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Boost Business Revenues by using SMS Marketing in Pakistan

SMS marketing is the modern way of promoting any business activities by sending a specifically written message regarding company’s offerings. These mobile numbers can be acquired from various sources keeping in view that these specific people might become your potential clients eventually. The message from the SMS marketing client is mainly carefully crafted relevant content amid at persuading recipient towards company’s products or services offering.

Brand Visibility

It’s the most convenient way of marketing any business remotely nowadays by acquiring bulk marketing SMS plans from various online service providers.

Branded SMS Marketing

Branded SMS marketing technique is getting popular vigorously in Pakistan at present, since the all Telcos in Pakistan are now providing ultra low-cost bulk SMS packages for commercial use. Branded SMS is basically a SMS sent by marketer using any carrier services to any mobile number with brand’s name as sender. This technique is also called masking; where the bulk SMS provider companies, like BizSMS provides a service to send Banded SMS in Pakistan, that permits this leverage to its client to send bulk marketing SMS with client’s own brand name.

There are lots of other influential features of branded bulk SMS campaigns in Pakistan, which will ensure that any corporate client’s messages sent to right people for boosting their sales. Alluring feature for Pakistani business owners to amplify the sale of their business or services by branded SMS marketing lies in the features like they can be sent to any mobile network’s number instantly from anywhere anytime in few simple clicks using PC or Laptop.

Furthermore, the user friendly SMS campaign management tools that are provided through back end software called API integration. Which basically application program interface that allow user to manage their bulk SMS marketing campaigns like handling payments, SMS scheduling use to mange future campaigns and some other relevant database management authorization.

So, these all perks can be acquired by any local Pakistani business owner amid at boosting its sales utilizing modern SMS Marketing tool.

Non-Branded SMS Marketing

Non-branded SMS is another marketing technique that can be used for spreading any specific message through high-volume messages. It’s also less expensive way of SMS marketing for the reason that it does not support masking means client/companies own brand name will not be visible as a sender of the messages. The bulk marketing SMS sent by non-branded method will send messages by a short code/number. Other than this masking aptitude other perks remains the same as provided through branded SMS technique as mentioned above involving delivery on all networks, API Integration and campaign management tools. These assistance tools lets client to manage its quota of bulk marketing SMS’s in a more fruitful way.

Avoid Unproductive SMS Marketing

Companies in Pakistan mostly waste their substantial marketing budget due to nonproductive use of SMS marketing. This happens when companies get bulk SMS marketing services from an armature service provider, who does not educate the client about the appropriate way to utilize their quota of banded or non-branded marketing SMS use. Furthermore, they charge hidden charges to clients and also not even instruct the SMS marketing company regarding to whom these messages should be sent and what & how exactly the message should be crafted and other relevant details. Therefore, it is important to first choose the credible SMS marketing service provider in Pakistan and then made use of this modern mobile marketing technique aptly.

Ending Thoughts

Undoubtedly, SMS marketing is the way ahead in Pakistan for all kind of business owner’s to market their products and services conveniently. Moreover, it’s the most affordable instant way of promoting your businesses no matter on what scale your business is and how much budget you have. Since there are lots of flexible bulk SMS marketing packages available now, you just need to choose the best suited one amongst all – to boost your business in Pakistan.

Citi Housing Faisalabad plots Booking Process Started

Citi Housing Scheme has emerged as growing Real Estate Projects that focuses Cities of Punjab. Citi Housing Scheme Developers have successfully delivered projects in Gujranwala Jhelum, Sialkot, the most recent project by same developers stairs at providing modern residential housing facilities to the residents of Faisalabad. Good news for Public is that, Citi Housing Faisalabad Plots Booking is open via standard procedure. Real Estate Tycoon of Pakistan Malik Riaz has inaugurated Citi Housing Faisalabad Project on 21st March 2015.

Citi Housing Faisalabad

Citi Housing Faisalabad Plots Booking:

Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad offers best and ideal residential place where you can live with peace of mind. The gated community protected by proper security measurements and to give a touch of luxuries, broad roads, clean and healthy environment, shopping and corporate areas, health centers and easy access to Main Roads and Motorways are key features to Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad.

Are you ready to get a plot in Citi Housing Faisalabad, booking will start from 25th March 2015.

Keeping in view the residential needs of industrialists and textile businessmen, Citi Housing Scheme offers Plots Booking of various sizes including:

  • 5 Marla
  • 10 Marla
  • 1 Kanal
  • 2 Kanal
  • 4 Kanal

You need Booking Forms for Citi Housing Faisalabad Plots Booking, while Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad easy payment plan offers a convenient payment solution that spans over 11 quarterly installments.

