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sms use casesThe massive increase in the use of SMS text messaging by business organisations is largely due to its flexibility and simplicity in meeting a very broad range of requirements in a wide array of applications. There is something in it for almost everyone!

We have Scout groups organising trips via SMS; health clubs sending special offers; windmills on wind farms texting diagnostic details to engineers; travel companies warning of delays and web servers notifying staff of technical faults. And that’s just off the top of my head!

Our Business SMS Guide is a comprehensive free document with hundreds of ideas on how SMS can help get more customers, keep more customers, reduce operational costs, improve quality of service and ultimately save you money and generate more profits. We also offer a range of free guides to specific business sectors such as travel, recruitment, salons and food outlets. Click here to see a list.

So when we spot an interesting new use case or a new angle on existing use cases, we’ll post it here. And if you want to set us a challenge in coming up with a use case for you get in touch and we’ll figure it out.

With volunteering playing such a vital role in the success of charities and other social organisations throughout the UK and carrying such a high value, the cost of an SMS Marketing message for each volunteer is a tiny price to pay for their amazing contribution and the simple act of saying thank you will help to show them that they matter and ensure their continued support. This infographic shows some ways in which SMS Marketing can be used to get the message across.

As a whole, the UK door and window sector has an annual revenue of over £2 billion and has a projected growth rate in the region of 2%. With increased competition in the marketplace and a wider than ever range of products available for every budget, door and window suppliers and fitters need to find effective new approaches to marketing in order to stand out from their competitors. SMS is a low cost and easy to implement solution that offers incredible versatility. Read on to learn more.

The recent increase in the number of residential new builds combined with a rise in commercial new builds and renovations has led to a healthy situation for the UK roofing sector. Growth in 2016 was reported to be 7%, with total revenue in the region of £5bn and the long term outlook is good. So how can roofing contractors make the most of SMS Marketing to ensure continued success? Read on for 4 easy to implement suggestions.

This weekend, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in what is a mementous occasion for the nation and an event that will be celebrated by millions of people of all ages. As well as being one of the largest social events in recent years, it offers businesses a unique chance to boost sales with some themed activities and promotions related to this unique moment. Check out this latest infographic for easy to use some suggestions to celebrate the event!

Choices on care are an incredibly important decision, and the nature and quality of the care home is of huge importance. As well as the standards of care themselves, many of those looking for the right home for a loved one place a high value on communication. SMS Marketing is a cost effective and easy to implement tool that can facilitate improved communications between care homes and families of residents in their care. Here are some examples of how it can be used.