How To Send SMS Campaigns In dotdigital

You can now create and send personalised bulk SMS campaigns straight from your dotdigital account – quickly and economically. Plus, we’re giving away 10 free credits to every existing dotdigital client account so you can try our SMS service for yourself.

Why SMS?

SMS messages are a great way to target your mobile opted in recipients with timely messages. Whether that’s a special offer ending in a few hours or a reminder about an event, SMS reaches your recipients immediately. Just like email marketing campaigns, SMS campaigns can be sent immediately or scheduled for the future, so you don’t have to be at your desk on the weekend!

Data protection and permission

SMS messages, like email campaigns, fall under the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 so require an unsubscribe at each contact point. dotdigita’s SMS messages are automatically set up with the unsubscribe method following purchase of your shortcode.

dotdigital SMS messages can be personalised with up to 5 bespoke fields and by purchasing a short code from dotdigital, your recipients can interact with your brand.

You can use dotdigital SMS messaging to run competitions, ask for valuable feedback, or invite customers to request info. You can even offer sign up to your newsletter via SMS, just use your shortcode and tell dotdigital which address book to add your new contact’s email address to.

The SMS service is available in your dotdigital email marketing account now. Just click on the ‘SMS Service’ phone icon  in the top right of your dotdigital screen.

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