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 [...]
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We are often asked whether FASTSMS will run on a Mac. So here’s the definitive answer: YES (with a single exception). The exception is OMS or Outlook Mobile Service which is a module that enables users of Outlook 2007 or 2010 to send and receive SMS text messages directly within their installation of Outlook. This, [...]
A Text Label is who the Text Message will appear to be from in the recipient’s Inbox.
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) is an Internet standard for electronic mail (e-mail) transmission across Internet Protocol (IP) networks.
Short Message Service (SMS) is a communication service standardised in the GSM mobile communication system, using standardised communications protocols allowing the interchange of short text messages between mobile phone devices.
The Message Body is that which you wish to send to your recipients.
Large Message Reports offer the option to download data as a .CSV file.
Every year in the U.K. in the half an hour before and after midnight on the 31st December literally millions of text messages are sent, so much so in a short space of time that the mobile operators can’t handle it.
Sending a text is not only greener than a phone call or SnailMail but is far cheaper too – appease your conscience without it costing the earth.
Now you can get up to 200 free credits simply by telling us a little about how FASTSMS has benefited you.
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.
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.
Throttling allows you to specify how many messages are sent and how often, so they can be spread over a period of time preventing your staff from becoming overwhelmed.
Running a quiz or competition is a great way to generate interest around a subject, as well as gain invaluable data.