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How to send SMS text messages to a group using Sendible

Sendible is well known as a social media management platform, but it is also great for Email and SMS marketing. Sendible allows you to send SMS text messages to any country and any network in the world.

With Sendible, there are several ways to send SMS text messages to a group of contacts. This post details the simplest way. If you don’t yet have a Sendible account, you can sign up for a free 30-day trial at http://sendible.com/signup.

To create a group of contacts who will be receiving SMS text messages from you, follow the steps blow:

1. Go into My Contacts.

2. Select Groups.

3. Click New Group and give your group name, then click Create.

4. Click New Contact and enter the details for the contact. Make sure under Contact Information, you select SMS as the preference. Also, be sure to include the country code for the mobile number.

5. Click Save.

6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to add multiple SMS contacts.

Now, to send a bulk SMS to this group, go to Message Box and select the group you created in Step 3 above. 

Compose your text message and click Send.

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Update: SMS recipients can now reply to you directly

Due to a lot of feedback – we have changed the way SMS replies work…

Recipients can now reply directly to the SMS you send them straight from their phones! 

You will receive a notification by email and also in your Sendible news feed.  

SMS Replies

SMS Replies

This means that you can send SMS messages to anywhere in the world for as little as 7 US cents and people can reply to you for the cost of a local SMS.

Fantastic!

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