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January 29, 2014

Short Message Services Give Long Term Benefits


txt-broadcast-2Twitter is huge! Tell you something you don’t know, right? Who knew that a social media platform that only allows users to send messages using no more than 140 characters would become such a worldwide phenomenon? Imagine what you could do with more than a 140 characters. Well, MeloTel sure has! We offer an incredible feature that’s like the Twitter of tomorrow – sort of.

Have you heard of SMS? Short form for “Short Message Services”, this feature is like a company-specific Twitter account that does a lot more than simply allow you to express your thoughts to random strangers. SMS is a specialized service that allows you to send sensitive alerts to your mobile subscribers instantly. It works to drive more traffic to your business and increase your conversion rates.

Think of it like a text message that can reach upwards of 100,000 people. Now, depending on your type of business and the type of customer you’re sending your message to, SMS can really help you to increase business. What makes it better than Twitter is that it allows you to communicate with specific customers of your choosing in a personal and non-intrusive manner.

SMS allows you to communicate special offers, discounts and news about events to chosen customers who can be made to feel that they are part of an elite group. As mentioned, you can send thousands of customers your message with the simple click of a button using this awesome feature. You can send mobile coupons, schedule reminders and even market your new products.

Making it even more awesome is the fact that customers have the ability to text you back after receiving your message. You will get this response in your email. Your best bet, as with any mode of advertising, is to make a call-to-action. Ask your customers to act within a certain time and test the power of SMS for yourself. We’ve even come up with unique ways to use this feature for different industries!

If you are in retail, you can use SMS to send out coupons and advertise your new products. Let your subscribed customers know that they are the first to hear about your sales events. Give them the scoop on the hottest deals and give them first-of-the-line access to products that are limited in quantity. The key to SMS is making your customers feel special.

If you own a restaurant or bar, you can use SMS to offer your customers special discounts if they make mention of your message when arriving at your establishment. You can fill them in on your happy hours or invite them to special events that are open only to your most highly appreciated clientele. Again, using this feature to provide added incentive for your favourite clients to spend with you is important.

As you can imagine, the possibilities are endless. The Short Message Services feature is just another way that MeloTel enjoys making the lives of its customers easier, while making their businesses that much better. You’ll be happy to know about the incredibly affordable cost for SMS as well. Give us a call at 1-888-MELOTEL to learn more about this feature and begin using it today!

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Danielle Cameron
Heidi Kaufmann
Charles Murray
Rashalee Green
Fouad Shuhaiber
Dr. Martin Jugenburg
Wayne Goldstein
Danielle Cameron (VP Marketing)Imprezzio Marketing

“Imprezzio Marketing has been with MeloTel for 4 years and their service has been outstanding over the years. Their customer support team is always extremely helpful and always responds and resolves any issues that we have. Thank you MeloTel for providing us with such great service. READ MORE"

Heidi Kaufmann (Manager )TK Enterprises

“When TK Enterprises found MeloTel 2 years ago, it was in a crisis situation. Our previous VoIP provider had left us in the lurch and within days, MeloTel had us back up and running and we’ve never looked back since. We started with VoIP services and have worked with them to bring our company’s technology levels up to be more cutting edge and competitive while reducing costs and mitigating risk the entire time. READ MORE"

Charles Murray (CEO)Benjamin Verde

“Benjamin Verde Incorporated has been a loyal MeloTel customer since 2013. We are able to provide a variety of Artist and Entertainment related solutions such as Web Hosting, Artist Marketing and Artist Funding to clients across Canada. By utilizing MeloTel’s robust products and services our agents are able to provide fast and efficient customer care to various radio stations, record companies, independent artist as well as popular international brands via Benjamin Verde’s portal. READ MORE"

Rashalee Green (VP of Operations)Synergy Marketing

“As the leaders in promotional advertising with over 25 years experience we strive to satisfy all of our clients’ needs when it comes to marketing them and their businesses. We go over and above to make sure that all of their advertising demands are met with no exceptions. MeloTel and Synergy have been in business together since providing exceptional VoIP and technical services. READ MORE"

Fouad Shuhaiber (CEO)National Projects

“I have been a MeloTel customer since 2009 and wanted to tell you how much my whole office appreciates your services. Life becomes a lot easier when someone is there to help when we need it. That kind of service is why we will remain a loyal customer for many years to come. Thank you! READ MORE"

Dr. Martin Jugenburg (Surgeon)Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Institute

“Toronto Cosmetic Surgery Institute is a plastic surgery clinic, located in downtown Toronto. On site we have a fully functional, state of the art surgical facility. MeloTel assisted us when we went paperless a couple years ago in replacing and restructuring our computer hardware and network. They have been providing us with IT support ever since. Whether it be remote sessions that are required, or on site visits, the service MeloTel provides is always quick and efficient. READ MORE"

Wayne Goldstein (CEO)Global Mentoring Solutions

“Global Mentoring Solutions (GMS) is a North American based, white labelled outsourced help desk provider that partners with major ISPs, eLearning Support Providers and mid-market IT Service Providers. With MeloTel’s telephone infrastructure services GMS is able to provide support for over 8,000 technical support interactions per month! GMS has been relying on MeloTel’s expertise and professional support services since 2010. READ MORE"

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