SMS is a powerful and simple method of communication with a 97% open rate. Adding SMS messaging into your app, website, system or business software will improve business efficiencies and communication workflow immediately. Not only will communication improve but an SMS API will help manage time more effectively and cut business costs, allowing your users […]
To have a dedicated longcode or not to have a dedicated longcode? That’s NOT the question!!!! In case you have no idea what this post is about, a dedicated longcode is a mobile number assigned to you, and you exclusively. To send and receive SMS you can sometimes use shared numbers, which basically means you and […]
When I tell people I work for an SMS communication company, 99.9% of them would tell me “Oh! So you are the one that sends me discounts via SMS!” And even though it’s true online SMS is usually used to send limited-time or get-onto-it-now promotions, there are many other ways in which you can unleash […]
Mumble! is an Android app that uses custom alerts to give more information about the type of text message users receive before they look at their device. Developed by Jordan Elvidge, the app uses smart algorithms to detect the type of message that’s been received, and offers varying vibration alerts to give users a better […]
If you are a parent and you receive circa 2.30am an SMS like this one from your kids’ school… what would you do? In the early hours of Tuesday morning, over one thousand parents of Castle Hill High School students received an SMS saying the school had burnt down… but apparently it was all an […]
SMS being instant and awesome makes it an asset when it comes to health comms. In Sweden, SMSlifesaver has started something we deem huge.
There seems to be an ongoing trend with emergency alerting systems flourishing. Hoping on this trend, yesterday Twitter launched Twitter alerts, a new feature that allows Twitter users to receive critical tweets in times of emergency on their phones. It’s a fantastic move for Twitter since, as Fast Company mentions, they are “making an unofficial […]
Our team is a bit of a TV series addict. One of the top ranked series we watch (and if you haven’t we recommend you get onto it now) is The Walking Dead, a show about the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse. If you fear this could be one way the world could end, don’t […]