Staffers, coordinators, and admins can send broadcast messages to a list of users. Broadcast messages can be sent via email and/or SMS.
For SMS broadcast messages you need an SMS gateway with SMS credit established before messages can be sent.
To send a Broadcast Message:
Click Broadcasts menu.
Click Send Broadcast.
Select a Medium from the drop down list:
SMS preferred: will try to send a SMS and then an email, if unsuccessful.
Email preferred: will try to send an email and then an SMS if unsuccessful.
SMS only: will send only SMS.
Email only: will send only email.
Both SMS and Email: will send both SMS and email.
All users in mission: will send to all users in current mission.
All enumerators in mission: will send to all enumerators in current mission.
Specif users/groups in mission: type the name of the users and/or groups you want to send to.
Type a Subject.
Type your broadcast Message.