5 SMS Marketing Ideas for Valentine’s Day [Infographic]
It’s February already, and for many businesses that means just one thing – Valentine’s Day, and how to make the most of this annual celebration of love to increase profits as well as build the brand. There are many different sectors which can take advantage of Valentine’s Day to boost sales – and this useful infographic presents just 5 ways that different businesses can make use of this practical and inexpensive channel. Of course, there are many other businesses that can also benefit from SMS Marketing too – not just now but all year round. Just take a look at our constantly updated blog to find a wealth of ideas that you can implement immediately.
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Just for fun, I asked people in a marketing focused Facebook group to share the worst SMS marketing messages they’ve ever received. I was expecting a deluge of responses, but actually only a few trickled in. But those horrible SMS marketing messages are out there…the comments on my post proved it even if no one wanted to share (I guess they’re all shy).
Have you seen articles telling you SMS marketing can’t be used to acquire new customers? Or that it isn’t a good way to so? Don’t believe them. You just have to know how to use SMS to get new people to sign up for your list. Read on to find out how.
Mobile marketing includes many different advertising channels. Most of them include placing an ad in front of a mobile user. Many of us are used to ads online, but they do tend to get annoying. At least that’s according to an eMarketer report on a study done by Instantly.
In Hotel Impossible, Anthony Melchiorri saves struggling hotels. It turns out some of the advice he gives them could make you a lot more money. It’s all about marketing and knowing where to get the best ROI. Read the blog to see if you’re spending in the right places.
It’s said over and over that SMS is one of the most personal forms of communications today. That’s mainly because people guard their mobile numbers and only give them out to those they think worthy of them. So anyone who has opted into your SMS messaging has indeed invited you into their personal world.
In sit down restaurants, what is the one feature every patron will look at? The table. Think about it. They need to look down to pick up utensils, put their glass back down, find their napkin, or to find a distraction for those awkward moments with your fellow diners. What if you could turn that time into a SMS marketing opportunity?
SMS messaging offers some of the highest click through rates in mobile marketing. But did you know it could be even better? See how one retailer improved their click rates by offering their customers different options in their messages. Then see how you can do the same.
In our demanding, 24/7 world it is difficult to stay on top of your SMS marketing campaign but with scheduling you can ensure you are getting your message to your audience whatever the time.
In order to gain success with SMS marketing, certain strategies need to be put in place. Here are a few top tips on what not to do when marketing your business through SMS messaging.