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Make Your Own SMS Advertising Campaign

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by kayzne, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. kayzne

    kayzne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This is not a newbie venture guys, sorry

    I'm just gonna lay it out in general terms, nothing step by step, because it's really about your own creative.

    Making money with SMS texting is pretty much the same as having an email list, what's the difference? You are garunteed to make money when you send or recieve each text message.

    American idol makes Millions of dollars from their text voting alone. A dollar per text vote. Just to see their favorite person win the competition.

    Guess how much it costs them to make that voting possible. One cent per text, or less.

    What makes this possible? Google "SMS gateway(s)" and "sms sending".

    All you gotta do now, is be the next american idol, ya right. So what else do people wanna pay for?

    Stocks, jokes, match making, sports scores.

    These are the top ones, but what else? this is where you gotta use your knowledge.

    SMS is huge.
     
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  2. aliskorn

    aliskorn Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Great idea,but how to actually make people pay? I only found the option to send sms,i`m interested in the mofos to send sms back with their vote/opinion/whatever (for 1.99 ofcourse) :D
     
  3. kayzne

    kayzne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    hey bro,

    google "sms voting system gateway"
     
  4. dikozall

    dikozall Newbie

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    I tried to search about: google sms voting system gateway, google sms gateway, sms voting system gateway...but i can't find it. Can you give some more info please. Thanks!
     
  5. kayzne

    kayzne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    what can't you find? be prepared to do some reading when u google it.
     
  6. lokiceo

    lokiceo Registered Member

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    Cell phones with most major carriers are linked to email addresses, all you need is an email account to pull this off. The billing part is whole other story.

    To send a text to a verizon phone you send an email to (10 digit phone number) @vtext.com

    For example:

    1235551234@vtext.com

    You can find a full list of email addresses associated with SMS here:

    http://www.overseer-network-monitor.com/Cell-Phone-Email-List.asp

    Cheers,
    Loki
     
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  7. wakkaoaka

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    I always thought about using something like this. Do you think you would be able to also monetize the info they give you by selling it to 3rd parties?

    Im sure you would of had great success if you did a campaign where people had to vote for which president they thought would win, could have run the campaign for like two years.
     
  8. skido

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    what i wonder is , somethimes i receive( and i know more that getting this) a text messing to my cell phone with just bullshit talk on it.. you can't message back to this nrs or you just can't see the nr from where you get the message from... the only thing i see i that i get charged 0.XX cent for receiving such shit message... I want to know how these damm assholes are doing this ??? anybody know?? its just like you send a text message to a smschat or so and that you need to pay for sending and receiving a message...
     
  9. skido

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    nobody knows this how they are doing this? :confused:
     
  10. kayzne

    kayzne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    skido, you're on someones list somehow. All incomming texts charge you, get an unlimmited plan :)

    Call up your phone company and have the number blocked.
     
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  11. skido

    skido Newbie

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    hi kayzne

    thanks for the info... however i still don't understand how these guys can do this? What i understand is if you send first an sms to such company they send back and charge you... but if you never ever had send any sms to such companies.... how is it possible they send a random sms and charge directly even if i'm on such list... you still have to send first though?
     
  12. kayzne

    kayzne Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Well, you're right, that is how you subscribe for sure, but all they need is your phone number. Just like all you need is someones email to send them a message.

    Someone might just be spamming a bunch of numbers at random.
     
  13. skido

    skido Newbie

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    ok thanks kayzne.. i will search the net around to find more info about this.. maybe i can screw them back ;lol
     
  14. howlerckc

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    Google "Premium SMS Gateway Services" Charging for voting, polls, etc. is a "Premium SMS Gateway" Product.

    You're right when you said not a noob method. It takes allot of time and money to setup. No guarantee that it works.

    Good luck.
     
  15. thetafmann

    thetafmann Newbie

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    Regarding the unauthorized billing of cellphones, i think they only need your phone number. I keep getting replies from CL that go "send me a pic of the item to my cellphone and i will buy it." I think this is a scam just to get me to text them and then boom they can bill me.
     
  16. robertodelgato

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    You're absolutely right. Some of these leeches, the only way to get them off your phone is to change your phone number (in my own worst experience).


     
  17. jonny110

    jonny110 Regular Member Premium Member

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    OK for a start sms marketing is a waste of time unless you got LOTS of money to literally waste. I know because i tried it. Been there done that, crap idea.
    Ok so here is a method that works, i know because i now use it.
    Now this is actually a gem, and you don't find many gems on here. Not some rehashed crap. Original.

    What you need:

    a class 1 bluetooth dongle. Must be class 1. Thats the most powerful. I got one from pc world for about £30.

    A laptop. Dosen't hAVE TO BE ANYTHING FANCY.

    Bluetooth advertising software. There is some on here if you use the search bar and look.

    OK so heres what i do.

    Find a spot where there is going to be LOTS of people, football matches and saturday shoppers are best. For this example i will be parking in Blackburn rovers car park. Thats a football club to you non UKers'.

    Create a bluetooth advertisement that looks like it came from blackburn rovers fc. I have used ' get £5 free when you read this text from blackburn rovers' as the title. At least 60% will read the text.

    Now i unlock phones so i just send in the body of the text 'get £5 off your phone unlock when you quote bfc at http://yoursalespage'

    After the match i will be guaranteed at least 10% conversion. It's a no brainer. People at the match think that it came from bfc.

    I even do this when we go shopping on a saturday at asda. Just leave it running in the car park. I just strap the dongle to my roof (there only small) and go shopping. Usually get about 10,000 at a footbal match, 2,000 at the shopping places. Just make it look like the text came from wherever you park.

    Been doing this for 3 months now. It works. Use it. Simples.
     
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  18. zeroskater

    zeroskater Newbie

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    how much would it cost you to send out that many texts?
     
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    When people send texts with the pic of item. What do they get charged? And by what company?
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
  20. jonny110

    jonny110 Regular Member Premium Member

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    Bluetooth is free.

    I sell them unlock software.