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Text alerts now active on Dawgs247

Dawgs247 and 247Sports now offers text alerts to all annual subscribers.

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Here's how you get started and begin receiving text alerts from 247Sports (665-55).

If you are an active ANNUAL subscriber to Dawgs247, get text alerts by the following steps:
#1. Click on the "My Account" link located at the top right in your home site horizontal navigation strip.
#2. Enter your "username" and "password" to verify your account.
#3. Click on the "Alerts" link located in the horizontal nav under "Settings"
#4. Enter your active mobile number where you would like to receive the text alerts.
#5. Check the box indicating which specific alerts you wish to receive. Example: Dawgs247, Georgia Football
#6. Click "Save"

If you are an active MONTHLY subscriber to Dawgs247, get text alerts by the following steps:
#1. First, you will need to UPGRADE your monthly subscription to an ANNUAL subscription.
#2. Click the "Upgrade" link/tab located at the top right of the site. The upgrade box is marked in green.
#3. Upgrade your account.
#4. After completing the Upgrade process, you will need to sign up for text alerts.
#5. Click on the "Alerts" link located in the horizontal nav under "Settings" (Located in the "My Accounts" section: See above)
#6. Enter your active mobile number where you would like to receive text alerts.
#7. Check the box indicating which specific alerts you wish to receive. Example: Dawgs247, Georgia Football
#8. Click "Save"

Remember, Text Alerts are available only to Annual subscribers to Dawgs247 and 247Sports.

NOTICE:

We will be sending out TEST ALERTS today at Noon EST, 2 PM EST, 4 PM EST and 9 PM EST.

TEXT ALERT PROTOCOL: What to expect.

Major Breaking News

-Commitment
-Coaching Change
-Coaching Hire
-New Hire in athletics
-Injury
-New Starter Named
-Suspensions, Etc.
-Select recruiting news items (cancels visit, etc.)

Useful Information

-Gametime, TV announced
-Next game info (hoops, baseball tournaments)
-Bowl announcements
-Letter of Intents (signing day- every 4-5 confirmed)
-Site announcements (new staff member, etc.)

In-game

-Stats after every quarter (football)
-Score after every quarter (football)
-Stats at half (basketball)
-Score at half (basketball)
-Stats at end of game (basketball)
-Score at end of game (basketball

Links

-Because of mobile site, you can use links to articles to supplement news items or for a hot story. Use this selectively.
-Good to link things like VIP room, war room, etc.

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