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6 Reasons To Market By Text

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  • 97.5% of text messages are read within five seconds of being received!
  • Mobile devices will eventually outnumber humans and by 2016 there will be 10 billion mobile connected devices around the world (Cisco research - Feb 2012)
  • Response rates for mobile are 4 times higher than other direct marketing mediums
  • 81 per cent of adults keep their mobile switched on all of the time, even when they are in bed (media.ofcom.org.uk - 2011)
  • Customers prefer to receive promotions by text message rather than mobile web according to research by the Direct Marketing Association
  • 81 per cent of mobile users are happy to receive SMS campaigns


Plus, here is a brief example of how a company can use just a few of Textlocal’s features to improve their communications in an innovative way...


  • Send your messages from your company name to build trust and ensure high open rates
  • Attach a document to your message such as a menu, price list, brochure or image at no extra cost
  • Send out a survey or data capture form via SMS to gather feedback, or more information about contacts
  • Send out a voucher, ticket or loyalty card via SMS that can be stored on a smartphone, then redeemed from your phone
  • Send links on your messages to drive recipients to websites, or mobile web pages

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