Local Marketing Strategies for Multi-Location Businesses

Operating a successful multi-location business is easy… but only when you have the right local marketing strategy! Today, businesses and brands have an opportunity to expand their reach beyond local customers thanks to digitalization. If you are a brand owner or a business owner in the United States (or any other country) with the right strategy you can pitch your products and services to potential customers across the globe. Imagine a multi-location business as a

SimpleTexting: An SMS and Text Messaging Platform

Getting a welcomed text message from a brand that you’ve provided permission to may be one of the most timely and actionable marketing strategies you can implement. Text Message Marketing is being utilized by businesses today to: Boost Sales – Send promotions, discounts, and limited-time offers to grow revenue Build Relationships – Provide customer service and support with 2-way conversations Engage Your Audience – Quickly share important updates and new content Generate Excitement – Host

Drip: What’s an Ecommerce Customer Relationship Manager (ECRM)?

An Ecommerce Customer Relationship Management platform creates better relationships between ecommerce stores and their customers for memorable experiences that’ll drive loyalty and revenue. ECRM packs more power than an Email Service Provider (ESP) and more customer-focus than a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. What’s an ECRM? ECRMs empower online store owners to understandevery unique customer—their interests, purchases,and behaviors—and deliver meaningful, personalized customer experiences at scale by using collected customer data across any integrated marketing channel.

6 Key Elements to a Successful SMS Marketing Campaign

Marketers continue to underestimate the effectiveness of text messaging (SMS) for marketing campaigns. It’s not as sophisticated as mobile applications and developed mobile websites – but it’s far more effective. Getting someone to subscribe via SMS is much easier than getting them to download a mobile web application with push messaging… and the conversion rates may even be higher! The Components of a Great SMS Marketing Campaign infographic from SlickText highlights 6 key points to

What is SMS? Text Messaging and Mobile Marketing Definitions

What is SMS? What is MMS? What is a Short Codes? What is a SMS Keyword? With Mobile Marketing becoming more mainstream I thought it might be a good idea to define some of the basic terms used in the mobile marketing industry. SMS (Short Message Service)– A standard for telephony messaging systems that allow sending messages between mobile devices that consist of short messages, normally with text only content. (Text Message) MMS (Multimedia Messaging

Seven Deadly Sins of SMS Marketing

Text messages continue to be an incredible means of marketing but it’s not too sexy so there’s not typically a lot of noise about it. There should be. SMS marketing (with MMS becoming mainstream) continues to drive incredible results. If you’re a retailer trying to drive foot traffic, you’ll find sending a discount or special via text message incredibly effective. That said, over the years companies have continued to fine-tune their SMS marketing efforts and

How to Use SMS to Win Love, Leads, Revenue

Text messaging has been a foundation of our success with our real estate marketing platform. When a property gets a visitor, they request information via text from a sign we post on their lawn. When the response is provided with a mobile tour and realtor information, the realtor is immediately notified and can call the visitor to see if they need help. Simply put, our agents that utilize the system close properties faster. Marketing texts

The State of Mobile Content Marketing

With all the technology that is now available, content is being consumed in many different ways and on many different devices. While desktops and tablets are big players in the game, mobile devices seem to have a big influence on click through rates and browsing. In 2013, mobile content marketing will generate a large return on investment if done properly. We gathered research from our corporate blogging platform client, Compendium, and email marketing software client,