Citi Housing Faisalabad Location:

Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad is an official residential project of Citi Housing Developers. Citi Housing Faisalabad is ideally located in new Industrial Zone of Faisalabad located very close to Faisalabad and Pindi Bhattiyan Motorway Interchange. Citi Housing Faisalabad is located near to Kamalpur Faisalabad on Sargodha-Faisalabad Road.

Best Investment Opportunity:

Keeping in view the previous development record of Citi Housing Developers, Citi Housing Faisalabad Project is of worth value due to several facts including development plan in due course of time, modern infrastructure, business opportunities, complete living plan, location and facility to pay plot amount on installments. Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad is in its Initial Booking Process, and it is best time to invest in Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad, as with the passage of time, the developers will develop the community with promised standard and, the completion of development work will result in increase in prices of plots and houses in Citi Housing Faisalabad.

Booking Process:

Citi Housing Scheme Faisalabad accepts Applications in prescribed format. To eliminate the fake buyers and fraudulent activities and to avoid any problem, Citi Housing Faisalabad issued Registration Forms with valid Computerized Identification Numbers, this number is registered with a 10 rupee currency note to double check the validity of form. Now it has become easy for authorities to caught any fake and illegal registration or booking form.

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All Ufone Prepaid SMS Packages for Texting Geeks

Ufone Telecom is one of the largest Pakistan based Mobile Telecom Operator which offers its services to 25 million Mobile subscribers. Ufone Telecom offers Call Making, SMS Messaging , MMS, Internet Packages, Mobile Banking and IVR Services to its Prepaid and Postpaid subscribers. Ufone Telecom started its operations in Pakistan on 29th January 2001. Ufone Telecom has honor to introduced free incoming, affordable SMS Packages and Call Packages.

Ufone Prepaid SMS Packages

The company participated in 3G License Auction held by PTA (Pakistan Telecom Authority) to offer fast and reliable data plans and wireless connectivity on Mobile devices. Moreover, now Ufone has introduced iPad Air and iPad mini in Pakistan. Ufone SMS Packages offers reliable and Instant Messages to both Ufone Prepaid and Ufone Postpaid Subscribers.

Ufone SMS Packages:

Ufone SMS Packages offers a convenient and affordable way of text based communication to its subscribers. Following are the Ufone SMS Bundles for Prepaid subscribers.

Ufone Daily SMS Package:

Ufone Daily SMS Package offers 1500 SMS, while a single message includes 160 characters including each character, space and special signs. Ufone Daily SMS Package is ideal for those who have to text many times in a day. You can use this package as regular or can subscribe if you have to send SMS messages to dozens of people for any specific reason.

Validity & Charges:

Ufone Daily SMS Package is valid for 24 hours after subscribing to package; the package will cost you one time 3.99 + taxes. You can subscribe for once to Ufone Daily SMS Package during 24 hours time period.

Subscription:

Send SMS “Sub” and send it to 605. Pease note that, the Daily SMS Package will subscribe automatically on expiry only if you have sufficient balance.

Un-Subscribe:

To Un Subscribe from Daily SMS Package, SMS “Unsub” and send it to 506.

Ufone Daily On-Net SMS Package:

Ufone Daily On-Net SMS Package is ideal for those Ufone subscribers who have to text to Ufone customers. Ufone Daily On-Net SMS Package offers 500 SMS with a validity of 24 hours on subscription of Package.

Subscription & Charges:

Send SMS “Sub” to 611 to subscribe to Ufone Daily On-Net SMS Package. You will be charge for 2 +Tax per subscription.

Ufone Night SMS Package:

Ufone offers Night SMS Package that allows you to send 300 SMS to all Pakistani Mobile Networks from 12 AM midnight to 8 AM in morning. The Night Bundle is valid for 8 hours. This is a limited time offer.

Subscription & Charges:

In order to subscribe to Ufone Night SMS Package, Send SMS “Sub” to 609. The Night Bundle will charge you rupees 1 + tax.

Un-subscription:

The offer will automatically re-subscribe on expiry on next day. To unsubscribe, Send SMS “Unsub” to 506. You will charge 1 rupee upon un-subscription of Night SMS Package.

Ufone Weekly SMS Package:

Ufone Uth Package Subscribers can subscribe to Ufone Weekly SMS Package which offers 1200 SMS Messages to all Mobile Networks in Pakistan. The offer is only for Uth Package Subscribers.

Validity and Charges:

Ufone Weekly SMS Package is valid for days. The Ufone Weekly bundle is priced @ 10 rupees exclusive of taxes.

Subscription:

You have to subscribe for Ufone Uth Package to avail Ufone Weekly SMS Package and other Uth Pack benefits.  Please note that you will charge for 1 rupee daily as Uth Pack Subscription fee. One time Uth Pack Subscription fee of 125 rupee is applicable as well.

