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How SMS Can Help With the Fight Against COVID-19

February 26, 2021

Texting not only eases the burden of not being unable to see friends and family during a public health crisis it’s also become increasingly useful in the commercial and medical spheres. Brands have used short message services (SMS) to stay in touch with their loyal customers for years. Now, amidst a pandemic, hospitals and pharmacies utilize […]

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Text Trivia Answer: Teleprinters

November 28, 2013

We posted a photo on social media and asked our followers to guess what it was. To our surprise, we didn’t get any correct answers! So we decided to post more information on the teleprinter and what it did for long distance communication. Before text messages there was telex. The telex network was a network of teleprinters (which are essentially […]

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FCC Changes All SMS Senders Should Know

October 15, 2013

If you’re sending out bulk messages in the US, you need to read this post. Starting this Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, companies that send bulk messages in the US should be aware of the new FCC regulations on SMS SPAM. Here’s a brief summary of the new changes: The “Established Business Relationship” (EBR): Previously in the […]

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3 Ways NFL Fans Use SMS

September 17, 2013

In the US, many major league football fans are receiving text alerts on game day. Here are three ways that football teams and sports broadcasters are using bulk SMS to send their messages to the right group of people: It’s Week 2 of NFL football season and already fans are looking for ways to keep informed […]

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SMS Marketing: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

September 6, 2013

Bulk text message solutions – or bulk SMS – are becoming increasingly popular for commercial purpose. But before you start looking at bulk SMS as a marketing tool, here are some of the things you should consider before sending your first message. This year, companies such as Kohls, Nordstrom, and Macys are switching to bulk […]

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