‘Is SMS suitable for my business needs?’ This is a question we get asked often but the reality is that SMS is suitable for every business, no matter the size or industry!

SMS messaging can be used in a variety of ways – for example, promotional or transactional purposes, to enhance customer service processes or even to add security to online accounts. Take a look below for some ideas on how SMS messaging can help your business provide added value to your customers, streamline business processes and grow revenues through promotions.

 

 

Retail

 

Utility

ElecTrix – “Your ElecTrix meter reading will be carried out between 09:30-12:30 by Sarah K.”

 

Sales: Promotion

Hair Design – “Hi Katie. It’s time for your next appointment. Book this week to get 20% off cut and colour!”

 

Sales: Delivery Confirmation

Parcel4You – “Your parcel will be delivered between 12.05-14.04 today by Parcel4You driver Larry H.”

 

Finance

Healthcare

Doctors – “You have an appointment at 15.00 on Fri 08 Apr. Can’t make it? Please call us to rearrange.”

 

Public Sector

School – “The school will be closed for all pupils on Mon 11 Apr for staff development. Please visit the website for details.”

 

Travel

CLX Air – “Here is your electronic boarding pass for flight LW201. Enjoy your flight with us!”

 

Gaming

CLX TV – “Thanks for entering our competition. Text ENTER again from this no. & get a FREE entry. Close 11pm 08/04. T&Cs apply.

 

Security & Authentication

Bank – “NEW PAYMENT: Please enter this code to make a payment for 19.99 to account ending 0000. Contact us if you did not request this. Code: 489FN58N.”

 

Social Media

My Account – “Password reset code: MB1031TD. Didn’t request this? Reply N now.”

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