SMS Short Codes

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Five-digit SMS short codes have proven to be a huge marketing success over the past few years thanks to their memorability and convenience. They are shorter than a full telephone number, which makes them more memorable and easy to contact.

Five-digit SMS short codes have proven to be a huge marketing success over the past few years thanks to their memorability and convenience. They are shorter than a full telephone number, which makes them more memorable and easy to contact.

Shared

Shared short codes are five digit short codes. As short codes are shared across multiple businesses, SMS keywords are used to direct messages into your account. Shared short codes are ideal for low to medium sized campaigns.

Dedicated

Dedicated short codes are five digit short codes which are perfect for larger-sized marketing campaigns. As dedicated short codes are not shared, SMS keywords can be used measure the success of different campaigns.

Voice

Voice Short Codes are five-digit numbers which support both SMS and inbound calls, allowing you to simplify your marketing campaigns.

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Benefits

  • More memorable than long phone numbers and web sites
  • Can be instantly responded to at a point of sale or whilst consumers are mobile
  • Can be responded to 24/7, when your call centre or retail outlet is closed
  • Convenient and easy for consumers to use
  • SMS and mobile is widely used by consumers
  • Campaigns can be measured accurately and immediately
  • Allow you to capture consumer data for future permission-based marketing campaigns
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Uses

  • Respond to a promotion or offer
  • Request more information to be sent to their mobile phone
  • Register interest for a promotion or event
  • Request a call-back
  • Receive a mobile coupon or discount voucher
  • Make a mobile SMS donation to charity
  • Register a vote or take part in a poll / survey
  • Receive a link to a mobile website

Find out how SMS Short Codes can help you

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