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Nigeria Banks USSD Codes

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List of  for All Banks in Nigeria

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) USSD Code for Money Transfer

Guaranty Trust Bank is the leading bank in Nigeria in terms of electronic banking. They were one of the first to introduce USSD banking, GTBank’s USSD code is *737#. The minimum transfer limit is 1,000 Naira and a daily transfer limit of *20,000 Naira*.

To transfer money from your GTBank account to another GTBank account, just dial *737*1*Amount*Recipient’s GTB Account Number# for example *737*1*5000*0123456789#
To transfer money from your GTBank account to another Bank, use *737*2*Amount*Other Bank Account Number e.g. First Bank# for example *737*2*10000*0123456789#.
Fidelity Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Fidelity Bank USSD code is *770# and the maximum transfer allowed per day is 20,000 Naira.

Fidelity Bank USSD money transfer code to other banks is *770*Recipient’s Account Number*Amount# for example, *770*0123456789*5000#.
First Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

First bank is one of the best Nigerian banks for electronic banking services. First Bank’s USSD code is *894#.

To transfer money, dial *894#, a list of options will appear including Transfer money, Withdraw money and Make purchases, pay bills, buy airtime and manage account. To make transfer, type 1 and send.
Simply follow the instructions after and make your transfer.
Wema Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Wema Bank is relatively new to USSD banking but they offer a good USSD service. Wema Bank USSD code is *945#.

To transfer money with Wema Bank, simply dial *945#
A list of options will appear including Open Account, My Balance, Send Money, Buy Airtime and Cash-on-the-go, Pay Bills, Change PIN, Change Account, Link BVN, Card Control, Pay with Mobile, Receive Western Union and Generate OTP.
Reply with “3” which is for transfer, you will then be asked to choose whether it is to a Wema Bank Account or other banks. Reply with the corresponding number and simply keep on following the on-screen instructions.
Skye Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Skye Bank’s USSD mobile code is *833# and to transfer, all you need to do is dial *833# from your mobile phone and follow the instructions.

Sterling Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Sterling Bank’s USSD mobile banking code is *822#. To perform a transfer, simply dial *822# and follow the instructions however every time you use the Sterling BankUSSD service, Five Naira will be deducted from your line.

Diamond Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Diamond Bank USSD code has been on the mobile money scene for a while and their USSD code is *710#.

To transfer money to any bank, simply dial *710*777*Recipient’s Account Number*Amount*PIN# for Y’ello Account Holders
For Diamond Bank to Diamond Bank account money transfers, dial *710*710*Account Number*Amount*PIN#
Ecobank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Ecobank’s Mobile USSD code is *326# and it has instant transfers, account balance, bill payments, mini-account statements and airtime purchase features. To transfer money from your Ecobank account, dial *326# and follow the on-screen instructions.

Zenith Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Zenith Bank’s Mobile Banking USSD code is *966# and it gives you access to open an account, check account balance, load recharge cards and transfer money.

To transfer money from your Zenith Bank account to another, dial *966*Amount*Recipient’s Account Number# and follow the instructions on the screen.
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) USSD Code for Money Transfer

FCMB’s mobile USSD code is *389*214#. To use the FCMB USSD service, you have to visit any FCMB branch or call their customer care on 01-2798800 to get your PIN.

To transfer money or do any other transaction after getting your PIN, simply dial *389*214# and follow the on screen instructions.
Unity Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Unity Bank’s Mobile USSD mobile code is *389*215# and to transfer money, just dial *389*215# and follow the on screen prompts.

UBA USSD Code for Money Transfer

UBA’s mobile USSD code is *919#, dial it and follow the on-screen instructions that follow.

Union Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Union Bank mobile USSD transfer code is *389*032#, dial and follow the screen prompts to complete your transaction.

Heritage Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

The USSD code for transfer for Heritage Bank is *322*030#

Keystone Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Keystone Bank mobile USSD code for transfer is *322*082#

Access Bank USSD Code for Money Transfer

Access Bank’s USSD code for mobile money transfer is *901#, Simply dial and follow the instructions thereafter.

