This section contains advice, tips and hints for both new and experienced users of SMS messaging in general and users of the Fastsms range of messaging solutions in particular.
We try to share best practice in using SMS that we pick up from our customers and are always looking for innovations we can share on our blog. We generally avoid too much technical content here, that can be found in our “Technical Info” section; and examples of how different types of organisation use SMS are well covered in our “Use Cases“.
So here you will find explanations of a general nature covering such topics as SMS keywords and shortcodes, how international SMS messaging works, what options can be used for inbound SMS.
And if there’s a topic you would like us to cover in an article please let us know and we’ll do our best to rise the challenge.
If you would like to learn more about SMS and how it could help your operation take a look at the resources provided here which includes manuals, industry guides, white papers and more. There is loads of user info also in our Fastsms Support Centre.
13 Words That Inspire Action in Your SMS Messages
Because they are so short, word choice is important in SMS messages. You need to convey instructions and the benefits of following those instructions in few words. If you’ve ever struggled to find just the right one, check out our list of action inspiring words for SMS messaging.
Clean Data for Optimised SMS Marketing
SMS marketing, like any well-planned advertising strategy, should be developed as a targeted campaign, rather than left (as it all too often is) with a scattergun approach. Simply put, send the message to the people it is pertinent to, and avoid being seen as another ‘spammer’ sending junk messages to those who do not want to know.
3 SMS Marketing Metrics That You Need to Know
SMS marketing is one of the most effective mobile marketing channels available. It’s also one of the easiest to measure your performance for every campaign, even every message. Read the full blog to discover the three of the basic metrics you’ll need to know to evaluate your success.
Do People Send Christmas Wishes via SMS?
It’s the time of year when we wish friends and family Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. But how will you send your greetings? Should you be traditional and send a card, or follow the new trend using SMS messaging? This blog can help you decide.
The 10 Most Loved Features Of FastSMS
Ever wonder if a company is as good as it says it is? One of the only ways to know is to read honest reviews from customers. Well, we wanted to know if people loved NetMessenger as much as we do. Turns out, they love us. Read this post to discover why.