Personalising your SMS messages

Why you should personalise your SMS text message

Posted by on May 30th, 2019

As I am sure you know, SMS is a great tool which allows you to have an efficient communication channel with a large reach to your potential and current customers. With the already impressive open rates, personalising your messages is only going to send these statistics sky high.

Send email to SMS

You can send SMS text messages from your email!

Posted by on May 28th, 2019

With FireText you can send out bulk and individual messages from our user-friendly platform as well as being able to take advantage of our cutting-edge features. One of which is our super handy Email to SMS gateway, which allows you to send and receive messages through your favourite email client at no extra cost.

Is SMS marketing effective?

Is SMS text message marketing effective?

Posted by on April 29th, 2019

The overwhelming feeling is common when deciding on the channels best suited for your business and target audience. However, I’m sure we can all agree that more often than not our mobile will be the first thing that we reach for in the morning and the last thing we put down in the evening.

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.