Launch Your Next SMS Study Without Lifting a Finger.

Personalized messages, customized response logic, and real-time device integration enable innovative studies and high engagement.

And transparent pricing means researchers everywhere can afford world-class software even on strict budgets.

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Batteries Included

We provide all of the essential ingredients for text-message-based clinical studies, including world-class multimedia messaging, automatic message scheduling, dynamic message personalization, and more. And of course we use industrial strength data security and provide real-time dashboards. We will even integrate with your institution's REDCap project if you need it.

Optimize Engagement

Personalized messages increase engagement. Craft messages that include key elements of a participant's profile. Any message can smoothly incorproate data from a participant's profile such as a recent Fitbit stat or other metric. In addition, participant data can be used to influence daily message selection. We know engagement matters and we work with you to design the best text-message intervention possible.

Fitbit Integration

If your participants are using a Fitbit wearable device, or using the Fitbit App to track behavioral characteristics such as activity, sleep, or nutrition, all of that data is instantly available to our messaging engine. You can use Fitbit to influence both the content and selection of daily messages, or simply track them in your study dashboard for later analysis.

Two-Way Data Collection

You can send text-friendly Likert scales, quick yes/no questions, mood assessments, or even free-form questions. The system handles replies automatically, updating participant profiles on the fly. Responses to your questions become data that's instantly able to influence subsequent message selection.


Transparent Pricing So You Can Plan Ahead

We get it... NIH grants can make it tricky to plan your budget. Skip the intimidating call to the dev shop down the street and sneak a peak at our pricing. Then, when you're ready, click to schedule a 30-minute Zoom to ask questions and get more information. Or, just fill out the form below and we'll reply by email.

Standard Features

$23,000 per study

  • Your message library (up to 1000 unique messages)
  • Send up to 3 messages per participant, per day
  • Message personalization can include any aspect of a participant's profile in any message
  • Daily message selection can be based on a fixed calendar schedule, chosen by participant profile criteria, or Fitbit data
  • Messages can also be triggered by real-time Fitbit data that meet specified criteria
  • Quick yes/no prompts
  • Multiple-choice prompts
  • Likert scales
  • Mood assessments
  • Elegant dashboard for real-time participant data
  • Export all data to CSV or Excel anytime
  • Ability to broadcast one-off messages
  • Unlimited number of staff accounts for dashboard access
  • All study data protected by industrial-strength data security and full encryption
  • 1 free custom domain for your dashboard
  • REDCap project integration

Optional: Geolocation Package

$2500 per study year

  • Weather forecast data can be inserted into personalized messages
  • Recommendations on nearby attractions, parks, or recreational area
  • Maps and walking/bicycling directions

Optional: Personal Goal Package

$3000 per study year

  • Participants can set personal goals via text
  • Daily messages can be personalized based on goal status
  • Set up a customized system of awards or milestones
  • Automatic messaging for goal tracking and achievements

Optional: Chatbot Package

$4000 per study year

  • Chatbot-style "follow-up" prompts based on custom rules
  • Multi-step decision trees
  • Enhanced keyword recognition
  • Click-to-call to reach a coach or other assistance

Let's Get Started.

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When you're ready, click to schedule a 30 minute Zoom with me at any time that's convenient for you. Or just fill out the form below, and I'll respond within right away.

You can reach me anytime at jeffrey@softwareforresearch.com.

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