March 2021 Posts

10-Digit Long Code — What You Need to Know

10-Digit Long Code — What You Need to Know

10-digit long code, otherwise known as 10 DLC, is a North American system for sending application-to-person (A2P) business messages using a standard 10-digit phone number. 

It sounds a bit technical, I know. But don’t worry. 

In this post, I’ll break it down step-by-step so you’ll know everything you need you need to know about the 10-digit long code.

Everything You Need to Know About A2P 10DLC Webinar Replay

Everything You Need to Know About A2P 10DLC Webinar Replay

Massive changes are rolling out in the SMS messaging industry. These new regulations directly impact your business and the way you send and receive text messages.

On the LIVE webinar we’ll explain everything you need to know — the changes, the rules, and the all of the next steps you’ll need to take to stay in compliance.

These are big changes and will have an impact on any business that uses text messaging, yours included.

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10 DLC A2P Webinar Questions Answered

Q: Do I need a DUNS number?
A: You do, but its free to get one!

Q: If I register my brand and use case some where else, do I need to register it again with Salesmsg?
A: You will not as long as its the same brand and use case

Q: Are there any fees?
A: Yes there will be fees that will be collected by your carrier networks. 

Q: My use case varies, which should I select?
A: You would select “Mixed” use case

Q: Where can I register my brand & campaigns?
A: Preferably with Salesmsg

Q: Are short codes going away?
A: Shared Short Codes are going away, Dedicated Short Codes are not. If you’re unsure if your short code is shared or dedicated verify with your short code service provider.

A2P 10 DLC – The Ultimate Guide

A2P 10 DLC – The Ultimate Guide

A2P 10 DLC is upon us, and that’s good news

Follow me here. Nearly 49 million consumers opted-in to receive texts from brands as of late 2020. 82% of those consumers opened every single message they received. 

Text messages have a 209% higher response rate than email, phone, or Facebook, with 90% of messages being read in just three minutes. Clearly, SMS marketing is an obvious win for any brand wanting to connect with their customers.

But within this massive market, customers need safety and protection from unscrupulous marketers or scammers.

That’s where A2P 10 DLC comes in — one of the biggest changes in the industry’s history in the last decade.

In this guide, I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this update, what it means for you, and what to do about it.

What You Need To Do NOW For 10 DLC Compliance

What You Need To Do NOW For 10 DLC Compliance

10 DLC compliance is now required for businesses who send SMS or MMS. You’ve probably heard of it. Maybe you have unanswered questions or some concerns. This article arms you with exactly what you need to know and do to ensure your business has 10 DLC compliance.

7 Top Business Texting Features From March 2021

7 Top Business Texting Features From March 2021

Imagine not having email 5 years ago. How many missed sales, connections, or flabbergasted customers would you have? Hard to quantify, but let’s just say without email, many businesses (maybe even yours) would not be here today. So now that SMS is the new email, business texting is expected!

In this article, you’ll discover 7 new business texting features designed by Salesmsg to help you communicate faster, sell more often, and simply manage all of your company texting in one place.

7 Newest Business Texting Features

  1. Landline Texting Made Simple
  2. SMS In ActiveCampaign Automations
  3. Real Time Search For Pipedrive Chrome & Mobile Users
  4. Bigger Canned Message Preview Window
  5. Hover Over To See Long Trigger Names
  6. New Conversation Assignment & Sent By History
  7. Conversation Chat Box Is Now “Sticky”
  8. BONUS: Try Salesmsg Business Texting For Free