For businesses and individuals new to Mobile Marketing you may wonder ‘what is bulk SMS’? There are a number of different terms used to describe this effective marketing channel such as; text message marketing, SMS marketing, bulk text, SMS software, business SMS solutions or SMS alerts but they have the same meaning.
Bulk SMS is sending an SMS to a large number of recipients at the same time. SMS messages are purchased in bulk, and are substantially cheaper than regular SMS from your mobile device. In addition Bulk SMS is a significantly cheaper method of mass communication than more “outdated” forms of marketing such as advertising or email.
Bulk SMS can be used by any sized businesses, community groups or anyone wishing to communicate with a large group of people. Bulk SMS allows you to measure the influence of your sent messages, you can track your delivery reports and you can measure the amounts of sales leads and/or business generated the SMS led to.
You can use bulk SMS to send reminders, inform customers, send promotional offers or incentives, run competitions or booking confirmations. The uses for Bulk SMS are endless!
It is important to point out that if you are sending Bulk SMS, you must comply with the data protection laws by your own countries regulator. You are required to obtain written consent from a consumer prior to adding that consumer to a mobile marketing campaign. This is a very specific term that means an agreement, in writing, bears the signature of the person being marketed to and clearly shows that they are authorising the seller to deliver advertisements or other marketing messages to their phone. The telephone number to which the signatory authorises these marketing messages or advertisements must also be included in the written consent form. You are obligated to give your customers an opt-out option at the end of every SMS you send.
With a bulk SMS appointment management solution, you can manage, amend, and track staff shifts, meetings, and training times through the scheduler function. Book, amend, and confirm times directly from the facility. Keep your operations and booking seamless by automatically reminding your valued customers of appointments using appointment management.
Manage your staff training times, shifts, and client appointments on the go with the scheduler function.
Keep a proper track of all business communication between you and your contacts using a bulk sms communication tracking solution. Manage large correspondence by maintaining the date and time-stamped record.
By using a communication tracking solution, you can maintain a record of all your vital communication with your clients and contacts.
Debt Collection solutions keep your cash-flow steady. Send personalised reminders and follow-up on creditors. The facility allows your company to send bulk texts, drawing necessary information from your excel spreadsheets. The failure by creditors to pay on time can drive your business to financial doldrums.
Debt Collection improves your cash-flow. Send your creditors SMS payment reminders & updates no matter where they are.
Natural and human factor accidents are unfortunately part of the reality of doing business. As a responsible business, you need to keep in touch with those involved so you can manage the situation expeditiously. CoreTalk software which is emergency and security management can help you to deploy rapid, effective bulk SMS communication to ensure quick and correct responses.
Advise your clients on security issues, criminal activities & alarm deactivations via text by using emergency and security management solutions.
Our Interactive Correspondence solution manages enquiries, complaints, and feedback via SMS. Remain in contact with your customers on an on-going basis, using one of the most cost-effective forms of communication – texting. Send customers mobile surveys or questionnaires embedded in your texts. Obtain their opinions on products, services, and special events.
Let clients amend their policy, request quotations, lodge claims, and book appointments via text by using an interactive correspondence solution.
Schedule bulk SMS’s to go out on specific days and times with scheduled announcements solution. Ideal for scheduling birthdays as it picks up and sends out birthday messages to the individuals. Let the scheduled announcements solution system take over the routine processes that you handle manually- so you can sit back and do the more important thing.
Schedule and despatch renewal reminders and notifications to your valued clients at the appropriate times.
Spread the word about game-changing deals and give-aways to your customers with targeted marketing solutions. Send messages and receive bookings in real-time at cost-effective rates. Run interactive SMS promotions. Customers can text to your GSM number for additional information. All leads are captured in the database.
Inform your customers of promotions, specials & discounts in real-time via bulk SMS by using targeted marketing solutions.