Articles Tagged ‘SMS’


LongHorn Steakhouse drives loyalty with mobile-enabled at-the-table offer

February 3, 2015

Darden restaurant LongHorn Steakhouse is targeting visitors through its drink coasters with a QR code and text offer that includes a free appetizer for joining the chain’s loyalty program.

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TCPA compliance remains a headache for marketers

January 22, 2015

While seemingly easy, developing an effective mobile strategy is not without peril. Companies that have attempted to do so without following the rules – which will never be mistaken for a model of clarity – can attest to the pain and costs that result from such efforts.

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Why Hershey Co. chose SMS – not beacons – for in-store engagement

December 30, 2014

Despite the buzz surrounding beacons, The Hershey Co. is opting to leverage SMS text messaging to activate in-store shoppers and deliver a coupon.

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Beacons will under-deliver – here’s why

December 30, 2014

Location is a key to your 2015 marketing success. But beacons will take you down the wrong road.

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Olive Garden thinks outside the Redbox with SMS-enabled promotion

August 15, 2014

Olive Garden’s popular “Buy One, Take One” has returned in a new SMS-enabled promotion with Redbox, as the chain aggressively explores new ways of putting deals in front of as many eyes as possible.

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When to use push notifications versus SMS messaging

July 24, 2014

Businesses are still learning and discovering new ways to use SMS mass texting and push notifications as consumer engagement forces. Each technology possesses its own strengths and it is important to understand what those are when creating a mobile marketing strategy.

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Applebee’s Tap Room SMS program reinforces neighborhood-bar push

July 3, 2014

Applebee’s has teamed up with Pabst Blue Ribbon to create the Tap Room mobile SMS program, an opt-in offer service that rewards patronage and links with a user’s social network to reinforce the chain’s positioning as a neighborhood-bar.

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Luscinia Health gains 15K subscribers through SMS campaign

July 1, 2014

Prescription-savings program Luscinia Health has seen the number of participating consumers grow since introducing a text-messaging campaign that delivers coupons to its subscribers.

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Ace Hardware finds high-value mobile offers are most popular

April 7, 2014

A group of independently owned Ace Hardware stores saw an overall redemption rate of 14.45 percent for mobile promotions sent during the third and fourth quarters of 2013.

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Mobivity exec: Merchants narrow in on quality text messaging conversations

March 14, 2014

NEW YORK – A Mobivity executive at the fifth annual Mobile Marketing Day conference said the chaos following last year’s Telephone Consumer Protection Act update is beginning to even out, with savvy marketers focusing more intently on quality versus quantity.

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