Great news! Thanks to the loyalty and continued support of valued customers, the last 12 months has seen the volume of messages sent through FASTSMS increase substantially. This has in turn increased our buying power with our existing routing partners enabling us to lower our costs without compromising on quality. We are now able to [...]
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Ever confused by some of the technical terms thrown about while reading some articles or blogs about SMS Text Messaging, well then you’ve come to the right place. Our jargon busting SMS Glossary covers everything from API (Application Programming Interface) to XML (Extensible Mark-up Language) – and if we ever come across something beginning with [...]
Sitting here looking out of the window at a thoroughly miserable day reminds me that FASTSMS is useful for warning people of adverse weather. We have literally hundreds of schools using the service texting parents to say “Don’t send you’re kids in today, we’re snow bound” or “Come and fetch your offspring before we are [...]
FASTSMS has released a new White Paper on how to use SMS in Recruitment, and the best part is it’s totally free!
Recently we have had a lot of interest in our various partner programmes, this is in no small part down to the maturing of the SMS market as businesses all over the U.K. realise the power of SMS Marketing for small, local businesses.
Now while many forward-thinking entrepreneurial individuals realise the power of mobile in generating business for themselves and clients, not all are sure of how to go about providing such a service.
At FASTSMS we operate three main ways for our partners to deliver SMS services to their existing and future customers, in this post I will highlight the advantages and even disadvantages of each approach and who they are aimed at…
The following outlines what you should consider when choosing your SMS provider as stated by DevelopersHome.com – an independent online information resource for mobile technologies. We feel their criteria for How to Choose an SMS Provider is a great starting point for people looking to use SMS text messaging in their business – we have even offered the answers for FASTSMS to get you started.
Microsoft’s Outlook Mobile Service is a new feature in Outlook 2007 that allows you to send SMS text messages just as you would an email.
OMS is a new feature in Outlook 2007 that gives you 100% integration with your FASTSMS account.
A recent study by digital marketing research firm InsightExpress has concluded that mobile ad campaign norms were four-and-a-half to five times more effective than online norms.
Read this post for the latest information on updates to the FASTSMS system.
Switching to SMS gets your message straight to the recipients handset – it is cheaper and yields higher and much faster response rates than any other medium.
This month has seen the relaunch of our streaming media brand, PlanetStream. The new site gives greater insight into how streaming works as well as real life examples of where it is already in use. As well as this it details some of our new products including online presenters and a FREE Trial.
FASTSMS have always worked on the principle that everything should be available for all users, and it is with this in mind that SMSLook is now available for everyone, for FREE.
The new and improved NetMessenger system from FASTSMS is now available for you to use at http://beta.fastsms.co.uk/