Improve attendance and fan loyalty with text messaging
SMS offers a direct line of communication from you to every mobile phone on the planet; and using a bulk SMS message service allows you to fully harness the medium to boost the success of your sports and fitness business.
SMS messaging allows you to communicate with players and fans using the single most effective method available, with 5 second delivery times and an unbeatable average open rate of 98%. With SMS marketing, you can be sure that your target audience is consuming your marketing materials, whether they’re letting them know of an upcoming fixture at your venue, advertising the latest equipment available at your gym, providing availability times of your best coaches, or even allowing for the easy distribution of simple to redeem digital tickets.
Save paper, avoid losses and beat forgeries with mobile tickets that can be stored on the recipient’s phone
Live match updates
Keep the fans who can’t be there updated with live match updates sent instantly to their handsets
Link with social media
Share any texts you send with your social media pages to present a unified message across all channels
Boost ticket sales
Still have tickets available for an upcoming match? Send a message out to your opted-in contacts to get some last minute sales
Make sure your players are all where they need to be with text reminders of upcoming training times
Build an opt-in database
Encourage fans and supporters to register their interest and sign up to your mailing list with a short code and keyword
Increase attendance at events
Running a special event? Boost attendance rates with promotional messages sent in the run up
Drive online traffic
Include trackable short links in your messages to drive traffic to your website and measure the effectiveness of your campaigns
For more insights on how you can use text marketing for Sports Clubs and Fitness Centres, you can access our library and dowload two case studies from happy Textlocal customers, and our Free Business Mobile Marketing Guide.