Low cost, scalable bulk text messaging
Whether you are a local garage sending 20 personalised MOT reminders or a global brand scheduling 1,000,000 promotional texts, our online platform is perfect. It is packed with cutting-edge tools that let you add colour, content and personalisation to your SMS, and is supported by a dedicated and passionate team of experts.
Send your first message in minutes
Our online platform requires no software, simply log in and start sending in minutes.
Easily manage your contacts
There’s no need to type all of your contacts’ details one at a time, choose an import method that suits you.
- Copy and paste
- Import from a spreadsheet
- Automate with CSV via FTP
- Synchronise with our API
Need some contacts first? Try a keyword and a 5-digit short number with a compelling reward to sign people up.
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
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.
Don’t settle for 160 characters, send up to 900 characters per message.
Brand your messages
Send from your business name to promote brand identity.
Save time and see better results by scheduling your messages with a delivery time that works best for your message.
Save time by storing your common use messages.
We’ll batch the messages in 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
Extend your text messages and link to mobile friendly web pages, 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 platform, you can create and send multi-page, mobile ready:
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 – send by text or ask people to text in to get one
- QR codes
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 messages 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 send reporting
Tracking results of your outbound text messages helps to develop and improve the way that you communicate to your list going forward. With our online platform, you can:
- 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