Fastsms Mobile Marketing Guide
Mobile marketing is probably the fastest growing tool in the marketer’s armoury at the current time. It is quick and easy to implement, inexpensive to set up and operate and works just great for all kinds of companies and organisations.
Because it sends your marketing message straight to someone’s mobile phone it grabs their attention and open rates of up to 98% are common. Compare that to the 22% open rate of email marketing.
This immediacy coupled with the apparent limitation of having to restrict messages to 160 characters makes mobile marketing ideal for delivering very specific calls to action.
- Click to see our special offer
- Show this message at our check out to get 10% off
- Reply YES + your name to 87007 to enter our prize draw
- The possibilities are relatively limitless
Does this sound to be good to be true? Is mobile marketing really that easy?
The answer is yes but…
There are some simple principles you are wise to follow when creating a mobile marketing campaign. They are nothing difficult but you do need to know about them. And this is where the Fastsms Mobile Marketing Guide comes into its own. This document will give you the basics to follow including:
- EU Regulations
- Getting Started
- The Strategy
- The Message
So, if you are considering or investigating the introduction of mobile marketing campaigns in your organisation we would recommend you download the guide, make a list of questions or ideas you’d like to discuss and then either call or email email@example.com or just grab us on chat. We have literally thousands of users running these campaigns so can save you loads of time by sharing best practice.
The PECR Regulations, better known as the Privacy and Electronics Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 are one of the most important pieces of legislation affecting those involved in SMS Marketing. They exist to safeguard the privacy and use of personal information when used for direct marketing through electronic means, including communications by SMS. Parts of it crossover with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and where it does so, both pieces of legislation should be complied with. Unlike the DPA, the PECR is obligatory whether or not you process personal data in the course of your business. Read this essential guide to PECR for SMS Marketing to ensure you know everything you need to know.
There are many benefits of using SMS marketing for businesses within the health and beauty industry. From instantly connecting with customers to booking appointments and increasing sales, the opportunities for the health and beauty sector are huge when it comes to business text messaging. Due to the fast-paced nature of appointment booking within the industry, and the increasing competition, SMS marketing could be the key to separate you from your competition.
All sorts of companies are finding SMS messaging works much better than traditional customer support channels like phone calls and emails. In this post, you’ll see examples of how businesses are keeping their customers happy and seeing great results with SMS.
At the end of February, Amazon’s S3 servers went down. And so did much of the Internet. What can we learn from the experience about communicating with customers during an online disaster? According to experts, having a plan that includes SMS messaging is key.
SMS marketing has seen a huge uplift in popularity in recent years, with big brands investing in the technology to better engage with their customers. There are so many benefits of SMS marketing, from the ability to directly to reach customers with your communications, to the fact that over 80% of SMS texts are read. With over approximately 90% of the world receiving mobile coverage, you’re highly likely to be able to reach your audience, regardless of where they are. SMS marketing is cost effective, and campaigns are quick to develop, in as short a time period as the time it takes to write a text message. This gives you the advantage of being able to communicate quickly, and effectively with customers, reacting to information almost instantaneously. With so many reasons to use SMS marketing, we’ve highlighted four sectors successfully using SMS messaging as case studies to highlight the advantages of investing in the technology.
Read how clubs can benefit from the use of text messaging services to reduce wasted time and increase customer satisfaction. They can confirm appointments in advance with an option to text back to cancel or re-schedule thus reducing no-shows. SMS is also great for sharing news and special offers with members.
Need to know all about mobile marketing with SMS messaging? We’ve pulled together the top ten blog posts that tell you everything you need to know. The list starts with the basics and goes through analysing the success of your campaign.