Youth Baseball League Powers Up with Simplified Text Alerts for Game Cancellations

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Another top Chicago's yourth sports association is using a group text alert system from http://www.simplifiedsolutions.com to send weather and league updates to the emails and mobile phones of each player's parent.

Pre-season preparations require communications to coaches and volunteers, and during the season parents need to know as soon as possible when there are game cancellations. Using Simplified Alerts text messaging service, we are able to do both, sending text alerts to their mobile phones or email instantly

Chicago's Hamlin Park Baseball Association will use a new group text alert system to send weather and league updates to the emails and mobile phones of each player's parent. Parents will know within minutes when a game is canceled or moved.

"Pre-season preparations require communications to coaches and volunteers, and during the season parents need to know as soon as possible when there are game cancellations. Using Simplified Alerts text messaging service, we are able to do both, sending text alerts to their mobile phones or email instantly," Sean Delanty, President, Hamlin Park Baseball Association.

Simplified Alerts at http://www.SimplifiedAlerts.com is an Internet-based mobile alert messaging system that makes it easy and accessible for organizations to instantly send mass short messages (SMS) to external and internal groups.

At the beginning of each league session, an email is sent out to allow parents to opt-in and receive a text alerts on their phone or email. A list is automatically generated. Simplified Alerts can also be used to promote events and league updates.

"Every sports or youth league district or region, should have an instant communication tool like Simplified Alerts. It's a secure, the cost per child is less the 20 cents, and it saves your coaches and parents time and frustration," said Tom Casale, COO of Simplified Alerts.

Designed to work with all mobile carriers, the text messaging alert system works offers secure and reliable deliverability rates and is a low cost alternative in the growing arena of SMS broadcast services.

Simplified Alerts is also being used by one of the country's largest youth soccer regions as part of their efforts to keep parents informed.

For more information, call Craig Bagdon or Tom Caslae at 1-866-983-9888.

Visit http://www.SimplifiedAlerts.com/sportsalerts for a free trial.

About Simplified Alerts:
Simplified Alerts, a web-based mobile alert messaging system, now makes it easy and accessible for organizations to instantly send mass short messages (SMS) to cell phones.

Designed to work with all mobile carriers, the text messaging alert system works offers secure and reliable deliverability rates and is a low cost alternative in the growing arena of SMS broadcast services.

Simplified Alerts is perfect for schools, sports leagues, bars and restaurants, or any organization that needs to send urgent messages quickly to a widely dispersed group - fast.

With text messaging is expected to grow from $151 billion in 2008 to greater than $212 billion globally by 2013, the market for mobile messaging is exploding. According to CTIA statistics, more than 75 billion text messages were sent in June 2008… up 160% compared to text messages sent in June 2007.

The US Mobile content market equal 68.7 million text users. Not just the domain of teens and young adults, the median age of text message users is now 38-years-old.

"Opt-in text messaging alerts to receive information from sources you trust is now mainstream. School parents want to be alerted for emergencies, school closings and upcoming events. Patrons want to know about the latest bar and restaurant promotions. Sports leagues use it for game cancellations and announcements, including game scores," said Simplified Alerts Chief Marketing Officer, Bill Kamper. "People are on the go and rely on mobile phones and emails to keep them informed and connected, now."

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