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SMS Short Codes Vs. SMS Long Codes

 SMS Short Codes Vs. SMS long Codes : What you Need to Know 

Almost every industry today is turning to text messages for marketing or customer engagement. The two most common ways of sending SMS messages ways of sending SMS messages is either through a long code or a short code.



LONG CODES

What is a long Code ?

A long code is a 10 digit phone number used for communication between two or more individuals.

Best Uses of Long Codes

🔄 Meaningful Two-Way Communication
👩 Gathering Customer information
📝 Providing Targeted,Relevant Content
📤 Appointment Remainders and Confirmation
⏰ Alerts Notifications: Banking Alerts,Shipping Alerts, Airline Alerts
🌀 Troubleshooting Product or Service Problems

SHORT CODES

What is a Short Code ?

A short code is a convenient 5 to 6 digit number that enables users to text in a keyword to automatically opt-in to a business's database. Short code text messaging is ideal for mass, impersonal, one-way communication.

Best Uses of Short Codes 

Bulk Messaging
💻Marketing Promotions
✌Two-factor Authentication
📜Billing Information
📱Mobile Coupons
📳Alert Notifications: Weather updates,Traffic updates and Security Notifications
Mobile Voting

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