Google has now officially approved our SMS add-on so you can send messages from data lists directly from Google Docs’s Sheets web app or by uploading compatible spreadsheets to Google Docs from the likes of Microsoft Excel and OpenOffice.

 

txtNation Bulk SMS from Google Docs SMS

txtNation Bulk SMS from Google Docs SMS

 

txtNation’s Google Doc Bulk SMS Add-On

Simply use your secure txtNation credentials to authenticate and start sending messages based on any of your data lists, funded by your existing credits package.google 3

 

You can read all about using this add-on by visiting our knowledge base article.

 

 

Clients are increasingly asking us about alternative methods of mobile payments to the well established ‘Premium SMS’, where a charge is settled via their monthly phone bill or pre-paid credit by sending or receiving an SMS message.

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Due to an expansion in our messaging platform, we require all clients to whitelist our IP addresses if they are to send messages successfully through our systems.
The complete list of our IP addresses, current and new ones, can be found below. All relevant scripts or firewall settings on your server or devices should be updated with this list of IPs.
If you require any assistance to understand and action this advisory message, please contact our support team by visiting sd.txtnation.com online.
67.23.27.65
72.32.41.114
72.32.41.115
74.54.223.228
74.54.223.230
174.143.237.218
174.143.239.166

Due to an expansion in our messaging platform, we require all clients to whitelist our IP addresses if they are to send messages successfully through our systems.

The complete list of our IP addresses, current and new ones, can be found below. All relevant scripts or firewall settings on your server or devices should be updated with this list of IPs.

If you require any assistance to understand or action this advisory message, please contact our support team by visiting sd.txtnation.com online.

67.23.27.65
72.32.41.114
72.32.41.115
74.54.223.228
74.54.223.230
174.143.237.218
174.143.239.166

We’re delighted to announce that we won the ‘Best Billing Provider’ category at the Mobile Advertising and Marketing Awards 2009! The prestigious ceremony took place in London on Thursday, attended by the great and the good of the mobile world.

Our founding directors were in attendance that night and relayed the news to the team at txtNation HQ. We couldn’t be happier that all the hard work with our billing platform has gained this recognition.

The award particularly recognises our work on the recently-launched mENABLE Widget, a streamlined billing product that includes SMS, credit card and phone billing in one neat interface.

The award is validation that the newest product to our platform is on course to be a real winner for our clients’ sites. The hard work isn’t over though: we’ve still got lots of plans for improving the Widget and related products such as the main mENABLE, as well as our mBILL billing and messaging API.

We learned today that we’ve been nominated in the ‘Best Billing Provider’ category at the prestigious Mobile Advertising and Marketing Awards, to be held in London on May 7th 2009. The nomination is principally for the work we’ve done on the Widget, which consolidates our experience of mobile and online billing over the years. We’re honoured that even at this early stage in the life of the Widget, we’ve received such an exciting nomination.

Behind-the-scenes we’re putting the final touches to the massive effort to translate the Widget. We’ll soon support many major languages in addition to English. The ability to localise your billing platform for international markets is really important.

It builds trust with your members or consumers and improves usability. In countries where English is hardly spoken at all, the whole country is opened up.

We’re adding language support for tongues as various as Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Finnish, and Russian, opening the billing tool up to millions more customers.

We’ll release a full list of support languages once the translation phase has been completed.

The Widget, our streamlined billing platform, is now available. You can find information on our dedicated product site. Combining SMS (now available), IVR and credit card payment options, the discrete application can be embedded easily in all types of sites.

IVR and credit card are in development and will be released shortly. We’re taking the view that this is a platform that we’re going to use as a foundation for great things in online and mobile billing. In the coming months, the Widget will maintain its ease-of-use but will attract a range of new options so you can gear it just for your brand.

We’ve always been keen to hear your feedback on our products, but with the Widget, feedback is at the heart of our development process. There’s a section on the new product site just to collect your ideas and opinions on the Widget.

This is the start of a new world of billing simplicity.

 

Check out our latest digital brochure by clicking the above preview. mFUSION is a great platform for campaigns, particularly strong in SMS and other mobile marketing tools. This is a big product and we’re keen to support you to make the most of it. Keep checking out the blog for more information about mFUSION and related services throughout 2009.

We’re delighted that SMS Text News, a favourite read of ours and many in the mobile sector, has picked up on our association with best-selling wine brand Blossom Hill.

We provide Blossom Hill with SMS and MMS messaging services for their summer campaign. You can find the campaign advertised across the UK on special promotional bottles.

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As China hosts the Olympic Games in Beijing, we’re proud to begin new SMS connectivity in the country.

Following deals with China’s telecoms providers, txtNation is now able to offer new and existing clients a wealth of SMS solutions, extending its celebrated mBILL payment platform into a territory with nearly a billion subscribers.

The mBILL platform is an established method for integrating advanced payment options into your web site or over mobile technology. With an emphasis on extensibility, mBILL has found its way into the payment systems of thousands of clients around the world. With Chinese carriers now on board, mBILL has entered a vigorous and vibrant new marketplace.

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