Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

The Impact of Smart-phones on Bulk SMS Services

By Gaurav Sinha Subscribe to RSS | January 30th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



In spite of all the technological advances and upcoming options in cheaper modes of short messaging communication through smart phones, SMS as a technology seems to have stood tall through all tests and sustained itself in the communications market.

The use of bulk SMS services around the world and in India does not seem to have been affected by new age technologies. As a matter of fact, in certain scenarios, newer technologies have enabled the boost of this system.

The Smart Phone Age

With over 270 million smart phones being bought throughout the world every year, there is no denying that these new age phones have brought with them a tremendous shift in the way people use their mobile phone handsets.

In spite of the unlimited new functionality and tools for cheaper communication, it is believed that last year lone over 6.1 trillion SMS messages have been sent and this number is expected to continue growing.

What does this mean for Bulk SMS Services?

Even though as the name suggests, Bulk SMS services India is a relatively pass form of marketing communication users still tend to perceive it as a more targeted and specific communication making it an extremely convenient and effective choice.

How is SMS still so resilient in today’s times?

The simple fact that SMS as a service is pre-installed and present in each and every kind of handset irrespective of its functionality and type, makes it a common denominator among various mobile hardware. Hence, users still tend to make tremendous use of SMS services since they are not required to be using the same smart phone’s models or download any special applications which will allow them to talk to other users within their network.

From a marketing perspective, opting to hire Bulk SMS services in India, give you the capability of getting in touch with audiences belonging to a range of demographics and without worrying about whether or not they will gain access to your messages.

For Example, while Blackberry users are forced to use their Messenger services, they are not able to send out instant messages to iPhone or Android users except through SMS. Many smart phone users today still prefer to stick to conventional short messaging services as against downloading a range of applications at the risk of using up valuable space on their phone’s memory cards.

Ironically speaking, the ergonomic designs of smart phones combined with touch pads and QWERTY keyboards have also simplified the way SMSs are being sent out. This has also had a positive effect on the popularity of this mode of communication.

Though one cannot deny the fast growing user base of applications such as Whats app messenger and Blackberry messenger, but its effect on the SMS user base is much lower than one would have expected. With a highly fragmented marketplace, smart phones are yet to device a uniform application like the traditional SMS system that remains consistent across a range or smart phone handsets.

This means that at least for the next couple of years, SMS is here to stay.

Gaurav Sinha - About Author:
Strikeone Advertising is providing Bulk SMS Services in India at cost effective rates. We are one of the leading company of Bulk SMS Service India, which is one of the most convenient way to promote your brand name.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/marketing-articles/the-impact-of-smart-phones-on-bulk-sms-services.htm

Related Marketing Articles Subscribe to RSS

London Fit out is the foremost name in office fit out services
Published by on June 16th 2012 | Business
London Fit Out is committed to providing all the solutions that you need for the commercial refurbis...
 
Develop new ideas for your e-commerce business with online marketing services from Octashop
Published by Sanchita Kumari on July 12th 2012 | Marketing
Octashop is a great company that focuses on success of its clients. It provides with easy and effect...
 
Architectural design services in Washington DC
Published by Architectural Design on July 3rd 2012 | Business
Being by training Architects and Designers, we decided to focus our expertise in both Residential an...
 
What are the special offers and services of crossword?
Published by Dinesh on May 5th 2012 | Business
Crossword is one of the famous book store chain of India. They have stores in over eighty five citie...
 
 
Get details and systematic moving services for your reallocation
Published by Purushottam Chandra on January 10th 2012 | Business
Packing and moving companies are required in all sectors. They are not only requisite for residentia...
 
Where to find security recruitment services
Published by Janis Buchanan on March 28th 2012 | Business
Security services are very essential for the success of any individual, business or organization. Th...
 
Some advantages to using online bookkeeping services
Published by Amitaabh Saboo on February 3rd 2012 | Business
Using online bookkeeping services can be innovative solution for the harried business owner, who do...
 
Get Help from PEOs Avail the benefits of the services offered by PEO companies
Published by James Blee on May 16th 2012 | Business
It is not without reasons that more and more organizations are resorting to seek help of PEOs or Pro...
 
Bookkeeping services What to expect from them
Published by Amitaabh Saboo on January 9th 2012 | Business
It’s vital for you to be familiar with what to be expecting from bookkeeper services ahead of appo...
 
Dallas Pool Contractors : - We have provides Best services in the world like Houston and Phoenix Pool Contractors.
Published by Microcell Systems on January 20th 2012 | Business
Premier Pool and Spas is a conductor in the state-of-the-art of pool design and contractors. Last 25...
 
Clean your windows through reliable professional window cleaning services online
Published by Mithun on June 5th 2012 | Business
Welcome to squeakyclean.net.au, Melbourne's Number #1 Window Cleaning Specialist offers best Window ...
 
Get versatile reallocation services by these innovative companies
Published by Ankita Kumari on January 12th 2012 | Business
Rapid industrialization and commercialization are creating enormous demand for packing and moving co...
 
Best companies for reallocation services by movers and packers Noida
Published by Kumari Ankita on July 21st 2012 | Business
Moving from one place to another brings new excitements and hope but along with it, it also brings h...
 
How is bulk sms helpful in marketing
Published by Leesa Rey on August 18th 2012 | Business
If you are looking for a cheap medium to promote your business, go for bulk SMS marketing....
 
How the pick and pack services can be beneficial to your business
Published by Diego Hall on February 29th 2012 | Business
The fulfilment houses are doing a good job with their pick and pack services. It is a boon for the b...
 
Bluepost coupons enhance accessibility to Bluepost services
Published by James on December 31st 2011 | Business
Bluehost is an American web hosting company that was set up in 1996 and is based in Utah, USA. It is...
 
George Pope can offer you optimal purchase freehold services
Published by James Blee on June 16th 2012 | Business
As a qualified Chartered Surveyor with over thirty years of experience providing clients across some...
 
Google services and applications- why to use them in business
Published by FeliciaCorrine on June 14th 2012 | Business
Google is a far famed search engine and it is being used for quite some time. Now the Google has int...
 
Phoenix Pool Contractors : - We have Provides various pool services in Phoenix.
Published by Microcell Systems on February 6th 2012 | Business
Premier Pools and spas is one of the most successful, accuracy and flexible custom pool builders in ...