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WhatsApp Launches Business App Officially In Selected Markets

| January 19 , 2018 , 12:44 IST

WhatsApp officially announced its new WhatsApp Business app in selected Markets, including Mexico, Indonesia, Italy, the U.S and the U.K, before rolling out for everyone.

WhatsApp aimed the people who are running small businesses in this great move to generate good revenue in return for Advanced Communication Tools. The App allows you to have a business presence on WhatsApp so the entrepreneur can build a good relationship with the Customer.

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WhatsApp for Business initiative that was first officially announced back in September last year and tested with businesses like BookMyShow and MakeMyTrip in India since, the new app for SMEs(Small and Medium Sized Enterprises) is now available to download on Google Play Store.



What’s new in this version?

  • BUSINESS PROFILE: Create a profile for your business to help your customers find valuable information — like your website, location, or contact information.


  • BUSINESS MESSAGING TOOLS: Be more responsive to your customers by using Away messages to indicate that you're away.


  • LANDLINE/FIXED NUMBER SUPPORT: You can use WhatsApp Business with a landline (or fixed) phone number and your customers can message you on that number. During verification, select the “Call me” option to receive the code over a phone call.


  • RUN BOTH WHATSAPP MESSENGER AND WHATSAPP BUSINESS: You can use both WhatsApp Business and WhatsApp Messenger on the same phone, but each app must have its own unique phone number.


  • WHATSAPP WEB: You can more efficiently respond to your customers right from your computer's browser. 


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