txtNation will be available for meetings at Betting on Football 2017, the fourth edition of the largest international football and betting trade conference at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge.

We will be on hand to discuss Mobile Operator Billing and SMS messaging for iGaming.

Having launched with several casino operators we are encouraging more iGaming services to look to Mobile Operator Billing for depositing and acquisition. Alongside Operator Billing we will be demonstrating use cases for SMS messaging for customer acquisition and retention.

Take a look at our new brochure Mobile Billing for iGaming.

 

txtNation Mobile Billing

 

 

To book at meeting with us contact us.

 

Update on AIME Quarterly General Meeting & Charge to Mobile Working Group

Members of txtNation’s support, compliance and business development teams attended the AIME Quarterly General Meeting & Charge to Mobile Working Group on 8th February in the City of London.

It was kickstarted by Rory Maguire, AIME Managing Director who gave details on Edward Boddington stepping down as AIME Chair after 7 years and welcomed Neil Johnson as a new board member. Next, there were various updates about AIME membership, performance, activities and future plans.

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E-SMS Gateway adding SMS to your existing email channels – A new txtNation Service for Helpdesk and CRM platforms.

txtNation’s E-SMS Gateway enables you to provide SMS Support (aka Text Support) and SMS Customer Relationship Management and SMS recruitment, universally compatible with multiple platforms. The service integrates directly with most support platforms such as Zendesk, Zoho Support and Oracle and CRM providers such as Salesforce, Sugar,  Sage CRM and Microsoft Dynamics CRM to provide a seamless integration to work alongside, in addition to, or instead of email support.

txtNation’s E-SMS Gateway makes it simple for any email-based platform to trigger SMS, email or both simultaneously, and accept replies by either channel.

Without the need for developers, or even the hassle of reconfiguring support system settings, easily setup 2-way SMS interaction through emails.

The 2-way communication is triggered in two ways, either ‘proactively’ where the customer support agent pushes a text message, or ‘reactively’ where a number is promoted encouraging text messages from those who need interaction.

Compatible Platforms:

CRM

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HelpDesk

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Recruitment

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How does it work?

 

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As per our recent blog on our new Charge to Mobile (aka Charge to Bill), the UK’s Direct Operator Billing, now clients can sign up to Charge to Mobile from their MytxtNation accounts, create multiple campaigns, try them out in “sandbox” mode, and view rich statistics. Platform tools also allow us to customise and monitor Charge to Mobile in optimal new ways.

We have been hard at work to make sure this is the leading Charge to Mobile product offering on the market with the best user experience and rich analytics.

 

Client Feature Highlights:

๏ New and existing clients can create Charge to Mobile campaigns in My in a few minutes at any time of day or night.

๏ Create a testable “sandbox” campaign instantly, to integrate and play with key Charge to Mobile features.

๏ Sandbox campaigns only require a few key settings to get started and the client only has to complete all the settings when they are ready to go live.

 

Further Features:

๏ HLR on or off (choose network select option)

๏ Adult on of off

๏ Track affiliate marketing

๏ Subscription management e.g. Offer a free trial

๏ Multiple redirects for each user billing event

๏ Logo or image upload to Payforit Window

๏ Fast shopid approval process

๏ Advanced Billing charts

๏ Advanced Stats charts

๏ Drill down detail per user

๏ Detailed reporting

๏ Recurring reporting

 

Example Screenshots below:

Logo example (note image of phone as example logo, image):

Payforit

 

Screenshots of your settings and analytics in MytxtNation:

pfi_campaigns

 

Payforit Actvity

 

pfi_subscriptions

 

pfi_charges

 

pfi_tools

 

pfi_assets

 

Mobile WiFi Connections

OTP and SMS VERIFICATION

When a user is browsing over a WiFi connection, they are presented with an SMS verification flow. The user simply enters their mobile number and hits ‘Buy Now’, or ‘Subscribe’. They then receive an SMS which contains both a 4 digit OTP (One time Password) and, or a Web Link.

The user can either enter the 4 digit PIN into the payment page or click the SMS link to complete their transaction.

You can switch off the requirement for users to choose network select in your settings.

Payforit Screenshot

 

 

txtNation are a API and intermediary for Payforit.

Payforit

 

Charge to Mobile (aka Charge to Bill) is the UK’s Direct Operator Billing and we have been working hard on a new and improved version. Payforit is the mobile payment scheme, currently on version 5.

Our previous Charge to Mobile services were a hybrid of direct connections and 3rd party front end using Payforit. The new one, is our own, from the ground up showing our own front end utilising our direct connections.

