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Two-way SMS functionality that integrates with multiple platforms.
Manage your SMS communications from your desktop.
Send bulk SMS text messages using our iOS mobile app.
Receive incoming messages directly from your customers.
Get your own 5 digit shortcode.
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Integrate using our API and send SMSes automatically.
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A look into how our customers are innovating with our products.
Practice safe sending. Check out the regional regulations for your country.
Highlighting the current trends and hottest news in the messaging industry.
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From quirky infographics and how-to’s, to insightful industry specific use cases, our resource section has got all you need to know to get started with SMS.
If you’re looking for a trusted bulk SMS provider with over 20 years of experience, you’ve come to the right place! Let’s get you registered and ready to send in a few simple steps.
Working for a charity is no easy task! Other than the actual charitable work that needs to be done, volunteers and team members have the added task of raising awareness and encouraging people to donate to their cause. And they use SMS to help. Not only does SMS help connect a non-profit or charity with their volunteers and donors more effectively, but it can also be used to help raise funds, spread awareness, and streamline operations.
Enabling RCS (Rich Communication Services) can vary slightly based on your device and carrier support. Here are the general steps you can take to enable RCS on your device...
For many businesses, Black Friday offers the perfect opportunity to engage with customers, build brand loyalty and create hype around your products and services. Using SMS, businesses can connect with their audience in real-time, deliver personalised promotions, and create a seamless shopping experience.
You may need to generate an API Token to set up an integration with your BulkSMS account. These are the steps you'll need to take to do so.
Did you know that you need consent when messaging your customers based in the US? And, when it comes to marketing or promotional messages, we’d recommend a double opt-in approach.
Something we’re serious about at BulkSMS.com, is making sure that our clients only send messages to people who want to hear from them. Because nobody hates spam more than we do.
Typically, in standard SMS communications, the sender and recipient both pay for the SMS messages they send. However, with reverse billing, businesses or organisations sending the SMS campaign cover the costs of the replies to the campaign. These replies are charged at a higher rate than a standard SMS message.
Air travel is fast becoming one of the most popular forms of travel. With the increased competition in the sector, airlines are not only having to offer an affordable service, but they now need to make sure that their customers stay loyal and enjoy their experience with their brand. But how do they do this? By offering unbeatable customer service, of course.
Whether you’re looking to simply address your customers by name or send unique information to each recipient in a group of contacts - you’ve come to the right place.
Do you want to upload and send hundreds, or thousands of messages at once? Perhaps you’ve got a long list of customers you want to contact, but each contact needs a personalised message? Or maybe you just want to send ad hoc messages to a changing list of numbers without having to upload the contacts to your BulkSMS Web App?
We get it, sometimes promotional SMSes can get a bit much! Which is why we’ve made it easy for you to block any incoming messages coming through our platforms to your mobile number.
Bulk SMS marketing is a powerful way to increase customer engagement and enhance brand experience. But the key to successful SMS marketing is to do it properly! Here’s how.
Loyal customers should be treated a little differently, don’t you think? More personalised communication, more discounts, more rewards, more of the things that drive retention and revenue.
Do you want to send the same message, or personalised messages, to a predefined group of contacts? Sending group SMS messages is one of the basic features available on our platform.
Do you need to add something extra to your text messages? Perhaps you’ve got important documents to send to your contacts, or maybe you just want to showcase a range of new products or services to your loyal clients.
If you had to pick up your phone right now and scroll through your text messages, you’ll likely have a few messages from your bank or a one-time code from your Gmail account; one or two marketing texts from your favourite store, and a thank you message from your local coffee shop. Some of these texts are transactional in nature, and others are promotional. But what exactly is the difference between a transactional and promotional message?
Power Automate is used to automate repetitive and time-consuming tasks and workflows. You can now send triggered SMS messages using our new Power Automate SMS Connector.
Do you want to add a personal touch to your text messages? Using our Web App, you can personalise your messages.
Welcome to BulkSMS! Follow these simple steps to get signed up and sending today!
Importing a group of contacts to the Web App is quick and easy, here is a step-by-step guide to get you sending in no time.
Application-to-person messaging, as the name suggests, is when a text message is sent to a mobile phone directly from an application. Here's how it all works.
Using our Web App you can send SMSes from any device with access to the internet, including your desktop computer.
Some countries have rules and regulations about what type of SMS content can be sent within the country and across borders.
Do you want to schedule your SMS messages to be sent at a later date or time? We’ve got just the thing for you!
Did you know that you can transfer credits on an ad-hoc basis to another BulkSMS account?
Do you want to know when you’re running low on SMS credits?
The rules around Sender IDs can be quite confusing, where do you need one, where can you have one etc. This page takes you through some of the common questions our customers ask about Sender IDs.
If you won’t be using your purchased credits, you can either request a refund or donate unused credits to a non-profit organisation using our services. See below for more info.
