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SMS Marketing

Text Message Lead Generation: Basic Things You Need to Know

Text message lead generation allows businesses to capture mobile numbers and names using texting. It’s a process that consists in attracting consumers, nurturing them to grow their engagement with your brand and eventually become clients. Text lead generation can encompass other strategies; like social media or email marketing. So for...
sms compliance

A Beginner’s Guide to SMS Compliance

Do yourself a favor - take the time to read up about our SMS compliance and rules in order to avoid making a crucial mistake later on that will cost you a lot of time, reputation, and money. In order to help you easily understand compliance rules and common SMS regulations, we...
benefits of bulk SMS marketing
SMS Marketing

5 Benefits of Bulk SMS Marketing

Bulk SMS marketing allows you to send text messages to a massive number of recipients at the same time. That per se is a benefit: to be able to reach out to your target audience en masse with relevant updates and the newest information about your brand’s products or services....
history of text messaging
SMS multichannel

The History of Text Messaging: A Quick Overview

We could say that the history of text messaging starts in 1984, when Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen conceived the idea of sending text-based messages from one mobile phone to another rather than doing it between pagers. That same year, Friedhelm Hillebrand and Bernard Ghillebaert, two workers at the Franco-German cooperative...
sms api

Getting Started with SMS API: 5 Things to Keep in Mind

An SMS API allows you to add text messaging capabilities to your existing application, software, or website. That way, you don’t need to switch to a new platform or pay for additional features you don’t need. APIs are usually handled by developers in a company’s team, and are recommended to...
what happens if you open a scam text message
Text Messaging

What Happens if You Open a Scam Text Message?

If you have a smartphone, it probably happens that you receive unwanted text messages from unknown senders almost on a daily basis. So what happens if you open a scam text message? If you ever tap the link in that message, it’ll very likely to try to install malware like...
sms api

What is an SMS API? (and What Do You Need it For)

An API (acronym for Application Programming Interface) is a mechanism that allows two computer programs to communicate in order to make the functions of one of them available in the other. APIs are invisible to users and work in the background of software applications.  A common example of how an...