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6 Rules for Texting at Work

 

downloadTexting is a fast and simple way to get in touch quickly and effectively, making it a great option for workplace communications. When texting is used in a professional setting, it’s important to make sure you don’t cross the line into overly casual and inappropriate tone. U.S. News has provided some key rules to consider before you hit “send” in the following article: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2015/02/26/6-rules-for-texting-at-work

By |March 25th, 2015|How To|

Don’t send another email until you read this

marketwatchDid you know that most Fortune 1000 corporations now spend approximately $5 million to $10 million annually on e-discovery, the process of collecting digital data when a company is being sued or investigated?  You’ve probably heard the term recently due to security-related controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton using her personal email to send messages regarding government business.  Today, companies can avoid the lawyer and preventative software fees altogether by turning to mobile messaging for their corporate communications.  Thanks to advances in encryption and highly secure wireless networks, mobile messaging is often more secure than email.  Read more on the topic in [...]

How to Get ROI from Your Enterprise Mobile Messaging

ROI BlogWhen it comes to using mobile messaging within a company, having a fast and convenient way to stay in touch can be invaluable – if selected and used properly. 75% of organizations demand return on investment on their mobile messaging initiatives in less than year.  In order to make their investments count, however, enterprises must integrate a flexible mobile messaging platform that supports multiple use cases across business functions – instead of having a siloed and disjointed approach to mobile strategy.  This article from Information Age explores how enterprises can improve customer and employee communications across the business by [...]

Messenger Update – September 2014

This release of the Messenger service focuses on allowing your customers to automatically Opt into your Bulletin Messenger Address Books, adding the ability to drag and drop your contacts list directly onto the message compose page and personlising your messages with Avatars.

Along with this, as always, we have made many tweaks and alterations behind the scenes to optomise and improve the reliability and performance of our service to ensure you have the best possible experience.

 

Introducing Opt in to your Address Books

This useful addition to Messenger means your customers can send a SMS keyword of your choosing to one of your company’s short codes and AUTOMATICALLY be added to an [...]

Webinar: Getting Started With Bulletin

If you missed our last webinar, don’t fret. We’re holding our second webinar Tuesday April 15th @ 11am PST going over the basics of Bulletin Messenger.

We’ll be covering a lot but once you leave, you’ll be able to successfully create your own text messaging campaigns and much more.

Agenda:

  • Dashboard: Navigation overview.
  • The Basics: Importing and managing address books, uploading recipient files, searching, block lists, sub-users and permissions management.
  • Messaging: Composing and sending messages, scheduling messages, SMS merge, message source and reply options, Email2SMS.
  • Advanced Settings: White labeling.

All you need to attend this webinar is a computer, internet connection, and some speakers or headphones to follow along. Remember, this is a FREE webinar, so sign up [...]

Free Webinar: Learn the Basics of Bulletin Messenger

Just getting started with Bulletin? Then you’ll love this: Thursday at 11am PST, we’re offering a free webinar going over the basics of our service. We’ll be covering a lot, but once you’re done with this webinar, you’ll be able to easily create your own text messaging campaigns and much more.

Agenda:

  • Dashboard: Navigation overview.
  • The Basics: Importing and managing address books, uploading recipient files, searching, block lists, sub-users and permissions management.
  • Messaging: Composing and sending messages, scheduling messages, SMS merge, message source and reply options, Email2SMS
  • Advanced Settings: White labeling.

All you need to attend this webinar is a computer, internet connection, and some speakers or headphones to follow along. Remember, this [...]

Why Consumers Opt-Out of Mobile Marketing (and How to Prevent It) – Part 2

Woman Texting on Smartphone

Now that we know what causes consumers to opt out, we can try and prevent it from happening as often in the future. How? Follow this 5 step guide and create a mobile marketing campaign guaranteed to keep your customers engaged:

1. Timing is of the Essence

Timing messages can be tricky. If messages are sent too often, consumers may get annoyed and opt out, but if messages are sent too little, your messages won’t resonate with your consumers. It’s important to find [...]

Why Consumers Opt-Out of Mobile Marketing (and How to Prevent It) – Part 1

Friends Text Messaging Through Smart Phone

Let’s be honest; No one enjoys it when people unsubscribe from their marketing list.

With all the time and effort you put into creating and growing your list, carefully crafting messages, and sending them out, it’s never fun when someone hits you with a, “thanks, but no thanks.” Whether you’re a marketing guru, a qualified professional, or simply a beginner, you’re always going to experience people opting out of your list. While you can’t always predict the future, you can be aware of some common themes that may help prevent [...]

Conditioned Response Marketing

Condition Response Marketing Cover

 Whether in a meeting, watching a live sporting event, or carrying on an active conversation, we will immediately put our task on hold to respond to a text message once it is received.

As the popularity of text messaging has grown, we have become conditioned to respond to a text message instantly, almost compulsively, no matter how busy we may be.

Download this white paper and discover:

  • How the psychology concept of conditioned response can help deliver mobile marketing success
  • How to compose messages that almost guarantee a response
  • How to effectively market your product via SMS

Click here to access your free white paper

 

By |September 11th, 2013|Bulletin News, How To, Media|

Go Green with Bulletin Text Messaging

The eco² benefits of Bulletin Text Messaging

Go Green with Bulletin Text Messaging

Switching to SMS from paper makes sense ecologically and financially.

Organisations responsible for sending traditional paper-based mail will benefit the Earth and their bottom line by using text messaging as a substitute. Briefly, we’ll discuss just two of those benefits -

  1. Reducing costs by [...]
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