SMS Text Marketing Blog
Did you know that text messaging is one of the most effective methods for increasing event attendance?
SMS is an effective tool for online invitations from Evite, Greenvelope, Punchbowl, or any paperless invitation company. From small gatherings to large conferences, many industry-leading businesses and organizations have already made a significant investment in SMS.
- Brian’s Place Restaurant used our SMS messaging software to blast out an online invitation to alert their customers of live music events hosted at its location.
- Viking Cooking School was able to fill empty class seats with an event announcement SMS that included a link to purchase a seat.
- Students for the National Equality used text messaging to promote its event, collect RSVPs, and communicate with attendees.
You need to make a significant impact with the least amount of time and budget invested — but what do you do?
Your success as a marketer relies on your ability to predict what your future and current customers want from you and deliver it before they can ask for it. It's crucial for you to stay on top of trends and take advantage of them before your competitors do.
We've been a leading software provider in the mobile marketing and text message advertising space for a long time, and we've seen trends come and go. We know how to spot what's coming, and we're happy to give you the inside scoop on what to expect in 2020.Mobile Marketing and Text Message Advertising: What to Expect in 2020
2020 is going to see the rise of SMS messaging and artificial intelligence (AI) used in marketing and advertising campaigns. If you aren’t implementing these technologies into your current strategy, then it’s time to re-think your ideas.
Keep reading to learn how mobile devices, social media, video content, and advancements in AI are going to impact the marketplace in the new year.
Your marketing toolkit is a finely-honed arsenal of traffic-attracting, lead-generating, awesomeness. But are you leaving money on the table?
You've worked really hard at acquiring skills, setting up tools, and working to bring in new business for your company. However, you are probably neglecting how powerful those same tools can be when you use them with your current customers. You can provide support, gather feedback, and improve their experience with your company.
Let us show you how to use your SMS marketing platform to communicate with your existing customers.Sending Sales SMS to Customers: 9 Ready-to-Use Templates
You’re ready to empower your subscribers and spur them to buy, but you’re having a hard time creating a message that sounds just right. You are stuck in a cycle of type and delete, type and delete, and the creative juices just aren’t flowing.
Are you struggling to find inspiration for creative holiday marketing campaigns that won't strain your schedule?
When you're responsible for marketing for your entire company, your holiday calendar is already packed full. To make things worse, your staff is stretched thinner than usual as they take time off to celebrate. You know you need to come up with some creative ideas for your campaigns that will outperform your competitors.
But what do you do when you’re already stretched too thin, and your creative juices aren't flowing?
At EZ Texting, we specialize in leading our industry and crafting creative marketing campaigns. Let us help you kick off your creativity with some quick-to-launch campaign ideas for your holiday marketing.6 Creative Quick-Launch Holiday Marketing Campaigns
You’re in a hurry, and you need to create a killer campaign — on a budget — with as little time involved as you can get away with. This isn’t an easy order to fill, and you find yourself staring at your computer screen for hours, wading through countless articles, trying to determine what strategy or campaign idea would be most effective.
Is text message marketing the right fit for your business?
Your goal as a marketer is simple — you must generate new leads and revenue for your company. However, new marketing channels and tactics pop up, promising to generate immediate results for your business or organization. You have to decide which tactics are worth investing in right now and which tactics you should toss to the wind.
In recent years, business text messaging has become a popular marketing tool utilized by thousands of organizations across a variety of industries, including retail, hospitality, fitness, real estate, and many others.
With more than two decades of experience serving customers across these industries, we’ve helped orient…Read more
Are you ready to fight your competitors and win big on Cyber Monday? After a long week of big meals and family time, consumers are primed for holiday shopping, and your retail business needs to be prepared.
This year, the online shopping frenzy promises to be fiercely competitive. If you want to score a click, you have to get creative and cut through the marketing noise.
To help you get started, we've compiled a list of some of the most powerful Cyber Monday marketing strategies that we've ever seen. With each strategy, we've included some amazing real-world examples that you can draw inspiration from for your own holiday marketing campaigns.5 Cyber Monday Marketing Strategies Guaranteed to Boost Sales
According to recent data, more customers shop on this retail holiday than Black Friday. Last year, consumers spent a whopping six billion dollars during…Read more
Can you believe Halloween is over and Black Friday is almost here? According to Periscope 60% of consumers plan on shopping over Black Friday weekend. So our question is, have you thought about how you can use text promotions to capture those consumers? If the answer is yes, but you’re also asking “Where do I start?” then we’ve got you covered.
There are many ways to use text marketing to drive customers to your business, but below are four great examples.
1. GIVE A DISCOUNT
Who doesn’t like a Black Friday sale? But make sure you’re doing it right. Give a discount that encourages future engagement so that the benefits continue into the coming new year. Using a keyword like "SUPERCOOLEZT" can help you track which customers signed up using a certain promotion. For best results, publicize your keyword on signage, email signatures, and publicity materials.
2. SEND A PROMO CODE
Reward your loyal…Read more
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If you haven't heard, text message marketing is one of the most effective digital communications tools out there right now. In fact, according to recent reports, 90% of survey participants admit to checking their phones within 30 minutes of waking up. Additionally, 50% of respondents check their phones 5x per hour.
You would be hard-pressed to find this engagement in another marketing channel.
For more than two decades, we've helped over 160,000 industry-leading enterprises, small businesses, nonprofits, and organizations to activate high-value text marketing activities. From retail promotions to appointment reminders, there are so many great use cases for text messaging. Moreover, our text marketing platform works for a variety of industries, including…Read more
These days, finding a way to cut through the noise and deliver your marketing message is one of the greatest challenges facing any small business owner or marketing professional. Direct mail drops right into the circular file, emails are deleted unopened, and social media messages are scanned and forgotten, but there's one marketing move you may not be using that offers a personal, one-to-one connection to your customers and an incredible 98% engagement rate: text marketing.
EZ Texting recently surveyed 565 consumers and 571 businesses (1,136 respondents in total) across all ages, genders, and locations in the United States to produce the new report on text communication in 2019: The Next Generation of Business Communication. What we found was undeniable: People love to text and they want to communicate with businesses via text.
86% of small business owners who use text messaging find that it offers a higher rate of engagement than email marketing.
We found that 64% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are set up to receive text messages, but only 13% of those surveyed use the medium to communicate with their customers. Meanwhile, 84% of…Read more
We get it – costs can be an inhibiting factor when it comes to activating high-value marketing campaigns. As it pertains to costs, social media marketing vs. text message marketing has become a large topic of conversation. What platform should your business or organization prioritize, and more importantly, which channel yields a higher return on investment?
As an industry-leading text message marketing provider, we might be a little biased when we say that text messaging is one of the most cost-effective marketing solutions available to enterprises, businesses, organizations, and nonprofits. Moreover, text messaging works well for almost any industry, including fitness, real estate, restaurant, hospitality, and many others. It's one of the reasons why we're trusted by more than 160,000 businesses from around the…Read more