WHYPAY? Infrastructure Interview – An Interview with Two Techy, Savvy Professionals to Explain Stuff to Laypeople Like You and Me

Trying to fully understand the workings and benefits of any technologically-based service can be tricky if you have no real involvement in the industry, as professionals consider so much knowledge a given. That’s why here, we try to break things down a little more, so that you can understand exactly what WHYPAY? is offering, whether it’s suitable for you, and why it’s so great. Kindly sharing their rather considerable knowledge with us are Managing Director Martyn King, and Technical Director Simon Sharman. Who is your target audience? Who do you think WHYPAY? is a suitable service for, and why? Is it just for small businesses? SS: WHYPAY? is suitable for […]

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WHYPAY? – More than £500,000 saved in just one month!

In just one working month, WHYPAY? has collectively saved its users a staggering amount of over £500,000! That is because, unlike almost all conference call providers, WHYPAY? is genuinely, absolutely, emphatically, and unwaveringly free to use. No sneaky sign-up costs, no obscure limits which, when accidentally exceeded, result in devastating charges, no withholding of basic features to coerce you into paying. WHYPAY? is really, really free. Much freer than all those other ‘free’ conference calling services. £500,000 per month freer. Of course, that £500,000 figure could swell massively as more and more people switch to WHYPAY? for their conference-calling needs, as an increasing amount of companies, charities, societies, and individuals […]

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03Now.co.uk – A brief history of 03 Numbers

03 numbers are rooted in a truly positive and benevolent philosophy. They emerged in 2007, introduced by Ofcom, the industry regulator, to enable companies to lower the charges customers faced when trying to get in touch with them. 03 numbers allow private and public businesses and organisations to bear the brunt of the expense. Instead of being charged at a local rate like non-geographic 0845 numbers, or at the national rate like numbers beginning 0870, 03 numbers are charged at the same rate as a standard landline number would be – that is, any 01 or 02 number. So what’s so beneficial about 03 numbers being charged as standard landlines? […]

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What is an SMS shortcode?

A shortcode works like a regular telephone number, but it has one characteristic which makes it really special – its length. Shortcodes, as their name suggest, are shorter than most telephone numbers as they are made up of only 5-6 digits. The value of this is that it’s really easy for your customers, and prospective customers, to remember the number and get in touch with you. Typically, businesses use shortcodes as a means of allowing customers to opt-in to their SMS marketing or feedback campaigns. The process is simple: a customer sees your shortcode advertised in an appropriate place (online, billboard, t-shirt, radio, print ad, restaurant window etc), and composes […]

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