Stanbic IBTC Mobile USSD Code for Money Transfer

Stanbic IBTC USSD code for money transfer is *909#

How to enrol and deliver to DND numbers

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Organisations across the country face a single challenge when they want to send messages to some staff, professional members, students, business partners, customers among others. Many times, the messages don’t get delivered and they just don’t know why. The reason for it is mostly the number is already delibrately or mistakenly registered on Do Not Disturb (DND) list, so messages will keep getting rejected – because it’s suspected to be an unsolicited message.

Many people suffer from the unwanted marketing messages and calls made by the mobile network operators. It gets really annoying when you are busy in a meeting for driving or engaged in some other work when your mobile phone starts ringing or SMS beeps and when you pick up you are showered with credit card offers, wholesale shoe discount, insurance policies among others. So some people get registered for DND to prevent such phone calls or SMS messages been delivered to them.

This has posed a major problem for many genuine customers that wants to send genuine messages to people that has registered with their phone number with them. The solution to such is to get the Sender ID registered as a corporate organisation to ensure message delivery to the individuals and organisations that are familiar with them and authorised them to contact them via SMS as the messages are important to them (this will work like customers subscribing to your Bank SMS alert, Pension Fund Alert, Professional Membership, Club Membership) etc.

Organisations are encouraged to register on the Corporate/Transactional route because it ensure all messages get delivered with a unique Sender ID of the organisation regardless of if the number is on DND list. It will also ensure easy trace of the sender; so  that when such message receipient call to complain to telecommunication networks such as  MTN, Glo, Airtel, 9Mobile, NTEL or even NCC about unsolicited messages and needs it addressed. In other words, it will enable easy tracking of every registered Sender ID, if discovered it is used to send unsolicited messages,  the telecom provider can block the DND route or penalise them accordingly.

EDIAROSMS SOLUTION TO DND FOR CORPORATE

ediarosms.com has a special feature for delivery to MTN Nigeria, the Major GSM Network Nigeria. This route guarantees delivery via direct connection to the Nigeria GSM providers (We don’t use cheap SMS routes – we only use genuine white routes). Please note that only MTN Nigeria offers corporate route and you will be able to deliver to MTN DND Numbers only.

This Corporate route, sometimes called Transactional route though it is more expensive, allows you to send important SMS to Do-Not-Disturb DND numbers with a registered Sender ID. You can also schedule your bulk sms to send when you are offline. Churches, Politicians, Offices, Businesses, Individuals can benefit from this bulk sms to DND enabled numbers. With approved sender ids, companies can rest assure that their sms messages will be delivered at a fast delivery rate.

By sending over corporate route you must guarantee you won’t send unsolicitied or campaign messages.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR CORPORATE ROUTE TO DELIVER BULK SMS TO DND NUMBERS
If you are a registered Business, an NGO, an Association, or a Religious Organisation and want to get your Bulk SMS delivered to

How to Register for Do not Disturb (DND) Numbers on your list, you are advised to apply for Corporate Route today to improve your message delivery. You will need to supply your registration certificate such as Certificate of incorporation and Letter of Intent (email support@ediarosms.com for template of letter of intent you can edit and print on your letterhead paper). Afterwards ediarosms.com will process your request as your SMS aggregator with the telecommunication providers.

Register for Do not Disturb Transactional Route

PROCESS TO ENROLL FOR OUR DEDICATED CORPORATE ROUTE (OPTION)

  1. Click here to signup at ediarosms.com or login to your account.
  2. After login you will have to apply for sender name registration for standard, corporate and financial routes so you can easily do it from your dashboard. To learn about how to register Sender ID, click here.
  3. Standard route will be activated within 24hours (Nigeria customers only, other countries varies). Meanwhile, for Corporate and Financial route, we will send you Letter of intent template for processing with network providers. This is to be edited with your company details and printed on your company letterhead paper.
    NOTE: We need to be clear that you will have to follow word by word document as it they are very strict and only input ‘required detail in the right places we will point out’. Please don’t alter other parts of the template we will send to you to avoid unnecessary delay.
    Non Nigeria routes should request for registration documents for individual country.
  4. Scan and send your Certificate of Incorporation (CAC) along with the Letter of intent printed on your company letterhead paper.
  5. We will begin Registration process, note that approval takes 1 month or more (depending on the network provider) process.
  6. After registration has been approved, you can begin sending SMS to numbers registered on Nigeria DND seamlessly.

