Monthly Newsletter - August 2018

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Read in this month's newsletter:

  • How Bisleri streamlined its order dispatch process with Textlocal
  • Improved reseller reporting and new SMS plugins for Magento & WordPress
  • Tips to send better Independence Day sale offers to your opt-in users
 

Bisleri streamlines its order dispatch process with Textlocal

Textlocal helped Bisleri streamline its order delivery process and unlock immediate value and cost benefits to all its stakeholders

"Textlocal has been a big hit with our delivery personnel as well as with our customers. Sending updates has reduced our delivery times and brought a lot of visibility into the system."

Raghavendra Muttagi
Supply Chain Planner - South

 

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Find out the challenges Bisleri faced & how Textlocal helped exceed them in our case study.

 

Read The Case Study

 

What's new in Textlocal?

1. Reporting for Reseller/Multi-tiered accounts just got better
Resellers, franchises and others using multi-tiered accounts can now track SMS usage of their sub-accounts with the new 'Sub Account Billing Report'. Check the number of SMS credits consumed within a date range and the last sent date of all your sub-accounts at one place.

You can find this under Settings > Reseller settings > Sub Account Billing Report

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2. New WordPress and Magento plugins

  • We now have Magento extensions for versions Magento 1.x, 2.1.8, 2.1.9, 2.2.0, 2.2.1 and 2.2.2. Learn more.
  • Integrate your WordPress website easily with our fully-functional WordPress plugin. Learn more.
 

How to send better Independence Day sale offers with Textlocal

Independence day is almost here! It's easy to go overboard and send 'something' to your customers, even if it's not relevant or not of value to them. You need to ensure they're not overwhelmed with too many SMS. At Textlocal, we believe in sending SMS judiciously to your opted-in customers. So, if you really do have something to say to your opted-in users - e.g. if you want to introduce Independence Day-specific products or services - we’ve got some tips for you:

  • Give a personal touch to your SMS: Easily personalize your messages with name and other personal info using merge fields.
  • Draw attention with regional language texts: Use Textlocal transliteration tool to easily compose SMS in 20+ regional languages and appeal to more people.
  • Delight your customers with special offers: Create & send unique vouchers, discount coupons and more in your SMS campaigns and get better responses.
  • Attach files in your SMS campaigns: Convey more within 160 characters with Textlocal attachments. Easily insert images, videos, brochures or any other file and let your customers access rich media content on their smartphones.
  • Track interactions and reach out to customers directly: Textlocal enables you to easily track clicks on the shortlinks in your SMS along with the mobile number, time and date of the click etc. Call those who showed interest directly and close the sale.
  • Grow your database: Include long/short codes and missed call numbers in your marketing collateral (website, brochures, outdoor ads, in-store etc) and let users opt-in/subscribe to your offers. It's a great opportunity to build your database and turn casual visitors into loyal customers.

 


 

August 08, 2018

Easy to use and the SMS campaigns can be done in swift time. Batch scheduling at specific time intervals has been functioning superbly. Tracking of messages provides a great support to us in analyzing the SMS campaign performance.


- Deepika Radhu, Head - Operations 

 

 

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August 06, 2018

Quick response from Textlocal Sales and Support helped my team set up the working system (sending transactional messages and OTPs - using SMS APIs) within minutes.


- Bhaskar Divecha, Principal Advisor - Technology

 

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