MobileCommons

Mass SMS Tool

Mobile Commons/Upland Mobile Messaging is a mass SMS tool that allows users to text anyone who has opted into the platform. The text comes from a 5-digit short code.

Compared To

CallHub, Handraiser

Meant for

Digital Team

Problem it Solves

How do I mass communicate with people who are engaged with the campaign and get a higher contact rate from my message (as well as a higher activation rate than other channels), as well as automate a lot of the conversations so I can communicate with more people?

Use Case

A campaign digital team wants to quickly recruit for events (both local and statewide) — so they set up a short code and opt-in keywords to get people to opt in. Once people opt into the SMS program, they can then be texted about events happening — and they can RSVP within a flow.

Biggest Drawback

It’s expensive — and they usually ask for 12-month contracts, which is inconvenient for a campaign.

Does it Sync with NGPVAN?

Not currently but syncs with ActBlue and BSD to automatically opt in people from those forms.

Pricing

$$$$

How Much Does this Cost?

The standard entry-level pricing is $2,000/month for a 12-month contract and 100,000 SMS only (no MMS) per month.

Longer contracts can be less expensive and come with value-add ons that make it worthwhile.

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