sms2email.com – Send SMS Text as Email

sms2email.com allows you to send SMS Text as email (SMS text email). Just send an SMS to its gateway number +919246356765 with the recipient’s email address as the first word of the SMS. SMS will then be delivered to the recipient almost instantaneously via an email. Anyhow you have to bear the standard charges from your network operator for delivering the SMS.

Its services include bulk messaging through a number of routes offering high reliability along with different pricing options. Every sms2email account includes the FREE text back service, an easy way to enable your target audience to reply to you. It can also offer you advice and solutions for short codes and reverse billing, hosting your GSM sim card, and now offer multimedia and WAP-push solutions.

Signing up for a sms2email account requires the minimum purchase of £6 worth of messages. There is no further obligation to purchase messages, and you can continue to use the associated textback services as long as your account remains in credit.

How it works?

You can create and send out a bulk messaging campaign in no time at all. There are two types of bulk mailout; ‘standard’ and ‘personalized’. The ‘standard’ mail out allows you to send a single message to a distribution list of up to 1,000,000 mobile numbers, where as the ‘personalized’ option allows you to allowing you to specify a list of numbers and corresponding messages.

For small mailouts of a few hundred numbers:

[advt]You can cut and paste your mobile numbers into a distribution list – The format of the list is either one mobile number per line with no commas or: mobilenumber1,mobilnumber2,mobilenumber3,mobilenumber4 etc. – Simply login to your account and select the links ‘setup’, ‘manage distribution lists’ and ‘add file’.

Enter a name for the distribution list, paste the list of numbers into the “mobile number list” box, and then press ‘validate’. You will be presented with the imported data and asked to confirm it has imported as expected. When you confirm this, the distribution list will be saved to your account.

How to send a larger bulk SMS distribution list:

Prepare your data
Before you create a distribution list on your account you need to prepare a CSV (Comma Separated Values) file of mobile numbers. Most databases and spreadsheets are capable of exporting data in this format (eg in excel, you would click “save as” then select “.csv”). The format of the list is either one mobile number per line with no commas or: mobilenumber1,mobilnumber2,mobilenumber3, mobilenumber4 etc.

Setup a distribution list
Login to your account and select the links ‘setup’, ‘manage distribution lists’ and ‘add file’. Enter a name for the distribution list, select the CSV file from your local computer using the ‘browse’ button, then press ‘validate’. You will be presented with the imported data and asked to confirm it has imported as expected. When you confirm this, the distribution list will be saved to your account.

Prepare your message
Once a distribution list is saved to your account you can send mail-outs to this list without having to repeat the import process. To prepare a message for a mail out, select the ‘distribution list’ link from the send menu in your customer account. Select the distribution list you wish to send to from the dropdown menu, enter the message you which to send to each of these numbers and specify the originator id and time for sending.

Send your message
Check your message and sending options carefully and once you are happy these are correct press the send messages button. Your messages will then be queued for sending, either at the time you specified, or immediately if you have not specified a time.

How to send a personalized mail out:

Prepare your data
Before you send a personalized mail out, you need to prepare a CSV (Comma Separated Values) file of mobile numbers and corresponding messages. Most databases and spreadsheets are capable of exporting data in this format (eg in excel, you would click “save as” then select “.csv”). The format of the list is either one mobile number per line with no commas or mobilenumber1,mobilenumber2,mobilenumber3,mobilenumber4 etc.

Import your data
Login to your account and select the ‘CSV file’ link from the send menu. Select the CSV file from your local computer using the ‘browse’ button, then press the ‘Upload’ button.

Validate your Data
You will be presented with the imported data, confirm it has imported as expected before you proceed and specify the originator id and time for sending for the messages.

Send your messages
Check your messages and sending options carefully and once you are happy these are correct press the send messages button. Your messages will then be queued for sending, either at the time you specified, or immediately, if you have not specified a time.