If you want to run an SMS campaign this Christmas but you’re not sure which SMS Central service is right for you, then you’ve come to the right place! (If you want to see what you and your colleagues look like as dancing elves, you might want to click on this link. We don’t do animated elves here…) The easiest way to work out which service is right for you is to decide what you want to do. Here’s a simple guide we whipped up:
The third blog in our Christmas series is all about distribution lists. If you don’t have one or yours is smaller than you’d like, that’s ok, first we’ll tackle how to build a distribution list before looking at how you can make the most out of your database.
Making a list (and checking it twice):
Start by telling the world that you have a SMS service. There’s no point offering a service for your customers if you don’t tell them about it. Here’s three easy and free ways to promote your SMS database:
In part two of the SMS Central Christmas series, we introduce you to a really easy formula to help you get the most out of your text messages. It’s got a really (un)cool acronym: AIDA, but don’t let that fool you. If you take a look at all the effective communication out there, you’ll be able to identify these four points.
A is for Attention
The very first thing you need to do is attract people’s attention. You’ve got a head start on this one, because you’ve chosen an SMS campaign and we know that a huge percentage of people open text messages when they receive them.
Hey there, and welcome to the SMS Central Christmas series. Over four blogs we’ll be looking at how you can use SMS to connect with your customers this Christmas season. First things first, let’s pull apart the different uses for SMS and how they might work for your business.
We know Christmas is a busy time of year for you and your customers, so here at SMS Central, we’ve come up with five ways that SMS can help your business make the most of the festive season. Ho-ho-hope you like them!
1. Time-saving texts
‘Your Christmas order is ready for collection, we’re open 9-5 until Christmas Eve’