July 20, 2017: The first cloud-based provider of golf management software, foreUP Inc., today announced they have added bi-directional text, or “2-Way Texting,” functionality to their suite of golf course and pro shop management solutions.
2-Way Texting is being introduced as a complimentary add-on feature for golf courses using foreUP, and the foreUP Marketing tool, to manage their day-to-day activities. Course staff will be able to have one-to-one conversations with customers/players from within their foreUP software interface, engaging them with the communication method preferred by a growing number of players in every age bracket.
(Read the release on The Golf Wire)
In an industry transitioning to more modern technology, this is one way foreUP feels they are enabling their clients to operate more efficiently. Golf course staff just click on a golfer’s name right in their customer list and will be able to start texting with that golfer. It is similar to texting on a smartphone. These built-in capabilities can be used for any communication typically held via telephone or in-person.
“We are dedicated to offering a software suite that helps our partners operate more efficiently. For us, this texting feature allows just that,” says foreUP co-founder & CEO Joel Ragar. “A course or facility can maintain pace of play, notify a customer of received products, text customers near the turn for food orders, and a lot more. We see a wide variety of ways our partners can capitalize on this.”
- Direct 2-way text communication with clients
- Notifications to alert staff of received messages
- Historical texts saved on customer profile
- No software download required
- Directly integrated into full software suite
- Text alerts to maintain pace of play
- Easily page golfers to the tee box
- Answer customer questions without a phone call
- Food ordering and notifications
“I love it when we’re able to develop features that seem simple, but make such a huge impact on the success of golf courses using our software,” says foreUP CTO, Brendon Beebe. “Really, it just gets me so excited."
Read more about this new product release on the foreUP Golf Management blog.
Since 2011, foreUP has offered cloud-based technology solutions that make it easier for golf course, club, and/or pro shop managers to run and market their business. The company has steadily increased the offerings of their management suite to add efficiency and effectiveness to all course management initiatives. The integrated SaaS tools can replace all of the manual processes and one-off softwares commonly used by courses, including: point of sale, tee sheet management, online booking, billing, text/email marketing, kitchen services, employees, reporting, and others. Learn more at foreUPgolf.com.