A cool update to a classic, using text messaging. The book was written by SMJ Crimp and illustrated by Arielle Jessop ($5.99 kindle edition on Amazon).
OMGoodness, LOL, Alice a direct descendent of the original wonderland character lives in New York and finds her own Wonderland in Central Park while wondering with her 303 (Mum). Little Alice then tells the tale in txt language to her BF who writes it down in her cell phone. Alice, who is NARK (not a rich kid) btw inherits her piano teachers West Side apartment and moves from the Bronx. She loves the Yankee’s, Juicy clothes, Dylan’s candy bar, and of course Alice’s T cup. This is a great story for anyone who loves to text and for kids of all ages. It is inspired by the genius of Lewis Carroll and is a must read for anyone who loves New York and the original Alice too!
Snippet from the Article:
“Alice’s Adventures in NYC Wonderland – The Text Generation” tells the story of “Little” Alice, a typical New York City teen who “luvs” her iPhone, “Fbook,” Harry Potter, Juicy Couture clothes and Dylan’s Candy Bar. She was born in the Bronx (like J.Lo + Sean P!), but moves to the Upper West Side. Read more: http://www.dnainfo.com/20110913/midtown/author-rewrites-alice-wonderland-text-messages#ixzz1Xu0Bo7G3
Found on DNAInfo.com
Event Text Messaging
This 10 slide deck goes over 5 ways text messaging can be used to improve events and conferences by utilizing text to screen technologies. Using text to screen (aka text 2 screen or text-to-screen) makes an event more interactive and enables anyone in the audience to get involved, creating an enhanced event experience for event organizers and managers.
99% of All Mobile Phones Are Text Messaging Enabled.
If you are a business owner or manager and you want to be truly accessible to your customers or employees, being text message enabled is paramount. There are many different types of text messaging service providers, but proceed with caution. The cheapest is not always the best. Determine your goals, your level of technical expertise and find a text messaging application service provider who can handle your needs to get you implemented and manage customer service when you or your employees have questions later.
People often want to see the “proof” that something is worth doing and in business it makes even more sense. If you’re going to dive in, especially where a new technology or process is concerned, it helps to know that something is proven and will be used.
There’s a recent Mosio blog post called The Competitive Advantages of Mobile Text Messaging: Stats, Facts and Figures that lists some great reasons why businesses should care with one specific fact: Customers are texting more than they are talking on the phone. They text with friends, family and co-workers. Companies who implement text messaging capabilities into their service offerings, whether it is for customer service, market research, answering questions or taking orders have an immediate advantage over the competition. The key is to choose the right vendor, which is another post in and of itself.
We’ve listed a few facts below for you and you can see the rest by visiting the link above.
“44 percent of consumers surveyed said they would rather receive product information and other marketing messages through SMS campaigns than via any other channel.”
– Direct Marketing Association, July 2008
“Texting Is an Underutilized Customer Engagement Tool“
– Article by 1to1 Media, Insight and Best Practices from the Customer Strategy Experts
The Business Text Messaging Blog