How to send Personalised SMS on www.kudisms.net

Today, we will be looking at how to send Personalised SMS to a group of contacts on our website. Personalised messages give a feel of  importance to the recipient and are also well appreciated. Personalised messages are used for Transaction Alerts, Seasonal wishes and many more. Examples of such messages are: Dear John, your account balance is N1,000 or Dear Sunday, congratulations on your Birthday.

To send the message, follow the steps below:

  1. Open a new MS Excel Workbook.
  2. Enter the Variables needed in this format.
2347039444444 Kola N2,000
2348077774445 Jude N3,000
2347039444444 Shola N5,000
2347039444444 Kelvin N10,000
2347039444444 Hassan N20,000

The first column should contain all the phone numbers, while the 2nd Column and others should contain the Variables needed.

3. Save the file with File Type as: CSV (Comma Delimited)

4. Log in to www.kudisms.net

5. Click Messaging

6. Click Personalised SMS

7. Click Browse to Browse to upload the .CSV file created earlier.

8. Enter your SENDER ID

9. Enter your Message in this format:

Dear {1} your account Balance at the end of October 2015 is {2}

Note. {1} represents the Variable in the second column while {2} represents the variable in the third column. You can add values to more columns as you desire.

10. Click Send (NB: You can also schedule the message for later delivery)

Result: The message will be sent out and received by each recipient as, Dear Kola , your account Balance at the end of October 2015 is N2,000

 

Our Next Customer Appreciation Day is Sunday, 1st November, 2015.

CAD-NOV 15

Sunday, 1st November 2015 is our next Customer Appreciation Day on www.kudisms.net . Our Monthly Customer Appreciation Days days enable us reward all our loyal customers for their continued patronage.

On that day, ALL messages sent to GSM NUMBERS(MTN,AIRTEL,GLO & ETISALAT) will be charged at N1.50k per SMS. Take advantage of this offer. This price slash is valid until 11:59pm today, 1st September, 2015.

We also implore you to look out for our MEGA December Price Slash.

Thanks for choosing Kudisms.

Today, 1st September 2015 is our Customer Appreciation Day on www.kudisms.net

KudiSMS Customer Appreciation Day-SeptemberDear customers, we wish to inform you that Today, 1st September 2015 is our Customer Appreciation Day on www.kudisms.net . Our Monthly Customer Appreciation Days days enable us reward all our loyal customers for their continued patronage.

Today, ALL messages sent will be charged at N1.50k per SMS. Take advantage of this offer. This price slash is valid until 11:59pm today, 1st September, 2015.

We also implore you to look out for the October, 2015 edition which will be a joint offer with Nigeria’s Independence Day on October 1st, 2015.

Thanks for choosing Kudisms.

 

How to Add Numbers or Edit your Stored Contacts on www.kudisms.net

The following Tutorial will give an expose on how to edit saved contacts on our website. Specifically, we will be majoring on Editing Saved Numbers and Contacts.

Steps:

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2. Click Contacts.

3. Click Saved Numbers(PhoneBook).

4. Click Create.

5.Select the List you want to Add Numbers to or Edit.

6. You can Edit the Title of the List , Add to the Numbers or

Delete a number.

7. Click Save after Editing.

How do I Send Bulk SMS to my Phone Contacts?

Wondering how to send Bulk Messages to your Phone Contacts? Worry not as we have a solution for your query. With the kudiSMS Mobile Applications, you can send Bulk SMS to contacts stored on your Mobile Phone.

To do this, you will need to Download our Mobile Applications  first:

a. Android Mobile Application: Search for KUDISMS in Play Store or Click this Link: KudiSMS Android App

b. BlackBerry Mobile Application: Seaarch for KUDISMS in BlackBerry Appworld or Click this link: KudiSMS BlackBerry App (Note: BB OS10 and above not supported yet)

c. Java Mobile Application: Click this link to Download: KudiSMS Java Mobile App

i. Steps in sending Bulk SMS to Mobile phone contacts via KudiSMS Android App.

