How Ringless Voicemail Technology Can be Used for the Benefit of Higher Education Institutes and Marketing Agencies?

You might have heard of the terms “Direct-to-Voicemail” or “Ringless Voicemail” being thrown around in the broadcasting and marketing world. This ringless voicemail software is being used by debt collectors and health care providers and even in educational sites by student loan services and for-profit colleges. Ringless voicemail technology, like other broadcast systems, delivers messages to phones but with one discreet, yet noticeable, advantage; the recipient’s phone doesn’t ring. Ringless voicemail broadcast can be consumed for successful mass marketing to targeted audiences or used for higher education recruiting in a cost effective and TCPA permissible fashion.

What is Ringless Voicemail?

Ringless voicemail messaging delivers voicemail messages directly to phones using Ringless Reach server-to-server communication and without ringing the receiver’s phone. The receiver then opens the voicemail whenever it is convenient.

How Does Ringless Voicemail Work?

Ringless voicemail, also called ‘ringless voicemail drops,’ is a technology that sends pre-recorded messages straight to the recipient’s phone by employing a non-intrusive mechanism that allows a server to insert a voicemail directly into the carrier’s voicemail server. This technology allows you to engage your audience in personal and cost effective way not available through most other marketing mediums.

How Can Ringless Voicemail Broadcasting Be Utilized for University and College Recruiting?

It's no secret that getting the younger generation to answer their phone is nearly impossible. Text messaging is difficult due to opt-in requirements of the TCPA. This is why ringless voicemail is the perfect solution to contacting prospective students. It is currently classified as an "enhanced service" by the FCC and thus generally permitted under federal law. With the ability to engage and elicit a response from prospective students, Ringless voicemail might just be the holy grail for EDU recruiting.