What is SimpleBlast?
SimpleBlast is an outgoing message service which lets you blast a pre-recorded message(s) to your selected calling list(s).
Why use SimpleBlast?
SimpleBlast is a great way to notify, confirm and make announcements about meetings, appointments and upcoming events. Instead of calling your contact list one by one, SimpleBlast allows you to send out that notice via telephone to your selected contacts all at the same time.
How does SimpleBlast work?
It works like a voicemail system allowing you to record and blast your messages using your telephone and PC.
How do I get a SimpleBlast account?
Sign up for a SimpleBlast account on the home page. Fill out the registration form and you will be provided with an account which you may begin using immediately.
What are the costs involved?
SimpleBlast works on a Message Blast Plan system allowing you to buy a desired message blast amount: 200 message blasts for $10.00, 500 message blasts for $25.00 and so on.
Please Note: The SimpleBlast system allows you to blast up to 10,000 phone numbers at one time.
How does the message blast system work?
One message blast represents a single message that is blasted to one phone number. 100 message blasts equals 1 message blasted to 100 numbers and so on.
How many messages can I blast?
You may blast messages until you run out of message blasts in your account. When you run out of message blasts simply login to your account and add them from there.
How long can a single message blast be in length?
Each message blast can be up to 2 (120 seconds) minutes long.
How do I send a message blast?
Login to your account, you will need your email and password. Once in your account go to the Send Blast page and follow the steps on that page. You will need your telephone to send out the blast.
What happens after I send out a blast?
After a blast has been sent out, you may view the status online from your account under the History tab.
What happens if I cancel a blast?
If you cancel a blast our system will automatically credit your account.
What happens to my credits if I experience problems during message blast setup?
If you experience any problems during setup, our system will automatically credit your account within 10 minutes.
How many telephone numbers can be stored in my contact group?
You can store an unlimited number of phone numbers in your contact group. However, you can blast a message to up to 10,000 numbers at one time.
How do I cancel my SimpleBlast account?
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address you used to sign up with, asking for the account to be canceled.
What is a Message Blast?
A message blast represents a single voice message which is blasted/sent to one selected number from your contact group.
Can I add more message blasts?
Yes, you may add message blasts to your account on an as-needed basis. Login to your account and go to the Buy Blasts page to add more message blasts.
How long are message blasts valid?
Your message blast plan is valid until you run out of message blasts. To add more message blasts login to your account and go to the Buy Blasts page.
What happens to the message blasts I don’t use?
They will remain in your account for future use and may be used at any time.
Can I playback my sent message blasts?
Yes, you may replay all sent message blast from your History page in your account.
Can I resend my message blasts?
Yes, you may resend any previously sent message blasts. Login to your account and go to the Send Blast page. In step 1, select Previous Blast from the drop down menu and choose the message you would like to resend.
Can I send recurring message blasts?
Yes, you may send daily, weekly or monthly message blasts. Login to your account and go to the Send Blast page to schedule your recurring messages.
What is the automatic re-charge option?
For all recurring messages our system will automatically re-charge your credit card for the required amount. This means that, each time your balance falls below a $2.00 threshold, your credit card will automatically be charged at increments of $10.00. This option will ensure that your prepaid account will always have funds and that you will be able to send messages at all times.
What happens after a recipient receives my message blast?
Once the playback of your message blast is complete, the message blast receiver has the following two options; 1) they can press thekey to hear the message again or 2) they can press to block all future messages.
What happens to my message blast if the receiver does not pick up the phone?
If the message blast receiver does not pick up the phone, our system will leave that message on their voicemail.