A Sender ID is a unique name or standard mobile number that shows in the “from” field of your text messages on your phone. And until your SenderID has been registered in these countries, your messages will not be delivered.
Sending SMSes from your computer has never been easier! All you have to do is download the BulkSMS Text Messenger onto your computer, buy SMS credits, and start sending!
So, you’ve got a great SMS marketing campaign idea and you’re all set to hit send, but do you even know who your SMSes are going to? Is your database a list of interested customers, or are you taking a shot in the dark and hoping the right message gets to the right people - or even gets through at all?
Understanding the details of SMS compliance, consent, and regulation is crucial for any business using SMS to communicate with customers. While it may seem daunting to make sure your SMS campaigns cross all the legal t's and dot all the regulatory i's, it doesn’t need to be. Especially because we're here to help.
If you'd like to send an SMS directly from your website, you'll need to use an SMS API.
If you’re unsure of how to start using SMS in your business or marketing processes, we’ve outlined 6 simple ways to SMS using our platform.
Before you can start sending SMSes, you need to buy SMS credits. Read more about the different payment options we offer to get you started.
If you’d like to send system generated, or automated, SMSes, you’ll need to use an SMS API. An SMS API is a code that helps one platform to talk to another platform - or device - using SMS.
You can send SMSes from a company name or brand name using a Sender ID. A Sender ID is a unique name or standard mobile number that shows in the “from” field of your text messages on your phone.
A transactional SMS is typically an automated SMS message sent in response to an event or action triggered by a customer.
Does it annoy you when someone misses their appointment? The wax is ready, or the nail polish laid out, everything is prepped, and, for whatever reason, your client does not arrive. Missed appointments are not only frustrating, they affect revenue and can also lead to a break down in the relationship between you and your client. Fortunately, SMS allows for personal and direct communication with your clients that has proven to reduce "no shows" and keep them coming back. Take a look at the top ways SMS is being used in the beauty industry.
SMS is now proving to be a vital tool in the monitoring of in-store systems and processes. From temperature management to security alerts, the wide reach and instantaneous nature of SMS means that more businesses are relying on this channel to get their messages across. Here are 4 innovative ways that SMS can be used by retail stores.
The e-Commerce industry relies heavily on efficient delivery, reliable communication and ultimately, customer satisfaction, which is why many key players in the industry have turned to SMS to help streamline their processes. Take a look at how SMS is securing, enhancing and enabling the online shopping experience.
SMS has been around for almost as long as mobile phones have, making it the pioneer of mobile messaging platforms. Modern companies still use and trust this old technology to get their important messages in front of their customers. Here are 6 reasons why.
In the increasingly competitive space of SMS technology, choosing the right SMS provider for your business demands more than a simple price comparison. Although cost is important, there are a number of other aspects that should be taken into account before settling with an SMS provider.
Our most popular API is the HTTP to SMS API. This is a RESTful API that uses simple query parameters via URLs, however, we encourage our clients to use POST requests when submitting a request to our server. Using a POST request means that the data will be secure inside the body of the POST request and not appended as URL parameters.
Application-to-person (A2P) and Person-to-person (P2P) messaging are two different types of SMS traffic. We've outlined what they mean and what makes them different, take a look.
An API (Application Programming Interface) is a means by which the functions of a computer program (such as the BulkSMS service) can be made available to another computer program (such as the notification component of an online booking website). This is made possible by using a standard, which is made known to the programmers of both programs.
Do you need to send SMS messages to large groups straight from your iPad without having to individually select each contact? The BulkSMS app is available for download from iStore and allows for the easy sending of group SMS messaging.
Bulk SMS messaging is a legacy description for application-to-person SMS messaging services. It refers specifically to the sending of large number of SMS messages to the mobile phones of a predetermined group of recipients.
An SMS short code is a 5 digit number to which an SMS text message can be sent. Short codes are often used by businesses to allow customers to opt-in to their SMS campaigns, alert services, or to enter SMS competitions. At BulkSMS.com we offer two types of SMS shortcode solutions.
Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as multiple-step verification, is a process by which a user's identity is double checked to determine their legitimacy. In most cases, an online account holder will be required to present two separate passwords in order access their account.
Bulk SMS messaging, as of the late 1990's, has become a central communication tool for businesses and organizations across the globe. Due to the popularity of bulk SMS services, there are many platforms available to suit the needs of anyone wanting to send bulk SMS messages.
Unlike most SMS messaging solutions available, using the internet to send bulk SMS messages means that you can access your account and send SMS messages from anywhere in the world using an internet enabled device. The BulkSMS Web to SMS solution does just that.
Sending a mass text message to a contact group from an iPhone can be time-consuming if doing so directly from the built in SMS messaging capabilities available on the device. When sending a group SMS message, iPhone users are required to individually select and add each contact to the recipient list...
SMS provides simple and cost-effective way of communicating with customers, but the benefits go far beyond that. Which is exactly why it remains an essential part of communication and marketing strategies.