SMS – Web-Based Reporting System
In the recent years, the gateway providers for SMS have started using web-based reporting system. These systems will allow you to track the SMS credits and purchase more based on the availability and need. These systems are easy to understand and provide more hints to know their features.
Features of the SMS Reporting System-
HTTPS – These days SMS gateway providers give add-on features to the accounting system. One such feature is that you can access making use of the HTTPS.In simple words, it is HTTP and SSL encryption, your data that gets transmitted in between the web server and computer is encrypted.
IP Address Locking – Few accounts also let you connect selected IP addresses with your account. Which means, only the computers having that IP address will be able to receive and send SMS? This further improves the account security.
Credit Limit Alerts – Some providers even send SMS regarding your credit limit. You can avail such reminders in your email or phone number. Using this feature, you can recharge your account and not suffer any last minute surprises without credit to send any emergency messages
Elaborate Report – Many gateway providers offer a detailed report about the text or media messages received and sent. You can even request for such statements for specific days or defined period. The report consists of the following
- A total number of messages.
- Messages Sent.
- Messages Received.
- Message exchange time and date.
- Recipients phone number
You can download these reports on your system in excel format to make any analysis as desired by you.
Sub-Users – This is another option where you can create sub-users with the same account. You can still have control to view the reports regarding the communication sent and received by your users. Much corporate make use of this facility to give access to employees and still have the control with them regarding the message sent details.
Routing Feature – More advanced service providers provide facility to many messages routing features. You can specify the cost at which messages get routed. This will let you control the cost spent on unauthorized messages sent on a corporate account. You can also decide the routing destination. That is select countries where you want to send messages for your business need.
With all these features offered by the SMS providers, you can stay assured of getting any number of connections cost-effectively. Also, you can have full control of your account activity. You can rely on these providers and invest in the SMS services to expect more ROI. None of your employees can take you for a ride as all details will be listed in the report.
Talk to the service provider about all the features mentioned in this blog before you get an SMS service. You can undoubtedly improve your business as SMS marketing is skyrocketing in the business arena. Sending SMS has gained importance in the recent years as it has a full reach and quick conversion.