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The Future of Mobile Messaging

The future of mobile messaging
October 30, 2013

What does the mobile messaging marketplace look like now? How will it change? It’s always interesting to see how mobile phones have evolved over the past twenty years. And, subsequently, how it impacts the way we use the technology it harnesses. This graph was created by Portio Research to show the progression of SMS/IP in […]

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FCC Changes to SMS Opt-In Language

TCPA new opt-in language infographic.
October 29, 2013

If you’re sending commercial SMS messages, make sure you’re compliant with the new FCC regulations According to the new changes to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), companies that are using SMS for commercial purposes must include new language in their opt-in procedures. All SMS subscribers need to be clear that consent is not a […]

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FCC Changes All SMS Senders Should Know

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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

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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

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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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