Reverse Billing SMS
Reverse Billing SMS is a process whereby small charges are made to a subscriber’s mobile phone in return for a service. Typically the subscriber sends an SMS message to a short code number (usually 5 digits ), often including a keyword in the message and in return receives a service or a piece of information for which a charge is made on that subscriber’s mobile phone.
Typical applications include charged voting systems for television and the press, subscription campaigns for a football team’s news service allowing fans to receive video goal flashes at 50p a goal, or prize draw and competition type marketing applications.
In addition to this Fastsms can offer hosting to media content developers and provide a delivery platform with reverse billing support for all media including logos, ringtones and java games and applications.
This facility opens up many new business opportunities never before available. Competitions, alerts, news flashes, quizzes and priority information are just a few of the areas where Reverse Billing SMS can be used as the basis of a business.
At Fastsms we can offer reverse billing applications across all 5 UK networks. Costs vary dependant on service level but start from as little as £99 per month for a reverse-billed shared short code number.
For a specific quotation please contact us with brief details of your ideas.
If there’s one thing most of us can agree on, it’s that our economic future is uncertain. The world economy reacted to the Brexit vote with unstable and falling stock markets. And no one knows exactly what the Leave vote means for the UK. But there are other uncertainties too. How can SMS help your business in these uncertain times, not just now but in the future.
Executed properly, SMS direct marketing is a hugely effective and successful means of building customer loyalty and improving sales. But even genuine and honest marketing companies can suffer huge damage to reputation or even break the law through simply lacking knowledge or not double-checking before releasing campaigns. Read this article to learn more about the definitions of spamming and harassment, current UK law and how to avoid simple but costly mistakes.
Have you ever found yourself rolling your eyes as you typed the same text into yet another SMS message? Businesses and organisations often send out the same messages at different times to different people. Things like appointment confirmations, a thank you for purchases made, information on a product or link to a web resource.
81% of mobile phone users use SMS or text messaging and 90% read text messages within three minutes of receipt. But it's not just a convenient way to chat with friends, fix a rendez-vous or remind people to do things; it has also become a powerful marketing tool for businesses large and small, national or global.
With its 456 character limit, SMS Marketing challenges us to be succinct, ensuring we pack the most into our punch and deliver powerful and effective calls to action in a minimum of words. With some research and planning, it is still possible to craft great messages that get results and still stay well within the limits. In this article, we share 9 power words and phrases to help to you do just that.