Did you know you can easily reach your revenue target with SMS ShortCode just like BBNAIJA, due to increase growth of mobile phone users in Nigeria. Which has noted to be very high. Did you also know that SMS shortcode are now playing much important roles in text to vote programs in Nigeria.
You see, the increase number of cooperate companies and agencies has positioned SMS SHORTCODE one of best promotional means of complementing marketing effort using text to vote. Moreover, companies that organizing some shows and other broadcasting activities can easily raise a huge fund through text to favorite contestant.
Example; Brother Nigeria popularly known as BBNaija was a reality Tv show that was conducted based on Big Brother TV Series, was you that this lovely TV show was influenced Nigerians and entire world as well with two categorize TV Shows. (Season 1 and 2).
The first season, was aired on DStv from 5 March to June 4, 2006 while the second season of the Big Brother Nigeria “entitle BBNaija” which was the completion of 11 years after the first season. Although, Big brother Naija ended in season 2, which runs tonight, and we all remember that Efe Ejeba emerged winner of the second season 2017.
Looking at future Result, This can also be linked to the rising of another star today in Nigeria through SMS Shortcode, as the average number of texts sent to Big Brother Naija was the victory of Efe, which he can’t stop appreciating.
Nowadays, most of voting program dont find it hard anymore in meeting up their promo bought, as SMS SHORTCODE is now an integral part of making their dream comes through. This has made the mobile phone the latest tools for marketers seeking to win over consumers.
No Doubt, SMS shortcodes offer companies as well as individuals the opportunity to generate extra revenue through the provision of interactive SMS or payment services to mobile subscribers.
Now, who can use sms shortcode.
Below are some examples of how short codes can be used:
(1) SMS competitions.
92) SMS voting.
(3) Text 2 win promotions.
(4) Information services.
(5) SMS quiz.
(6) Subscription services.
In this promotional text message there are two different packages.
(A) Shared Shortcode
(B) Dedicated Shortcode.
Now let look at how share plan works,
(a) Shared Shortcode, Shared short codes are a low-cost and quick solution for a client expecting low to moderate volume of messages. With these short codes, you share a short code number with other customers and use keywords to direct messages to your particular application and/or trigger a specific response. Keywords can also be used to reinforce the company/brand name, as the mobile user would have to type the special keyword in order to interact with the company/brand.
The standard practice in using a shared shortcode involves a mobile user texting a keyword e.g. Users can text ‘ABC’ to 35959 (Wherein ABC is the keyword that identifies the service particular to the client. Dedicated Short Codes Dedicated short codes are for clients who intend to provide a range of different mobile services, expect a high monthly volume of messages or want to offer more complex 2-way services.
(b) Dedicated Shortcode, require a minimum of 3 months to setup and activate the service. All dedicated shortcodes need to be approved by the Nigerian Communications Commission,NCC. Messages to the short codes are MO billed i.e. the user is charged once they send a message to the short code. Clients are only allowed to send one MT to one MO received i.e. clients are allowed to send only one reply back to the user’s mobile phone. Where can you contact Shortcode provider: We setup your Short Code and guild you on how to generate revenue from the business. Get in touch with the contact number displaced below, for your required information.
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