Send SMS “Sub” to 608 to subscribe Ufone Weekly SMS Package.

Ufone Fortnightly SMS Package:

Ufone Fortnightly SMS Package is hot favorite for thousands of people as it offers 10,000 SMS messages to subscriber, while the cost and validity of Bundle makes it more attractive.

Validity and Charges:

Ufone Fortnightly SMS Package offers 14 days of validity, you need not to subscribe for your SMS Bucket again and again. Ufone Fortnightly SMS Package is priced @ 30 rupees exclusive of taxes, this means 0.003 rupees per SMS.

Subscription:

To Subscribe to Ufone Fortnightly SMS Package, send SMS “Sub” to 603.

Ufone Monthly SMS Package:

Ufone Monthly SMS Package offers 20,000 SMS messages for entire month. It means more than 600 messages a day, the bundle fulfills your text needs for next 30 days.

Validity and Charges:

The Monthly Bundle is valid for next 30 days after subscription. Ufone Monthly SMS Package is priced @ 80 rupees exclusive of taxes.

Subscription:

You can subscribe to Ufone Monthly SMS Package by Sending SMS “Sub” and send it to 607.

Terms & conditions:

These SMS Messages are limited to Ufone or Local Mobile Networks.

To Check Remaining SMS and Validity, Send a Blank SMS to 606.

SMS to 606 and 600 will be charged @ 50 paisa per SMS

All rates are exclusive of Taxes.

Residents of Islamabad, FATA, Gilgat Baltistan, AJK, Balochistan, will be charged @ 0.84% extra as service charges.

Best Ways to Make Others Happy

Making someone happy are the most rewarding feelings in this World. When you make someone smile, you not only make their day but also fill your heart with peace and contentment. No hard and fast rules apply to make someone happy neither it takes huge money or big efforts.

Make Others Happy

Show your support and love because everyone want to know that they are appreciated and loved. A good morning and night SMS is enough to let them know that they’ve importance in your life and you really care of them. Share good jokes and funny SMS to make them laugh and get relief from the tensed environment.

Inspirational SMS motivates and encourages your love one at times when they really want emotional support. Internet has made access easy to SMS and absolutely free as the free websites let you send free SMS when you’re out of credit or out of network coverage. iFun is a great website to send free SMS to Pakistan so get your mind free from the blockage of network service on special occasions like 23rd March and keep sharing happiness with each others.

One easy way to make someone is to hear them and try to understand what they actually want to tell you. Pay your attention and let them speak. Give them best advice and tell them you both will try to find out the solution of the problem.

A sincere compliment boosts someone’s confidence by spending even not a single penny. Praise motivates and encourages doing better. Use kind words and tell them how they can improve their progress.

Meet others with smiling face, say hello first. It shows your humbleness and calm nature. Never ignore someone’s presence, avoid using cell phone in a party because it shows your rude and disrespectful attitude. It makes the other that you’re underestimating them while friendly behavior makes your space in others’ heart.

Give importance to those events which are important for others. Remember birthdays, wish with some different style and give them gifts. Similarly, say merry Christmas to your Christian friends and participate in their special occasions when they invite you.

Another way to make your friend happy is to offer your help. Many people feel reluctant in asking help so it’s good to ask by you. For example you can pick or drop them, do their work if they’re sick or borrow money when they needed.

Give preference to others on you. Lets others to take food first, let them enter in the room first and let speak to others before you speak. Though, it’s the part of manners but also impacts you more civilized than others.

Write thank you notes, if someone helped to prepare a project or gave you some helpful material that helped you a lot. Leave the note on their drawer or book. Definitely, smile will appear on their face when they will know their efforts aren’t gone useless. In simple, try to make happy other so they never leave you alone in your bad time.

Umall Android App by Ufone Launched for Shopping Lovers

According to a recent digital consumer study conducted by Google in Pakistan uncovered that the current volume of e-commerce industry of the country is about $30 million – alongside the 20 to 30% annual growth too. It shows that the consumer behavior in Pakistan is gradually adopting the online shopping trend. Seeing this significant growth and future potential of ecommerce industry in Pakistan Ufone countries fourth largest telecom operator has decided to jump into this online shopping ecosystem now.

Umall Android App

As per the reports, Ufone is finalizing the official launch of its online shopping portal Umall that is currently in its beta stage – and will rollout very soon. Although, umall android app has already been made available in play store by Ufone for users to check out its offerings.

Umall online shopping portal is basically a business 2 business portal, which will make available an equal opportunity for several small to medium level business owner to register with Umall and list their products on the portal for online selling. This knack will simultaneously offer a prospect for users to browse Umall and select the best suited products – which they want to purchase over the internet.

