SMS short code is 5 to 6 digit number that people use their mobile phone to text a keywords too. And, get added to a list similar to an email List. They have become very popular with Television shows, radio stations and in different organization because they are better than long winded and hard to remember long digit mobile number. Short code number is easy to remember in SMS marketing it could be 51051.
How Short Code has work?
Using short code text number prospective or current clients can allow carrying out a variety of actions using their mobile phones when they send a simple text message over the 5 – 6 digit numbers. Short code is used for following
- Sign up for promotions or offers
- Enter competitions or prize draws
- Complete a survey request
- Vote for your favourite contestant
- Register an interest for a product, event or service
- Apply for discount coupon.
SMS Marketing Keywords
|For example text “KidSSHOP to 51051” the first one is the keyword “KIDSSHOP” and the short is 51051. Usually it is five to six digit numbers that can be typed into mobile phone. Every single campaign on onSMS.com will have unique keywords so that mean “KIDSSHOP” only can be used by one business. If different business in your city can’t have the keyword “KIDSSHOP” then we wouldn’t know which campaign your subscribers were trying to join. |
There are so many different advantage and purpose for keywords in SMS marketing but it is important to know the right ways to employ them.