HOW TO PROCEED
Please signup now and give our network a trial with our free SMS credits at http://www.ediarosms.com/sms/registration

Click here Now!! to signup and get free SMS credit, existing customers can login here and begin messaging

For support, contact ediarosms.com team via support@ediarosms.com or call (+234) 080-9502-9999.

rUPDATE as Sender name

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Recently, few customers are complaining that their account shows rUPDATE when message is sent to their MTN number. So they ask the simple question of “Why am I getting rUPDATE on my phone instead of the Sender Name I used?”

The change of sender name on your bulk SMS to rUPDATE on your MTN number was recently initiated by MTN, especially on MTN numbers that are DND active? Meanwhile amazingly, non-DND active MTN numbers and other networks (Airtel, Etisalat and GLO) will receive your Sender Name.

Interestingly, MTN numbers that are not DND active and other networks DO NOT get rUPDATE. Only DND active MTN numbers mostly. You can call MTN call centre or deactivate DND on your MTN number, click here.

ediarosms.com delivers to all DND numbers when sent through our corporate route; as we can override Do Not Disturb on MTN numbers and deliver to them.

On the other hand, we suggest a solution that will ensure your recipients recognize the Sender immediately they receive your SMS even when they get “rUPDATE”.

As a standard practice for professional SMS message, always introduce yourself in every message content – don’t assume the receipient now you. “We advise you start your MESSAGE content with your Sender Name so that your SMS recipients will quickly recognize the Sender on opening the SMS.”

For instance, after filling in your Sender name as EDIAROSMS, start the content with EDIAROSMS or include your name inbetween the message body: *Your message*. This will still achieve the purpose of customized bulk SMS.

Alternatively, you can consider registering the sender ID, so that it will deliver to DND and others. We have gone a step further to simplify the process of applying for sender name registration for standard, corporate and financial routes so you can easily do it from your dashboard. To learn about how to register Sender ID and delivery to DND numbers, click here.

You can buy bulk SMS credits by clicking here.

Click here Now!! to signup and get free SMS credit, existing customers can login here and begin messaging

For support, contact ediarosms.com team via support@ediarosms.com or call (+234) 080-9502-9999.

How to Deactivate Do Not Disturb on all Nigerian GSM Networks

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Many customers complain that they have been receiving Bulk SMS on their phone, all of a sudden, they stopped How to Deactivate Do not disturb (DND) on your mobile phone in nigeriareceiving the messages, this has become worrisome for alot of people.

Since the directive by Nigerian Telecommunication Communication Commission to impliment DND meaning Do Not Disturb in July 2016 to disallow Bulk SMS sent to mobile number without your permission, this policy has been gradually implimented by Mobile operators such as MTN, GLO, ETISALAT, Airtel etc in Nigeria.

While other customers activated the DND personally, we discover the fault of others who did not subscribe to it is auto-activated by the GSM operator; thereby blocking such messages from deliver.

Solution to DND

Here is a solution to this DND (Do Not Disturb) issue, which blocks your phone number or your contacts from receiving bulk sms. Simply follow the advice as provided by GSM networks in Nigeria.

  • Text START to 2442 on your ETISALAT number that has stopped receiving Bulk SMS.
  • Text ALLOW to 2442 on your MTN number that has stopped receiving Bulk SMS.
  • Text CANCEL to 2442 on your GLO number that has stopped receiving Bulk SMS.
  • Text OUT to 2442 on your AIRTEL number that has stopped receiving Bulk SMS.

It has been discovered that MTN and AIRTEL networks have imposed DND without subscribers’ consent but you can still confirm by texting STATUS to 2442.

In case these codes don’t work, kindly call your Customer Care. (MTN 180, Etisalat 200, Airtel 111 or 121, GLO 121 or 200)

For further inquiries, contact us via email: support@ediarosms.com or call (+234)080-9502-9999.

Make Money from BULK SMS Messaging Business

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Handling the communication and public relation service for most business is cumbersome and complex. Unfortunately, most Managing Directors are too busy to look inward at alternative ways to solve their headaches. If you can device a way around this, you will be making alot of money at the same time become a Digital Communication strategist easily; using bulk SMS text Message.

