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Communication for Your

Start Your CONNECTLocal Channel
& Get Mobile Connected with Your Members!

A dynamic cloud-based, mobile communication solution for Civic Agencies, Clubs & Non-Profits

CONNECTLocal Channels bring the best of mobile connectivity, mobile app
functionality, & mobile text messaging to any organization’s communication.
Experience Results 500% to 1000% Greater than Email Alone!

Stop struggling with EMAIL’s declining effectiveness to reach your members:

Broadcast Email Read Rates Drop Below 20% Nationally

Harness the Speed, Convenience & Results

Mobile Messaging Read Rates Hit 94% within 3 Minutes
Mobile Message click rates up to 10X higher than Email

“Your Group Channel”

Harness the power of mobile technologies to stay in touch with your community of donors, members & supporters. It’s easy to get your community started, simply create your organization’s Public or Private Channel on the CONNECTLocal mobile network and tell your associates. Public channels are open to the general public (Live Now) and Private channels are only accessed by your approved Channel Subscribers.

CONNECTLocal Channels establish a direct connection between your organization and your Channel Subscriber’s mobile device…making each device a beacon for your organization.

More powerful and less costly than other communication options; a CONNECTLocal Channel is the Ultimate opt-in permission based communication solution. Use it for group and individual messaging, information dissemination, service, support and more.

Enterprise Mobile Messaging

Send unlimited mobile messages to your channel subscribers for FREE. Mobile messages can be sent enterprise wide with Push Notification so your donors, employees, and supporters are notified whenever your organization has something important to say. Both group and one-to-one messaging is possible from your PC simply by logging into your Channel dashboard.

User replies are managed in your dashboard’s inbox with no message cross-talk! Meaning only you see message replies, not other subscribers You can direct replies to a staff member’s cell phone, allowing your team to become untethered from the PC dashboard. The SMS relay feature allows you to answer messages from the conference room, at lunch or on the road; without every revealing your personal cell number.

Do you need SMS text broadcasting capabilities capabilities? CONNECTLocal makes that available too at the lowest cost in the industry, only .01 per sms text.

Organization Channel Feed

The Feed makes it easy for Channel Subscribers to find all your important news in one convenient place. Notify them about events, meetings, committee progress, raffles, videos and more!

With higher read and click-thru rates than email, harness the mobility of your Channel Feed’s colorful graphics & text posts to tell your organization’s story. You can setup multiple user accounts to allow every department in your organization to post content to your feed.

Got a post you want to share with all of CONNECTLocal’s Users? You can mark feed posts public or private. Public posts are also displayed in CONNECTLocal’s national database so other CONNECTLocal Users not subscribed to your Channel can get the word.

Organization Event Calendar

Your Event Calendar is similar to the Channel Feed except it allows you to promote activities, events, and meetings further in advance. Event Calendar information is organized chronologically making it easy for your subscribers to find what they’re looking for, when they’re looking for it.

You can create multiple user accounts to grant others in your organization access to post content to the Calendar.

And just like the Feed, you can mark Calendar Events public or private. Marking events Public means they will also be displayed in CONNECTLocal’s database so CONNECTLocal Users not subscribed to your Channel can get the word.

Organization Business Directory

Your CONNECTLocal Channel includes a robust business directory that organizes and showcases your members businesses. You can even add your own organization’s departments to give your subscribers convenient access to the information they want and need.

Ideal for chambers, business associations, or networking groups; your Channel Business Directory lets you promote your members’ businesses while establishing a fundraiser for your organization at the same time.

Directory inclusion gives your members access to the same mobile messaging power you have, plus the ability to promote their offers to your Channel’s subscriber base. As an added bonus, their profile can also appear in CONNECTLocal’s national database where all CONNECTLocal Users can view their business.

Website Channel Modules

CONNECTLocal’s Website Channel Modules allow you to integrate the functionality of your Channel into your corporate website. In realtime the content of your Feed, Event Calendar, and Business Directory will be displayed on any page you choose, with centralized dashboard control.

Easy installation with basic HTML commands.

Discover how a CONNECTLocal Channel can Supercharge Your Communication

Charities, Chambers, Churches, Clubs, Sports Leagues & More
Apply for Your CONNECTLocal Channel – Available to Qualified Organizations for just $10.95/mo.

(Add SMS Functionality Just $9.95/mo)

Demo & Info Request

To see a demo and activate your organization’s CONNECTLocal Channel, contact your area CONNECTLocal representative or complete the short request form below.

