Why MMS is still the best marketing tool
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Why MMS is still the best marketing tool for direct messaging

Multimedia Messaging Service – this is how it works The MMS service is similar to an SMS (Short Message Service) in some ways but has...

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What is Mobile Marketing
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What is mobile marketing?

Mobile marketing is marketing methods targeted towards uses of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. It can utilize advertising on mobile based websites, through...

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What is social media marketing?

What is social media marketing? Social media marketing is the use of social media as a marketing tool, to help expand one’s business. A massive...

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SMS Campaigns – the most effective way to reach potential clients

As with all forms of communication, marketing requires a certain etiquette to ensure the effectiveness of the campaign. It is best to keep in mind...

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What You Need to Know About Promotional SMS Marketing

Short Message Service or SMS as it is often called has become one of the most popular forms of communication today. People young and old...

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Using Mobile Marketing to Reach your Audience

If you think about the most used item that you own, what would it be? We are likely making a pretty good guess to say...

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Mobile Customer Behaviour
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Mobile Customer Behaviour

Remember back in the days when owning a Motorola brick mobile phone meant that you were the envy of all your friends? In the last...

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Channel Mobile SMS
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Our USSD Services Overview

What is USSD? We offer USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) short codes, which allows for the accessing of varying applications through mobile devices. This works...

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Mobile Marketing
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The Evolution of Mobile Marketing

Traditional marketing has evolved and more people are on mobile instead of desktop. Let me ask you quick question before we proceed: “When is the...

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Using USSD
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Make Recruitment More Accessible With USSD

Alternative mobile ussd protocol makes accessing server-based forms possible from any mobile device, widening the scope of a recruitment campaign in areas where internet access...

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Mobile Marketing: Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa's largest mobile market with more than 125 million subscribers and a market penetration of around 75% in early 2014. The rapid growth...

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Bulk SMS
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Benefits of Please Call Me Advertising

Businesses of any kind can benefit from using Please Call me to advertise in three ways. Firstly, by simply attaching your ad to a text...

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Mobile World Of Apps

It's often said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.  In the century and a half (almost) since the telephone...

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Campaigning to the youth market through mobile

The youth market has always been a key market for advertisers and marketers.  Brands which are youth-orientated depend on them while brands with a broader...

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Are you satisfying your customer’s needs?

The speed in which you are able to attend to clients during a time of frustration can take your business from mediocre to efficient. As...

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Channel Mobile “Know my Rights”

With human rights day coming up on Monday the 21st March we thought it would be important to share the message behind it and how...

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What’s still relevant in mobile marketing 2016?

Relevant Mobile Marketing 2016 With more and more people using their smart phones to do online searches it has become pivotal that your business has...

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10 Mobile Marketing Stats for the New Year

Mobile usage has become so prevalent over the last decade that chances are you’re reading this from a mobile device. Mobile marketing has become an integral...

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Are you ready for 2016? Mobile Marketing is getting bigger!!

Mobile marketing has been on the rise over the past few years, with major changes in the way people view and receive their information since...

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The Onsight Mobile Sales App

The Onsight mobile sales app helps improve sales performance by speeding up the ordering process. Use a mobile device to show new products to customers...

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2015 Channel Mobile, Mobile Marketing Wrap Up

2015 Increases With a higher percentage of people gaining access to the internet via their phones rather than desktops, it’s inevitable that mobile marketing is only...

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Dos and Don’ts of Mobile Marketing

Dos and Don’ts of Mobile Marketing When it comes to mobile marketing it’s essential to fully understand what is allowed and what is not, what...

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Mobile Marketing, Know How

Mobile Marketing, Know How At Channel Mobile knowing what mobile marketing platforms are available to you is a crucial part when setting out your mobile...

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Mobile Marketing, Know Why

Many people might wonder what mobile marketing is, or what it can do for you. Channel Mobile would like to get you up to date...

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Load shedding leaving your marketing campaign in the dark?

Here in South Africa people cringe at the word load shedding but unfortunately it is a reality. With all these power outages we have had...

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MMS Messaging
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Mobile Marketing for 2015: 7 Key Factors.

The start of a new year always brings challenges on how to improve your business, new ways of attracting your market and getting the best...

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‘Tis the season to be mobile…

With more active and engaged cellphone users in this country today than ever before, a smart mobile marketing campaign is the most effective way to...

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Mobile marketing and Ebola in Africa.

Ebola is the latest pandemic to hit the world. The virus has infected approximately 8 000 people and has caused nearly 4 000 deaths in...

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USSD – what’s the big fuss anyway?

If you've ever topped up with airtime, then you're already familiar with, or rather, used USSD technology? But, like many out there, the nitty gritty's...

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‘Please call me’ still beats WhatsApp in SA

Please Call Me are very much alive in the marketing scheme of things with 37 million adults living in South Africa. Of those 32 million...

