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Alerts

Web-based Content Reminder Application


Tiny
Published 06/19/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

Alerts.com provides alerts to users and serves as a message delivery system which is able to utilize various methods of message delivery. The application can be used to provide reminders about events and it will send such information continuously. The Alerts.com website enhances the process of remembering things and keeping people informed of things happening in the world including weather reports, tornadoes, storms, breaking news and daily tidbits from across the globe. It is an electronic reminder system that replaces the sticky notes or other less-electronic means of setting reminders. The application also has the capability of sending group alerts and the group size can range from two people in a group or to millions of people within the group. Each person within the group can also decide which way they wish to be alerted through one of the multi-modal messaging channels available.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The Alert.com website shows an online presence since 2011 and there is an invitation to content developers to provide input and make content that is interesting available to others. There is the inspiration to use many means of communication to get alerts out and also make the service available freely. Alerts.com content offers its open API to developers, brands or publishers with the goal that the application can assist in creating unique reminders, alerts and notifications which users can add to their own alert streams.

What are the differences to other apps?

The alert reminders from the application can be delivered by email, text message or via a phone call. In addition, the application is able to allow other sure the platform including contributors or others who may need to integrate it with their current alerting system. Another difference is that the application is building an alerting platform that can allow users charge their own subscribers.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The site is easy to navigate. It has a simple design and users can quickly locate where to sign up or log in. Users can set alerts for various categories including school, birthdays, news and weather. It is possible to customize how users receive the alerts such as alerts being set through email, phone and text messages. However, each method of delivery that users choose needs to be confirmed.

How does the registration process work?

Signing up for an account with alerts.com is required to begin using the application. The sign up link is located quite visibly on the main page. After providing some personal information, the user is ready to begin using the application and can also invite their friends if desired. By clicking the signup button, users accept the terms and conditions of the application.

What does it cost to use the application?

Alerts is a free web service to use. There is mention of the development of an alerting platform that users may then offer to their own subscribers for a fee.

Who would you recommend the application to?

If a person want to keep track of events or receive a reminder of certain activities, then the Alerts application can be useful. It is perfect for anyone who is trying to keep track of various events that are going on. However, it is possible to begin receiving too many alerts too. Alerts and reminders can be sent through various methods including text messages, phone and email.

  • Users can set up alerts for themselves
  • The alert reminders can be sent by email or text message
  • Voice alerts are also feasible through the application
  • A control panel is available to manage the alerts
  • The Alert application is a free service available to all


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Alerts contact details

Email: customerservice@alerts.com
Telephone: (866) 995-6847
Postal address:
Alerts.com
101 Eisenhower Parkway
Suite 300
Roseland, NJ 07068

Alerts pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

Mobile versions

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Iphone app

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