Channel Info Request Form


    The Dashboard is a secure location for managing all your CONNECTLocal applications from your desktop or favorite tablet. This includes:

    1. Your Company Profile
    2. You VIP Subscribers
    3. Offers & Specials Builder
    4. MobileCONNECT Message Creator
    5. MobileCONNECT Inbox
    6. Mobile Connect Sent Messages
    7. MobileCONNECT SMS Setting
    8. Access Help Videos
    9. Access How-to Information for building and using your VIP List
    10. Access print collateral to promote SMS Subscriber signups.
    11. And Much more…

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    Desktop Inbox

    Your MobileCONNECT Inbox is the place to view, manage, and reply to, inbound messages.

    When a User sends a text message to your business it appears in the Dashboard Inbox. This allows you to respond to messages from any desktop PC.

    Simply open your Dashboard to the Inbox and let it run in the background. Your computer will audibly ring every 7 seconds whenever a new message arrives.

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    VIP Subscriber List

    The VIP Subscriber List is where you can view and manage your Subscribers.

    There are 3 ways Users can join your list:

    1. Clicking the Connect Icon on your company profile.
    2. SMS Keyword Signup
    3. Direct Entry

    Clicking the message icon next to a particular Subscriber allows you to send a 1to1 message to that Subscriber.

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    Free In-App Messaging

    MobileCONNECT allows you to send unlimited In-App messages absolutely free.

    In-App messages can be sent with Push Notification so that Users are notified of the new message regardless if they have the CONNECTLocal App open or closed.

    Be sure to encourage your new Subscribers to download the CONNECTLocal app so they can access all the features in their community.

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    Broadcast Messaging

    Regardless if your list has 10 Subscribers or thousands, you can broadcast a message to the entire list at once.

    You choose if you want to send to the list In-App only which is 100% free or if you would like to send via text message. (SMS message rates apply)

    In-App messages have the option to send with a Push Notification so users are notified in a similar manner they would when sent via text message.

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    1to1 Messaging

    MobileCONNECT allows you to send 1to1 messages to any Subscriber on your list.

    This is perfect for service industries such as:

    Mechanics – send a message letting your customer know their car is ready to be picked up.

    HVAC or Plumber – Let your customer know the service tech is on their way.

    Lawyer – Let your client know their papers are ready to be picked up or a court date has been set.

    Or maybe just wish your best customer a Happy Birthday.

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    Connect Icon

    The Connect icon is show in the CONNECTLocal app on your business profile.

    Clicking the Connect Icon allows users to join your VIP list without having to SMS text your keyword.

    Once connected, your business is immediately added to the User’s Connections List inside the CONNECTLocal App.

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    Keyword Signup

    The keyword signup allows Users to join your VIP List by texting your Keyword to either 844-307-3500 or 866-866-7109.

    For example, if you were a pizza shop your keyword might be “PIZZA”. Whenever a User texts the word PIZZA to 844-307-3500 or 866-866-7109 they are automatically added to your VIP list.

    New Subscribers are auto-sent your custom “Welcome Message” and are also invited to download the CONNECTLocal app. When Subscribers download the app they receive better access to their community and you are able to send them in-app messages for FREE!

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    Direct Signup

    The Direct Entry function of the VIP Connect List allows you to manually add a new member to your list.

    Are you a mechanic? Why not ask your customer if they would like to receive a text message when their car is ready?

    Retail Shop – Ask your customers at checkout if they would like to receive your specials and discounts.

    Service Tech – Ask your customers if they would like to get a text message when the repairman is on the way.

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    After-Hours Message

    As much as we would like to service our customers 24 hours a day, we all need to sleep.

    The After-Hours Autoresponder automatically sends your custom “after-hours” message whenever a customer tries to reach you outside your business hours.

    The After-Hours Message provides an immediate response letting customers know you will be getting back to them on the next business day.

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    Message Pause

    There will be times during the course of the work day that you will be unable to immediately respond to new customer messages.

    In those cases, you can set the “Pause” feature to manage your incoming messages and automatically send Users a custom “Unavailable” message. Your custom message let’s users know you have received their message and you intend to reply back soon.

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    Number Cloaking

    Reasons we can’t text most businesses include business owners do not want to give out their personal phone number or carry two different phones.

    MobileCONNECT keeps your personal phone number private. When you send customers a text message it is processed through our system and delivered from a phone number in our pool. When the User responds, our system keeps track and relays the message back to you.

    This allows you to receive and send messages without revealing your personal number

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    In-App Text Icon

    CONNECTLocal Users simply browse the directory to find businesses they can message in their area.

    Businesses that accept inbound messages are identified by the “Text US” icon notifying Users they can receive a text.

    Users simply click the Text Icon to open the message window.

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    Individual Addressing

    When sending out broadcast messages, each message can be personalized to each Subscriber.

    This personalization lets the Subscriber know you are communicating directly with them.

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    No Cross-Talk

    No Cross-talk prevents Subscribers from seeing replies from other Subscribers.

    When sending out broadcast messages, each message is individually sent to each Subscriber.

    Unlike standard group messaging, this insures when recipients reply only you will receive a copy of their response.

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