Text on the go with an SMS Shortcode

What are SMS Shortcodes?

Posted by on April 5th, 2019

An SMS Shortcode is a short text number, for example, FireText has the Shortcode 82228. The Shortcode is specifically designed for inbound SMS campaigns and its purpose is to be easier to read and remember compared with your standard long number. It, therefore, makes it ideal for customers to send a quick text, making it […]

What is Unicode SMS?

Posted by on March 13th, 2019

Recently we have expanded our platform to be able to cater for sending Emojis, along with several languages spoken worldwide, such as Chinese and Arabic. This is all down to ‘Unicode SMS’.

New SMS feature: Emoji

New Feature: Emojis are here

Posted by on February 18th, 2019

Want to add some character to your SMS messages? Well look no further FireText are pleased to be launching a new feature, to add a bit of extra fun – Emojis are here!

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How to Format Mobile Phone Numbers in Excel

Posted by on February 13th, 2019

Most of our customers will deal with their data in Excel spreadsheets and therefore will be uploading their contacts through a CSV. We’ve got some handy tips to make sure all your numbers get uploaded perfectly!

SMS Auto Top UP Feature

New Feature: Auto Top Up!

Posted by on February 7th, 2019

FireText is pleased to announce that we have been working hard to continue to make our platform awesome for you, going into 2019. Our team are constantly working on expanding our features list and improving the app to make sure your experience is both easy, efficient and effective.

SMS Marketing for Valentine's Day

Marketing ideas for Valentine’s Day

Posted by on February 1st, 2019

Now the holiday season is officially over and we are well into the start of 2019, it’s time to start prepping your marketing for the next event in the calendar, Valentine’s Day, where one another’s significant others put in that extra bit of effort to make them feel special.

What is Bulk SMS

What is Bulk SMS?

Posted by on January 30th, 2019

With SMS sending, continuously expanding and becoming one of the most used communication platforms, there are lots of questions surrounding what it can actually do, and how it can enhance your business.

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DVLA Code Challenge: The Results

Posted by on January 14th, 2019

FireText were recently a part of the DVLA Code challenge, as advocate sponsors to the event. The challenge had six themes to choose from, all of which revolved around social and environmental situations.

What is SMS marketing?

What is SMS marketing?

Posted by on January 3rd, 2019

SMS Marketing (short message service marketing) is the act of communicating a marketing message with customers or leads via SMS message to their mobile phone. The first SMS message was sent out on December 1992 and simply read ‘merry Christmas’.

SMS Marketing Campaigns For The New Year

SMS Marketing Campaigns For The New Year

Posted by on December 13th, 2018

The aftermath of Christmas not only brings with it a craze of cleaning up and goodbyes to relatives, but also the big thought of the New Year and what it’s going to bring with it. Whether it be a new fitness regime, a better diet or to cut out vino! Despite being made with the […]