

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Businesses Most Likely to Use Text For Scheduling and Customer Support

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A majority of businesses that use texting to engage with customers do so for scheduling purposes, with about half using the messaging tool for customer service and support. Companies’ preference for these and other use cases for texting generally aligns with how consumers prefer to be contacted via text, according to a report [download page]… Read More » The post Businesses Most Likely to Use Text For Scheduling and Customer Support appeared first on Marketing Charts .

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The healthcare industry has embraced texting. Here’s one reason that should give you pause

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People ignore text messages when they come repeatedly. Even incredibly important ones. At first glance, the text message seems like the perfect reminder for just about anything. It’s an automated nudge, a way to say, “Hey, remember to do this thing right now.” And given the inundation of text messages and push notifications from every app and service imaginable, you’d assume they must work. Read Full Story

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Super Tuesday texts: How to give your Democratic candidate of choice a last-minute boost

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Peer-to-peer texting platforms make it easy to make a difference. Want to support your candidate on Super Tuesday? Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have the most robust online texting platforms, called “peer-to-peer” texting: You simply follow a few minutes of instructions, and you can start sending text messages to voters online. Here’s how to sign up to help your candidate of choice: Read Full Story

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Reddit will now automatically connect potentially suicidal users with a hotline

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The social network is now automatically connecting its users with posts flagged for self-harm with the text-based suicide prevention hotline Crisis Text Line. Reddit has long been a favored platform for people in emotional distress, with the subreddit r/SuicideWatch dating back to December 2008. Now, the company is taking a more active role in helping struggling users. On Wednesday, Reddit announced it will now automatically send any user with a post flagged for potential self-harm a message with a link to the Crisis Text Line, a text-based suicide prevention hotline. Read Full Story

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Crawled — Currently Not Indexed: A Coverage Status Guide

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Posted by cml63 Google’s Index Coverage report is absolutely fantastic because it gives SEOs clearer insights into Google’s crawling and indexing decisions. Since its roll-out, we use it almost daily at Go Fish Digital to diagnose technical issues at scale for our clients. Within the report, there are many different “statuses” that provide webmasters with information about how Google is handling their site content. While many of the statuses provide some context around Google’s crawling and indexation decisions, one remains unclear: “Crawled — currently not indexed”. Since seeing the “Crawled — currently not indexed” status reported, we’ve heard from several site owners inquiring about its meaning. One of the benefits of working at an agency is being able to get in front of a lot of data, and because we’ve seen this message across multiple accounts, we’ve begun to pick up on trends from reported URLs. Google’s definition Let’s start …

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Hate Trump? Buy this merch to remind people to vote

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Michelle Obama’s necklace isn’t the only accessory urging people to vote. Michelle Obama had one clear message in her keynote at the Democratic National Convention this week: Voting matters, in this election more than ever before. She said that with her speech, but she emphasized it with a gold necklace emblazoned with the word “Vote.” Read Full Story

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