Using SMS API for your business will benefit you in many ways. Advantages may vary depending on the nature of your requirement, but the unique advantage of SMS API is, adding value to your existing business process by increasing the performance, efficiency and also breaking the communication barriers.
SMS API is used when automation is required in the process & also when the communication has to reach the targeted audience immediately. These benefits make sms api an essential need of for many business.
Some of the Benefits & advantages of SMS API:
As a business you require to take customer mobile numbers for many reasons, however when a customer is providing his/her mobile number it is equally important to verify.
With API you can send auto reminders of payment dues, service dates, appointments reminders, renewal reminders, extension reminders, work reminders etc.
With SMS API you can also send automated Birthday wishes, anniversary wishes, festival wishes, New Year wishes etc to your customers, employees, vendors, friends etc.
Service request acknowledgement, payment acknowledgement, booking acknowledgement etc can be sent using API with your existing system.
You can also use bulk sms api for payment receipt confirmation, query receipt confirmation, courier receipt confirmation, success/failure confirmation.
Your software will be able to send following types of notifications when you add the SMS API to it. Service Delay notifications, holiday notifications.
You can be updated with the performance status, financial status, customer/vendor/staff changes etc by sms from your ERP or CRM application.
Ecommerce websites can send order confirmations, payment acknowledgements, dispatch intimation etc by sms to the customers.
SMS API can be used to send SMS in different formats. Following are the formats and their usage for the today business.
This service is used when there is no manual intervention is needed and fast communication needs to happen. Above mentioned benefits of sms api fall in this category
You can communicate with people in their own language using Unicode sms api. There are wide range of allowed languages available across the world and there are about 10-12 Indian languages are also supported in this. You can know more about this in Unicode SMS API page.
Flash sms reaches the targeted mobile number but it does not store in the message inbox of the mobile. Recipient can see the message and he can save it on his/her will.
Using HTTP SMS API, you can also send ring tones to the mobile numbers. Users can store them in mobile handsets.
vCard format sms can be directly stored as a contact to the phone book of recipients mobile number. This eliminates the manual entry of the contacts to phone book of mobile.
Using this format you can send website urls, website links or download links, browsing links etc to the users, so that they can directly open & browse them from their sms inbox.
Picture messages of plain colours can be sent using this format. Usually it will be in black & white colour combination that can be saved as screen savers etc.
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