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 [...]

7 Free Mobile Apps No Startup Can Live Without

In the wide world of startups, mobile is all the rage. These techies and entrepreneurs are all about what’s new, innovative, and business savvy.

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:

1) Evernote

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 [...]

21 Years Later, SMS Still Dominant

 

Recently, a blog article titled “The Challenges and Future of SMS Technology” was posted. This article argued that “even 21 years after its invention, sending an SMS is hard.” The challenges discussed throughout the article focus on business challenges in regards to text messaging, spam, and more.

But is this true? Is sending a text message hard, even for businesses? Not anymore.

In a recent article for Wired, John Lauer, CEO of ZipWhip, gives us his take on SMS today:

“The text message is and will remain the most ubiquitous medium for messaging. There [...]

5 Incredible Mobile Breakthroughs of 2013

2013 was the year of innovative mobile technology. Twenty years ago, we used our mobile devices primarily for calling and, really, not much else. Today, our mobile devices help run our entire lives and without them we would be lost. We book appointments through our devices, navigate directions to our favorite hotspots, calculate tips at restaurants, and take shameless “selfies” in public to send to our friends. Some of us are even get caught carrying on conversations with our mobile device, through our favorite travel companion, Siri. There’s no arguing that mobile is a huge part of our lives, and it’s only getting bigger.

With 2013 behind us, many are [...]

Bulletin’s Products Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Want to learn more about what Bulletin can do for you? Check out these awesome product videos – designed and produced by Creative Director, Jason Hendricks.

 

Interested in starting your own text campaign? Contact us at sales@bulletin.net and we’ll get you set up today.

Using QR Codes To Power Your SMS Marketing Campaign

QR (Quick Response) codes are gaining popularity due to their mass adoption by larger global brands and the fact they can carry quite a lot of information. You may have seen these little squares used on labels of your favourite soda, or perhaps on a billboard or magazine advert. QR codes can carry a myriad of information, in fact you’d be amazed at how much can be stored within a QR code and you’d also be surprised to find out that due to nifty error correction up to 30% of the QR code can be damaged with the resultant [...]

SMS is dead, yeah right!

We’ve all heard the hype over the past 10 years with media and bloggers proclaiming that today is the day SMS died. Heard these before…

  • MMS will kill SMS
  • ‘Push to talk’ will kill SMS (actual quote from a  Telco executive)
  • Blackberry Messenger will kill SMS
  • Email on Smart Phones will kill SMS
  • iMessage has killed TXT

Poor wee 160 character SMS/TXT messaging  is the first victim in the marketing of any new service and the first to be bullied in the media and by bloggers.  It’s a simple victim too.  It doesn’t  need the spotlight, nor want it.  It cant afford the spotlight as there is no owner of it with a huge marketing [...]

How are our customers using SMS TXT messaging?

Bulletin has been helping users reach their teams and customers for over 15 years.  

Real Estate

  • Listings
  • Home updates
  • Open Homes
  • SMS for Quick Property Info
  • Appointment reminders
  • Agent communications
  • Sale announcements

Retail

  • Announcing new products/hours/sales
  • VIP Club communications

Call Centre

  • Message forwarding
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Overdue account alerts

Finance

  • Balance Updates
  • Two Factor Authentication
  • Deposit Alerts
  • Overdue account alerts
  • Emergency communications to staff

Utility Company

  • Usage Updates
  • Brown Out Alerts
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Overdue account reminders

Medical

  • Appointment reminders
  • Payment reminders
  • Openings in schedule
  • Checkup reminders
  • Overdue account reminders

Hospitality

  • Happy hours
  • Pop-Up Events
  • Booking confirmations
  • Building rapport

Automotive

  • Appointment reminders
  • Annual registration renewals
  • Payment reminders

Church

  • Alerts
  • Reminders
  • Prayer/Quotes
  • Motivations

Government

  • Appointment Reminders
  • Public Feedback
  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Alerts

Recreation

  • Tee/Court reminders
  • Change of venue and closures
  • Team Communications

School

  • Emergency communications to staff
  • Alerts
  • Sports/Events
  • Class changes
  • Truancy
  • Lock downs

Start Your Free TrialSign up today and [...]

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