You can use the Campaign tab to easily send & receive mass SMS.
Campaign is designed for sending and receiving large volume of messages and the report for each broadcast or receive is organized into a Campaign. Extra features such as automated opt-out functionality can be found here.
Start Broadcast+Receive is for sending of outgoing messages.
On choosing Start SMS Broadcast+Receive, you will be taken through a step-by-step pages to setup your Campaign for sending.
1. Campaign Setup
Give your campaign a meaningful name so that the report of this Campaign can be easily referenced later.
You can click on Use Current Date to use the current date as the name for this Campaign.
2. Create your message
Enter the message to the broadcast here.
Supports up to 800 characters. If you have pre-defined message templates, you can choose from the list of templates. Topic is optional.
To allow a mobile recipient to opt-out of your future campaigns, you simply let the recipient know that he or she can reply with the word NO to the shortcode 73333.
3. Select your contact list
After setting up your message and proceeding to the next page, you will be prompted to choose the Contact Group to send this Campaign to.
You must have at least 1 Group created in your Contacts for them to show up on this page.
4. Send now or schedule for later
You can start the broadcast by clicking Start Campaign.
Or select the link, further options, to start the Campaign at a later date.
You can monitor the progress of your campaign and view campaign reports using the Reports tabs.