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  • aimm are pleased to be able to host our Society Lottery Conference in London on the 22nd September.The greatest call to action for any marketing campaign is getting mobile consumers to text a message to a short 5 digit number known as a short code. Charities using short code donations have found this call to action to generate over £140million per annum without cannibalising their other donation channels.The UK mobile operators in conjunction with aimm have created a new shortcode range specifically for society lotteries, taking advantage of the VAT exempt status, to provide society lottery managers and charities who run their own lotteries and raffles with an excellent marketing tool that appeals to the 98% enabled UK population.This September aimm are running the Society Lottery Conference in London, which will be looking at this new 72xxx shortcode range and how to implement this within your own business. With a range of industry specialist speakers joining us, this day read more…
    14/09/2017
  • Fladgate Solicitors are hosting a seminar next month at their offices on the new Electronic Communications Code which may be of interest to some of our members.This seminar will be running on the evening of the 7th September in London.For more information and to book your seat please see the attached flyer for information:Fladgate LLP New Telecoms Code seminar flyer - 7 September 2017 read more…
    29/08/2017
  • PSA have launched a new six month pilot intended to help providers grow operator billing.Full details of the exemption are available on their website including details of how to make a formal application to participate in the pilot.  read more…
    07/08/2017
  •     With less than a month before we head back out onto the green on the 6th July, there is still time to come and join us for a day of relaxed networking in the open air; and with the sun shining today it is nice reminder of what a great day out our AIME Golf Day is.This is good way to meet new business contacts, play some golf, have a drink and a bite to eat on a summers day. You do not need to be a member of AIME to join our Golf Day, and you do not need to be a professional golfer to take part! You can put your own team together, with your staff and clients or come as a single player to take advantage of the networking opportunities and we will create a team for you.The day kicks off at the beautiful Pyrford Golf Course near Wisley Gardens in Woking at 8.00am with breakfast rolls and coffee, before you head off to practise on the driving range. The teams are then split for a two tee start and the day begins! With an interesting read more…
    13/06/2017
  •      Mobile payments company Fonix has announced that it processed over £9.5m worth of text donations, on live night for the Red Nose Day fundraiser.The live show took place on 24th March, and the £9.5m processed surpassed the 2015 total and helped contribute to the £19.5m total raised on the night.This year saw the public dig deep to raise money for those in need across the world. Via text-to-donate, donations were gathered with on-screen promotions in £10 and for the first time, £20 amounts. On the night, the £20 price point alone generated a huge £5.4 million in mobile donations, out of the total £9.5 million raised via mobile - this was 57% of the total amount raised by mobile. Campaign Manager at Comic Relief, Jules Thorne said: “Red Nose Day was a record-breaker for us; we saw an increase of almost £4 million of mobile donations from the 2015 campaign. We couldn’t have achieved this witho read more…
    30/05/2017
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