FREE SMS text messaging service from is a huge success

December 08, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
The brand new FREE SMS text messaging service recently launched by is quickly becoming popular with Internet users from all over Europe.

This service allows you to send three FREE SMS messages a day to mobile phones in Spain, the UK, Ireland, Germany and France, with more European countries coming soon. Just visit, sign up and send away!

“There are absolutely no strings attached to our new free SMS text messaging service,” says Craig Edmonds, director and editor of “We don’t sell or share mobile numbers or e-mail addresses like other free SMS websites do. We simply add ‘Please visit’ to the end of the message to let people know about our website. That’s all!”

This might not sound like much to ask in return for free SMS text messages to mobile phones in Europe, but all is after is attracting even more visitors to their already highly-popular website. “It’s really about our visitors letting their friends know about,” says Craig. “It works great for our users and it works great for us too!”

In fact, has already seen a significant rise in traffic since they began offering the free SMS service to Europe. What’s more, people are even posting about the service on messaging boards and spreading the word by other means too, and lots of new users are signing in every day.

The huge popularity of Marbella Guide’s free SMS service hardly comes as a surprise. Since the use of SMS became widespread a few years back, text messages have been a favourite means of communication in Europe. In 2005, for example, more than two thousand million SMS messages were sent each month in the United Kingdom alone, with similar figures in Spain and Ireland, and slightly less in Germany and France.

“The UK, Ireland, Germany and France also happen to be the top European countries with expatriates living in Spain,” Craig explains, “so it made most sense to start with those. However, we are working on adding more countries to our SMS service in the near future.”

This can only be good news to the thousands of users who have already signed up for this new SMS service from

Visit now for your free account!

About was established in the year 2000 by Craig Edmonds as a compilation of useful information about Marbella and its people, culture and entertainment, aimed primarily at the local expatriate community and other foreign visitors. Thousands of people visit every day, looking for information on anything from the Local Weather or Cinema Listings, to the latest hot entries in the Jobs Forum and Property Portal.

The website is edited by Craig, assisted by Justin Parks, and features contributions from expatriate writers living in the region.

Craig moved to Marbella in the summer of 2000 and runs a small, but successful, web design company, He lives with his Spanish wife Ester and their baby daughter, Olivia, who was born in October 2005.