We've merged Burst SMS under our unified brand, Kudosity. Get ready for our new platform launching in early July, bringing together all the features you love in one place. More

SMS Alerts & Notifications

Make sure the most important messages get read right away with SMS alerts and notifications.

SMS Alerts & Notifications

Protect recipients by setting an automated SMS alert to trigger when an event occurs.

In addition to the fast delivery and response times, SMS doesn't require a WiFi signal or mobile data connection to operate. This means recipients can receive text alerts in the most remote areas of the world, as long as they have a basic mobile reception signal.

Text Alerts & Notification Use Cases

Travel Emergencies & Delays

Send flight delays and itinerary alerts to help travelers plan their trips and improve your customer experience.

Your flight from [Airline] to [City] departing on [Date] has been delayed for [Time]. Please visit [Website] for more.

Send Account Security Alerts

Warn users of unfamiliar logins or other potential threats so they can take immediate action to secure their account if it’s been compromised.

Unfamiliar device sign-in detected from [Location] for [Account]. If this is you, please ignore this message. Otherwise, call [Number].

Process Secure Transactions

When it comes to money or privacy, people take security very seriously. With the immediacy of SMS, you can verify login attempts, account changes, confirm deposits, and more.

[Business]: Suspicious transaction alert for [FullName] regarding the card ending in [CC]. Reply [Keyword] to accept this charge.

Fraud Alerts

Credit card, money, and identity fraud cases are becoming more and more common. Protect your business and customer accounts by adding SMS two factor verifications into your security process.

[WebApp]: Hi [Business], your account verification code is: [GeneratedCode]. Expiring in 30mins.

Monitor IT Systems

Help keep business operations running smoothly to help prevent loss in revenue. Use text messages to reach your team quickly for emergency issues.

URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: Suspicious database activity detected today at [Time] for [App]. Please check immediately.

Financial Alerts

Keep your customers in the loop by providing SMS alerts for their favorite stocks, currencies, and exchange rates when they hit a set price.

[Business]: Alert Reminder: The [Country] [Currency] exchange rate is now [CurrentRate]

Events & Entertainment

Whether you host an online webinar or an in-person event, reminding your audience to attend can increase customer engagement and improve your bottom line.

[Event]: [Business] from Table 15 is giving away a free copy of their [Book] at [Date] at [Time]! Don’t forget to stop by.


When a taxi picks you up or there’s a delivery on it’s way, SMS arrival alerts can help recipients stay in the loop and be prepared with vehicle and driver details.

[Driver] is approaching with your order from [Restaurant]. Enjoy your meal!

Order, Shipment, and Delivery Notifications

Integrate an automated SMS notification system with your e-commerce platform to send order, shipment, and delivery messages right to your customer’s phones. If necessary, include a link to track their order.

[Business]: Hi [First Name], your package has now been shipped. Your tracking # is: [Tracking]. For more info: [Website]

People Management

You can also use SMS to manage your team’s shifts by integrating it into your existing time management system. Use SMS Keywords and 2 Way SMS to automate shift fulfilment.

Shift Opening: We have a shift opening on [Date] at [Time], Reply YES to accept or NO to decline.

Staff Communications

An open line of communication should always be available. Since the roots of text messaging are from casual communications, this takes the intimidation factor away, and gives members a way to contribute and share essential updates without overthinking it.

Hi team! Can someone cover my shift on the 15th at 3pm? I need to take my dog to the vet.

Remote Communications

Text messages are reliable for people on the run, since it doesn’t rely on a data connection. This is perfect for communicating with your outbound sales team, or while trying to contact your on-site construction manager in remote areas.

Alert: There is a delay in the material delivery for your project because of severe road conditions. Construction will be delayed until [Date] at [Time]

Why Burst SMS for
SMS Alerts

100% SMS Delivery to Carrier Guarantee icon
100% SMS Delivery to Carrier Guarantee

All messages are sent through ON-NET connections to local carriers. No grey routing.

Virtual Mobile Numbers icon
Virtual Mobile Numbers
Get access to high-quality bulk SMS numbers to maintain brand consistency and recognition.
24/7 x 365 Support icon
24/7 x 365 Support
Get world-class support around the clock. Our team of messaging experts are here to help.
Feature-rich icon
From our flexible SMS API and integrations to email to SMS and quick SMS, see why 35,000+ businesses choose burst for SMS advertising.
No Contracts icon
No Contracts
Our bulk SMS service is prepaid. No need to worry about monthly contracts or commitments.
Ease of Use icon
Ease of Use

All our SMS solutions are designed to be easy to use. Choose from an intuitive web interface, REST SMS API, or an extensive selection of integrations to connect with your pre-existing tech stack.

critical information fraud alerts shipment updates
instantly and reliably

Build stronger connections with your customers through this 14-day trial.