Nearly everyone has a smartphone, and almost everyone can text. Testing or SMS consider as the best method for communication. Marketing through mobile phone “SMS Marketing” become the latest trend of the world of marketing.
Most of the developed countries already initiated SMS Marketing successfully. It is so important for a business to reach out to its customers. SMS marketing helps you connect with your audience easily and effectively by sending out text messages using RansNet SMS Marketing.
SMS Marketing UI
Procedure for Email Campaign
- Configure User Group in User Management. See Create User Group link
- Create an SMS campaign in the New SMS Campaign interface
User Group needs to be configured in the ‘HOTSPOT USERS > User Management > User Group tab‘ before configuring SMS Marketing. See Create User Group link.
User can build a group by filtering based on the criteria (Ex: a group of users with the mobile number starting with =0065 or +65).
SMS Gateway Settings can be configured in ‘ADMIN > General‘, Application Setting tab.
User can navigate to ‘HOTSPOT USERS > User Engagement‘ and select the SMS Marketing tab to configure a new SMS campaign.
The key fields of SMS Marketing interface section are summarized below:
|S/N||Btn’s / Fields||Description|
|01.||Create a new SMS campaign|
|03.||User can enable/disable the Fields (Columns Heading), like Campaign, Group Name, Content, etc.|
|04.||No of rows to be displayed, which is configurable|
|05.||Campaign||Displays the campaign description created by a user in the ‘SMS Campaign Details > Campaign description‘ field.|
|06.||Group Name||The Group Recipient mapped to the relevant campaign.|
|07.||Content||User can view the design of the SMS campaign|
|08.||Send Date||Starting date of the SMS campaign|
|09.||Set By||The SMS campaign created user (Login user name)|
|10.||Status||Status of the SMS campaign|
|11.||Action||, Use can edit, enable/disable or delete the campaign.|
Create New SMS
Click the button to opens up the ‘NEW SMS CAMPAIGN‘ interface to configure the SMS campaign, use the Tabel 2 as a reference
The key fields of New SMS section are summarized below:
|01.||From||Configured SMS vendor’s Sender Name*|
|02.||Campaign description||Name of the campaign|
|03.||Send Option||Consist of two options|
Send immediately: Start sending SMS immediately after the ‘Save SMS‘ button is clicked.
On specific date and time: Starts on a specific date and time
|04.||Add Group Recipient||Select the User Group to whom the SMS campaign has to be sent.|
|05.||Custom Mobile No.||Add Mobile number, out of the created User Group.|
Info: Use a comma in between each SMS number
|06.||Message||SMS message to compose.|