LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Buyagift.com,
a UK’s heading present knowledge provider, has successfully run a
anniversary SMS hearing debate with OpenMarket,
a tellurian personality in craving mobile engagement. The debate provided
an additional channel of consumer rendezvous over a retailer’s
existent selling activities, braggadocio a 5% website acclimatisation rate
with a 6% boost in normal transaction value.

“In today’s rival sell environment, it’s critical to mount out
from other businesses and rivet with your business opposite a channels
they want,” pronounced Claire Gostling, Group CRM Manager, Buyagift. “We’ve
seen how mobile is apropos a executive member of many people’s
selling habits, so we wanted to incorporate SMS to a larger grade in
a patron experience. Working with a mobile messaging consultant like
OpenMarket has done using a debate a really well-spoken routine with huge
success. We’re looking brazen to building some-more mobile messaging
programmes in a future.”

Buyagift.com used OpenMarket’s Mobile
Engagement Platform
to support a mobile selling campaign. In the
past, a tradesman had used normal email overdo for a marketing
activities, so adding a component of mobile was a new use for the
company. Buyagift.com was means to precedence OpenMarket’s mobile messaging
imagination to improved incentivise and inspire repeat purchases with its
customers.

Buyagift.com’s programme ran over Black Friday weekend (26-30 November
2015) with dual SMS messaging campaigns using one week apart. Customers
perceived one of dual content messages, formed on their past purchases: the
initial summary offering a bonus during checkout, and a second one
advertised a graduation on a specific product. The SMS messages included
shortlinks directly to a Buyagift.com website for discerning conversion.

The further of a dedicated mobile component to a normal outreach
efforts in a figure of a SMS selling debate generated real
formula for Buyagift.com, with a 5% acclimatisation rate to squeeze from
those visiting a site after receiving an SMS. In addition, out of
those who done a squeeze after receiving a content message, a average
value of any squeeze was 6% larger than those contacted around email.

“Many retailers naturally default to email in their marketing
communications, though a existence is, it’s not always a many effective
method,” pronounced Paul Murphy, EMEA Commercial Director for OpenMarket. “In
terms of reach, SMS can’t be beat. It also boasts distant higher open
rates than email with over 95%1 compared to around 21%2
for email. By implementing mobile messaging in a selling strategy,
Buyagift.com is relocating closer to a omni-channel proceed of
preference and palliate of use, that is so renouned with a modern
consumer.”

Following this initial campaign, Buyagift.com is expanding a mobile
database with a perspective to boost a strech of destiny SMS programmes.

About OpenMarket

OpenMarket, a multiplication of Amdocs, helps enterprises use mobile to
renovate their business. OpenMarket provides mobile engagement
solutions for organizations to optimize their operations and enhance
relations with their business and employees. Major enterprises
select OpenMarket for a domain expertise, use flexibility,
demonstrated opening and reliability, tellurian scale, and corporate
maturity. We yield smart, interactive connectivity to some-more than 200
countries, enabling businesses to rivet with scarcely each mobile user
around a world. Our clients trust us to energy their mobile business.
For some-more information, revisit www.openmarket.com.

About Amdocs

Amdocs is a marketplace personality in patron knowledge program solutions
and services for a world’s largest communications, party and
media use providers. Its portfolio powers The New World of Customer
Experience™, where a far-reaching array of innovative and personalized services
is delivered seamlessly to finish users, regardless of device or network.
For some-more than 30 years, Amdocs solutions, that embody BSS, OSS,
network control and optimization, joined with veteran and managed
services, have accelerated business value for a business by
streamlining formidable handling environments, shortening costs and speeding
time to marketplace for new products and services. Amdocs and a some-more than
24,000 employees offer business in over 90 countries. Listed on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had income of $3.6 billion in
mercantile 2015.

Amdocs: Embrace Challenge, Experience Success.

For some-more information, revisit Amdocs during www.amdocs.com.

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conditions, Amdocs’ ability to grow in a business markets that it
serves, Amdocs’ ability to successfully confederate acquired businesses,
inauspicious effects of marketplace competition, fast technological shifts that
might describe a Company’s products and services obsolete, intensity loss
of a vital customer, a ability to rise long-term relations with
a customers, and risks compared with handling businesses in the
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Form 20-F for a mercantile year finished Sep 30, 2015 filed on December
10, 2015 and a quarterly 6-K form furnished on Feb 16, 2016.

About Buyagift

Buyagift.com is a UK’s heading online provider of gifts and
experiences, and offers over 5,000 singular and sparkling present ideas for
all occasions. For some-more information, revisit www.buyagift.com.

1According to Frost Sullivan.

2“Email Marketing Benchmarks”, MailChimp, Mar 2016.

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