Bulk text messaging at a price you'll love

Whether you’re a local garage sending 20 personalised MOT reminders or a global brand scheduling 1,000,000 promotional texts, our free online SMS platform is perfect. It’s packed with cutting-edge tools that let you add colour, content and personalisation to your SMS campaigns, and is supported by a dedicated and passionate team of experts.

Send your first message in minutes

Our award-winning platform requires no software. Simply log in and send an SMS online in minutes.

  • Use our Email to SMS system to trigger messages from any CRM or email platform at no additional cost.
  • If you’ve got a development team, then give them access to our high-speed API and let them seamlessly integrate your systems with ours.

Easily manage your contacts

There’s no need to type all of your contacts’ details one by one, choose an import method that suits you.

  • Copy and paste
  • Import from a spreadsheet
  • Automate with CSV via FTP
  • Synchronise with our free SMS API

Need some contacts first? Try a keyword and a 5-digit short number with a compelling reward to sign people up. Or for more inspiration and ideas, take a look at this blog post.

Include attachments

Give more information by attaching files to your messages. We host them for you and tell you how many clicks you’ve had. Popular attachments include:

  • Documents –Word, PDF, Excel
  • Pictures – JPG, PNG
  • Audio/video – MP3, MP4, AVI

Platform features

Single numbers or large groups

Think it, write it, send it. Whatever the size of your send we’ll have your message out there in seconds.

Long messages

When you send an SMS online, don’t settle for 160 characters, use up to 765 characters per message as standard text/GSM or 315 Unicode.

 

Brand your messages

Send SMS online using your business name to promote brand identity.

Scheduling

Save time and see better results by scheduling your online SMS campaigns with a delivery time that works best for your message.

Templates

Save time by storing your recent online SMS campaigns and using them again at a later date.

Stagger delivery

We’ll batch the messages into manageable chunks. Just choose a start time, end time and interval. This is great for when you want to send large volumes or amazing offers.

Make your own mobile web pages

Send SMS online and include a trackable link to a mobile friendly web page, made using our simple tool.

  • Provide all the details to support your campaign.
  • Personalise it to each person you are sending it to.
  • Include links to our other features like surveys and tickets.

Create forms and surveys

To ensure a high level of customer satisfaction is maintained, it’s vital in any sector or industry to keep improving your services. With our free online SMS platform, you can create and send multi-page, mobile ready:

  • Forms
  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Polls

To get started, just create your personalised form and attach it to a text message using a clickable link.

Send digital tickets, vouchers and loyalty cards

Create unique experiences with branded tickets, vouchers or loyalty cards with Textlocal Mobile Wallet. Some of the features include creating:

  • Entrance tickets to events
  • Money off or freebie vouchers
  • Loyalty card schemes
  • QR codes
The State of SMS - Textlocal's whitepaper

Understand when to send your SMS marketing campaigns and how to do it in our industry-leading white paper.

Support Unicode characters

Textlocal support Unicode characters as well as other encoding character sets such as GSM 0.38 and ISO-8859-1.

Send messages on the go with our free app

Away from your desktop or laptop? Send SMS online to your contacts or groups with our free app. It’s available to download on the Apple Store and Google Play Store. You can:

  • Import contacts from your phone in seconds
  • Make groups or send to existing groups
  • See messages in your inboxes
  • Redeem tickets and vouchers

Monitor results with detailed SMS reporting

Tracking the results of your outbound online SMS campaigns helps to develop and improve the way that you communicate with your list going forward. Our free online SMS platform enables you to:

  • Get detailed reporting on deliveries.
  • See all of the contacts opting out of your messages.
  • Track who clicks on your campaign links.

Enjoy more features with Messenger+

For multi-site or multi-user businesses, we’ve created Messenger+. This includes all of your usual online platform features, plus the ability to help you control who can see and do what. Including:

  • User roles with permissions and audit trail.
  • Restricted templates for control of content.
  • Send approval facility for quality control.

SMS has really helped us increase the number of MOT appointments at the garage. It’s cheap, easy and very convenient to use.

—Jim Belt, MOT Shop

  • MOT Shop – Cheap and easy MOT reminders