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SMS messaging can meet many different needs across a wide range of organisations. One of the most common uses though is reminding people of appointments.

If your business is based on selling your time, like a salon or a health practitioner, it is galling when a “no show” leaves you with an empty slot. you can’t sell that time again, it’s too late. You can try to get the client to pay anyway but that is bad for customer relations. If you are a hospital or vet it’s worse. Not only do you waste time but you also leave expensive equipment unused.

It is clearly shown that by collecting clients’ mobile numbers and using the automated tools in Fastsms to send them one or more reminders, especially the day before their appointment, you will dramatically reduce “no show” problems and avoid the associated wastage of time and resource.

It may have seemed like a long winter, but spring is almost upon us. And for gardeners and groundskeepers it will soon be back to business as usual, with businesses looking to fill their calendars as the greens begin to grow and property owners look to get the garden back into order. With a business that requires you to always be on the move, SMS Marketing is a perfect way to reach out to customers, keep them updated and manage your marketing. Here are some top tips.

Whether you rent or own your home, domestic situations frequently arise where a skilled person is required to deal with electrics, plumbing, plastering, building, carpentry, carpet laying… you name the job, there will be a tradesperson near you who specialises in it. These essential yet often overlooked hard working sole traders and small businesses all face the same pressures as any other business - how to attract and retain more customers. Here's why SMS Marketing is the perfect answer.

The digital age has seen a rise in demand for business coaches to aid you in every aspect of your entrepreneurial efforts. From money mindset to technological solutions, earning passive income and attracting high-paying clients, these days there's a coach for everything. But running a coaching business isn't as simple as the hype would suggest. SMS marketing is the perfect way of supercharging your promotion of your coaching business, here's how.


Within the recruitment industry, SMS text messaging has been helping businesses for many years to effectively communicate with their clients and candidates, offering a 'real time' service to provide a competitive service. If you're working in the recruitment industry and are not yet using SMS text messaging as part of your day to day operation, read on to understand why it should be a crucial part of your business.

The UK dental industry is currently estimated to be worth between £6 billion to £9 billion, and has seen an average annual growth of 14% in recent years. But just like any other sector, innovation is key to long term prosperity. SMS Marketing is a versatile tool that has a wide range of applications in the dental sector - and can be used for much more than just appointment reminders. In this article, we look at some of the different ways SMS Marketing can be used by dental practices.