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Frequent Question Answers

What is SMS?

SMS stands for Short Message Service, and refers to the sending of short text messages from one device to another; in most cases from one mobile phone to another. The size of an SMS text message is restricted to 160 characters.

What is Bulk SMS?

Bulk SMS is sending an SMS to a large number of recipients at once From Web/API such as BULK SMS PLANS provide a platform to send online bulk SMS Worldwide. Bulk SMS can be used by businesses/Individuals, community groups, marketing agencies, or anyone wishing to communicate with a large group of people. Bulk SMS allows you to measure the impact of your sent messages, you can track your delivery reports and if you include a link, you can measure the amounts of hits and/or sales the SMS led to.

 

Who can use BULK SMS PLANS for bulk SMS services?

Bulk SMS Service can be used by any Organisations, enterprise, or industry who have to deal with customers on a regular basis and communicate important notifications in a timely manner. Bulk SMS Plans provide a Bulk SMS platform to send online bulk SMS across the world.

Bulk SMS Service can be used by many organizations, some of them discussed here:

  1. School & Educational institutions
  2. Online/eCommerce companies 
  3. Banking sectors
  4. Financial firms
  5. Tours & Travels agencies
  6. Hospitality
  7. Hotel and restaurants
  8. Health care 
  9. Real estates sectors
  10. Automobile industries.

How many types of SMS Are?

There are Three types of Bulk SMS gateways:

  • Transactional SMS
  • Promotional SMS
  • OTP (High Priority)

 

Difference between Promotional SMS, Transactional SMS & OTP SMS

  • Promotional SMS: These types of SMS are used to send discounts, offers, or promotions to thousands of new and existing customers.

Features of Promotional SMS:

  1. Promotional SMS are sent to the customers to promote their business brand such as discounts, offers, etc.
  2. Promotional SMS are delivered only on Non-DND numbers.
  3. These SMS services are applicable from 9 am to 9 pm.
  4. These SMS will be delivered with a random six-digit sender ID.
  5. API will be integrated with the client websites.

 

  • Transactional SMS: Transactional SMS is used to send informational messages or booking/order alerts to your registered customers. 

 

Features of transactional SMS:

  1. Transactional SMS is used to send information to registered customers such as OTP, alerts, etc.
  2. Transactional SMS are delivered to both DND and Non-DND numbers.
  3. Transactional SMS are delivered 24/7 with no time restrictions. 
  4. The message will be delivered with a six-character sender ID.
  5. HTTP API will be given.

OTP SMS (High Priority):  OTP SMS is  Used For The Api Integrations These Are High Priority Messages Is Used For The Otp Verifications

Features of OTP SMS:

  1. OTP SMS is used to send OTP Verifications to registered customers such as OTP, alerts, etc.
  2. OTP SMS are delivered to both DND and Non-DND numbers.
  3. OTP SMS are delivered 24/7 with no time restrictions. 
  4. The message will be delivered with a six-character sender ID.
    5. HTTP API will be given.


    How can I send SMS online
    With Bulk SMS Plans? 


Through bulk, SMS plans Application you can send text messages from anywhere in the world through an internet-enabled tool. You can send and receive bulk SMS online by using a Bulk SMS Plans platform which is the  No. 1 bulk SMS provider in India.

Bulk SMS Plans gives you the freedom to send safe and secure promotional and transactional SMS all over the world with multiple gateways.

Follow the below steps to send SMS Online:

  • Register your account
  • Purchase your plan  from Purchase Credit 
  • Request your sender id in Manage >  Manage Senders
  • Create your contact list in Contact management
  • Put the contents of your message in SMS> Compose SMS 
  • Click on the send button
    Follow The Video Tutorial Link Click Here

How much does it cost to send a message?

It depends on the package you choose. Check Price list for details.

How Many Characters I can Send in Bulk SMS?

Text SMS has a  Universal limit of 160 characters in the English Language For the First Part, From Second Part 153 Characters &  in Another Language (Unicode) Has 70 Characters For the First Part, From Second Part 67 Characters. We allow to Send Message up to 999 Characters 

Can I Send SMS in Hindi or Any Other Language?

Yes, you can send SMS in any Language. Bulk SMS Plans Unicode Encoding Type allows you to send SMS in different languages (Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, and Marathi).

 

 

How Long It Will Take to Activate My Account?

It takes 5 minutes to activate your account at work. Our Working time is from 10 am to 7 pm Monday to Saturday 

 

Can I Send SMS with My Business Name Sender id or How many sender ids I can Get?

Yes, you can send SMS to your customers with your business name Sender ID. You can Get Multiple Senders In Unlimited Validity Package For Trail Pack You can Get only One Sender Id 

 

How Can I request for My Business Sender id & How Long It Takes To Activate?

You can request your business sender id through your Bulk SMS panel
Follow Steps below
Login to Bulk SMS Plans Portal
Go to manage
Manage Senders
Create New Sender id

and it will take 30  minutes to activate in Working Hours.

 

What Does The Prefix Stand For In front of Sender ID Like BZ-BLKSMS, VK-BLKSMS, AD-BLKSMS? 

The prefix like BZ, VK, AD stand in front of the sender ID is the operator name and they will display according to the location of the operator.

 

What is a Unicode message and why is it used?

 

I have sent messages to some numbers where I can check the Delivery Report?

You just go to the Report option in your panel where you can check your messages delivery report.

 

Can I get Past Delivery report? 

Yes, you can get your past messages delivery report.

 

 

How secure is my data?

Bulk SMS Plans are not allowed to disclose any pieces of information, contact lists to the bulk SMS Platform.

Can I create Small Groups Of contacts? 

Yes, you can create a small group of contacts.

How Can I Send Bulk SMS to numbers That Are save in My mobile Phone? 

You need only to download the bulk SMS Plans applications by which you can send bulk SMS to your mobile phone numbers.

Can I send messages outside India?

Yes, the Bulk SMS Plans platform allows you to send bulk SMS all around the world.

Can I Schedule My Messages For Tomorrow? 

Yes, you can schedule your messages.

How can local businesses get greater benefits from SMS marketing?

Every Small business can use Bulk SMS marketing service to grow their business. Bulk SMS marketing can be helpful for any small scale business sector in the market because bulk SMS is the low investment high returns strategy. Bulk SMS is simply a popular, effective marketing solution for a wide variety of organizations. Bulk SMS has high open rates and instant response rates. It is the keystone of growing sales for any kind of business.