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Text to Vote: How to Create SMS Polls

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March 17, 2023
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Looking for customer feedback about your products or services?

Seeking to consistently deliver a memorable brand experience by driving more engagement at scale?

Want to access more customer insights to understand your marketing effectiveness better?

Then it’s time to incorporate EZ Texting into your communication strategy as a powerful, personal, and easy to use text to vote tool.

Many industry-leading businesses and organizations utilize our Short Message Service (SMS) polling feature to increase brand awareness, gather valuable customer feedback, analyze purchase intent, and more.

The fact is, SMS pilling is an effective and inexpensive way to generate increased customer engagement. Moreover, SMS polls are simple to set up and cost just pennies to manage and maintain.

The data doesn’t lie – 98% of SMS text messages are opened and read within the first three minutes of receipt. This compares favorably to the 22% open rate for email.


Text to Vote: How to Create SMS Polls Using EZ Texting

EZ Texting is a trusted text marketing provider that makes it easy to utilize successful text to vote campaigns and SMS polls with as little as a few well-planned questions and a contact list. Creating SMS polls through EZ Texting is simple and works for nearly every business and organization, including retailfaith-basedfood and hospitalityfitnessreal estate, and many others.

Getting Started

In just minutes, you can launch your very first text to vote campaign with EZ Texting. Here’s how to get started:


Create Your Poll

Brainstorm and identify the core questions for your audience in conjunction with the Keywords and Sub Keywords they must use to register and engage with your brand further. This step also includes creating and drafting the messaging for your group texts, such as reply templates. This is the simplest way to launch your first text to vote campaign, but there are plenty of other ways to poll your target audience.

EZ Texting text polls incorporate both Keywords and Sub Keywords. To help you get started, EZ Texting will provide five quick and easy options to choose from. This is the simplest way to launch your first text to vote campaign, but there are plenty of other ways to poll your target audience.


Promote Your Keyword & Short Code

Promote your SMS poll by sending out SMS messages to your database of opted-in text marketing contacts. Let your contacts know what the survey is about, how their feedback will benefit your business, and what steps are required.


Wait for Customers’ Responses

In minutes, you’ll start to receive answers to your survey questions. Afterward, customers will be greeted with a customized follow-up message. A simple “thank you” should suffice, but some businesses choose to send special rewards or gifts.


Examples of Text to Vote Polls

So, what kinds of text to vote campaigns work the best? Here are a few quick examples to help you get started:

1. Keyword SMS Poll

Sample Keyword SMS Poll

2. Multiple Choice

Sample Multiple Choice

3. Open Query


Sample Open Query

4. Number Range

Number Range Sample

5. Yes/No


Sample Yes/No


Monitoring Text to Vote Results

After you’ve sent your first text to vote poll, EZ Texting makes it simple and easy to monitor your results. You’ll receive customers’ replies in real-time. In most cases, results are typically reported via an easy-to-read graph. Results can also be transmitted and exported via CSV file. You’ll also be able to analyze delivery rates, open rates, response rates, and spike in engagement.

Use this valuable information to fine-tune future SMS polls. Effective SMS polls tend to get shared and remembered, increasing awareness of your brand and potentially growing your database of opted-in customers.

Launch a Text to Vote Campaign with EZ Texting

EZ Texting’s polling and voting capabilities allow customers to launch and manage text to vote campaigns. There is no better way to make sure that your important polls get answered.

The fact is, text message marketing is one of the most proven and cost-effective methods for getting prospects and customers engaged. The benefits and features of text message marketing exceed text to vote campaigns!

In fact, there are hundreds of potential use cases for text messaging. To learn more, we recommend downloading The 9-Step Roadmap to Mastering Text Message Marketing.

This guide shows you the nine steps all successful text marketers take when they are just starting. Following these nine steps doesn’t guarantee success, but it will give you a head start towards your text marketing goals and objectives.

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