So You Want to be a Textpert?

So You Want to be a Textpert?

We all know that text messaging is the best way to reach students. Sound easy? It is! Maybe you’re new to texting students. Maybe you’ve been texting students for years and now you’re ready to take it to the next level. No matter where you are in your texting journey, Signal Vine’s new Best Practices […]

Speaking Students’ Language

Speaking Students’ Language

Have you heard the phrase, “Yas Queen”? (If not, I recommend that you check out this highly informative article.) One of our customers recently added “Yas Queen” to their texting program as a synonym for “yes.” Signal Vine’s platform uses natural language processing to understand students’ text messages and send an appropriate response. However, students […]

Why They’re Not Texting You Back

Why They’re Not Texting You Back

Tinder, Bumble, OKC… you’ve tried them all, but when Friday night rolls around you’re once again on the couch, glass of wine in hand, binge-watching TV shows. Maybe they’re just not that into you. But that can’t be it – you’re awesome! So what gives? Be honest with yourself. How much effort do you really put into crafting your […]

5 Things Beginners Should Know About Texting Students

5 Things Beginners Should Know About Texting Students

If you’re new to texting students, you may not know where to begin. Katie, a Customer Success Associate at Signal Vine, shares her top five things you need to know when you first get started texting. 1. Know Your Goals Why are you texting your students? What outcomes do you want to achieve? Any big events coming up? […]

Busting 5 Higher Education Myths

Busting 5 Higher Education Myths

We’re back and ready to bust more myths! Let’s investigate five myths in higher education and see if they’re true or totally debunked. 1. Most students graduate in four years. Many people think of colleges as being two-year or four-year schools. You’d think that students at a four-year school only attend for four years. Makes sense, right? […]

Get the Updated Acronym & Emoji Guide

Get the Updated Acronym & Emoji Guide

The Essential Guide to Acronyms and Emojis is back and better than ever! See the best of the new iOS 10.2 emojis to use with your students. Enjoy! Download the guide

#TextingTuesdays: How To Personalize Your Texts

#TextingTuesdays: How To Personalize Your Texts

Welcome back to another episode of #TextingTuesdays! This week, Sahil Mehra shares how to personalize text messages. The more personalized a message is, the higher the outcomes will be. Watch the video below to learn how to: Text with a local 10-digit phone number through Signal Vine’s platform Pull information from any student information system Write your very first personalized text […]

Write the Ultimate Introduction Text Message

Write the Ultimate Introduction Text Message

Writing an engaging introduction text is the easiest way to grab your students’ attention – and keep it! Connecting personally with your students early on keeps them engaged for the duration of your texting campaign. Here’s how to write a powerful introductory text message. Follow these four best practices to catch your students’ attention in that […]

#TextingTuesdays: How to Text Students in Multiple Languages

#TextingTuesdays: How to Text Students in Multiple Languages

Welcome to 2017! Let’s kick off the new year the best way we know how: with a new #TextingTuesdays video. New to #TextingTuesdays? Watch the first how-to video here, or keep reading to watch this week’s video on texting in different languages. In this week’s video, Rachel, our Customer Success Manager, shows you how to knock down language barriers […]