SMS messages are still powerful since their invention in 1992. Despite the development of the internet, some people are still using SMS messages for communicating. Other than being a communicating tool, SMS messages have renewed their purpose as a marketing tool. With more than 5 billion people owning a cellphone, SMS messages are a natural tool for marketing.
The Technology of TTS
TTS, text-to-speech, is a technology that can transfer texts into voice messages. This technology was invented in 1983 and has been evolving over the years.
SMS voice messages have adopted TTS technology, which can transfer text messages into voice messages.
The Difference Between Text Message and Voice Message
Text messages are better for detailed information sending, for instance, time, phone numbers, addresses, directions, dates, and things like that.
Voice messages are more striking. People can listen to voice messages while walking, grabbing a coffee, or doing other physical things, which is more convenient than reading text messages.
To Get Voice Messaging Service
There are SMS platforms that provide voice messages service. It is just as convenient as text messages. The SMS platforms would receive text messages from the merchants, transfer them into voice messages, and send them to the audiences’ voicemails or call them.
If you are a merchant and want to adopt voice messaging services in your business, you can cooperate with these SMS platforms. Just choose a platform that best suits your purpose regarding location, pricing, and service quality.
The Pricing of Voice Messaging Service
Normally, voice messages charge the same fees as text messages, which is quite cheap. As for merchants, they can use both text messages and voice messages to reach their customers. Each method serves different purposes.
Take the Fortytwo platform, for example, the price for 100,000 voice messages in the US is 736.7 dollars. Not bad, huh?
For marketing purposes, voice messages have their advantages and are still used in many areas of the world. As a merchant, voice messaging can be a good help for your marketing strategy. Just give voice messaging a try and see what happens.