Articles Tagged ‘text messaging’


Why SMS – and not social – is the business channel to beat in 2017

January 6, 2017

If you are not in the regular circulation of consumers’ top text messages, then your company is at high risk of becoming irrelevant in today’s always-on, connected world.

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4 ways retailers can engage holiday shoppers via SMS

December 19, 2016

One form of marketing that is likely being overlooked by digital marketers during the holidays – even though statistics indicate it may be the most effective form of brand communication today – is SMS/MMS text messaging.

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How text marketing can help court and maintain customer loyalty

December 13, 2016

Seventy percent of consumers forgo subscribing to a loyalty program because of the time and inconvenience of registration. But 72 percent of consumers affirm that they would be more likely to sign up for a loyalty club through a text message.

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SMS helps retailers with sales and customer engagement

November 1, 2016

Which other communication technology is able to provide instantaneous feedback and almost guaranteed open rates?

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How brands can make their SMS list exclusive

October 7, 2016

Whether you are growing an existing SMS marketing list or building one entirely from scratch, use every traditional marketing channel to inform customers of the benefits that opting-in to your text messages can deliver.

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Chat bots: Turning SMS into a next-gen engagement platform

August 25, 2016

Not only do chat bots help businesses personally answer large volumes of common questions, they also enable companies to meet consumers’ growing preferences to solve problems via messaging versus waiting on hold to talk with a company representative.

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Running an effective SMS campaign in this environment

June 21, 2016

With text-message response rates of 98 percent – unheard of with any other type of platform – brands and retailers have the closest thing to a captive audience that they can get anywhere.

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Mobile Minutes: Text message startups; Facebook raids Google; Gilt founder’s new gig; GoPro courts developers

April 15, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – These startups are selling vinyl records, graphic novels and Indian food via text message; Facebook raids Google for head of new lab; Gilt Groupe founder launches Project September as social app dedicated to fashion ecommerce; GoPro Cameras now work with third-party apps, accessories.

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It’s 4 a.m., do you know where your message is?

April 5, 2016

And when should marketers send out messages?

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SMS is no longer the ugly duckling of marketing

March 22, 2016

Many of the realities that contributed to SMS’s ugly-duckling reputation have changed significantly.

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