 

 

Bulk SMS is usually a web based solution used for sending message from Mobile Phone to PC. As an entrepreneur,
you can simply open an account, invest a small capital – by buying SMS units as small as N5000 ($16) and begin sending text messages on behalf of other people, to Nigerians and Internationally. This business is lucrative in nature because you have the liberty to charge organizations whatever amount you like.

 
Brief Business Analysis of Bulk SMS Messaging Services

The secret of this service is that it cannot be send through mobile, it can only be sent through the internet. The next point of action is to start this business, you have to look out for a standard bulk sms provider in the market, such as ediarosms.com. You can register here and fund your account with adequate balance for the sms unit you will need.

The price tag for bulk sms units is very cheap. Our price ranges from N1.5 to N2 per unit depending on the volume of unit you want to purchase. Click here to check the price list.

You can charge your clients #7 per marketing sms for a minimum of 2000 numbers. For clients that have less than 2000 numbers, you can charge them #10. Obviously this is a very lucarative business with just that slim sales margin.

When you have multiple customers and huge turnover, you become the Managing Director of Your Business.

 

 

How Does the Business work?
There are thousands of ways of making money from Bulk SMS Messaging. We advise that you learn how to draft advertising copy, calculating best time to send a message (e.g marketing message have proven to be most effective by 7am on Saturdays), login to your account, type the message, schedule it for a later date & time or send for immediate immediately.

 
Who are the sample prospective target audience for Bulk SMS text messaging services?

  • Religious Bodies (e.g Mosques) – Meetings Notification, Fund solicitation, News, Disseminating Information
  • Schools – Student Performance updates, PTA Meeting Invitation, Payment reminder, News, School political campaign,
  • Clubs & NGO – Payment due reminder, News updates, Share time sensitive information, Seek Funding, Election campaign
  • University, Polytechnic & Colleges of Education – For Departments communication, Student correspondence, payment reminder
  • Events and Meeting – Individuals, Corporate Organisations, NGO, Religious Bodies, Civil Societies
  • Special Seasons Greetings – Individual and Corporate Customers
  • Wholesellers, Retailers, Resellers, Supermarkets, Chain Stores – For Marketing new stock, Customer Service, Transaction notification, Promos & Discount offer, Advertising Campaign
  • Corporate Bodies (SME Business & Companies) – For internal and External Communication, Media release, News, Marketing, Branding, Notice of Meeting
  • Hospitals – For Patient report notification, payment alert, staff correspondence, patient newsletter
  • Wedding Announcement, Invitations to event and Pre-Schedule Appreciation
  • Automated Birthday Greetings SMS (e.g Banks Birthday greetings), Birthday Announcement, Invitations to event and Pre-Schedule Appreciation
  • Election – Political Parties & Individuals campaigning for votes
  • Government Establishments – Public Enlightment, Tax Due Reminder, Outstanding Payment Reminder, Health awareness
  • Banks & Other Financial Institutions – Statement of Account, Second level verification and many more…
    And Many more

 

 

Fact – 1
• Do you know that 1 billion SMS messages are sent by Nigerians Per Year? Now what this means is that N15 billion Naira is being shared annually between a small group of smart & average Nigerians?

 

Fact – 2
• Do you know that many Nigerians are quickly moving from phone messaging to bulk SMS messaging especially small organizations because it’s cheaper to use online bulk SMS?

 

Fact – 3
• Have you heard about recent developments in the telecom industry? That more than 40 million Nigerians now use GSM phones and the number keeps increasing daily?

 

Case Study:

Assuming you visited a Company as a Bulk SMS Client, Meaning you want to handle their routine Bulk SMS Work, and they accept your Proposal, You can Charge them for N6-N10 per SMS, now let’s do a Little Calculation

ediarosms.com sells SMS for you at the Rate of N2 Each! (Depending on the amount of unit purchased), you charge the customer/Company who need your SMS Service for N6-N10 Each

Then they Decided to Send to 50,000 Customers, Then you have to Purchase 50,000 SMS units.

 

 

ANSWER:
You have Automatically made:
Amount charged from customer: 50,000 SMS x N6 = N300,000,

Cost of Purchasing SMS: 50,000 SMS x N2 = N100,000.

