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SMS alerts are one of the most common uses of SMS messaging systems.

If something goes wrong in your business you need the right people to be informed promptly and accurately irrespective of the time of day or day of the week. And because a mobile phone is almost always ready and available to receive alerts then automated SMS alerts are a great tool for nipping problems in the bud.

This can be a piece of equipment failing, often a server but equally possibly a key piece of machinery. If you can detect the problem it is easy to send a message via fastsms. But it doesn’t just cover equipment breakdowns. You could trigger an alert when website visitors go above or below a set value, if temperature falls below a set value you could summon a gritting crew. the possibilities are endless.

The new year is a time of year when traditionally people set out to take back control of their personal finances. It is also, however, a time of year when people are feeling financially stretched - even more so as we go into 2018 with inflation at the highest levels in many years. All this is great news for money lenders, who can help their customers to get things under control with personal loans. So how can such companies use SMS Marketing to their advantage. We share some ideas from the team.

People today place a much higher value on freedom, and with this has come a new demand for flexibility in the way we work. For the UK’s booming small business sector, this often means a preference for flexible, on-demand office and workshop space that are free from the traditional long-term, rigid contracts. SMS Marketing is the ideal solution for providers of such services to increase revenue in 2018. Read on for five great ideas to get you started...

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With the rapid increase in technological development that defines the 21st century, companies across all sectors are looking for ways to stand out from the crowd. In the modern, technological economy, a company’s ability to connect with its customers and provide top-quality user experience (UX) is fast becoming an essential component of any successful business. Customers now have the ability to thoroughly search the market to find a company that can provide them with the best possible deal. In a corporate environment that is more competitive than ever, what is the best way to truly stand out from the crowd? One of the fastest growing techniques is the use of SMS marketing.


If you run a delivery-based business, you'll know that communication with your customer is key. Whether it's keeping them informed about their delivery's status and expected arrival time, or tempting them with discounts and offers on future orders, there are plenty of reasons to keep in touch. But a key communications challenge in the digital age is choosing the appropriate channel to use to get your message across. Forms of marketing like emails and phone calls are still forces to be reckoned with, but the success of many communications from delivery-based businesses rely on near-instantaneous reading. That's where SMS marketing comes in.