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 [...]
It’s crucial for startups to reduce their, seemingly endless, daily work loads by streamlining processes and automating, well, just about everything. Here’s our list of 7 brilliant (and free!) mobile apps almost guaranteed to cut any startups to-do list in half:
Meet the king of productivity apps. Evernote is the perfect tool for managing to-do lists and keeping research, notes, reminders, photos, and more in one easy to use, easy to navigate app. Evernote makes it effortless to remember [...]
Powered by Bulletin, DealSiftr is a free app for iPhone that delivers personalized deals and coupons to you, right when and where you need them.
Simply fill out your personal profile to tell DealSiftr exactly what you’re looking for. Then, let it serve up only the best, most relevant daily deals straight to your phone. Whether you’re shopping for sporting goods, new furniture, or travel packages, DealSiftr provides you with unbeatable offers from Yelp, Restaurant.com, Amazon Local, and other location-based social networks.
DealSiftr integrates with your [...]
The Text Messaging community had in effect, an earthquake last week, due to a discovery by pod2g. It was discovered that iOS shows the SMS UDH Reply Address within the user interface, instead of the original source number. In a nutshell you can send message from a normal on-net handset that appear to be coming from elsewhere to iPhone devices.
Different carriers will have different ways of dealing with the UDH content and you may find that your carrier strips it out, but on Vodafone New Zealand, the UDH data is transmitted fully to the recipient handset. It [...]
Bulletin’s Sydney team took a mini field trip Wednesday to attend the seminar “Tablet Media – A Content Revolution” presented by the Australia Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) and Oomph, to gain a little more insight into the rapidly growing tablet market. The event, which was hosted at the KPMG Auditorium in Sydney, featured numerous presentations from industry leaders such as Google, ABC and Haymarket. The overwhelming message from all presenters is that the tablet market is not only vast and expanding, but has also created consumers that posse a never-ending thirst for engaging, interactive content.
As consumers continue to [...]
Bulletin has long history with Governments at both national and local levels and today hopes to leverage that as we meet more of the people responsible for running our small but perfectly formed country. The Wellington Meet the Buyer event is being jointly run by the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) and BusinessNZ, and is the first of its kind involving government and business.
Bulletin helps governments and NGO’s with speedy mass communication as well as targeted messaging. The same services that they use are available to you and your organisation today whether you want to target your users with [...]
Sometimes it feels like the more things change the more they stay the same and you are right… Messenger has changed so much in the last 10 years it almost looks exactly the same as it did in 2003. Sure, we have added new features like email2sms, bulk sender, expanded address books, a mobile interface and more but it looks much the same as it did the night the Govenator said good night to both his families and went off to rescue Cali.
Erin, our new designer, impressed us in her second interview with a vision for the future of Messenger. It was not hard to see how it would [...]