 

 

PROFIT
Profit realised: N200,000 instantly.

 
Unique features of ediarosms.com to aid your Bulk SMS Messaging Services
When you use ediarosms.com you get periodic members only update and training on how to optimally utilise bulk sms services. In addition, when you have bulk messages, you can schedule them all in advance and the system will automate the message sending process. And lastly, you get professional hands on experience to assit you for technical support; which can range from Huge unit negotiation, professional hints on exceling in the industry, Developer/Gateway API integration to your client existing portal, software or app of your client among others.

 

 

How Do I get started.
1. Create an account now at http://www.ediarosms.com/sms/send_sms
2. Draft a 1 page proposal for each organisation you have in mind (you can search google.com for various proposal sample or engage www.investor.ng for this service)
3. Submit your proposal personally to the officess or envelope it and dispatch via NIPOST bulk mail service nationwide (it’s slower but much cheaper).

For inquiries, email: support@ediarosms.com or call: (+234) 080-9502-9999

Why Choose ediarosms.com for your Bulk SMS Messaging

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ediarosms.com gives provides affordable bulk sms portal that gives customers maximum satisfaction. Usually, after your first trial (free sms available for testing) of our Bulk SMS Gateway, you will definitely be addicted to us like most customers. The reason for this is simple, we give premium and dynamic solutions at a competitively low rate.

Our focus is to offer you the best bulk SMS to satisfy your messaging needs. That’s why our bulk SMS gateway is efficient and you are assured of 99.9% bulk SMS delivery rate and speed. Infact, most delay are usually caused by the GSM/CDMA network service provider.

When your contacts you want to send message to are all over the world, you are rest assured we got you covered; provided you enter the relevant country code (for Non Nigerian contacts; e.g +44 for UK, +1 for USA etc), the system will send the message, auto-calculate and deduct relevant unit from your account accordingly.

 

Login Notification Alert

ediarosms Security Alerts provide an extra layer of security for your account.

We email you an alert each time specified actions occur on your account (such as login), so you’ll always know if someone is accessing your account without your permission – as you will get a login notification alert always. You will also get an alert when batch SMS message is sent from your account.

You will receive the email on your verified email address, for security purposes.

This is another method of ensuring safe and secured account management on ediarosms.com

 

Our Guarantee

We guarantee you the following when you use our solution:

  • Custom developed solution to meet day to day activities. This is further complimented by simple guides and professional support team.
  • Intelligent auto-sort duplicate phone numbers. Our system will automatically detect and remove duplicated Phone numbers from your senders list. This will prevent sending same message to the same number once; thereby minimising waste of SMS units. This will drastically reduce your SMS sending cost.
  • Are you having Do Not Disturb (DND) issue? We have solution for corporate clients, contact us for more information.
  • Have you been having troubles scheduling SMS for future delivery? Now, your time has come! Schedule as many SMS as you want , sit back and relax and they will be delivered.
  • Our Gateway is Proudly local, truly International. We connect directly to Nigerian GSM providers. Given the global outreach of our company, we can easily deliver SMS globally at a competitively low rate. You can Send Message to over 190 countries in the world! So you don’t need to only focus on Nigeria, you can extend your marketing reach to South Africa, India, Ghana, UK, USA, Canada etc.
  • Our customer support staff are more than ready to serve you 24/7.
  • Reseller package available to enable you make money from bulk SMS business? Click here to see how it works.
  • Fast SMS delivery, create an account to get free SMS units. Then Test it and see for yourself!
  • Delivery SMS report like never before.
  • Lower transaction fee. You can pay into any of our Bank accounts, click here for details.
  • Competitively Cheaper SMS fees, view Pricing here.
  • Instant Account Funding. Pay online with your Debit/Credit Card and automatic get your account funded.
  • For developers and Bulk SMS reseller; we understand you have your solutions. That’s why we’ve created an easy to your SMS Gateway API – to sync with our gateway.
  • Software Integration – Our sister company ediaro.com programmers/developer team has track record of complex integration projects between numerous systems, such as Core Banking solutions, Web portals, Mobile APP among others. They will be happy to handle your integrations at a competitively low rate.

