Bulk Messaging is the dissemination of large numbers of SMS messages for delivery to mobile phone terminals. It is used by media companies, enterprises, banks (for marketing and fraud control) and consumer brands for a variety of purposes including entertainment, enterprise and mobile marketing. Bulk messaging is commonly used for alerts, reminders, marketing but also for information and communication between both staff and customers. Bulk messaging lets you deliver SMS messages to mobile handsets almost anywhere in the world.
Bulk messaging software
Software is required for sending and receiving bulk messages and various software packages are available. These software packages provides users with the opportunity to add as many phone numbers as required and these phone numbers can be managed in a variety of ways.
Most SMS software applications allow you to upload lists of mobile phone numbers using a TXT or CSV file. Some sophisticated systems can automatically remove any duplicated numbers or the mobile numbers are validated prior to sending the messages. With enhanced software features messages, can be scheduled to be sent at specific times and/or days and bulk messages can be sent on national and international mobile networks as long as the bulk messaging software provider sends internationally.
NetMessenger is our online SMS service you can access with any browser connected to the Internet. No apps or software to install – just login, type and send your messages from any device or computer. Companies and organizations of all sizes use NetMessenger to coordinate staff, run mobile marketing campaigns, keep customers engaged and much more. With NetMessenger, you have access to all the powerful features of our service by simply logging in.
Sometimes people want the convenience of using email, but with the speed reliability of text messaging. Our Email to SMS solution works with any email program. All you need to do is follow a simple template when writing your message and our system will deliver the “email” as a text message. There’s no new software to learn, just follow the simple steps and you can send and receive messages through your favorite email program. And it works everywhere you have Internet access so you can stay in touch even when you can’t get a mobile signal.
Our Bulk SMS service provides the ability to broadcast messages to both your potential new, and existing client bases, in an efficient and professional manner. The service enables you to deliver bulk messages via your own personal account, as well as individual messages via our API. Bulk files are easily uploaded from your account interface. The API can also be integrated to enable live single number messaging services.
We also provide access to online statistics. Review average spend, check on how many SMS messages have been dispatched, delivered and how many have failed or are pending, along with information about subsequent networks these messages have been sent to. We only charge on a per delivered message basis. If an SMS message cannot be delivered within 48 hours of being sent, your account is automatically credited for the undelivered message.
Sending SMS marketing messages has become a popular and successful means of getting a short message in to the palm of someone’s hand quickly and cost effectively. Our bulk SMS services can be used to let your clients know of a new product, or send out membership offers, or encourage customers to your restaurant, or confirm appointments with, for example, doctors, dentists, and hair salons. You can even receive replies to your bulk SMS campaigns, with the inbound messages delivered to you as either emails, or stored online for you to download at your convenience.