VConnect unveils SMS solution for SMEs

VConnect has unveiled an SMS solution that allows business owners get in touch with their customers. The Nigeria local search engine offers business search services on the internet, mobile and fixed line platforms which makes it convenient for its users to find information on local enterprises. The new SMS solution tagged ‘flash to follow’ allows customer to flash the business owner’s number, and then the owner will call the customer to follow up and provide update on new products.services. It helps business owners reach out to their customers without the hassle of meeting them physically.


VConnect’s Regional Sales Manager, Olawale Onibudo, during a presentation at an SMS business conference organized by VConnect in Lagos said the ‘flash to follow’ works in a simple way. VConnect will assign a number which will be placed on a dangler in front of your business, when customers see it and they flash, it registers and saved in a database that will be created for you by VConnect. “The good thing about the solution is that it doesn’t cut your credit; the call automatically terminates and would register as missed call, and the number is saved for prompt follow up.” VConnect has over 700,000 businesses listed and verified with detailed addresses, phone numbers on its database. The company has supported small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by connecting buyers and suppliers together.

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