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The arrival of mobile marketing


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The arrival of mobile marketing

  1. 1. The Arrival of Mobile Marketing
  2. 2. Many people want to know more about text message marketing.
  3. 3. Are you one of them?
  4. 4. If so, you might find the following article helpful in your search for information.
  5. 5. We hope you find some useful pointers.
  6. 6. Mobile marketing is a huge opportunity right now, and Text Message Marketing has the highest reach of any other form of mobile marketing.
  7. 7. Business use of text messages, or SMS is growing very rapidly and it is the easiest way to help your business leapfrog the competition and get to the next level.
  8. 8. Just look at some statistics about SMS...
  9. 9. * Over 250 million Americans carry mobile phones - over 80% of the U.S. Population!
  10. 10. * By 2012, it's estimated that 10 trillion texts will be sent and delivered globally.
  11. 11. * Four out of five teens carry a wireless device and over half (57%) view it as the key to their social life
  12. 12. * Customer time spent on mobile devices is rising faster than the time spent on any other form of media
  13. 13. * According to analysts, Mobile Marketing and Advertising will grow to revenues of $3-5 Billion by 2012.
  14. 14. * Texting gets over 10 times the response rate of email, and has an amazing 97% immediate open rate.
  15. 15. * Text messages are opened immediately, while emails could take days to be opened, if at all.
  16. 16. * Text Message Marketing has an easily measurable ROI as opposed to other social media methods.
  17. 17. Text Marketing works for many business models - almost any business that needs to stay connected to a group of clients, prospects, or customers can benefit. Providers have simplified the entire mass text messaging process by setting up a simple subscription process through texting a keyword to a five digit short code.
  18. 18. You can then manage your subscribers and the messages you send them online very simply.
  19. 19. If you are in sales, or have a band or a team with a group of fans, this is a great way to keep in contact with them.
  20. 20. If your band, the "Electric Tangerine" needs to stay in touch with your loyal fans, invite them to join the "Tangerine Texting Team" by sending TANGERINE to your short code 12345.
  21. 21. You will then be able to send messages to all who have signed up informing them of this week's concert locations, or how to get your latest collectible t-shirt.
  22. 22. You can even use the message as an electronic business card.
  23. 23. Instead of carrying around those archaic bits of paper and ink, ask the person to text YOURNAME to 12345.
  24. 24. The message that comes back instantly to them can include your name and contact info, plus they are now in your texting database.
  25. 25. I hope you have gotten the idea that text message marketing is a great way to build your business, or your brand, even yourself.
  26. 26. It is only limited by your imagination.
  27. 27. If you want to suggest related things about text message marketing that can be featured in this blog, you may contact us and we will happily look into it.
  28. 28. Feel free to let us know, as we would like to make our site the top resource website for our readers who are interested in text message marketing.
  29. 29. We would love to know your thoughts as well as other feedback to make our blog better.
  30. 30. Please feel free to leave a comment or a message.
  31. 31. We would love to hear from you.