 

Our Offer
There are many reasons why ediarosms portal is considered an effective way of communication. Some of the most common reasons are;

• Cost Effective

Compared with other forms of communication, SMS is a very cost effective and incredibly practical, reliable and affordable method of communication.

• Extensive Reach

Statistics of mobile communication users is 8-9 times more, compared to other communication Channels. It has advantages over normal telephone, fax and email. The
client receives the message instantly. Messages can be sent to a large number of clients.

Speed

Messages can be delivered to the recipient in seconds all depending on the specific gateway used, route of delivery and coverage of the mobile operator.

• Time Saving

Instead of crafting a message and then sending it to each client, one message is created and then sent to a whole group of clients. It can be sent at once to a large
group, manually or automatically which Reduces the time and labor involved. Messages are delivered immediately (or when the phone is turned on).

• Super Network
Reach everyone in the world with a quality experience as our distributed software manages routes through carriers and the internet.

• Programmable Communication

Embed messaging SMS and authentication with your APPs, Software and website with a simple and powerful API

To get started, click here to Open an account and begin to sending SMS. For further inquiries, call (+234)080-9502-9999 or email enquiries@ediarosms.com

Stamp Duty Charge (Nigeria Only)

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed all deposit banks (DMBs) and financial institutions operating in the country to begin placing a N50 charge on every bank deposit of 1000 and above. According to the circular sent to all deposit banks (DMBs) and financial institutions, banks has now began to charge N50 for every transaction of N1,000 and above transferred into an account either electronically or through a bank teller. This new charge is in accordance with the provision of the Stamp Duties Act and Federal Government Financial Regulations 2009.

Consequently, Banks has implimented the N50.00 stamp duty charge for electronic transfers and teller deposits from N1,000 and above on current accounts. This led to many public uproar, but was still effected.

Hence,  for every deposit received in our Bank account for your transaction; it will attract the extra Stamp duty charge of N50 (Fifty Naira).  So please note this when paying.

Thank you for your usual understanding.

 

Scheduled SMS Text Message

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Schedule SMS. Plan your future SMS texts to be always on time. Being able to plan your campaigns ahead is a great advantage and a huge time-saver. We value your time as much as you do, that’s why you can schedule your SMS messages – define sending date and we’ll deliver your messages exactly when you want to.

This feature is perfect for when you know you will not be at your desk when an SMS message needs to go out. You can schedule your SMS text messages to be sent at a future date and time.

It can be used to set up a reminder message the day before an appointment, meeting or event. It can be used to tell customers about a one day only special. You can even schedule SMS messages to go out to yourself, to remind you of any events, meetings or what groceries you need to pick up at the end of the day.

 

Reasons you should schedule your sends

Life is busy. Work is busy. And things always have a habit of cropping up at the last minute and disturbing you and your plans.

Well with our schedule send tool, these fears and worries are eliminated, allowing you to plan, test and take your time with your mobile marketing campaign.

So scheduling your daily, weekly or monthly sends can really help plan your work load. Here are just 5 reasons why you should be scheduling your sends.

1. Planning
By scheduling your sends you can effectively plan your day, week, or month depending on how many campaigns you are scheduling. So you wouldn’t miss out on a very important occassion.

 

2. Get it ticked off the list
We all have a pile of work on our desk and an over flowing to-do list, so scheduling your campaigns means that you can effectively tick it off the list and know that it will be sent out without fear of you forgetting or getting dragged into other tasks. This definitely will make you appear reliable before your relations and colleagues

 

3. Send out of your work hours
With schedule sending you don’t have to be restricted to your work hours, for example some retailers are finding success and joy by sending marketing campaigns in the early evening and at weekends.

 

4. No rushing, no mistakes
By taking your time and testing, you will send a message campaign with no mistakes and exactly when you want. Leaving it until the last minute, only means that you will rush it and encourage mistakes.

 

5. Prepare for the response
Sending out mobile marketing campaigns can generate huge response rates, we have heard of websites crashing, phone lines blocked with calls and stores almost becoming one in and one out. So by scheduling your messages and letting all your team know when it will go out, you can all prepare for the huge response – you can also spread your send to ease the response.

 

6. Reach Group of People once

You can reach many people at a  specific and programmed time.

