5 SMS Marketing Ideas For Garden Centres [Infographic]
After an inclement Easter, the spring/summer gardening season is now officially open and the challenge is on for garden centres to maximise sales and profits. Whether you are a large, established chain or a local, independent garden centre, SMS Marketing is an ideal tool to reach out to new and existing customers, offering exceptional open and conversion rates at incredibly low prices. Not sure how to use SMS Marketing for your garden centre? This infographic presents a few great ideas to get you thinking.
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