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Introducing the Amazon Pinpoint SMS sandbox

Amazon Pinpoint now includes a new feature called the SMS sandbox. If you’ve sent email through Amazon Pinpoint (or if you’ve used Amazon SES), the sandbox might be a familiar concept. This new feature helps protect your Amazon Pinpoint account against unauthorized use, accidental sends, and unexpected charges. In this post, I’ll describe the SMS […]

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Create a serverless feedback collector application using Amazon Pinpoint’s two-way SMS functionality

Introduction Two-way SMS communication is used by many companies to create interactive engagements with their customers. Traditional SMS notifications are one-way. While this is valid for many different use cases like one-time passwords (OTP) notifications and security notifications or reminders, some other use-cases may benefit from collecting information from the same channel. Two-way SMS allows […]

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Send SMS messages at scale using 10DLC and Amazon Pinpoint

This week, we’re adding support for 10DLC phone numbers to Amazon Pinpoint. You can use 10DLC phone numbers to send SMS text messages at scale quickly and affordably. What is 10DLC? The abbreviation 10DLC stands for Ten-Digit Long Code. 10DLC phone numbers are intended specifically for sending Application-to-Person (A2P) messages—that is, messages that are sent […]

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Updating opt-in status for Amazon Pinpoint channels

In many real-world scenarios, customers are using home-grown or 3rd party systems to manage their campaign related information. This includes user preferences, segmentation, targeting, interactions, and more. To create customer-centric engagement experiences with such existing systems, migrating or integrating into Amazon Pinpoint is needed. Luckily, many AWS services and mechanisms can help to streamline this […]

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Send real-time alerts using Amazon Pinpoint

Businesses need to send real-time notifications in order to take action when alerted of a critical situation. Examples could include anomaly detection, healthcare emergencies, operations failures, and fraud transactions. Email, SMS, and push notifications are often used to notify stakeholders in real-time. However, building a large-scale, real-time notification solution can be a complex and costly […]

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Retrying Undelivered Voice Messages with Amazon Pinpoint

Note: This post was written by Murat Balkan, an AWS Senior Solutions Architect. Many of our customers use voice notifications to deliver mission-critical and time-sensitive messages to their users. Customers often configure their systems to retry delivery when these voice messages aren’t delivered the first time around. Other customers set up their systems to fall […]

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Creating a Seamless Handoff Between Amazon Pinpoint and Amazon Connect

Note: This post was written by Ilya Pupko, Senior Consultant for the AWS Digital User Engagement team. Time to read 5 minutes Learning level Intermediate (200) Services used Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon SNS, AWS Lambda, Amazon Lex, Amazon Connect Your customers deserve to have helpful communications with your brand, regardless of the channel that you use […]

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The latest news, content, and helpful tips for AWS Digital User Engagement

The AWS Digital User Engagement team hit the ground running this year. From speaking in front of crowds of digital marketers and developers, to developing new tutorials to help make it easier to get started building solutions to common use cases, here’s the latest on what we’ve been up to and our latest updates to […]

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Two-Way SMS with Amazon Pinpoint

Learn to implement two-way SMS messaging for a simple approach that results in higher levels of customer engagement SMS, or text messaging, is the simplest way to reach your users outside of normal customer-facing web or mobile applications. Compared to other communication channels, such as email and push notifications, text messaging results in higher engagement. […]

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