How Do I Make Sure My Texts Don’t Look Like Spam?

 Tablets and Smartphones

Brands have cottoned on to the importance of mobile, and are increasingly using text messages as a way to stay in constant contact with their customers. Whilst most welcome messages that remind them they need to go to the dentist or offer to save them money, no one wants to be spammed. You must ensure your texts don’t look like spam.

Despite this, spam messages are still a problem. More than 175,000 complaints about spam text messages and cold calls were made to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in 2014 alone. As a result, the ICO now has more powers than ever before, meaning those guilty of sending spam messages are far more likely to get prosecuted.

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7 Top tips to writing a good SMS copy

ink-295318_1280.pngWith 97% of text messages opened and read within 5 seconds of being received, SMS is by far the most powerful tool you have to target and reach your audience instantly. In addition response rates are incredible and can reach 40% if your campaign is successful. And to be successful with text messaging, the first step is to write the perfect SMS copy.

Here are our 7 tips to writing great SMS copy and making a success of your campaign.

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8 Ways to use Mobile messaging for your Garage

Text Messaging for Garages

Many of the problems associated with the effective running of a garage could be solved with the use of an effective, reliable and fast communication method. One of the main problems that could be sidestepped through the use of such a service would be missed appointments and bookings; ensuring that the time of mechanics is best spent during the course of a working day, rather than spent waiting for a customer that is never going to arrive.

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How to reduce missed appointments

calendar with appointment reminderIsn’t it frustrating when a customer doesn’t turn up to their appointment? You’ve put in all the hard work attracting them with your marketing, you’ve booked them in, set aside your valuable time and then? Nothing! Of course there are a lot of reasons they might have missed their appointment but we can all admit to missing an appointment here and there through pure forgetfulness. We have busy lives, something comes up, you don’t check your calender properly in the morning or get caught chatting with a friend.

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What Use is SMS Marketing in the Entertainment Sector?

Drive ticket sales and customer satisfaction with Textlocal

EntertainmentThere’s really nothing worse than turning up to an event and realising that you’ve left the ticket at home! By leveraging a comprehensive text and SMS messaging service, it’s not only that much easier to strengthen ticket sales, but also much easier for customers to gain entry. After all, you’re far less likely to lose your phone than a small stub of paper; SMS delivered tickets are more reliable and easier to use than the traditional alternative.

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Send mobile tickets to your customers – Entertainment marketing

mobile ticket entertainment marketingThere’s really nothing worse than turning up to an event and realising that you’ve left the ticket at home! By leveraging a comprehensive text and SMS messaging service, it’s not only that much easier to strengthen ticket sales, but also much easier for customers to gain entry. After all, you’re far less likely to lose your phone than a small stub of paper; SMS delivered tickets are more reliable and easier to use than the traditional alternative. Delivery via text also does away with the worries of trying to find Wifi or 4G to download an e-ticket, once the text is delivered the ticket is there, safe and sound.

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