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covid-19 coronavirus using Bulk Text for Notifications

Using SMS for Covid-19 Alerts and Notifications

If your company, school or organization needs to get an information message out regarding Covid-19 Coronavirus to staff, parents, students or members there are few better ways to do so than sending a Bulk Text message. Why SMS? SMS is automatically installed on every single phone Delivered in Seconds with Real Time Delivery Reports 98% […]

Sendmode Bulk Text Celebrating 10 years

Sendmode Bulk Text Marketing is 10

Sendmode Bulk Text Marketing is 10 years old and we are celebrating with a flash sale to all our customers. 10 years ago this month we registered the company and began developing the best darn SMS and Bulk Text Marketing solution on the internet. We released the software in March 2009 and started towards helping […]

What is MMS and How Does It Work

What is MMS and How Does it Work

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way for users to send pictures and video over the cellular network. Apart from a small number of territories, notably China and Norway MMS has not been a commercial success due to the technology being plagued by technical issues. Over the years these technical issues have been ironed […]

what is smishing and how does it work

What is SMiShing and How Does it Work

SMiShing is a fraud technique that uses SMS to try to scam consumers. It is similar to email phishing but uses SMS instead of email. See those emails you get pretending to be from your bank and asking you to click a link and enter details. This is called email phishing whereby fraudsters are trying […]

What is OTT and How does it work

What does OTT mean and How Does it Work

OTT (Over the Top) is the term used for the broadcast of content over the internet, bypassing the telecommunications companies and mobile networks. For example, in the past the mobile networks controlled the most popular messaging app, SMS, and charged consumers per message sent. Each message was sent over their mobile network. However with the […]

bulk text news - may 2017

Bulk Text News – May 2017

SMS Marketing works!! If you were in any doubt about the power of SMS Marketing and Bulk Text. To get here, you have read the text we sent and clicked the link. This is why Bulk Text Marketing is so popular worldwide, it engages and works!! As a thank you, please claim 100 free credits […]

The Rise of RCS Messaging

The rise of RCS Messaging

RCS Messaging – What is it? RCS industry initiative was formed in 2007 by a group of industry promoters. In 2008 the GSM Association officially became the project ‘home’ of RCS and an RCS steering committee was established by the organisation. Fast-forward 7 years and Google first announced the launch of RCS (Rich Communication Service) […]

What is RCS Messaging from Android

What is RCS Messaging?

Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is the next evolution of SMS Text Messaging. With Google announcing the expansion of its RCS and the rolling out an Early Access Program for the service, Android Messages application will replace the current native messaging app for android handsets. Rich Communication Services is aiming to replacing SMS messaging with […]

smishing

Smishing

Smishing is a short term for SMS phishing, a variant of phishing email scams that instead utilizes SMS systems to send out bogus text messages. It is the act of using mobile phone text messages to lure victims into immediate action such as downloading mobile malware, visiting a malicious website or calling a fraudulent phone […]

skyscraper marketing

Skyscraper Marketing

Recently we heard the term skyscraper marketing and were curious about why it’s trending right now. The basic idea behind the skyscraper technique is to pick popular pages, improve upon their content, and reach out to sites that linked to those lower quality pages and get them to link you. When done well skyscraper marketing […]