How to Use SMS Services for Business Purposes

    by Paul Shuteyev

    Online SMS Services are not related to spam. Of course, it can be so, but it really depends on you and your business model. We wouldn't advise you to do that if your only business model is spamming.


    How online SMS services work


    Let's take AtomPark's Online SMS Service called "Atomic SMS Sender" as an example.

    Atomic SMS Sender is the SMS sending service allowing for short text messages to be sent right from the web browser on your computer to cell phones worldwide.

    Atomic SMS Sender is a leading provider of bulk SMS messaging services with reliable coverage of more than 700 networks in over 150 countries worldwide. Our SMS Sender is the best tool for the fastest, most secure reliable communication with company staff and clients. Bulk Text (SMS) messaging is an ideal instant broadcasting technology saving your time and money.

    Whether you want to inform a single or 50,000 persons you should simply select the recipient or a group, type a short message on your computer, click SEND and your message will be sent immediately.

    Atomic SMS Sender will allow you to upload your contacts database (e.g. exported from text or CSV file) into groups. Names, groups, and mobile numbers can be easily managed through an intuitive web-based interface with functionality in mind. Each message sent from Atomic SMS Sender Control panel can be tailored to include the name of the sender, SMS from the field can be set as the name of your company or as a telephone number.

    SMS message speed is 3000 SMS/min and the validity period is 48 hours. The Validity period defines the time the outgoing SMS message is kept trying to be sent to a cell phone which is out of reach. If the message could not be delivered after this period expires, the delivery is ceased.


    Key features of Atomic SMS Sender


    Transmit messages to subscribers served by more than 700 operators in over 150 countries around the world.

    • SMS Character Counter.
    • 3 free SMS to taste our service.
    • Quick SMS send feature.
    • Schedule sending.
    • SMS sent statistics.
    • Payment is available in any currency.
    • Two-way messaging (bi-directional) is available in over 100 countries.

    So, you see that the simplest way to start your SMS campaign is to send Bulk SMS from the Web. You can give it a try and send few SMS for free.


    In Conclusion


    Here are some curious SMS Market Statistics that might be useful for you to understand how SMS is important to use for business purposes.

    In 2019, U.S. cell phone subscribers sent and received on average 390 text messages per month, compared to making 230 voice calls a month, according to the Mobile Business Statistics. *

    Between the ages of 12 – 45 will send 60% more text messages than make voice calls. *

    Currently, 1/3 of the world has mobile internet access, which is twice as many as the number of internet-connected PCs. *

    60% of the world’s population is expected to have access to the Internet through a mobile device in 1 year! *

    Mobile web technologies allow us to provide location-specific resources to users. *

    The development of mobile websites and mobile applications is very different from their desktop counterparts and requires specialized knowledge of the platform. *

    Two-thirds of mobile phone users are subscribers of SMS text messaging.” What does that translate to? Approximately 2.1 billion people actively text messaging today (according to mobile statistics 2009) *

    There are two times as many active SMS users as are active users of email *

    In the U.S. alone, over 450 billion SMS text messages were sent in 2009 *

    On Average text messages are read within 4 minutes compared to 48 hours with email. *

    While 65% of e-mail is spam, less than 10% of SMS is spam *

    62% say they use text messaging to communicate with friends *

    55% say they use it to communicate with their clients, customers and partners

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    Paul Shuteyev
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