FAWN Leverages Txtsignal Freeze Alerts to Salvage Florida Winter Crops

The State of Florida is known as Snowbirds paradise. With warm, tropical year-around climate, the Sunshine State is often revered as a safe harbor for those seeking shelter from frosty temperatures up north. According to NPR, this is the third year in a row in which “the lower two-thirds of the contiguous U.S. are likely to see warmer-than-average temperatures.”

Despite the forecast for warmer-than-expected Winter weather, Florida farmers take winter months seriously. Though warm weather is expected this season, many of Florida’s staple crops require temperature monitoring to keep them from freezing and potentially dying due to sudden declines in temperature.

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SMS for Churches Part 5: Manage the Day-to-Day

Note: this article is the final installment of our five-part series on how churches and youth groups use text messaging. You can read our fourth article on driving deeper connections here.

When you’re managing a group of 10+ people, being able to get out a quick text message to everyone at the same time is very important. The phrase “everyone on the same page” should come to mind. A text message is the most time-precise, most quickly read communication medium available. Period. 

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SMS for Churches Part 4: Drive Deeper Connections

Note: this article is the fourth of our five-part series on how churches and youth groups use text messaging. You can read our third article on boosting internal communications here.

It’s time to get deep. Look, all of the regular happenings at the church can be fine. A smooth-running Sunday service? Yes please. A lively Wednesday night youth group with fun and whacky activities that still drives home a message? It’s what every youth leader hopes for every week. Lovely weather at the Fall Festival with families coming together and children playing? These traditions are part of the community that is a church. 

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SMS for Churches Part 3: Boost Internal Communications

Note: this article is the third of our five-part series on how churches and youth groups use text messaging. You can read our second article on increasing your congregation’s engagement here.

In a church, internal communications obviously means the pastors and staff, but it can also mean the senior leaders, small group leader, Sunday school teachers, ushers, and volunteers. With good communications, a pastor’s Saturday night can be just a little more restful. With good communications, leaders are able to make sure that the service comes together. Ok, how?

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SMS for Churches Part 2: Increase Your Engagement

Note: this article is the second of our five-part series on how churches and youth groups use text messaging. You can read our first article on getting more from your events here.

At the heart of a regularly-scheduled service is engagement with your congregation. Text messaging can be a good fit for increasing engagement with a device that’s right in your guests’ pockets.

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SMS for Churches Part 1: Get More From Your Events

A church congregation is a valuable community that anyone can take part in. In order for any community to commune, you need good communications.

These days, the fastest and most reliable form of communications is SMS (text) messaging. For a decade, we at txtsignal have proudly served churches and youth groups with quality, easy-to-use communication tools and super fast messaging. 

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5 Tips for Beating Slow Seasons with Text Message Marketing

Some businesses are seasonal.

That’s a fact of life, business owners know that going in, and the common thinking says that owners just have to wait.

When the money stops flowing, it’s easy to feel powerless, like you’re subject to the cyclical nature of seasonality, and all you can do is wait it out and tighten your belt until it’s your time again.

Luckily, that does not have to be the case!

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