SMS AS A GREAT EVENT MANAGEMENT TOOL

Want to fill more seats at your event? A SMS is a way to do just that! With SMS, you can leave a last minute reminder to pull the crowd in to fill those empty seats. People forget things but with a simple buzz, you can quickly jog their memory to come to that event you have been planning.

You are aware that event management is fraught with difficulties. While the specifics differ based on the type of event, many pertain around publicity and logistics prior to, during, and even after the event.

SMS messaging can assist you in overcoming these obstacles.

SELL TICKETS

In the run-up to your event, use SMS to share the details, offer VIP early entry tickets, and run contests to garner interest. Notify your customers when your events’ tickets go on sale, as well as any special pre-sale events or discounts. You can separate your guests to better serve their interests if you have a large subscriber base.

ORGANIZE YOUR STAFF

During the event, SMS can be used to organize your support staff, security personnel and volunteers. It can help to assign specific roles in the event, especially at a festival.

SMS FOR PROMOTIONS

Following an event, is a good time to update your attendees via an SMS, informing them about merchs, about events slated for later, or even about leaving online reviews.

SMS can help event planners, events centers that can take thousands of people, and every other thing. SMS can make your event a great success.

CREATE COMPETITIONS

Maximize participation by turning up event awareness by holding SMS contests for tickets, merchandise, or backstage passes.

OFFER DISCOUNTS

Offer new sign-ups a discount to gain subscribers. Offering freebies, whether it’s a percentage off their next ticket purchase, coupons, or vouchers, is an effective way to engage your guests and get them to subscribe.

Once you’ve amassed a sufficient number of subscribers, you can take advantage of the various features that SMS promotional activities have to offer.

INCREASE THE NUMBER OF YOUR SUBSCRIBERS

Organize a Text-2-Win Sweepstakes with this chance. Offer the opportunity to win unique merchandise, future event tickets, backstage passes, or even a gift card. All your guests have to do is text a keyword to your short code to be entered into the drawing. It’s a fantastic way to generate interest and expand your subscriber list. You’ll have an even larger list of contacts to text when it’s time to introduce your next event.

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

Encourage your audience to participate by texting the big screen or the host, which is ideal for music and comedy shows.

Have your parking plans changed? Is the event completely sold out, and you anticipate a large crowd? Do you have any last-minute information to share? Sending a text message to your attendees is the best and most effective way to inform them and prevent a possible shit storm.

HOLD A POLL

Holding a poll could be a fun addition to the event or a way to gauge how well it’s going and how much fun your participants are having. You can give your guests the chance to have a say and have instant access to what they’re saying with Text to Vote Surveys.

Use this outline to build your own successful SMS campaign and reap the benefits of a sold-out event and a full house.

SMS are cheap and very efficient for reminders, sending polls, promoting your next events, and even selling your merchs. Want to host that next big event? Make sure you have SMS in your plans, it saves time and maximize productivity.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve come to the right place! You can find the answers to the most common questions we get asked by our customers. If your question is not answered below (and even if it is but you need further clarification) please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.. Our representative will write back to you with a personalized response. You can also call us on +33 185 732 219 / +225 2724381734 / +44 744 142 6242

Your data (contacts phone numbers, emails, etc.) is completely safe. We do not share or pass on any of your data, including the mobile numbers you have uploaded. Feel free to check our terms, conditions and privacy policy.

Yes of course. You can register anytime and try our service. 20 SMS will be added to your account for free to test our service. Click here to open your account.

While we are exclusively focusing on huge demands, with 50euros you can get prepaid sms credits and start sending your sms to your contacts. Please check our pricing page for all bulk sms packages. Remember. The pricing depends on the country, the type of sms and the quantity.

No, your prepaid credits don’t expire. Your SMS credits remain available in your sms dashboard account for as long as you need them.

Yes of course. Once you have created your sms, you can select a time and date for to send your text message.

You can start sending your sms campaigns from your web dashboard, SMPP or use our API or plugins to integrate it in your web or mobile app, e-commerce website (prestashop, woocommerce, etc.).

Instantly. But depend on the volume, it can take some delay. However sometimes congestion in network may cause unavoidable delay.

No. you don’t need to use any phone number. You need to set up SENDER ID only in order to be able to send your sms campaigns. But you cannot receive a response from your customers. In case you want 2ways, you need to buy a phone number that you will use to send your sms from. Once your contacts reply, you can read and send a response directly from your web dashboard or via your own app.

You can submit for approval all SENDER IDS you plan to use in your account for yourself or your clients. Once approval you will have the option to choose one of them when sending your sms message. Trademarks and already registered third party company names are not allowed. You can use any character in these ranges a-z, A-Z and 0-9. 11 characters maximum

You will find in the REPORTS section of your dashboard all your messages which have been delivered ornot. A status will be marked at the SMS such as pending or invalid number or any other error.

Yes. You can.

Just type the mobile phone number without + or 00 with the country code. For France, start from country code 33. You will have 337650xxxxxxxx. In case, if you wish to send a message to multiple mobile numbers, separate the number with a coma (,) or space.

160characters per message. Don’t copy and paste your SMS message from applications like MS Word, Outlook, etc. because it can insert non-GSM or unicode characters in the message inadvertently. Use  notepad or any other simple txt editor. Double check special or unicode character before sending your message.

Long codes are your standard 10 digit numbers and toll-free numbers are the typical numbers with area codes 800,844,866,888, etc…In the United States and Canada, long codes are best used with 2-way communication when the SMS conversation is taking place both ways. Toll-free numbers can also be used for 2-way communication, but are also intended for A2P traffic and great for business uses like marketing and notifications.

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