Make your television station interactive, with Pangolin Text Message software
More and more on television, we are seeing shows giving viewers the options of texting in their votes, thoughts, rants, and raves. This is common with many of today’s reality shows like American Idol and Dancing with the Stars….And with many of today’s popular music channels like MTV, VH1, and BET, where viewers can text in song requests, and more. Even local news stations are using text messaging as a means to keep viewers updated on traffic, weather, and more.
How Pangolin Text Message software helps you connect with your audience
Your viewers tune into your television station for a reason, because you provide a form of entertainment that they enjoy watching. Give these viewers another reason to tune in, by allowing them to actually participate in what they see. Our systems allow users to perform all different types of “texting” features, which really get them involved, and keep them wanting more from you. Popular features for TV include:
Text to Screen Chat: creates a text message chat room atmosphere where guests can post their thoughts, rants, raves, and shout outs. You can even post text messages over live video.
SMS Voting: Great when you want live audience feedback. Allows viewers to text their votes in on topics like: “favorite artist”, “favorite song”, “best show”, “favorite anchor”, etc….Votes can be displayed in REAL TIME with a convenient bar graph form.
Text to Win: This feature allows you to run various trivia, sweepstakes, and contests where users text in to win a prize.
Text Song Request: The days of calling in to request a song are over! Now listeners
Bulk SMS: Provide text message updates to your viewers who have opted-in (subscribed) to receive your promotional offers:
“Tune in tonight, for the answer to last week’s trivia question”
“Don’t forget to vote tonight, after you hear each artist’s last song”
“Traffic is backed up on Interstate 4, trying using the 408 instead”
“Heavy rain is expected later this afternoon, bring an umbrella”
Note that there are rules and regulations that affect how BULK SMS can be used in certain jurisdictions and geographic territories. Some of these are discussed in the RULES AND REGULATIONS section of our web site. It is a condition of the license agreement of IMU software that you be familiar with, and abide by these rules and regulations in your area.