We recently unveiled a cool new feature for collecting payments – SMS Invoice.
SMS Invoice as the name suggests is an invoice (essentially a Payment Link) sent via SMS to a customer. As a merchant you can specify the amount of payment, the mobile number of customer, name of customer and description and transaction id for your reference. The customer receives a SMS with the above details and a payment link which he/she can click to make the payment.
All in all its same as email invoice but using sms rather than email.
This post will guide you to start using SMS Invoice.
1. Where will you find SMS Invoice?
2. What are the parameters required for SMS Invoice?
3. What SMS does the customer receive?
When a SMS invoice is sent, the Customer will receive a SMS in the following template
Dear CustomerName, you have a payment request of Rs 123 for Description from MerchantName. Make payment at http://pmny.in/payLink. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Here CustomerName, Amount and Description will be as per the value provided while sending the SMS Invoice.
4. Where to find status of SMS Invoices sent and the payments made by customers?
All payments where SMS Invoice was sent can be viewed in the All Transactions tab in Dashboard.
Further, all SMS Invoice payments can be exported in an spreadsheet (excel file) format from the Export to Excel button present in the SMS Invoice page.
So give SMS Invoice a go and share you feedback here.