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Is outstanding debt having an impact on your business in terms of overall profitability?

Do you spend a disproportionate of time on the phone chasing payment for low-value invoices? According to our own market research, small company business owners spend at least one day per month chasing outstanding debt – a hugely time-consuming process. But if it is left unchecked, it will have a knock-on effect on their bottom… Read more »

Why SMS is here to stay

New Ofcom research reveals we are a nation that has become addicted to Smartphones, with people professing to using them everywhere; from the dining table to the bathroom and bedroom. According to Ofcom’s latest Communications market report, over a quarter of adults and almost half of teenagers now own a Smartphone. With such revelations we… Read more »

Cambridge-based Slepe Communications acquires SMS gateway provider Liquid Drop

Slepe Communications Ltd, a Cambridge-based company that specialises in providing bespoke online SMS applications is pleased to announce its acquisition of Liquid Drop, one of the UK’s original SMS gateways. Slepe Communications launched the service in 2007 and works with business start-ups, SMEs, large corporate and public sector organisations. Liquid Drop began trading in… Read more »

Case study online automotive

Running an e/commerce site for automotive spares is a highly competitive business. Companies operating in this sector receive thousands of enquiries on a daily basis and if they want to be successful, they must have the facilities in place to be able to respond to customer requirements quickly and provide good customer care. Online Automotive,… Read more » SMS gateway fully integrates with iSchools online management and financial software

Teachers and support staff are increasingly under pressure to keep parents and carers regularly informed of their pupils’ academic progress as well as well as the school’s calendar of events without compromising teaching standards. The Government has stipulated that by the end of 2012, all schools and colleges will be required to communicate with parents… Read more »

League Republic use the inbound SMS service

LeagueRepublic, a leading provider of online administration systems for managing sports websites, fixture scheduling and results systems, has integrated Slepe Communications’ inbound SMS application (online SMS technology) into its overall system management software. Their software has been used to manage over 2000 professional and amateur leagues, since 2002. Up until last year, all match information… Read more »

Send PDF attachments as SMS messages using online SMS service

It can be challenging for vehicle hire or maintenance companies to operate efficiently and provide high quality after-sales service to their customers. Both factors, however, are vital to their success and in order to achieve this they are willing to invest in sophisticated job management and allocation software systems. The majority of these systems use… Read more »

The importance of personalising SMS replies

Our digital era is having a huge impact on the way young people communicate. They have a whole variety of different technologies (Smartphones, games consoles, computers) at their disposal that allow them to interact with each other in many different ways. With more than 80% of 11 – 25 year olds actively using at least… Read more »

Emergency SMS messaging service from Slepe Communications

Travelling in remote parts of the world used to make us feel isolated and vulnerable. However, thanks to mobile communications technology, such feelings are a thing of the past. Ever-expanding mobile coverage and affordable handsets means it is now possible to pick up a signal from almost anywhere in the world. This fear of being… Read more »


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