1. Launch the Mobile Application.

2. Type your recipients or Click the contact icon to select your phone contacts.

3. Enter your SENDER ID.

4. Type your message.

5. Click send.

 

ii. Steps in sending Bulk SMS to Mobile phone contacts (Black Berry and Java Version)

1. Launch the Mobile Application.

Continue reading How do I Send Bulk SMS to my Phone Contacts?

How to Send VoiceSMS/RoboCall and Text-To-Speech on www.kudisms.net (VIDEO)

You can send pre-recorded Voice SMS/Robocall and Text-To-Speech Message on our website. The audio messages have to be in .Mp3 or .WAV format. We bill per second.

The following steps will guide you in sending VoiceSMS/Robocall and Text-To-Speech  on our website. Please note that you will need to Upload an Audio File or Recording first before sending the message.

The Video below gives a detailed explanation of the steps involved.

a.To Upload an Audio File/Recording

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

3. Click Messaging.

4. Click Audio Recordings.

5. Click the Rectangular Box beside File under Browse Menu.

  • Note: The audio messages have to be in .Mp3 or .WAV format
  • Maximum allowed audio size is 2 MB.
  • Maximum allowed audio seconds is 120 seconds.

7. Type the Name of the Audio File under List Name

8.Type a Description for the Audio File(Optional).

8. Click Save.

b.To Send a Voice SMS/Robocall

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2.Click Messaging.

3. Click VoiceSMS/Robocall.

4. Select your Contact Source by Clicking None or leave the None Option if you want to Type/Paste your Numbers in the Mobiles box. Continue reading How to Send VoiceSMS/RoboCall and Text-To-Speech on www.kudisms.net (VIDEO)

How to Cancel a Scheduled Message on www.kudisms.net

We are glad to inform you that you can cancel a Message you Scheduled to deliver at a later date and time on our website if you made an error while composing the message or you made a mistake in the Date or Time.

To do that, follow these steps:

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2. Click Reports.

3. Click Scheduled.

4. Click CANCEL beside the Sender ID of the Message.

5. Click Ok when this confirmation message (Cancel this scheduled message and refund?) comes up.

6. The Message will be deleted and the Units Refunded to your Bulk SMS Account.

How to Save your Phone numbers (Phone Book) on www.kudisms.net

To enable you have quick access to your contacts and avoid typing or copying/pasting your Phone numbers every time you want to send Bulk SMS to a particular group, you can save them on our Website either as a Contact List, Saved Numbers or Contact Group.

Below are the steps in creating all three options:

a. To Save Numbers (Note: Saved Numbers is same as Phonebook Group on our Old Website),

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2. Click Contacts.

3. Click Saved Numbers

4. Leave the LIST Menu on CREATE when creating a New List.

5. Type a Name for the List under List Name.

6. Paste the Phone Numbers you want to save in the Box below Numbers.

7. Enter a DEFAULT Sender ID for that Group or Leave it Blank if the Sender ID will vary in future.

8. Click Save.

 

b. To Create a CONTACT GROUPS,

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2. Click Contacts.

3. Click Contact Groups.

4. Leave the GROUP Menu on CREATE when creating a New Group.

5. Type a Name for the Group under Title.

6. You can add a Description if you wish.

7. Click Save.

Continue reading How to Save your Phone numbers (Phone Book) on www.kudisms.net

How to create a Support Ticket on Kudisms.net

When you have any Technical Issue or Enquiry, you can communicate the issue to us by creating a Support Ticket on our website. Our Support staff will act on it and respond to the Ticket. Please take note of the Ticket ID whenever you create a Support Ticket.

To create a Support Ticket, follow these steps:

1. Log in to www.kudisms.net

2. Click Account.

3. Click Support.

4. Select a Subject e.g Payment Notification, General Enquiries, Technical Issues

5. Type your Message

6. Click Submit.

 

How to retrieve your OLD Group Contacts on our former website.

When we migrated our website to the NEW platform, we saved all Members Group Contacts on our Backup folder for easier access to all customers. To retrieve your Old Group, follow these steps:

1. Visit www.kudisms.net/backup

2. Enter your Username and Password

3. Select Group

4. Click Download.

5. Then click BACK UP to iniate the Download.

6. Unzip the downloaded file to reveal your Groups.

To re-upload them on the New Portal, read the Tutorial here: