Tag Archive: long codes

What Are Long Codes and How Do They Work?

August 29, 2017 by
When you receive a text message from a business, what does the number look like? Most likely, it is a five- or six-digit code known as a short code. However, your business does not have to follow suit; you can choose to invest in a long code instead. A long code is a 10-digit number… View Article

SMS Marketing: Do Digits Really Make a Difference?

November 16, 2015 by
When you get started with SMS marketing, one important component is the number you plan to use. You have the opportunity to use short codes or long codes, depending on the service you choose. Short codes are typically five to six numbers and only used by businesses and organizations for marketing purposes. Long codes are… View Article

How Long Codes Can Improve Your Text Message Marketing

September 18, 2015 by
When you send your customers text messages as part of your marketing strategy, one of the choices you have is to use a short code or long code service. Short codes are the 5- or 6-digit numbers most widely associated with marketing texts. Long codes are 10-digit numbers that appear similar to regular phone numbers…. View Article

Long Code vs. Short Code: Which is Right for Your Business?

April 21, 2015 by
There are several differences between long code and short code text message campaigns. “Text 12345 now to receive your exclusive VIP offer!” As a consumer, you’ve probably seen similar marketing messages on websites, direct mailings, and via SMS message while shopping at the mall. That simple five-digit code is called a short code and many… View Article