Ufone officials has also pledged that they will only allow seller and their products after rigid scrutiny to ensure availability of best imperfection free wide range of products – on this new dynamic Umall online shopping portal by Ufone.

Umall Affluent Features:

  • 7 day return facility
  • Get Umall Android App
  • 24/7 Customer services (03311003333)
  • Free shipping upon Rs. 2500 shopping
  • One product can be replaced with another
  • Refund guarantee only in buyer’s Upaisa account
  • Option to contact sellers for product correlated queries
  • Foolproof payments, delivery and quality of product ensured as per description

Products categories of Umall:

Since umall.pk is in its beta version currently about ten categories of products are listed on the site, visitor can browse through various brands products before placing their order to cart. Nevertheless, it is expected that the range of the products and sellers will certainly enlarge, as soon as the portal go official and purchases gets under way on Umall shopping website.

Here are the existing products categories on Umall:

Clothes, Electronics, Apparel & Accessories, Home & Garden, Bags & Shoes, Jewelry & Watches, Automotive, Beauty & Health, Toys, Kids & Baby, Sports & Entertainment with the scope of adding more in future.

Available Payment Methods:

  • Cash on Delivery (COD) method
  • Pay via UPaisa Mobile Account (for Ufone subscribers only)
  • Pay through UPaisa’s 27,000 Shop located nationwide

Ending Thoughts:

Umall online shopping portal launched by Ufone is a welcome addition to Pakistan’s vigorous ecommerce industry. Since the site has the backing of countries popular telecom operator, which has its outreach in almost all parts of the country – it will make Umall functioning smooth. As Ufone is providing payment and money back guarantee through it’s widely spread Upaisa outlets this will surely assist this newly unveiled portal establishment in the competitive online shopping market less challenging.

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Over $60 Million Expenditure Swallowed by Telcos for SIM Re-Verifications

On Saturday 14th of March, 2015 PTA (Pakistan telecommunication Authority) arranged a special press conference at Marriot Islamabad, where PTA Chairman Dr. Ismail Shah and heads of all Telcos operating in Pakistan were present. This particularly event was staged by PTA in the light of enlightening viewpoint regarding on-going vigorous SIM re-verification drive in the country from the past 2 months.

Over $60 Million Expenditure Swallowed by Telcos for SIM Re-Verifications

Talking to media person’s heads of all five telecom operators functioning in Pakistan at this occasion informed that as per only rough estimate – $60 million are being spent for the ongoing mobile SIM’s re-verification drive in the country by all Telco’s. Operator’s officials further told that they have installed 80,000 biometric machines all over the country for this verification course and each one of the device cost about $350. They also stated that this was one of its kind hefty deployments of biometric devices anywhere in the world for a sole purpose.

Furthermore, this is not it – as Telco’s also recruited thousands of employees dedicatedly for this SIM’s re-verification drive in the country. Michael Foley, CEO Telenor Pakistan said that his company invested millions of dollars in this verification process solely besides hired 3,600 people too – for SIM’s re-verification practice.

On the other hand, countries largest telecom operator Mobilink official claimed that operator has invested 15$ million. Further, informed the crowd that Mobilink has also arranged fleet of 700 vehicles, which is roaming in towns and cities all across the country to persuade people to re-verify their Mobilink SIM’s on spot.

Nevertheless, the CEO’s of all five telecom operators working in the country reassured that they will not spare any single non-biometric registered subscriber unverified, though they have abide huge loss due to this prolonged progression. They also affirmed that they will quite gleefully conclude this verification drive as part of the Pakistan Govt assert against terrorism – since it is a significant way forward for the safety of the nation in future.

Keep in mind that the stats cited above are only those mentioned by Telco’s of the country, excluding the charges paid by the millions of subscribers – at the time of their mobile SIM’s biometric re-verification aptitude.

As we all are now aware that this SIM biometric registration process was triggered by all five telecom operator of the country to verify all non biometric registered 103 Million SIM issued in Pakistan in the past. This was a forceful directive ordered by Govt of Pakistan to PTA to carry-out this SIM verification drive in the county, as part of the national action plan formulated after deadly APS Peshawar terror incident took place on December, 16, 2014.

As Govt firstly announced the 90 days deadline for this verification process ended on 26th February, 2014 and for the reason that whole chunk of over 103 Million SIM’s was not successfully re-verified PTA extended the deadline to 12 April, 2015. Now as per current standing of the verification drive when over 75% mobile SIM has been verified through biometrically concern authorities are hopeful that he remaining SIM’s will also be get verified till this final deadline ends.