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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.

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.

The UK dental industry is currently estimated to be worth between £6 billion to £9 billion, and has seen an average annual growth of 14% in recent years. But just like any other sector, innovation is key to long term prosperity. SMS Marketing is a versatile tool that has a wide range of applications in the dental sector - and can be used for much more than just appointment reminders. In this article, we look at some of the different ways SMS Marketing can be used by dental practices.

Marketing for gyms and leisure centres is unlike marketing within many other industries. It's not enough to simply gain a customer and expect to keep them indefinitely. It's important to make every attempt to keep that customer dedicated and interested in achieving their fitness goals to avoid lapsed memberships and cancellations. It's in every gym's best interest to have a loyal customer base that feels supported and encouraged to attend the gym regularly. Failure to do so can result in members who feel it is a waste of money to pay for a membership that they don't use often enough. That's where SMS marketing can make a big difference.