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The Monopoly of Short Codes!

The Monopoly of Short Codes!

Short Codes offer a unique opportunity to engage with customers fast and effectively. We know there are a lot of regulations and rules that come along with using short codes and it can get a bit confusing. In this article we answer some frequent asked questions about short codes from some of our CDYNE customers to help ease some of the confusion.


The Anatomy of an Opt-In Page

Opt-in landing pages are an effective way for users to consent to receive text messages.

The web application example below shows how to set up a web page for the user to opt-in online using their mobile phone number. The markup and code were created within Visual Studio using C# .NET environment.

Below is the minimum amount of information the user interface needs to have.


Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Takes Effect July 1, 2014

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently released a video presentation covering Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) which addresses SMS spam and misleading marketing practices that apply to text messaging communication. The new legislation takes effect July 1, 2014 and it is an initiative to reduce unsolicited commercial messages and deceptive communication practices in Canada.


Engage Your Customers with SMS

Building customer loyalty, personalizing communications, and offering incentives to customers are all great ways to engage existing and new customers and build your business. In a survey of 650 respondents by Hipcricket, 70% of smartphone users would be interested in receiving offers on their cell phones. There is a huge potential to reach your audience with mobile communications. Check out the latest CDYNE infographic for more interesting stats:

CDYNE offers SMS short codes in the U.S. and Canada. Click here to get started today! Or read What Can You Expect With a CDYNE Short Code?

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