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How Mobile Can Reward Loyalty – Thick and Thin

Mobile has become a great tool for brands to reward loyal customers. A faithful customer is not only one who will stay loyal to a...

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Key stats on South African mobile space.

Mobile doesn’t just matter in South Africa. It pretty much defines the country’s technological landscape. We are, after all, talking about a country with more...

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The Short Code 411

We’ve all seen and heard about them. They’re advertised on the back of cars, on billboards, as entry points for most radio and reality show...

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Marketing in Africa? SMS is definitely not worth writing off

The relatively low penetration of smartphones in Africa, paired with high data costs, means that the humble SMS remains the best way for organisations to...

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5 Ways To Use USSD Codes for Marketing Purposes

USSD has been around for some time now. These versatile codes have been used for almost anything, to getting help in emergency situation to even...

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Get Your Mobile Marketing Samba On!

The Soccer World Cup is already well underway, and true to Brazilian culture and traditions, the event is proving to be a colourful blend of...

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Mobile marketing statistics to help justify your budget

Mobile marketing statistics Many marketers have experienced it: presenting a case to superiors for a larger budget or defending how they spent the existing budget....

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Mobile – your new shopping buddy

In this day and age of the mobile connected consumer, mobile marketing and mobile couponing have become an important part of the average global shopper’s...

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5 Metrics to Assess the Effectiveness of Your SMS Marketing

Like with any marketing campaign, the only way to tell if your SMS marketing campaign is working is to consistently measure and analyse the key...

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The Time is Now for SMS Marketing

The Time is Now for SMS Marketing In South Africa 92,8% of the population owns a mobile phone, so it’s no surprise that short message...

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Channel Mobile Giving Back

At Channel Mobile we are all about giving back and supporting local events and charities that we believe in. In this regards, we sponsor our services to...

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The Benefits of SMS Marketing

Your mobile subscribers want to receive your text messages. More than 90% of all text messages are opened within minutes. Mobile offers are redeemed 10...

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Mobile Statistics in Africa

Mobile marketing trends in terms of penetration in Africa hit 80% in the first quarter of 2013 and is still growing at an annual rate...

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Channel Mobile leads the way into Africa

Africa is open for business, and this, by all accounts, bodes well for players within the mobile marketing space. As a leading South African brand,...

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4 Things You Probably Never Knew Your Mobile Phone Could do

Apart from phone calls, messaging and accessing the web; mobile phones can be more useful than we know, especially in times of grave emergencies. Have...

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POPI Act – It’s time to comply

In today’s modern communication age, instant pervasive connectivity is the defining feature. We are all electronically connected – clients, suppliers, colleagues, business leads, family and friends....

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Mobile Penetration into Africa

Across the globe there are on-going conflicting claims surrounding the effectiveness of mobile Internet advertising. Mindshare, a global media agency network conducted a survey consisting...

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The Power to Reach all LSM Groups

Every business should have a great understanding of who their target market is, that is however one side of the coin. Through today’s technology and...

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Mobile Masterclass

If you would like a deeper understanding of the South African mobile landscape then please feel free to download the Channel Mobile Masterclass presentation. We...

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The Top 3 Mobile Marketing Ideas for South Africa

The "Top 3 Mobile Marketing Ideas for South Africa" walks business owners through the use of simple, cost effective mobile technologies that can be integrated to current advertising or Bulk...

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How to avoid spamming and spying on your customers

In this video we run through a few techniques to avoid the mistake of either spying on or spamming your customer. Presented by Mike Perk...

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5 Ways to use Mobile to make your Business more Profitable

Channel Mobile were recently featured on the Heavy Chef Project. Mike came in and asked how we would go about increasing a restaurant and catering businesses...

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Corporations warm to new technology

Published on 1, In Edition 29/05/09 0101sv2905mobmark - (www.businessday.co.za) THE corporate dinosaur is getting younger as mobile-phone technology offers cost-effective solutions for expensive business processes....

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Corporate SA takes on mobile technology at an unstoppable rate

The corporate dinosaur is getting younger as mobile phone technology offers cost-effective solutions for expensive business processes. Through mobile phone technology, businesses can rely on customized SMS software to do...

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AppointMate Re-branding!

AppointMate Re-branding! Channel Mobile goes live! www.channelmobile.co.za AppointMate has redefined itself into a holistic mobile solutions company. Channel Mobile is the natural progression of a company...

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A Bright Future For SMS

There has been a lot of debate regarding the future and longevity of the telecommunication solution known as SMS. The questions to ask are; whether...

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USSD Campaigns
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USSD Campaigns We’ve Done & Can Do For You!

At Channel Mobile we really can do it all! Be however crazy the idea might seem, we can make it happen and make it work. As a mobile...

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