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The 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.

The Six Nations Rugby Championship is well underway. Whilst for those with a keen interest in the sport, the jargon and game play make perfect sense, for the less familiar it can be somewhat incomprehensible - as brilliantly captured in the latest advert for Domino’s Pizza. Whether you follow the game or not, there is a lot we can take from the Six Nations Championship and apply to SMS Marketing. Here are five lessons.

With the weather improving, many amateur sports clubs will be coming back to life and begin to meet again over the next few weeks and months. This will mean getting existing members back together, reaching out to new members, attracting new sponsors and supporters and arranging events. SMS Marketing is the perfect tool for managing all of this and more. In this article, we look at how community and amateur sports clubs and groups can make the most of SMS Marketing.


With Easter rapidly approaching, many people across the UK are turning their attention towards a hard earned Easter getaway, taking advantage of the rare opportunity that the extra long weekend has to offer. In this article, we look at how SMS Marketing can help guest house owners and operators to take advantage by improving the booking experience, simplifying the booking management process and helping to ensure that your guests receive nothing other than five star service from the outset.

It may have seemed like a long winter, but spring is almost upon us. And for gardeners and groundskeepers it will soon be back to business as usual, with businesses looking to fill their calendars as the greens begin to grow and property owners look to get the garden back into order. With a business that requires you to always be on the move, SMS Marketing is a perfect way to reach out to customers, keep them updated and manage your marketing. Here are some top tips.

As the nation becomes more and more active, traditional entry barriers to sport have been lowered, making them accessible to a much wider range of individuals. As a result, sports massage therapists have joined the ranks of other medical practitioners in the highly competitive consumer sector. Whilst reputation counts for a lot in the industry, it is ultimately marketing that matters when looking to create a sustainable business. Here's why SMS Marketing is a great tool for exactly this purpose.