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Using SMS for Covid-19 Alerts and Notifications

If your company, school or organization needs to get an information message out regarding Covid-19 Coronavirus to staff, parents, students or members there are few better ways to do so than sending a Bulk Text message. Why SMS? SMS is automatically installed on every single phone Delivered in Seconds with Real Time Delivery Reports 98% […]

Sendmode Bulk SMS Celebrating 10 years

Sendmode Bulk SMS Marketing is 10

Sendmode Bulk SMS Marketing is 10 years old and we are celebrating with a flash sale to all our customers. 10 years ago this month we registered the company and began developing the best darn SMS and Bulk SMS Marketing solution on the internet. We released the software in March 2009 and started towards helping […]

What is MMS and How Does It Work

What is MMS and How Does it Work

Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) is a standard way for users to send pictures and video over the cellular network. Apart from a small number of territories, notably China and Norway MMS has not been a commercial success due to the technology being plagued by technical issues. Over the years these technical issues have been ironed […]

what is smishing and how does it work

What is SMiShing and How Does it Work

SMiShing is a fraud technique that uses SMS to try to scam consumers. It is similar to email phishing but uses SMS instead of email. See those emails you get pretending to be from your bank and asking you to click a link and enter details. This is called email phishing whereby fraudsters are trying […]

What is OTT and How does it work

What does OTT mean and How Does it Work

OTT (Over the Top) is the term used for the broadcast of content over the internet, bypassing the telecommunications companies and mobile networks. For example, in the past the mobile networks controlled the most popular messaging app, SMS, and charged consumers per message sent. Each message was sent over their mobile network. However with the […]

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Bulk SMS News – May 2017

SMS Marketing works!! If you were in any doubt about the power of SMS Marketing and Bulk SMS. To get here, you have read the text we sent and clicked the link. This is why Bulk SMS Marketing is so popular worldwide, it engages and works!! As a thank you, please claim 100 free credits […]

What is RCS Messaging South Africa

What is RCS Messaging?

Important Note on RCS Before you read this blog please note that RCS has still (as of March 2019) not been adopted by all the networks in South Africa. See the note at the bottom of this blog. Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging is the next evolution of SMS Text Messaging. With Google announcing the […]



Smishing is a short term for SMS phishing, a variant of phishing email scams that instead utilizes SMS systems to send out bogus text messages. It is the act of using mobile phone text messages to lure victims into immediate action such as downloading mobile malware, visiting a malicious website or calling a fraudulent phone […]

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Skyscraper Marketing

Recently we heard the term skyscraper marketing and were curious about why it’s trending right now. The basic idea behind the skyscraper technique is to pick popular pages, improve upon their content, and reach out to sites that linked to those lower quality pages and get them to link you. When done well skyscraper marketing […]

Two Factor Authentication with SMS

Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is becoming an increasingly popular authentication protocol to protect online websites and adds another layer of security to the traditional username and password model. How does it work? When a user registers for a website they are asked to enter their details, including their mobile number. The website will generally send […]