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Text Alerts FAQ's

NEW - Text Alerts!

We have added a brand new feature to!  Introducing the new text alerts (SMS)*!  In addition to our email alerts and in-browser alerts, you can now sign up for text alerts sent right to your phone.  The text alerts are as fast as our email alerts and they are sent directly to your mobile phone.

*Message & data rates may apply.

Text Alerts FAQ:


How to I sign-up for text alerts?


When you sign up on, simply provide your cell phone number on the signup form in the following format, xxx-xxx-xxxx.  If you already have a user profile, simply log-in and click the ‘Edit Profile’ link.  There you will be able to add or change your cell phone number using the same format, xxx-xxx-xxxx to your existing account.


a.  You will need to activate text alerts in your user profile, as they are ‘OFF’ by default.  These easy instructions are found below.



How do I turn on text alerts?


This is a simple process.


1)  Make sure you have provided your cell phone number in your user profile.


2)  Log into your user profile and click the “ON” button near the top center of the page for text alerts.  (Text alerts are “OFF” by default.)


3)  For each product that you are tracking and want to add text alerts to, follow these steps:


a.  Go to your ‘My Products’ page on your user profile.


b.  Next to each product, click the grey SMS button on the left-hand column once, and it will turn green.  You now have text alerts turned on for this specific product. 


c.  Follow this same step for each product that you would like to receive text alerts for.



How do I stop receiving text alerts?


Two Options:


   To stop INDIVIDUAL text alerts:


1)  Reply STOP to each of the text alerts that you no longer wish to receive.




2)  Log into your user profile and turn off the text alert for each product on your ‘My Products’ page.  Click once on the green SMS icon on the left-hand side of each product so that the color turns from green to grey.  The text alert is now turned off for just this product.  You can also turn text alerts off completely by using the ‘OFF’ link for text alerts at the top of your user profile.


  To stop ALL text alerts:


1)      Log into your user profile and click the “OFF” button near the top center of the page for text alerts.



Do I have to pay to receive text alerts?


Carrier standard text messaging rates apply to messages sent and received.  You will be charged for each message (SMS) sent from and received by your wireless device. does not charge any fees for this service.



SMS Text Message Terms and Conditions

  1. 1)  Your carrier’s standard messaging rates apply to all text alerts (SMS) and all subsequent SMS correspondence and/or transmissions. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider.
  2. 2) will not be liable for any delays in the receipt of any SMS messages as delivery is subject to effective transmission from your mobile service operator. SMS MESSAGE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, AND WE MAKE NO WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED.
  3. 3)  Data obtained from you in connection with this SMS service may include your cell phone number, your carrier’s name, and the date, time and content of your messages, as well as other information that you provide. We may use this information to contact you in order to provide the services you request from us.
  4. 4)  By using this service you may have access to various content. You should assume that everything to which you have access through this service is subject to copyright and trademark protection, unless noted otherwise. By subscribing or otherwise using the service, you acknowledge and agree that all right, title and interest, including the trademark and copyright rights, in and to such works are our property, and that you will not gain any ownership or other right, title or interest therein or thereto. You may not copy, download or make any other unauthorized uses of such items.
  5. 5)  By subscribing, you consent to receiving, from time to time, further text messages from us.
  6. 6)  By subscribing or otherwise using the service, you acknowledge and agree that we will have the right to change and/or terminate the service at any time, with or without cause and/or advance notice.
  7. 7)  You may update message preferences or unsubscribe at any time.  Check with your wireless provider for any message & data rates that may apply.
  8. 8)  This is a free service that is FTC CAN-SPAM compliant.
  9. 9)  All content is appropriate for ages 13 and older (T13+).  By using this service you certify that you are over the age of 13, have parental or legal guardian’s permission and agree to all terms and conditions.


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Page Modified: March 1st, 2012


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