Soon clients will be able to sign up to Charge to Mobile from their My,txtNation accounts, create multiple campaigns, try them out in “sandbox” mode, and view rich statistics. Platform tools also allow us to customise and monitor Charge to Mobile in optimal new ways.

Sneak Peak Screenshots:

Payforit

More crucially, given how changeable our industry is (particularly with Payforit), we have left huge scope for future changes and improvements by using a flexible architecture that will accommodate many of the demands we anticipate in the months and years ahead. For example its a possible with the new payment flows being released, that deeper integration will be possible for Charge to Mobile, meaning less of the Payforit brand and flow and more customisations into the merchants website.

We can turn off or turn on particular flows and operators for clients, a marketers dream!

Indeed, it has been a significant challenge for us to design and implement a series of solutions that meet the needs of the business not only today but tomorrow.

txtNation has worked really hard and smart on this substantial and complicated platform, which is sure to pivot us in a wonderful new direction: to a world in which clients can sign up and use our services more quickly and where our platform can evolve intelligently to give us the edge over our competitors, as well as opening up further opportunities to provide value-added services.

Our work is not over though, and in getting your feedback we stand the best possible chance of finding any remaining issues we can address before a public Beta launch in September. A number of you will be invited to exclusive demos and we’ll link the rest of you to test versions of our new software in due course.

In the mean time, find some screenshots and features below:
Payforit

 

Charge to Mobile

 

 

Client Feature Highlights:

๏ New and existing clients can create Charge to Mobile campaigns in My in a few minutes at any time of day or night.

๏ Create a testable “sandbox” campaign instantly, to integrate and play with key Charge to Mobile features.

๏ Sandbox campaigns only require a few key settings to get started and the client only has to complete all the settings when they are ready to go live.

Charge to Mobile

 

This is a significant project, and perhaps the largest scale project we’ve ever undertaken, combining many separate systems that work in tandem. Each system is responsible for just a few key functions, tailored to specific business goals. This greatly improves the transparency, scalability, maintainability and flexibility of the platform.

In future, development on new billing products could be accelerated by using Charge to Mobile APIs to queue, query and charge. In this way, our forthcoming release of Charge to Mobile is not only a highly advanced version of Direct Operator Billing, but a signal of our future direction.

Your feedback is essential as we work towards an initial public Beta release in September, which will involve a real-world “stability phase” as we transition existing clients to Charge to Mobile before a wider general release.

 

txtNation are a API and intermediary for Payforit.

Payforit

Taking a look inside MytxtNation and clicking on ‘Insights’ you will see more new incredible metrics that have been added.

Let’s take a closer look at all the additions.

Churn Rate

Currently available for UK Payforit. This metric is mainly relevant to clients using subscriptions, but can be also used for one-time billing.

Measuring how many users decide to continue paying for a subscription, what is the average length of a mobile billing subscription and the lifetime value of a customer allows you to evaluate the performance of your marketing.

Churnrate

ARPU

Available across all countries with Mobile Billing. Shows the Average Revenue Per User, per market.

Arpu

Subscribers

Currently available for UK Payforit. You can search for an end user or transaction and get a full payment breakdown over the subscription period.

View attempted billing, total user spend and failed billing to a particular user.

Insights Subscribers

 

 

View projected user spend:

Insights Projected

 

You can also view a timeline of billing.

Insights Timeline

 

These features compliment all the other metrics we recently added.

Login to your account to view: https://my.txtnaton.com/insights

More and more social and dating sites are starting to realise the potential of Mobile Billing. More recently, txtNation are working with several of the largest dating sites who have rolled out with operator billing.

Most are finding its use on mobile websites and apps where it is most effective. Many that include it for their desktop sites also find it has a far greater spend than credit card. With most mobile users taking advantage of both one time and subscription payments using mobile billing it’s no wonder its popularity is soaring and is being seen as a better alternative than credit card.

 

Dating Operator Billing

txtNation has signed an agreement to provide Mobile Billing services to a leading online social and dating networking service.

The agreement follows successful technical integration and includes txtNation’s Mobile Billing services where txtNation provides direct operator billing across multiple markets.

Michael Whelan, txtNation CEO comments: “I am pleased to see the roll out of another social and dating service using our direct operator billing connections. Social and dating is one of the high growth verticals and I see this contract as another testimony of txtNation’s position of being a leader in this area of Mobile Billing. txtNation’s mobile billing service flows and direct coverage are proving to be a good fit for this market.”

txtNation has signed agreements with several of the largest social services in the last year.

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