Sending Mobile Splash Page
You can send a link to the mobile splash page to various groups or individual contacts. To send a page, follow the steps given below.
1.Navigate to Tools > Mobile page Builder. The Mobile Splash page will be displayed.
2.Click Send Page button in the row of the splash page you wish to send message. The Send Messages page will be generated.
3.Select the pick list to send message by checking the box in the required option in the Pick List field. The available options are Groups and Contacts.
A.If you select Groups in the previous step, select the required group from the available list.
B.If you select Contacts in the previous step, select the required contact from the available list.
4.If you want to use a message template already created, select the message template you want to use, from the Message Template drop down list.
5.The mobile page will be auto selected from the Message Splash Page drop down with its link auto-populated in the message field.
6.Specify whether you wish to send your message via SMS or MMS by checking the radio button in the required field. The available options are SMS or MMS.
A.If you select MMS option, then choose the image file from your computer.
Note: Please be aware that mobile carriers are much more restrictive when sending images to many numbers in rapid succession from 1 long code number since there is much more bandwidth to factor in.
B.If you select SMS option, you can also choose to send a link to any image you want by clicking Pick File.
The Filepicker dialog will be displayed.
C.Select the required file from any social media option or directly from the computer. You may even drag and drop the file from your computer.
The selected file will be uploaded.
Scroll down for more options.
7.Enter the message in the Message text entry box. 1 credit is charged for each 160 character segment. If you have a message that is 300 characters, and you are sending to 10 people, 20 credits will be deducted (2 credits for each person). You cannot exceed 1588 characters.
Note: Messages containing non-GSM (Unicode) characters will be charged 1 credit for each 70 character segment. Also, special characters such as ~ [ ] ; ” are not allowed.
8.Click Variations to view the number of message variations possible. This is used when including spintax in your message.
9.You can spin your messages with the use of spintax to create multiple variations of your messages when sending. Mobile carriers are a little more cautious letting someone send thousands of identical SMS messages at 1 time for SPAM reasons. Click Spin to see the generated output in the preview box each time you click Spin.
10.The Mandatory Appended Message field will be appended to the message when sending.
11.Specify whether or not you want to rotate through your long codes by checking or un- checking the box in the Rotate through Your Long Codes field. Useful if you have a large number of option in contacts (>500), you can spread your workload across multiple numbers in your account. If checking, please include your business name in the message. When rotating, the system will automatically rotate through all your numbers assigned to your account, including primary and secondary numbers.
12.Select the rate of sending from the Sending Throttle drop down list. In the fastest (default setting), you can send SMS on 1 long code is 1 SMS/second. However, you can slow that down to exercise extra caution. The slowest setting will send at rate of 10 SMS per minute or 1 SMS every 6 seconds.
13.Click Save or Send Message.
The new message will be saved/sent based on the selected delivery schedule.