Starting a text message strategy can be a daunting implementation process. Believe it or not, carriers are largely manual even today… submit paperwork, have your data retention and privacy policies reviewed, sign off on SMS permissions. I’m not trying to understate the importance of compliance with this medium, but the frustration of migrating or integrating an SMS solution can be quite frustrating for a permission-based, legitimate marketer. The process for SMS Marketing is quite a
BrightTag, a cloud-based marketing platform for Internet retailers, has purchased Signal. Signal is a centralized marketing hub for cross channel marketing via email, SMS and social media. Signal features include: Email newsletters – pre-built, mobile-optimized email templates to use or create your own. Text messaging – launch an effective program and be compliant with mobile carrier requirements. Social media publishing – publish your status on Facebook and Twitter, using short URLs to track your content.