5 Ways to Celebrate the Royal Wedding with SMS Marketing [Infographic]
This weekend, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in what is a momentous occasion for the nation and an event that will be celebrated by millions of people of all ages. As well as being one of the largest social events in recent years, it offers businesses a unique chance to boost sales with some themed activities and promotions related to this unique moment. Amid a huge amount of media hype, the wedding will take place on 19 May at 12:00 BST at St George’s Chapel in Windsor. So how can you use SMS Marketing to show that your business is savvy, up to date and keeping up with what’s popular? check out this latest infographic for easy to use some suggestions!
SMS Marketing ideas for the royal wedding
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