What Is SMS Or Text Message Marketing


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What Is SMS Or Text Message Marketing

  1. 1. ==== ====For Great Tips To Accelerate Your Mobile Marketing Efforts, Check This Out ...http://Blog.Marketing-Tools-For-Real-Estate.com/streettext==== ====SMS stands for short message service. SMS is also often referred to as texting, sending textmessages or text messaging. Text message marketing allows for short text messages to be sentfrom one cell phone to another cell phone or from the Web to another cell phone. Includingspaces, text messages traditionally cant exceed 160 characters. SMS was created as part of theGSM (Global System for Mobile communications) Phase 1 standard. The first short message isbelieved to have been sent in December 1992 from a Personal Computer (PC) to a mobile phoneon the Vodafone GSM network in the UK.SMS messaging is very similar to an email in that it can be stored by the recipient and read againlater. On the other hand it has been estimated that nearly 90 per cent of emails today areconsidered to be spam. SMS/text message marketing is a new and extremely powerful marketingchannel. In todays dynamic and fast-evolving world, it is important to be able to reach yourcustomers anywhere and at any time. SMS/text message marketing is a new and extremelypowerful marketing channel.Text marketing has gone mainstream and the audience for SMS marketing is only getting bigger.SMS will improve your sales and customer service, while reducing expenses in both areas.Smaller firms often have an advantage over big brand names because you already have apersonal relationship with your customers. As a result, contacting them by mobile phone does notappear intrusive. Smart phones are taking off, texting is spreading beyond the under-30 crowd,and it is quickly becoming such an integral part of everyday life. SMS / text marketing is aneffective marketing strategy for reaching people directly and can provide an unmatchable personalmessage about your product or service. Companies like Text Marketing Media, Inc. provide simpletext message marketing solutions for your business, whatever its size, to reach this huge marketand increase your bottom line. Another huge advantage of text message marketing solutions, arethey can be implemented in minutes and results can be seen in the first day (depending on yourtext message marketing solution chosen).SMS marketing is gaining popularity because it is relatively inexpensive, effective, efficient andallows businesses to reach out to highly targeted consumers. There over 3 billion mobile devices,being used daily for business and personal communication, making the text message marketing amedium that is affordable for all businesses. Text message marketing is a direct, personal andcost-effective marketing or communication tool. It provides great exposure for a businesssproducts, services, organizations and schools.SMS marketing is a breakthrough communication medium that continues to expand over 250%year after year. A study from Emarketer shows that for the average mobile user in the US, thenumber of text messages placed is greater than the number of mobile calls placed...and the trendis that this is only going to increase.
  2. 2. Text Marketing Media was established to provide businesses large and small with cost effectiveand targeted marketing alternatives. We take your existing marketing and improve on it byproviding solutions that will not only enhance the effectiveness, but also create a higher level ofcustomer loyalty for any establishment. Not only do we enhance your existing marketing efforts butwe also use cutting edge technology to increase your results in a fraction of the time. Allowing youthe opportunity to see immediate results that can be tracked easily and reflect what promotionsare working and which ones are not.Your current and potential clients respond by taking action and responding to your offer, thusresulting in higher foot traffic and consequently an increase in your bottom line. Your clients get adiscount or a special promotion and you win a long lasting relationship with your client base.http://www.textmarketingmedia.netArticle Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Ellie_Dummett==== ====For Great Tips To Accelerate Your Mobile Marketing Efforts, Check This Out ...http://Blog.Marketing-Tools-For-Real-Estate.com/streettext==== ====