Find informative contents on the do's and don'ts of bulk SMS service, either you are a user or a recipient of such service.
Here is a list of 5 most popular scam messages trending today, most probably you will identify with one or more of these.
1. COURIER SERVICES: Courier services are services that deal with delivery of messages, mails and packaging. This delivery is usually done using bicycles, motorcycles and sometimes Lorries.
Some potential scammers are using messages of courier to tell people they have packages that aren’t real and then request them to pay a fee to clear it.
IDENTIFYING FEATURES OF THESE SCAM MESSAGES
Bulk SMS users understand that sender IDs are what appear to recipients of an SMS as the source or sender of the message. If you are using the bulk SMS service for business marketing, which you rightly should, your chosen unique sender ID can transform your business in various ways, either positively or negatively.
Here are some various ways business marketing SMS sender IDs can transform your business in no time:
It is a good thing of note that many top business men and women now uses SMS marketing extensively in promoting their business. However, in the area of SMS marketing, there are major dos and don’ts that must be understood if the marketing campaign is to be a success.
Given that bulk SMS is proven to be a cheap and equally effective form of communication, it comes as no surprise that many marketers use this medium of marketing. Here though are 6 common mistakes of SMS marketers that you should avoid I you’re just starting an SMS marketing campaign or have one planned for the future.
Acronyms have been used extensively by many SMS users today in text messages and chats. Many youths especially use this and a few adults are also learning the various acronyms and what they stand for.
It is for good reasons though that these persons use acronyms for sending messages because they make your typing process faster and equally reduce the length of your message and therefore saves cost if it is a bulk SMS.
Regarding the prevalence of spam messages today, in the first part of this series, 5 major ways to know if an SMS you received is likely a scam message was considered, in order for you to protect yourself from been a victim.
In this part, we will equally look at 5 more ways to uncover spam messages when you get them on your phone.
I just got a message on my phone ending with a call to action. The content of the message is so nice and enticing that it’s difficult to resist taking that action. Before I press the button to reply this message though I took a second to ask myself “How I’m I sure this SMS isn’t a scam”?
If you’ve ever found yourself in this shoe of mine before, then you might just find the following 5 secrets in the first part of this series of how to recognize scam messages to be very helpful:
SMS Spamming has grown so widespread that barely a day passes by without you getting a spam message either in your email account or on your mobile phones.
Find listed here 5 tested and trusted tips that can help you avoid falling prey to SMS spamming.
Your phone makes the message beep. You open and check and it reads “Wow, you have won yourself 1 million naira in the ongoing 'blablabla' promo. To redeem your prize, call me now”. You knew you didn’t participate in the promo, infact, you never bought their product. That’s a spam message.
You have one message received. So your phone reads. You open and find a long text about something that doesn’t really interest you from someone or a number you don’t recognize, and at the end of the write-up you find “Send this to 20 persons today and get rewarded with 'sososo' amount of money”. You are a recipient of a spam message.