If you click on “active” you’ll notice something different in Watu today. The Message action is enabled even though no staffer is selected. This is new.
This is the number one requested feature for Watu and today it’s finally available to all users: mass mailing staffers.
If you click on Message without selecting any staffers you’ll get a slightly different message window:
In this example, message all 183 active staffers.
In effect, you are now able to message all of your ‘active’ staffers (staff that are approved and live in your database). Mass mailing works for any search you run in Watu. For example, let’s search for staffers that like the color green:
Simply click on the Message link and you get a messaging popup showing you that you are about to send a message to staffers who have stated their favourite colour as green:
Since we don’t know whether you want to message everybody who likes green, regardless of state, we give you the option to pick staffers that are pending, rejected, suspended, etc.
Messaging is the only mass-action we have for now, but in the future there will be many more as we look to streamline the job of booking staff. Mass actions enable you to easily affect a lot of people making them a powerful action. With this in mind, remember uncle Ben’s wise words: