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Companies involved in health and well being use SMS messaging in a variety of applications.

Hospitals, dentists, even veterinary surgeries, can waste a lot of time and money through “no shows”. When a client fails to turn up for an appointment not only is the time wasted but expensive resources stand idle. Increasingly health professionals are sending appointment reminders by text message to combat this wastage. This is greatly reducing the “no shows” to everyone’s benefit.

There are many other innovative uses. Smokers are helped by receiving tips and advice on giving up smoking. Others receive reminders to take their medication. The ease of automating SMS messaging plus the almost universal availability of mobile phones means more and more uses will be found over the coming years.

Choices on care are an incredibly important decision, and the nature and quality of the care home is of huge importance. As well as the standards of care themselves, many of those looking for the right home for a loved one place a high value on communication. SMS Marketing is a cost effective and easy to implement tool that can facilitate improved communications between care homes and families of residents in their care. Here are some examples of how it can be used.

The spring/summer season is typically a time when people change their wardrobe and even their entire image. As well as changes to the wardrobe, many will adjust their hair colour and style for the coming season. All of these changes mean that for those wearing glasses, it is often also time to change frames for something that is more in keeping with the season’s look. So how can opticians use SMS Marketing to help increase sales and attract new customers? Here are 5 top tips from the experts.

As the nation becomes more and more active, traditional entry barriers to sport have been lowered, making them accessible to a much wider range of individuals. As a result, sports massage therapists have joined the ranks of other medical practitioners in the highly competitive consumer sector. Whilst reputation counts for a lot in the industry, it is ultimately marketing that matters when looking to create a sustainable business. Here's why SMS Marketing is a great tool for exactly this purpose.

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With over 1,083.6 million prescription items dispensed per year and an ever increasing range of services available from pharmacies and chemists, there have never been better opportunities for growth. From well-known national chains to small independent shops, SMS Marketing offers great added value to patients as well as introducing new opportunities to increase revenues. Read on to learn how pharmacies and chemists can take advantage of the low costs and high ROI of SMS Marketing today.