 

7. Avoids failure and its attendant consequencies.
It eliminates unnecessary problems you face whenever you miss to send a compulsory message

 

If you have any questions or need any help then please don’t hesitate to ask – we are always here to help.

Scheduling your message is very easy on ediarosms.com, follow the 4 simple steps here >>.

 

How to send Scheduled SMS Text Message

Log on to www.ediarosms.com, create an account or if an existing user, login with  your username and password.

You have to options of sending scheduled SMS text Message on ediarosms.com.

OPTION 1

SEND SMS
One time scheduled SMS at the Send SMS Menu . Follow the steps below

  1. Sender ID. Choose appropriate sender ID (e.g your name, company name, event name)
  2. Type. Choose the Type of message you want to send (usually leave as default in Normal SMS)
  3. Paste Recipient Phone Numbers. Enter receipient phone numbers in the format: +234809502999 (works for Nigeria and International) or 08095029999 (Nigeria only)
    3b. Or Select File: (.csv, .xls, .xlsx, .vcf or .txt).  If it’s bullk message you can use any of the file format (.csv, .xls, .xlsx, .vcf or .txt)  to upload and send message. Sample format is available for your guide.
  4. Message. Enter your message contents. Note that it’s 160 character per page.
  5. Future Date-time. Enter the details in the format YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm am. For example this can be 2017-09-16 03:30 pmOptional: If you will need to send another message to the contacts in the future, you can tick the box save these numbers.

 

OPTION 2

2. Events & Programs

Having an event or program can be a complex thing, that’s why we design this menu specifically to meet this custom needs. Vist the events and programs menu , then follow the following 4 steps:

 

STEP 1

Enter the sender ID (e.g your name, company name, event name) and message type  (usually leave as default in Normal SMS)

Then click Proceed. To move to the next step.

 

STEP 2

Add Receipient Contact: A drop down menu will open, then enter the contact phone numbers in the format: +234809502999 (works for Nigeria and International) or 08095029999 (Nigeria only)

OR Upload Recipients List (.csv, .xls, .xlsx, .vcf, .json or .txt): If it’s bullk message you can use any of the file format (.csv, .xls, .xlsx, .vcf or .txt) to upload and send message. Sample format is available for your guide.

Save Contacts To Group: If you want the contact details to be added to an existing group of contacts in your contact list, enter the group name here. Alternatively, enter a new group name to save it on a list.

Also send to ALL numbers from these contact groups. When you have other group of people you want to copy in the message, tick the group name to add them to the list.

Then click Proceed. To move to the next step.

 

STEP 3

Message Category. This is where you categorise the message type and contents. For example a corporate organisation can have a category/Message template for: Meeting Invitation, Birthday Congratulatory message, Management Meeting etc. The message will be created and saved. If you don’t find it, you can Add new Template easily with the link on the page.

Choose SMS Template. Type some keyword or suggestion of your preffered template and samples will come up for you to select from.

Then click Proceed. To move to the next step.

 

STEP 4

It’s not compulsory that every menu here has to be entered, some can be left as they are in default menu if they are not relevant.

Date or Periods

SETTINGS PRINCIPLE: Silence means consent. e.g: ‘Every 2am of April’ = ‘Every 2am of every day in April’

Hour. Enter the hour you want the message to be delivered. Message is every 24 hours, so if you want to send the SMS by 6pm, just enter 18.

Choose On if it’s once the message should be sent or Every if you want it to be sent continuously on that hour.

 

Day of the month. Select the Date you want the message to be delivered, e.g 11, means 11 Day of the month.

Choose On if it’s once the message should be sent or Every if you want it to be sent continuously on that Day.

 

Month. Select the month of the year you want, e.g 11 means November.

Choose On if it’s once the message should be sent or Every if you want it to be sent continuously on that Month.

 

Weekday. The day of the week the message is to be delivered, e.g 3 means Tuesday.

Choose On if it’s once the message should be sent or Every if you want it to be sent continuously on that weekdayWeek of the month. Enables you set the week of the month the message is to be entered, e.g 2 means every 2 weeks in the month the message should be sent.

 

Meaning of current settings. Explains the meaning of the setting you have entered.

Then Select the Menu Save Schedule to complete the process.
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