Overall, SMSTech as a SMS Marketer Provider
SMSTech is an Australian dedicated marketing SMS provider focusing on both large and low volume text messaging service. It offers a comparable rates for SMS prices and a very good support service to allow you to use their marketing tool effectively and efficiently, as displayed in the SMS Marketing Australia Comparison Table.
This SMS Marketer comes with an easy to use features on its dashboard that can be used for:
- Alerts, reminders and announcements
- Status updates and analytics reporting
- Bulk messaging with unlimited number of contacts
- Templates and White Label whereby you can send from your business name free
- Global access from anywhere in the world.
This SMS marketing service is considered to be a cost-effective, timely and effective form of communication and more likely to be received and opened than emails or phone messages left in the mobile phone.
Benefits of SMS Tech
From the SMS Marketing Comparison Table provided, the review of SMS Tech found it to provide a reasonable and wide range of easy-to-use SMS software solutions to support your business and marketing needs. Whether you’re looking for a web-based, ready-to-use SMS reminder service or an easily integrated API, they have the product for you to use. This way it is easier to manage on a day to day basis.
It has a web-based SMS system which allows you to start sending SMS to your contacts directly from their SMSTech interface. As well as its Email to SMS service, it allows you to send one-off SMS marketing messages from your email account to any mobile phone. You can also receive replies back in the form of an email into your inbox. It also provides Web to SMS and Email to SMS.
SMS Tech has the appropriate application programming interface (API) so that software developers can integrate a bulk text message service into an existing system. This allows third party developers to access SMS Tech system from any external source. It can be accessed from most programming languages and as long as the user is proficient in the use of language, you should have no issue connecting to their API.
When creating this SMS Tech review and comparing them to other SMS Marketing providers, it becomes apparent that this provider offers a full email client integration system with no added software requirements. This means it offers instant Web-Based SMS service which will allow you to start sending SMS reminders to your contacts directly from their SMS Tech interface system.
They offer an Analytics Reporting service which is able to track the number of text messages that are sent at any particular time. It has open rates and unsubscribe levels with their simple to understand reporting tools.
Value for Money – Price Competitiveness
As can be reviewed from the SMS Marketing Australia Comparison Table, SMSTech provides a comparable and relatively cheap schedule of charges for its distribution of messages per month, whether it be in small quantities to in large volume messaging. All their pricing is prepaid and easy to top up. Therefore, its competitive range of rates makes it a good service provider for consideration.
There is no set up fees, no monthly fees and no contracts and unlimited credit validity.
There is the option of a prepaid SMS tech standard rate. What is required is a minimum spend of $500, minimum of 6588 SMS bought but no free standard inbound number.
Additionally, SMS Tech has a virtual number charge which is reasonable for each month of service. It also provide a Keyword Response SMS service and there is a fee of $29 per month but other competitors do not offer such a feature.
Reliability of SMSTech
In SMS Tech website it states that it offers a 99% Gateway Uptime Guarantee which assure the clients or businesses of it position of high reliability in distribution of text messages to users when instructed. The use of high quality, reliable gateway means that they route directly through good telecommunication carriers such as Telstra and Vodafone, with Optus traffic passing through an Australian aggregator. This provider uses multiple gateways and routes that ensure the best value and most reliable delivery.
SMS Tech provides a two-way SMS communication system. You can also receive replies back in the form of an email into your inbox. This means that SMS Tech can handle user-replies with ease allowing your customers or clients or employees the ability to respond to your original text message reminders thereby opening up immediate two-way communications, invaluable for marketing and promotions of events, including:
- Marketing – Sending details of special deals and offers to your contacts
- Healthcare – Send appointment reminders to patients and reduce no-shows
- Retail – Notify customers of sales and other events
- Education – Send timetables, results and event info to students
- Sporting Clubs and Associations – Notify players and encourage supporters
- Hospitality – Send details of special promotions to patrons.
Its saved templates allow you to send SMS reminders regularly as well as personalise your marketing text messages by automatically including your customers’ names. Live chat and phone support allows for professional assistance.
Reputation and Customer Care as a SMS Marketer
Our review of SMS Tech from the SMS Marketing Comparison Table found the company is extremely customer service focused with their headquarters in Melbourne. This will mean that there is an ease of communication within Australia should there be a need for immediate response to all inquiries and resolve support issues from a customer service perspective.
There is a 1300 number to contact their Customer Service centre, an email address and training video that document training resources to assist understanding how to be use their wide variety of services. Privacy and confidentiality is documented in their website and they have built in the latest SPAM compliance technology.
SMS Tech’s marketing covers a range of businesses including marketing and promotions, healthcare, retail, education, sporting clubs and associations as well as hospitality.
This provider does offer a free trial but do not state the number of free SMS they offer compared to other SMS Marketers.
About This SMS Comparison Table
The SMS Marketing Australia Comparison Table has been developed to identify and compare the SMS Marketing providers’ services and products offered by the range of marketing text messages through means of an independent yet well analysed comparison table.
The information has been categorised into a simplified, readable, and easy to follow tabulated format so as to provide you with key information on key selection criteria such as message distribution costs, networks availability, credit availability, and service support and so on.
It should be stressed that the information provided in the table should only be used as a guide as prices and features may be updated at any time by the SMS Marketers Australia providers’ websites without any prior notification.
The Comparison Table is provided for free to assist you, however a commission may be given from the provider’s site if you click through their website and engage their services. There are no forms of advertising on this site and the authors have made price and other key features the selection elements that have led to the recommendations made on the site.
This site was updated on 21 May 2018