2014 Redrock Software Conference Messages Messages are a way for you to manually send an email to students through the Trac product. Messages can be sent to a particular student, or to an entire group of students. Before sending messages, you need to create the message types, and indicate which groups can send which types of messages.
2014 Redrock Software Conference Text Alerts Text Alerts allow you to : Send appointment confirmation/cancellations via text Remind Students/Consultants of their appointment by text shortly before the appointment time. Send a text to Students currently visiting your Center. Broadcast messages by text to Students who have “opted in”
2014 Redrock Software Conference “Opting In” to Text Alerts Students can “opt in” to receiving text alerts from their main menu by sending a text to the address generated. Once Activated, Students can determine the amount of time prior to their appointment they want to receive the text alert.
2014 Redrock Software Conference “Opting In” to Text Alerts(cont’d) Administrators can also assist students looking to opt in to text alerts by generating the activation code on the student profile.
2014 Redrock Software Conference Sending Text Messages to Students Option 1: To broadcast a message to all students that have opted in to text messages, search for the students, and choose to send a note. You can then choose to send a text message as the note format.
2014 Redrock Software Conference Sending Text Messages to Students Option 2: Students that have opted in to receive center bulletins can be texted when they visit a center.
2014 Redrock Software Conference Sending Text Messages From Kiosk Option 3: If there is a “Wait” a student can then opted in to receive a text message when their Consultant is ready to see them. *ONLY IN KIOSK MODE
2014 Redrock Software Conference Sending Text Messages From Kiosk(cont’d) On the next screen they will receive a confirmation of their phone number that has been recorded when a Student had “Opt In”
2014 Redrock Software Conference Sending Text Messages From Kiosk(cont’d) Then as a administrator or front desk worker you can then alert the student via Text.
2014 Redrock Software Conference Conclusion There are a lot of different ways to keep Students and Consultants notified about appointments coming up, or other information that they need to stay up to date with their appointments and visits. Take advantage of the options that you have! Redrock Software