19 December 2015
Educational institutions use SMS as a primary communication tool
The communication requirements of educational institutions are diverse. Whether connecting to staff members, parents, pupils, or college students, the method needs to be reliable and efficient. These are the key reasons why SMS communications have proven to be a popular choice with schools and tertiary education providers. Read more.
11 November 2015
BulkSMS.com gets out of the office
We will be exhibiting at appsworld (London) and also visiting Navtech (Antwerp) next week. Read more.
27 October 2015
CTIA updates best practices handbook on mobile marketing in the USA
The CTIA has updated the Short Code Monitoring Handbook to guide marketers in industry best practices to ensure consumer protection in the USA. Read more.
28 September 2015
Five reasons to use SMS for your SME
At the core of any successful business lies a prosperous business plan and a potent marketing strategy. When working with strategies for small to medium sized businesses where the pressure of success lies hugely on marketing campaigns, it can be daunting to create and implement any campaigns. Read more.
27 September 2015
Opting out of direct marketing messages via SMS - South Africa
In South Africa, there has been much media attention on the cost to consumers for opting out from messages they considered as unwanted marketing messages from brands. Specifically, there is talk that wireless application service providers - who provide the SMS messaging platform used to relay communications sent by a client to a mobile number - are not meeting the requirements of section 11(5) the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) (2008), which states that consumers cannot be charged when requesting to opt-out from direct marketing messages. Read more.
25 September 2015
Changes to BulkSMS.com after hours Support availability
As the needs of our customers have changed, we would like to note that we have extended our after hours support to include Sundays. Read more.
29 July 2015
When is SMS the best choice for business communication?
BulkSMS.com discusses the reasons why SMS remains the most trusted channel for business communication despite the rise in instant messaging applications. Read more.
28 July 2015
South Africa | Paying for SMS credits via Bank Transfer
Notification regarding cross banking transactions. Please transfer funds into the same bank for quicker SMS credit loading. Read more.
16 March 2015
Message Received, SMS as a vital sales and marketing tool
Dr Pieter Streicher, Managing Director at BulkSMS, explains how SMS is an effective channel for SMEs to create dynamic marketing campaigns and drive sales in today’s digital age. Read more.
03 December 2014
SMS still Alive and Kicking for Savvy Businesses
22 years ago today, the first text message (reading ‘Merry Christmas’) was sent by Neil Papworth via Vodafone UK’s ‘GSM’ network. Since then the SMS has gone from strength to strength driven by mobile device accessibility and global user adoption. Read more.