The Benefits of Sending SMS through Internet

January 23, 2013 at 12:42 pm Leave a comment

It has been quite some time that cell phones have been in business. Other than the fact that it connects you to the world while you are on the move, it also facilitates the sending and receiving of short messages called SMS. Earlier SMS served personal purposes of exchanging information. Now, it is used to greater use. These messages are being used to advertise and market goods and services. Companies have realized that there is no better way than an SMS to reach their customers.

The whole setup of sending SMS for promotional purposes is not typing a message and sending it to each and every person on the list. The process is a little more sophisticated than sending personal messages. The SMS having information are either sent from cell numbers with 10 digits or from special numbers having 4 to 5 digits. These numbers are allotted depending on the carrier. However, it must be remembered that transaction of messages cannot be possible without an SMS gateway API. An API is commonly known as application programming interface. The API is the link between the SMS sender and the receiver. The general tasks of a similar API is to enable the sending of thousands of SMS at the same time and at minimal cost for sending updates for job, launches of new products or offers to the customers.

The general trend is to send multiple messages to the target audience for advertising products and goods. A database is created where the cell numbers of the target group is maintained. This list is created after market analysis, and the names are acquired from various sources. Bulk SMS are sent to the prospective clients making them aware of the features of the item or service that is for sale. Often these SMS encourage the participation of the recipient by asking them to reply. These replies can be in the form of questions or feedbacks. Bulk SMS services solve the monetary troubles as these SMS are provided in mass numbers and the senders buy them making the entire process inexpensive and affordable.

There are a variety of softwares available in the market that can enable the sending of mass SMS together. The campaigners assign people who are responsible for the sending out of the SMS. They send the SMS through internet. This makes the sending simple, cost effective, and saves a lot of time. By using the internet, the response of the audience can also be tracked with ease. Many a times SMS is treated as a form of voting device. With the software available, the SMS can be categorized into the various responses sent and hence the result can be ascertained within a short time frame. Also, many news channels encourage their viewers to respond by sending their views on particular news items. By directing it through the internet, the different views can be sorted and a conclusion can be reached.

In one word, the world of SMS simplifies communication and hastens the process.


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