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Tag Archive: sms notifications

Super Fast Voice Broadcast with Asynchronous Python and Sanic

October 5, 2017 Published by // // //

SMS has become the de facto method for sending notifications when push isn’t available. So much so that I rarely receive an SMS from an actual “person” anymore. My colleagues use Slack, friends use Facebook Messenger, security-conscious friends use Telegram, and paranoid friends use Signal. Even my mum, who only got her first smartphone in […]
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5 Tips for Effective SMS Text Messaging with Customers

January 3, 2017 Published by // // //

For businesses in the digital realm, SMS reaches customers like no other medium: people almost always read the text messages they receive. In fact, SMS has a 98 percent open rate, according to a report by Dynmark, making text messaging an especially effective channel for businesses to distribute critical customer information. Like any potentially effective […]
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Webinar: Create Compelling Communications Experiences with SMS

November 15, 2016 Published by // // // // //

Most of us are familiar with SMS — it’s an age old telecommunications technology that has existed for decades. But SMS has evolved from a person-to-person communication channel to a critical communication method for business-to-consumer (B2C) interaction. In this webinar recording we explain why SMS is even more relevant today, walk through innovative SMS use cases, and how the channel […]
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Webinar: Enhance Your Existing Application with Contextual Voice Capabilities

October 18, 2016 Published by // // // // // //

Application users are increasingly expecting flexible and contextualized communications. These savvy users expect to interact with your application over multiple channels; including SMS, Voice, and Chat. With Nexmo’s new Voice API you can easily add contextual voice communication to your existing applications. Learn how to add feature-rich voice capabilities to your existing applications. In this […]
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LookBooker Boosts Beauty Bookings with Nexmo SMS Notifications

October 10, 2016 Published by // // //

LookBooker is New York City’s leading online hair and beauty booking aggregator. Through its mobile app, users can search, select, and instantly book appointments 24/7 with over 350 salon, spa, and barbershop partners, with dozens of additional partners being added each month. LookBooker needed to implement reliable notification systems on both the user and merchant sides of […]
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SMS Campaigns Help At-Risk Citizens Stay Safe During Typhoon

December 17, 2014 Published by // // // //

Last week, Nexmo client engageSPARK sent approximately 175,000 SMS messages on behalf of the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps to inform citizens in the path of Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines to evacuate, including what to prepare, where to go, and provided emergency phone numbers. The typhoon forced more than 1.7 million people to flee […]
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