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99.8% of all College Students Have a Cell Phone according to Ball State Study

Dec 9, 2011   //   by admin   //   Higher Education, Virtual Queuing Systems

Text messaging is one of the main reasons students have been switching their computing and communication needs over to their phones. According to Hanley’s research, 97 percent of the students he surveyed used text messaging as their main form of communication. This important fact emphasis the value proposition for universities and colleges to invest in student centered technology such as Student Q or Guest Text,  higher education waiting line management systems that integrates SMS text messaging and LCD displays to create virtual waiting lines so students don’t have to stand in long lines. A study performed at Ball State University found that 99.8 percent of college students now have some kind of cell phone, and that smart phones are accounting for more of their electronic and computing needs than ever before. The study was conducted by Michael Hanley, director of Ball State’s Institute for Mobile Media Research. Hanley began the […]

Mobile Technologies Offer Restaurants a High Return on Investment

Dec 9, 2011   //   by admin   //   Restaurant Solutions, SMS Mobile Technology

The restaurant industry continues to struggle through the great a recession. John Long, the President and founder of Guest Text is a seasoned veteran of the restaurant industry and a key strategy to his success is leveraging the benefits technologies can bring to bear. John knows first hand what’s required to successfully operate a restaurant in these difficult economic conditions. He’s restaurant, Flat Rock Grill, is thriving in an other wise difficult economy. His approach is a consistent delivery of high quality services and exceptional value. That only goes so far when your customer base has shrunk as a result of the recession. He also is an avid believer is the power of technology, partiulary mobile technology such as SMS text messaging and the mobile web. So much so he has developed a suite of mobile solutions for the restaurant industry. His turn key solution is Guest Text. Guest Text […]

Higher Education and Cell Phone Pager Systems

Dec 9, 2011   //   by admin   //   Higher Education, Virtual Queuing Systems

Savvy University and college Student Affairs Administrators are adopting virtual waiting line management systems with integrated cell phone / text pager systems. The goal is to address the notoriously long lines for student services such as enrollment services, registrar, financial aide and bursar among others. Students and families find this frustrating and time consuming and expect more in terms of customer service for the cost of tuition. You also don’t want to give a family or student a reason to seek their degree online, especially when online enrollment is now exceeding brick and mortar enrollment levels, according to the Sloan Report. Yes it’s good news enrollment is up but if you can’t manage the demand student retention will begin to drop off. Student / Customer Scenario Student Centered Prospective – It’s the start of a new semester, enrollment is at record highs, classes have just started but you are stuck […]

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