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Email vs. Text Message Marketing: Which is More Effective

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 18, 2018 1:13:09 PM

When it comes to deciding which marketing strategy works best for an organization, a lot of marketers become weary about aspects such as budget and whether or whether novelty is something that could work in their benefit. Therefore, oftentimes, they end up either implementing the same old strategy, or utilizing one that worked in the past for their competitors. The problem with these actions is that aside from not custom-tailoring the marketing strategy to fit the needs of their organization, they are also not utilizing technology in their favor. Two of the most powerful strategies, email marketing and text message marketing have experienced significant changes, thus making them somewhat of a novelty in the industry. Whether we are talking about the novelty of email losing its appeal or the novelty of text messaging regaining its rightful place, these are aspects with which companies struggle when it comes to implementing their strategies.

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Topics: text marketing, text message marketing

5 FAQ’s About Text Message Marketing

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Jun 5, 2018 11:59:08 AM

By the year 2020, 48.7 million consumers will opt in to receive business sms!

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Topics: text message marketing, text marketing

Why Your Company Needs Straightxt

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on May 3, 2018 10:38:47 AM

With a myriad of SMS marketing software solutions available in todays online marketplace, it's important for businesses to have access to professional results driven options. Pocketstop's Straightxt offers just that! It's a flexible, easy to use SMS marketing digital communications channel for businesses.

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Topics: Communication, Mobile, SMS, Straightxt, text marketing, Text Message Platform

How to Measure Text Marketing ROI

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Apr 25, 2018 10:32:07 AM

With over 6 billion text messages sent and received every day just in the US, text message marketing is a powerful tool to be leveraged by businesses. Today, businesses face many options when it comes to the various methods available by which to engage, inform, and entertain their customers via SMS. However, SMS marketing can be costly for businesses, therefore it's crucial to measure text marketing ROI in order to adapt and improve for the future.

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Topics: Mobile, SMS, Technology, text marketing, text marketing ROI, text message marketing

Brilliant Text Marketing Campaign Ideas

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Apr 23, 2018 4:06:28 PM

In the U.S alone, over 6 billion SMS messages are sent and received every day. SMS communication continues to be one of the most popular methods to get in touch with people on the planet.

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Topics: Mobile, text marketing, text message marketing

Good News for Text Marketing!

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 12, 2015 10:15:27 AM

Google Is Now Getting More Searches From Mobile Phones Than Computers1

Senior Vice President and Software Engineer, Amit Singhal, revealed last week that “consumers are now using mobile phones more often to search Google than desktop PCs1.” This is news we all could have guessed, really, because you’re probably using mobile phone to read this blog even though you can probably see your computer.

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Topics: Mobile, News, Pocketstop, Technology, text marketing, text message marketing, Trending

Leverage Your Shopping Center’s Free WiFi Service to Engage Consumers & Increase Sales with WiFi Alive Text Marketing

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Aug 11, 2015 8:08:44 AM

Pocketstop’s Proximity Based Text Marketing Service Uses WiFi to Drive Success

Today’s technology has made the timing of marketing messages critical to their success. Pocketstop’s WiFi Alive text marketing service gives timing top priority — delivering marketing messages directly to consumers based on their location. In other words, WiFi Alive marries together text marketing messages and consumers who have cash in hand and are ready to spend. Being able to engage consumers while they are shopping is a huge plus for both parties. Consumers get notified of sales or promotions they might not otherwise have been exposed to and marketers enjoy higher ad impressions, sales and ROI.

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Topics: Business, Loyalty, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, News, Pocketstop, SMS, Technology, text marketing, text message marketing, Trending, WiFi

5 Industries That Can Use Text Marketing To Boost Business

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Jul 7, 2015 10:49:40 AM

Text Marketing Is a “No Brainer” As Most Consumers Now Carry Cell Phones

Mobile marketing, SMS marketing and text marketing are all interchangeable terms. It doesn’t matter what you call it, text marketing (as we will call it!) is when text messages are used as a marketing channel to reach consumers. Every day more and more businesses and organizations jump on the text marketing bandwagon. Don’t worry, there is still room for you! Today, I am going to highlight five industries that can and should (and many already are) use text marketing to help increase business and reach goals.

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Topics: Business, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, News, Pocketstop, sms, SMS, Technology, text marketing, text message marketing, Trending

The #1 Tool Everyone In the QSR Industry Should Be Using: Mobile Marketing

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Apr 21, 2015 10:27:38 AM

Learn How Church’s Chicken Used a Mobile Marketing Campaign to Send a Lucky Customer to Los Angeles to Mingle With the Stars!

I’m not just tooting my own horn when I say that mobile marketing is the number one tool that every QSR, or quick service restaurant, should be using. Today, it really is a no brainer. Everyday more and more QSRs are jumping aboard the bandwagon and using this amazing tool to communicate with and reward their customers all while promoting their own brand. It truly is a win-win. Did I mention text mobile marketing as a greater than 90% read rate? You’re going to attract the attention of people who want your product. And you’re going to have an incredibly reliable and effective way to reach and engage them. Need I say more?

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Topics: Business, loyalty, Loyalty, Mobile, Mobile Coupons, Mobile Marketing, Pocketstop, Rewards, SMS, Technology, text marketing, text message marketing, Trending

Text Marketing Proves To Be a Must For Quick Service Restaurants

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Mar 3, 2015 2:14:26 PM

Want to “Eat Fresh”? Text Marketing Can Help Save a Buck

Marketing plays a key role for most businesses. And companies that are really great at it, can thrive. In today’s environment, text marketing is playing a greater part in marketing and advertising strategies. The sandwich shop king, Subway, has been very successful at marketing in the past and continues to be. Stop someone on the street and ask them what company uses the lingo “eat fresh” or the “$5 footlong” jingle and I bet most people will answer correctly. Subway’s advertising on television, on the radio and in direct mail has a very far reach. Still, even with massive traditional marketing campaigns, Subway was looking for something else… something new… something fresh.

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Topics: Business, Loyalty, Mobile, Mobile Marketing, News, sms, SMS, Technology, text marketing, text message marketing, Trending