Today, SMS/ MMS is one of the most widely used communication methods worldwide, despite the existence of other communication channels like voice, VoIP, fax, video calls, email, and over the top communications (i.e., Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber).
Let’s discuss how you can send a text from a computer or an SMS platform and take advantage of this convenience!
Effective September 1, 2020, Verizon is imposing an additional fee of $.0025 for every text message sent to a Verizon subscriber. When a message (or call) is being sent to a subscriber of a specific carrier, this is known as a termination fee. This carrier/termination fee is being imposed industry-wide effective September 1, 2020, and […]
Did you know that the first text message ever sent was in 1992 and it said “Merry Christmas”?’ Short Message Service marketing (SMS) is now one of the easiest and most popular forms of communication. Also known as text marketing, even though it’s was mostly used for personal conversations, thanks to increased consumer reliance with […]
When one business is not following appropriate guidelines in their texting efforts, every single business using that short code will have that number shut down, lose touch with their customers, and sometimes lose the data associated with them.
SMS messaging is not just about sending out a generic marketing message — there are a variety of innovative ways in which companies use SMS, such as providing discounts and deals, delivering customer service or important notifications, and sending appointment reminders.
It is a topic many of our customers ask us when signing up for our service. The reality is that laws govern some aspects of mass messaging, and a lot of gray areas as well. There is also the question over enforcement and the spammers being held responsible for violating the law. In this post, […]
Everything You Need to Know About 10 DLC, Commercial Long Codes, and Short Codes for SMS & Text Message Marketing
There’s a lot happening in the SMS / text marketing world over the last couple of years, especially on the customer side. Mobile messaging has exploded among people of all ages, and has become the number one way people want to receive communications, especially from businesses. There has been a major move away from telephone […]
With the rise of technologies such as mobile phones, instant messaging, chatbots and emails, it’s easy to overlook that sms is still a popular and powerful form of worldwide communication.
We’re suffering from a pandemic that is threatening our lives. Even when we’re protecting ourselves in our homes from the COVID-19 virus, our livelihoods and families are at risk. We place great emphasis on online communication by doing what is required to stay secure but online contact is much more complicated than ever. It’s public, […]