What is uses of bulk sms?

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Bulk sms is a platform where you can send customised sms to several group/single numbers

What do i mean by customised messages

Have you ever gotten a message from ur bank, mtn, glo, airtel, church, political aspirants e.t.c, where by u receive a message on your phone and instead of seeing a phone number, or a number you know from your phone you would see either mtn, glo, oceanic(or any other bank), or any other name. Thats a customised sms, where by you can send sms with your name, the name of your organisation, school, church, mosque, e.t.c

Uses of bulksms
Bulk sms can be used for various purpose

For invitation to:
Wedding ceremonies
Social clubs
Political meetings
Church meetings Business/product follow ups.

2. Advertising/Marketing: More than 50 million people use gsm phones and the number keeps increasing by the. With bulk sms you can be able to reach a large audience with your goods and services.

3. Political campaigns: with bulk sms, you can reach everybody in Nigeria, or you can reach them by their state or even local government or particular area by text message with your political intensions.

4. Reach millions of users at the same time. E.t.c

What network can i send sms to?

The good thing is that you can send sms to all gsm network

How can i get this service?

There are two types of account in bulk sms

1. Customer account: With a customer account you can buy sms credits depending on the number of text you want to send. You can have it for your personal use or you can use it in sending sms for others i.e you can get contract from organizations and you send sms for them with your account.

2. Reseller account: with a reseller account you would have your own sms website, where you can create other sms site for people, under your sms site you can sell sms credits to your customers who have a customer account with you. You can also send sms.

What are sms credits?
Sms credits are the credits used in sending sms. One sms deducts one sms credit from your account

Addressing your customer personally with a mail, email or SMS is a good marketing strategy but the question that is asked is how to do it in a large scale. The answer is there now. It is bulk SMS. The technology is already there to address more than 1000 cell phones at one instance.

The most important aspect from a company point of view these days of economic down turn the costs, are minimal. Not even 1% of what you spend on a TV commercial but the effect is very much more than that of a TV advertisement.

To set about the task of sending bulk SMS is a very simple one. You need only a computer with an internet connection. The soft ware program you can buy along with the Bulk SMS Gateway facilities from the same company. Installation and the operation of the software are simple. Anyone who has little knowledge of computers could use it.

Next thing you need is the list of your customers’ telephone numbers on an excel sheet. Using the software, you have the possibility to send a message to all those telephone numbers with just a few clicks and all of them will receive the message within in a minute most probably.

To send Bulk SMS Services you have the possibility to register with a company and use their online facility too. This is a still easier technique. This way you can contact a global audience. Since they have agreements with various service providers all over the world, you can access all those networks. These days it has become normal for any company to go global because internet could make you a global company overnight.

Bulk SMS IndiaServices with one step forward with automation, could do a lot for a company to enhance its image in the minds of its customers if used effectively. The interesting thing here is it is very cheap compared to the other modes such as radio and TV ads. Email is a good medium but you mail most often will go and end up in the spam folder.

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