Fastsms Use Case: Service Managers
This use case relates to how SMS messaging can help a car dealership’s Service Managers. It’s an example that most of us can relate to but many of the benefits described would apply to other “servicing” operations, such as domestic appliances, air conditioning, plant and machinery and much more. If you want to talk through how your service managers might benefit get in touch.
When providing customer service how communication is carried out is key, it needs to be non-intrusive, practical and most of all effective. Studies have shown that with emails being ignored and phone calls often seen as an annoyance, receiving a text message is rapidly becoming the preferred method of contact. This is supported by the fact that now over 80% of adults own a mobile phone, the message gets right into their hand, its direct, concise and they can read it in a couple of seconds without breaking their stride.
When you apply these characteristics to a car dealership’s service manager, some of the most popular uses are as follows…
Reminders – Texting customers to let them know when their next MOT or service is due, securing their custom
Fault Reports – In the case of a recall campaign, customers can be segregated and contacted immediately with warnings and instructions saving time and money
Customer Alerts – When a customers car is ready for pick up or there has been a delay, a quick text to let them know will do wonders for customer relations
With a little imagination the uses here can be applied to everything from dog groomers, to solicitors to children’s nurseries – in fact anything time bound where customer satisfaction is paramount. All of this can be managed through the Fastsms system, NetMessenger – to find out how to improve your communication and increase customer loyalty grab us on chat or give us a call on 0800 954 5305 and we’ll talk you through your options.
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Twitter is a great place to quickly scan and see what is going on in the world, or in a particular niche topic. I was looking around at SMS related topics the other day and found many good (and some not so good) articles. But I also found many more pleas for votes from musicians, bands, and even illustrators.
For many startups and small businesses, SMS Marketing is conspicuous by its absence from their marketing strategy, despite it being proven to be one of the most cost effective and most powerful ever forms of marketing. So why is it that small businesses are shying away from this awesome channel and how can they use it to their advantage? Here’s what the experts here at Fastsms have to say.
SMS marketing is a great addition to your business and overall marketing efforts. It can be daunting to get going, however, and the 160 character limit (or 456 characters if using fastsms) leaves a lot of people wondering exactly what they should say. To help you out, we've compiled 21 ready-to-send business text messaging alerts.