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In Case You Were Wondering Why You Should Be Using Text Message Marketing - Here Are The Stats
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Text message marketing is the future. Everyone has a cell phone and everyone texts. You text, I text, we all text. It's something that everyone does. Texting is now the #1 use for mobile phones – more than calls, email, games, web-surfing and social media combined. The average cell phone subscriber sends and receives a whopping 600 texts a month. That's three times more texts than phone calls. There you have it. Those are the facts and I don't think anyone would argue that they are going to change anytime soon.

The crazy thing is that online marketers know that building a list is one of the most powerful things you can do for your business. But what about combining text messasge marketing with list building? What kind of opportunity could that present for a brick and mortar business? When it comes to text message marketing and having a list, 97% of people open their texts. Think about it. When you get a text message you always open it. It's as simple as that.

But when it comes to email marketing only about 20% of people open up and read their email subscriptions. Imagine if you could send an offer to a list and get a 97% open rate. That's just impossible, right? Well, it's possible with text message marketing.

Don't make the mistake of assuming that this is only for the big fortune 500 companies or that it is too difficult or time consuming for you to take on. Here's how fast and easily you can do it for your business;

  • It will take you about 30 minutes to set up your account and campaign and watch the training videos to become an expert around the site.
  • About five minutes to print out the ready-made marketing materials such as table tents and flyers to advertise to your customers that you are running a texting program.
  • And when you are ready to send out an offer? Five minutes tops to log in to your account, design your message, and send it out and you will instantly reach all of your list.

If you are lucky you have chosen a text messaging service that has video training, ready to print marketing materials and has a mobile website that allows you to access their service from your cell phone! You don't even need a computer to run your campaign! You can log into your account from your mobile phone and send out an offer or message to all of your subscribers effortlessly. It really is that simple, so why aren't you using this advertising platform yet?

It's true that many text messaging services are designed, and priced, for fortune 500 sized corporate giants, not main street. But there are a few exceptions. Sign up with a good text message marketing service that is custom designed to make small business texting campaigns fast, cheap and profitable.

There are 1.8 billion people on the internet but 5 billion people walking around the world with a cell phone. Text message marketing is the future. You now have the same opportunity as the big boys. Your little local ma and pop business can use the same powerful tool as the most powerful businesses on the block. In fact, this tool is so new that you may even have the opportunity to sign your customers up before the big businesses do - if you act fast. Get moving.


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