Because of new technology that exists this is actually an easy and inexpensive task.
Step #1 Sign-Up and Create a “TextMark“
Choose a keyword that will be easy for people to type in. If availble, choose short words or an acronym for your church.
Step #2 Create a PowerPoint slide that shows people VISUALLY how to ask a question using their phone
Send a text message to 41411 that starts with ASKSOJOURN followed by your question.
Step #3 Have a team Sift through the questions and forward them to your cell phone
This screen will be very valuable and make it easier to manage a big surge of questions. They will need to refresh the page occasionally to see new questions as they roll in.
There are several settings that need to be tweeked within TextMarks. Pay attention to the great option that allows you to respond with something like this when they ask a question…