Any business that has customers with mobile phones can win with texting.
Whether you are a retail, restaurant, event venue or service based business, you can reach customers instantly with Text Message Marketing .
First, you have to make sure you have a permission based platform with subscibers who have opted in abiding by TCPA and CTIA compliance guidelines. The best time of year to build this database of subscribers is your busy season when you have the most eyeballs available. You can gather these subscribers just by adding signage in your business and images to your current media outreach.
Add a pop up to your website with a strong call to action and compliant image telling customers how to join. Allowing your audience to gain something awesome instantly in exchange for giving up their precious mobile number, will propel your list growth quickly.
You also have to promote this offer everywhere just like any other campaign you would like to get results from. The more serious you make your campaign look, the more your customer will take it seriously.
With all the top shopping and seasonal holidays coming up, a well timed text message will spur sales simply becuase it is being seen by every person on your list immediately.
Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, New Years, The Big Game and Finally Valentine's Day are all whopping text marketing opportunities and valuable reasons to connect with your customers.
Here are 5 Text Messages that will help you increase sales:
1. Catering: Planning a Party for the Holidays? We have what you need! Show this text to get $50 off your total purchase of $150 or more Valid until midnight, Sunday! Click here to see our party options!
2. Retail: It's Small Business Saturday this weekend! Forget about the mall! We are serving hot cooca and cookies! Sip, shop & stroll without all the lines & get that personal touch you deserve! Show this text for 10% off your purchase!
3. General: Black Friday VIP Only Sneak Peek! YOU get 1st dibs! We have limited inventory just for VIP's so be sure to show this text between 8-9 am for pre-access to get yours! First come, first serve while supplies last!
4. Gift Cards: Lucky You VIP! Show this text on Cyber Monday in our REAL store and get an extra $10 gift card for each $25 gift card you purchase. Limit 4 per person.
5. December 24th- Last Minute Shoppers: Time is running out! We have great gifts for your last minute shopping. Show this text for 25% off 1 item, from now until midnight tonight!
Consumers redeem SMS-delivered coupons 10 times more than other types of coupons. (techjury.net)
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