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As far as marketing goes, there is little doubt that Mr Claus has got a lot right. Santa is, after all, a brand that is recognised worldwide and generates billions of pounds in sales. Despite this, one key thing seems to be missing from Santa’s marketing mix - SMS Marketing. Here are 5 reasons why we believe he really ought to be using it.

SMS was once considered to be a dead technology, but the humble text message has proved it’s around for the long haul. And what with Nokia reintroducing the iconic 3310 with its never-ending battery life and non-smart interface, straightforward texting fits right into our busy lifestyles.


One of our newest team members is Jordan, who joined us earlier this year. We asked him to answer some questions so our customers could get to know him better. He manages a variety of sectors so take a few moments and find out how Jordan can help you with SMS messaging.


Do people really like getting SMS messages? Is it true they’re using Apps like WhatsApp instead? A recently published survey reveals those answers, and a few more. Find out the details on how SMS messaging is used and viewed in the UK in this blog.


Apple’s at it again. Changes they’ve made in iOS 10 affect how some SMS messages are displayed to your customers. If you want to know how those changes affect your SMS marketing, and what you can do to avoid them, you’ll find it all in this blog.