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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.

SMS Marketing Statistics 2021 [NEW INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve put together a handful of the most eye-popping SMS marketing statistics 2021 that you need to know.

SMS is nearly thirty years old, now. (1992! Who knew?!) But age hasn’t blunted the impact of SMS marketing. Today, SMS marketing remains one of the most effective methods of reaching existing customers and prospects. In addition, SMS marketing has one of the highest ROIs of any marketing tactic.

Check out these SMS marketing statistics 2021. We think you’re going to agree.

SMS Marketing Stats Infographic

SMS marketing is changing with the advent of A2P 10 DLC (app-to-person, ten-digit long code). If you have any questions about 10 DLC, we’ve probably answered them in our 10 DLC FAQ.

Still have questions or concerns about 10 DLC? Take our quick quiz.

We’re always standing by to answer your questions or help with SMS marketing. Shoot us a text and we’ll be by your side: (561) 788-7898