SMS Marketing Blog
The Tatango SMS Marketing Blog provides tips, tricks, and advice for businesses using text message marketing.
SMS Giveaway Example – Chipotle
Our friends at Chipotle just finished their Great Dorm Giveaway, which allowed students to enter the SMS giveaway by texting DORM2 to the SMS short code 888222. The SMS giveaway gave the chance for students to win a Chipotle catered party for 100, in addition to a $1,000 Target gift card. Runners up would receive …
30 SMS Advertising Examples
Looking for SMS advertising examples to get your creative juices flowing? If so, then you’re in luck, as we’ve put together 30 awesome SMS advertising examples all in one place. The SMS advertising examples in this blog post include examples from restaurants, retailers, outlet malls, and many other industries. So without further ado, enjoy these 30 SMS …
SMS Coupon Examples – Cyber Monday
Have you ever heard of Cyber Monday? It’s a marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online, and now accounts for $2.29 billion in sales, with an average order value of $128. It’s no wonder …
SMS Marketing Template – Free Download
Don’t feel like your SMS offers are getting the results you want? Instead of guessing on how best to structure the SMS offers you’re send to customers, download Tatango’s new SMS marketing template on creating the perfect SMS offer.
Mobile Marketing Strategy Examples – Black Friday
Whoa… When it comes to mobile marketing strategies, brands love sending SMS promotions to customers on Black Friday. How much so? Out of the 100 largest brands using SMS marketing, 44 of those brands sent customers an SMS promotion regarding their Black Friday sales.
SMS Advertising Templates – CTIA & TCPA Compliance
On November 1, 2014, the CTIA, an industry trade group representing the international wireless telecommunications industry, updated their rules for SMS marketing. Why? In January of 2014, three of the major U.S. carriers — AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile entered into an agreement with 45 states to stop billing customers for premium short code SMS messaging. …
Boston’s Transfers Customers to New SMS Short Code
While it’s very rare to need to transfer customers to a new SMS short code, it sometimes happens. That being said, recently Boston’s needed to transfer customers from the SMS short code 30364, to the SMS short code 73757.
Download New CTIA Short Code Monitoring Handbook – November 2014
Recently the CTIA released a new version of their Short Code Compliance Handbook, which went into effect on November 1, 2014. This Handbook describes best practices for SMS, multimedia messaging service (MMS), and free-to-end-user (FTEU) short code programs, with the primary goal of providing the best customer experience for end users.
MailChimp Text to Join – Free Sign Up
Have you ever wanted to have your customer text to join your MailChimp email lists? If so, we’ve got some pretty exciting news, as we just announced a new integration here at Tatango with MailChimp, allowing you to use text to join to grow your MailChimp email list. The best part, it’s free to …
SMS Marketing Acquisitions – Waterfall Acquires Archer Mobile
It was recently announced that Waterfall has acquired Archer Mobile, or more specifically the mobile marketing services division of Archer USA Inc. Waterfall is the fourth SMS provider to acquire another SMS provider in the last two years, making it very apparent that there’s a consolidation effort happening in the SMS marketing space as of …