Monday, January 20, 2014

Edumacation

So about eight months ago I signed up for a free service that does some stuff with some things that are supposed to help teachers communicate with students or parents. I wondered if I could use it for work so I created a free account to try it out. It didn't really work for me so I never used it again.

This week, I received this email from the company. Service. Whatever.
Hey Mrs. Tree,
Nice to meet ya! I'm Bob.
I noticed that you haven't used Company202 in a bit and wantned to checkin to see if something is wrong or how we can get better. As a quick reminder (; we make it safe & easy for teachers to messages students and parents.
If you want to give it another try, jus click here:
Get started
Look forward to hearin from ya!
Bob
CEO & Co-founder, Company202
I really just had to laugh. I mean, here's a company that created a service for teachers. Teachers. People who learn kids so they can read, rite and do that math sh stuff.

I'm not sorry at all to report that I sent the following email in reply:
Yo Bob, 
Thanks for checkin in man. I dig your concern - just sayin' that I wish ya wood have considered you're audience b4 hittin' send. If your reaching out to clients, who r likely teachers, you may want to think about usin' proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. I guess thats how you could improve . . .  
The email you sent me . . . that's job security for me, dude.  :P 
Peace out,
Mrs. Tree
Oh yes I did.

6 comments:

  1. Oh, let me count the ways I love it! If only Bob was a real person, an actual "This is my company" person and your email helped to set him on the path to right spelling and proper grammar.
    If only.

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    1. He might be - it's a small-ish venture. And in fairness to the company, I did receive a prompt response (from someone else) assuring me they take spelling and grammar seriously and appreciated my feedback. Hmmm.

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  2. Ok, I laughed so hard I almost rolled out of bed. Love it!

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    1. I know, right? (Nice to "see" you, Brenda!)

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