The Short Message Service has become a global phenomenon and seems to be a very efficient way of communicating with people all over the world. The service, which includes writing a message with 160 characters, is seen on mobile phones. As almost everyone has a mobile phone these days, getting in touch with someone or passing on a message to them has become extremely easy.
This cost effective way of communicating with people is now being taken advantage of in the business world and is showing signs of great success. But there is a change in the way businesses are using it. The preferred service for businesses includes online text messaging. This means that companies can send their customers and even employees messages through the Internet. The concept of Internet SMS is an extremely effective one and has a number of advantages.
- Internet SMS allows you to use regular email applications like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook and others to send important messages regarding promotions, events and meetings to customers and employees.
- Online text messaging is an effective way of immediately alerting customers about sales, news and events. The service ensures that customers get updates instantly and are well informed about the company.
- The Internet SMS service includes an online address book which makes sending messages quick and easy. All the company has to do is select the contacts that have to receive the message and with a few mouse clicks the message is sent to all those customers.