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Text gBlaster (SMS Texting)
Send customized SMS texts from Google Sheets and save your thumbs. Try it with 5 free credits for just pennies per message past that! It is perfect for fast communication to multiple mobile devices.
SW Apps; Sandcastle Software
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Text gBlaster is perfect for sending bulk text messages, including tailored messages, to small, large or huge  groups of mobile devices. Getting a message quickly to a group can improve operations, be a convenience, or in an emergency even save lives.

Once installed, choose Text gBlaster in the add-ons menu. The sidebar will take users efficiently through the two steps needed to send out your messages. You may import mobile numbers from a Google Contacts group. After getting acquainted, the steps are designed for rapid completion for repetitive users.

After messages are sent, timestamps and completion status are filled in by line and the entire list of sent messages is archived in a separate tab. The archive will grow with continued use and is helpful for later reference.

About developer:
Steve Webster is a trusted recognized Google Apps Script Top Contributor (TC), Google Drive TC, Google Docs TC, a former Google vendor, guest blogger on Google Apps Developer Blog, and owner of G+ Developing add-ons for Google Docs/Sheets/Forms community. To make the best add-on, Steve partnered with experienced business professionals during the design and development.

Know who you are on Google -- Obtain your identity to retrieve your email address.

View your email address -- Obtain your email address so we can pull up your correct account balance.  This is a sub layer of 'Know who you are on Google'.

View and manage your spreadsheets in Google Drive -- Access your spreadsheet so as to obtain the messages that you wish to send as well as our process for keeping track of your account balance and history.

View and manage data associated with the application -- We keep certain data in memory to facilitate the process and this allows us to do so.

Connect to an external service -- The external service is Text gBlaster sending the text messages on your behalf.

Manage your contacts -- Access your contacts to import a group of contacts.
March 15, 2017
Works like a charm!
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September 26, 2016
Performed exactly as I needed it to. Developers very responsive to my request for an enhancement. Nick
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Instead of the "no-reply" default to SMS messages sent from the spreadsheet, is there a way that the text responses can be shown on the spreadsheet?
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February 23, 2016
Nick, thank you for the feedback. This add-on is outbound only and does not record any responses. We are considering a separate SMS-based workflow add-on. Plus, we have consider a one-time response for poll-type texts. You can click on the "Feedback" link to submit your requests. We appreciate the feedback and happy texting!
January 18, 2016
So far it is great , this "add-on" is a perfect tool to blast important safety messages to my company's field force personnel. Hope the cost after trial is not unreasonable...
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January 18, 2016
Eric, thank you for the high rating and comment. Our fee is the lowest we've seen in the industry at $0.03 USD per SMS message. Plus, $1 admin fee per purchase. The purchase options are 15 messages, 100, 500, 1,000, and 5,000 messages. For example, 1,000 messages x $0.03 = $30 + $1 admin fee = $31.
August 20, 2015
I have used this so far for my Fantasy Football leagues. I send important updates out to my league members and now we don't have to deal with all of the 'reply alls' on group SMS responses. It's outbound only, so I don't have to deal with any responses LOL! I'm sure I will use it for more applications, but it's a great tool and very easy to use.
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August 20, 2015
Text gBlaster is fast and simple! We input the mobile phone numbers by copying and pasting, then loaded in our message, validated it, and notified all of our customers within minutes!
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Great for reminding our members of upcoming events and meetings! We send out a text the day before and the afternoon of meetings so no one forgets!!
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August 12, 2015
We just came across this app and it has been very useful for our business already. We were previously sending messages individually and now we can easily send to the group. Pricing is the best we've found and since we are a 'Google based company' we like that it is a 'Google solution.' Thanks!
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