The Do’s & Don’ts of Text Message Promotions Copy

Every day more businesses are utilizing text messaging to bring their customers back time and time again. Texting is an undeniably effective way of instantly communicating promotions and offers to your customers while they are “on the go”. In fact, 98% of text messages are opened and 83% are seen within just 3 minutes. The statistics are exciting because it…

The Do’s & Don’ts of Text Message Promotions

Every day more businesses are utilizing text messaging to bring their customers back time and time again. Texting is an undeniably effective way of instantly communicating promotions and offers to your customers while they are “on the go”. In fact, 98% of text messages are opened and 83% are seen within just 3 minutes. The statistics are exciting because it…

5 Reasons to Try Text Message Marketing for Your Small Business

Text messaging isn’t just a convenient way to chat with friends. It’s also a powerful mobile marketing tool for small businesses. The vast majority of Americans own a cellphone, and most use their phone to send and receive text messages, also known as SMS messages. More important, cellphone users are more engaged with SMS messaging than they are with other…

5 Reasons You Should be Marketing with Mobile

How often are you on your cellphone? How often do you see others on their cellphones texting?

Texting has become gigantic. CTIA reports 6.3 billion text messages are sent in just the US every day.Text message marketing offers and coupons are redeemed 8 times more frequently than email offers. Despite this information, email is still used more often by businesses to reach…

Pizza & Texting: A Winning Combo

In this economy, and with strong competition, it can be extremely difficult for the average pizza shop to survive without proper marketing strategies. How do you keep up with the times? Go mobile! In the US, by the end of 2012, there were 321 million cell phone users. Most of those users, admittedly, never leave home without their cellphone. Having…

What is a QR code and how can you use it?

What is a QR Code?
At its most basic, a QR Code is a barcode on steroids. They’re used for encoding information in two-dimensional space — like in the pages of magazines, in advertisements and even on TV and Web sites. They were originally used to track auto parts, but have become popular (especially in Japan) for much broader, often commercial…

Text Messaging Advice – SMTP Is Not Worth It

Sending Text Messages Through SMTP Isn’t Worth It

When you shopped around for a text message marketing company, you probably noticed a few firms offering super-low monthly fees and unlimited texts. Sounds too good to be true? That’s because it IS too good to be true. These firms are sending their client’s messages via SMTP, violating a mobile marketing best practice.
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There is No Free Text Messaging

There is No Free Lunch in Text Marketing
Undoubtedly you have discovered that there are tons of text message companies to choose between when you are ready to dive into text marketing. While there are a large number of terrific options available you may also come across some that are downright bad for your business. This post will help you to…