SMS Marketing – What to look for in 2018 [Infographic]
SMS Marketing has gone from strength to strength over recent years and all the evidence indicates that it is set to surge in popularity in 2018, as consumers continue to move away from the computer screen and instead use their telephone handset as a hub for communications. Despite the popularity of instant messaging apps such as Messenger and WhatsApp, SMS continues to enjoy the fastest response rates, as well as maintaining trust in an increasingly challenging business world. So what should you be looking for in 2018 and how can you adapt your SMS Marketing to fit the trends? Here’s a handy infographic to help you.
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One of the greatest advantages of SMS marketing is how fast it is. You might be thinking I'm talking about the almost instantaneous delivery rates, or how quick it is to write a message and send it to your entire list - but this time we're talking about how fast you can get results.
If you aren’t seeing a positive response from your SMS marketing then your list may be thinking of it as spam and just ignoring it like they do much of their email. So take your latest marketing messages and examine them again with these four questions in mind.