5 Reasons SMS Marketing Rocks for Bank Holiday Weekends [Infographic]
The early May bank holiday has been and gone, and the next three day weekend is just around the corner. For many businesses, SMS Marketing is a great way to cash in on this fantastic opportunity to boost sales – especially when the British like nothing more than to hit the road for a bank holiday getaway.
SMS Marketing allows you to reach your customers wherever they are, whenever it matters – even if they are away from their computers and don’t have access to wifi. Not only is SMS Marketing incredibly versatile, there’s no need to worry about whether or not your customers get to their email inbox in time or whether they’ve had a chance to see your advert online, in the local newspaper or on TV. What’s more, they’ll have your information close to hand whatever they happen to be doing – no matter how far from civilisation they might be. Check out our handy infographic to learn more.
Making the most of the bank holiday with SMS Marketing
It’s been an exciting year here at fastsms. We’ve pulled the highlights together and asked Operations Director Sandy Burt to give us his thoughts on this year, and what he’s looking forward to in 2017.
FASTSMS offer access to their API with all accounts and is available using the following programming protocols; HTTP, SMTP, FTP/SCP and XML. Supporting documentation with sample scripting for PHP, ASP.net and XML is also provided.
Last year footfalls for some high street shops dropped during the Black Friday weekend. Even though the UK spent a record breaking £1.1B, some saw their in-store sales slump. Find out the three things retailers need to do to get customers to come back.
With all the evidence indicating that text messaging still has plenty of life left in it, here are 9 reasons why SMS Marketing still has lots to offer. Don’t miss out on what SMS marketing can bring to your business.
In many of our previous posts, we have discussed the whys and hows of SMS marketing, listing the benefits, and the impacts on lead generation. There’s no doubt that by employing a marketing strategy that uses business SMS as a medium that your processes will become more efficient and your leads will become more targeted, meaning a better ROI. Here we will look at the best practices for SMS marketing to ensure your campaigns are offering the best for you and your users.
People love live music. Ticket sales worldwide are expected to reach $20.5 Billion (~£14.2B). The UK alone has around 900 festivals each year. There just aren’t enough headliners to go around. What else can you do to draw people to your event (whether you have a headliner or not)? The answer: Make your event an experience rather than just a destination.
Festival season is upon us! Experienced festival organisers predict that to be successful you need more than just music. You’ll need to offer an experience to your attendees. In the last blog I covered some of the reasons for that, and ideas on how to start building your SMS marketing list before your festival begins. In part 2, we’ll take a look at how to use SMS to create engaging experiences for attendees while they are at your festival, and even after they leave.
One of the most interesting use cases for SMS messaging is the financial industry. Just a couple weeks ago I wrote a blog on 7 ways the financial industry can use SMS messaging to communicate with customers. In this blog I’ll expand on the topic from a different perspective: personalisation.
SMS on Mac – We are often asked whether Fastsms will run on a Mac. So here’s the definitive answer: YES (with a single exception).
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.