Advances in Development, Alerts and How Tos
From this week Bulletin customers will be able to access Facebook as a channel for customers, contacts and staff in their Messenger communications.
Bruce Herbert, Managing Director at Bulletin.net, commented: “In the same month as Facebook announced reaching 2 billion customers Bulletin announced its Messenger platform integration into Facebook. We are making every effort to ensure our corporate customers benefit from the reach and popularity of Facebook within the messaging industry. We released a new version of our popular Messenger product on July 3rd, with a feature that allows New Zealand companies and government organisations to integrate with Facebook. Messenger will send and receive Facebook messages while maintaining the high standards of privacy and [...]
Mobile messaging, be it OTT or SMS, is growing at staggering rates. Juniper Research recently concluded that by 2019, 438 billion messages will be sent and received every single day. With significant trends toward OTT apps, mobile messaging is thriving within the enterprise sector, creating opportunities for enhanced productivity and simplicity when it comes to communication and connectivity. Read more about Juniper’s research in this Tech Times article: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/67352/20150709/438-billion-daily-volume-of-mobile-and-online-messages-by-2019.htm
Enterprise mobility is a growing trend permeating just about every industry. Affecting marketing, internal and external communications, daily business functions and consumer interaction, mobile messages and applications are quickly being adopted by the enterprise. This infographic from Randstad Technologies highlights 5 ways mobility trends have expanded beyond BYOD to develop a highly productive and simplified business environment. http://www.fiercemobileit.com/story/infographic-beyond-byod-5-mobility-trends-impacting-business/2015-04-20
Originally posted by Portio Research
Guest Post, courtesy of Bulletin.net: Lately, there’s been plenty of buzz in the mobile messaging industry about the “death of Short Message Service (SMS)” due to the growing proliferation of OTT (Over-The-Top) messaging. While it’s true that OTT is rapidly gaining market share as peer-to-peer SMS approaches what is believed to be its ultimate peak, the ultimate “death of SMS” is not even on the horizon. SMS, or Short Message Service, and OTT messaging, are designed in [...]
New API Provides Fast and Easy Way to Create an Added Layer of Security for Enterprise Applications
SAN DIEGO, CA, USA – April 15, 2015 – Bulletin.net, a leading provider of cloud-based mobile messaging Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), announced today the release of a new Mobile Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Application Programming Interface (API) that enables enterprise customers to enhance security safeguards and user authentication access to web, IT or mobile applications for end-users located anywhere in the world.
Bulletin’s Mobile Two-Factor Authentication delivers a supplementary level of security [...]
On the heels of a spam campaign marketing knockoff designer sunglasses to iMessage users in the U.S., a developer in Australia discovered another flaw in Apple’s iMessage and used it to spam Australian politicians.
Bulletin’s smart messaging platform, Messenger, features the latest OTT-to-SMS technology for internal corporate communications, Messenger Chat. Unlike Apple’s iMessage, Bulletin’s Messenger Chat filtering technology restricts the delivery of spam messages – like the ones recently sent to the bevy of Australian politicians – to fellow company users. This added layer of security allows [...]
Every year, mobile technologies have been pushing further to the forefront of enterprise priority lists. Now, with millennials beginning to enter into the business world, companies are placing an even greater focus on mobile. As a result, mobile trends like Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) authentication and Application-to-Person (A2P) text messaging are predicted to arise and proliferate in 2015. Read about these and more predicted mobile trends for 2015 in this RCR Wireless article: http://www.rcrwireless.com/20150113/opinion/2015-predictions-old-school-text-messaging-capabilities-bring-new-mobile-possibilities-tag10
Customer service is an important aspect of a company. With mobile messaging becoming more popular, customer service via text can enable a better experience for your customers and is more efficient for your support teams. 90 percent of all SMS text messages are read within three minutes of being received; this gives companies a great way to reach out and make the customer experience more personal. As mobile grows even bigger in the future, more and more businesses will migrate their customer service from phone to text messaging. Learn [...]
When 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 [...]
More than 62 percent of businesses are taking an ad hoc, disjointed approach with mobile messaging by deploying more than one messaging platform. However, in order to obtain enhanced ROI from these solutions, organizations need to realize mobile messaging is much more than sales and marketing. Instead, businesses need a more holistic strategy for mobile messaging that includes engaging with customers throughout the entire lifecycle. Read more about how global enterprises are leveraging mobile messaging technology for employee and customer communication use cases across key business functions in this MobileMarketer™ [...]