7 Must-Have Features of an Emergency Notification System

By | Emergency Management

When you start to evaluate emergency notification system vendors, you’ll need to narrow in on your organization’s specific needs. Which features matter the most? And are they easy to use? As you’re looking for a vendor to best fit your emergency notification requirements, be on the lookout for these seven must-have features of an emergency notification system that will make your communications easier. Read More

How to use an emergency phone number + four tips from our customers

By | Emergency Management
When laying down the foundation for employee safety and communication, one of the most essential resources to establish within your organization is a secure emergency phone number. A reliable place where your employees can go to hear pertinent information, retrieve updates, and understand how the information on the other side of the phone affects their well-being, their day, or their job. A number your employees can call or text to report information, raise concerns, present questions in one centralized place for the employer. Read More

Two-Way Communications: Lifeline for Audience Interaction

By | Communications

Audience participation is a crucial piece of the communications process. In time sensitive situations, it’s key to collect audience feedback to make informed decisions. However, many organizations use a notification-only based platform to alert their employees of an important event, which may cost them the lost audience feedback that can be a vital element in real-time decision-making. Read More

More Protection in the Workplace: A Brief Guide to Employee Safety

By | Safety and Security

Employees venture into dangerous situations every day. Workers in hazardous positions face serious threats while simply doing tasks required by their job. While most employers wish they could increase safety support for their workers, they aren’t sure where to begin. They believe it will be too time-intensive, too costly, or otherwise impossible. But increasing employee safety is not only painless, it’s simple. Consider the following when investing in protection for your employees: Read More

Let Us Keep the Lookout: 5 Sources You Should Track Through Monitoring Center

By | Safety and Security

When the overflow of content is so extreme, it can be difficult to decide what is relevant and what is unnecessary buzz. AlertMedia’s sources can provide automated, personalized, and cultivated updates on events applicable to you. Our sources are monitored by real people, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure you receive the most accurate details possible. By removing all nonessential information and following the right sources through Monitoring Center, you can be sure that you have the best data for your people. Read More

The Power of Surveying

By | Customers
When it comes to engaging your audience or gleaning important information from a small or large pool of people, surveying through mass communications is one of the most valuable tools in your arsenal. Read More

How to use mass communications to effectively reach your audience globally

By | Communications

Your communications platform is the hub for every important piece of information monitored, exchanged, and managed. When you need to get the word out fast around a critical event, your people’s safety, or maybe their next decision, depends on the system’s reliability and accuracy. If you’re using your mass communications software for emergency preparedness and incident response and resolution, then you know how crucial it is that your notifications are delivered quickly and securely to the right people at the right time and place. Read More

New to Mass Communications Software? Your Questions Answered

By | Communications
Mass communication systems – they’re used to send out Amber Alerts and notify people of flood warnings, right? Seems cut and dry. Well, not exactly. Mass communication has been turned on its head and emergency notifications are now only the tip of the iceberg. Your people are connected like never before. They have powerful mobile devices, computers, tablets, smart watches, and social media, which are capable of quickly and efficiently connecting them to information that keeps them informed and safe. Living in a connected world requires you to adapt, to efficiently distribute information to your people in real-time. It will be critical to your success to have the ability to quickly and efficiently coordinate large audiences around important events. And this is where the full gamut of using mass communications software comes into play. Read More