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Aug 2015

Subgroups in Class Messenger

The ability to create a subgroup in your Class or Staffroom is important which is why from day one we’ve always allowed Members to choose categories of people to message like All Members, Teachers, Parents or Students.  After that, we added Multi Class messaging to allow you to create a message one time…but then select […]

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12
Aug 2015

Why NOT to use Google Forms

Don’t get us wrong.  We LOVE Google Classroom for a bunch of reasons but if you’re trying to do any of the following: quickly get Volunteers collect Order forms do a Survey track Donations Then PLEASE give the specialized messaging in our service a shot instead of Google Forms.  It will save you tons of […]

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26
Jun 2015

Volunteer messaging part deux!

People loved the IDEA of our Volunteer messaging but our execution of it was only decent.  That changes in late July when we roll out everything you wanted in a Volunteer system.  Here’s a preview.  Note the multiple roles, the ‘stop when goal is met’ option so you don’t get more people volunteering for things […]

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24
Jun 2015

What’s the point of Class Messenger if your Parents just love email?

Let’s suppose you have Parents who, no matter how much better it will make communication with you, are ‘stuck’ on email and won’t ever sign up or use our app.  What’s the point of Class Messenger if they just want email? Why? 1.  They don’t need to sign up or log in…just bang in their […]

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22
Jun 2015

Staff Messenger is now simply called a Staffroom

When we launched Staff Messenger last year to allow Teachers, Admins and Volunteers to create a private communication network within the Class Messenger product, we gave it a bit of an awkward name.  Today we are changing it to simply Staffroom.  Which is really what it is.  It’s not a chat feature but a full […]

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