How to Use Bulk SMS for Effective Advertising, Marketing and Promotions
Do you want to reach out to your customers and suppliers during festive period at a cheap price? Are you looking for fast, reliable and cost effective way of reaching your customers, potential customers, target customers anytime, anywhere within seconds? Do you want to grow your business by reaching out to new, prospective customers? Do you want to notify your current customers about changes in your services or products? Or do you want to reduce the money spent on sending SMS for your personal use? If yes, then you need our Bulk SMS/text facility. There are many advantages in using our bulk SMS platform.
It is cost effective because the cost per SMS is lower than the cost per SMS of GSM operators i.e. Five naira (N5) and below for bulk SMS as opposed to ten naira (N10) to fifteen naira (N15) on GSM; there is no Setup Cost (You pay only the per SMS cost) and there is no Monthly Fixed Commitment or fixed unit commitment; lastly you can purchase as little as 500 SMS unit
The bulk SMS facility is easy to use because all SMS are from the internet and because of this; there are many add-on benefits like:
a. Ability to personalize the sender
b. Instant Delivery or differed delivery i.e. message scheduling
c. History of all message sent can easily be retrieved
d. Account balance is always visible
e. Messages will not be sent if the phone number is incomplete or inactive; a error message will notify you of this.
f. Email alert to be sent to you once account unit gets to a unit of your specification, for example, if you want to be prompted when your SMS credit has been used up to 1,000 units
g. Messages can be sent to multiple addresses from excel(.xls) or notepad(.txt) up to 100,000 numbers at once
h. Telephone numbers can be saved on the web through the creation of a web address book
i. Worldwide Coverage
j. No Expiry/Time Period
To use bulk SMS for effective advertising, marketing and promotions, you will need to get a large number of functioning mobile phone number. You will also need to have a product/service people are willing to use. And most importantly, people must know you as a human being and not a machine. If you need phone numbers you need to advertise to, I can help you get the numbers from a friend. Please note, the phone numbers will cost you some money. However, it is what you can afford.
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Originally posted 2011-10-08 19:07:29.