Textizen is a web platform that sends, receives, and analyzes text messages so you can reach the people you serve with the technology already in their pocket, 24/7.

Smart Chicago Collaborative is a local service provider for Textizen. We will work with you to design a campaign, signage advertising your survey, and help manage the campaign. There is no cost to organization for this service, but organizations will be responsible for their own printing. You can create a survey campaign and then place the survey options on posters, postcards, or on screens during live events. You can then receive real time feedback as people text in their answers.

Recent news from projects related to Chicago Public Library


Good News!!! The Smart Chicago team is moving and now will be co-located with the City Digital Team at UI
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Smart Chicago and the Chicago Department of Transportation launch Textizen campaign for placemaking

CDOT Textizen Poster We’re partnering with the Chicago Department of Public Transportation to help get citizen feedback on their Chicago
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Metropolitan Planning Council Uses Textizen for Planning out Logan Square Corridor

When the Metropolitan Planning Council needed feedback on their planning initiative for the Logan Square Corridor, they turned to Textizen.
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Chicago Cultural Center launches Textizen campaign with Smart Chicago

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs has launched a Textizen campaign to get feedback on their new Public Art Plan.
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