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SMS Contests

Create your very own text messaging contest with Tatango. Have people enter your contest via text message, then with the click of a button, randomly select a mobile phone as the winner! Holding an SMS contest has never been easier.

Learn how SMS Contests work and how you can use them for your own business in the video below, from the Tatango CEO himself, Derek Johnson.

From the Customer's Perspective

Tatango makes it easy for consumers to participate in your SMS Contest directly from their mobile phones. To enter the contest, a consumer must simply text your SMS Contest keyword to the short code 33733. See below for a nice little visualization.

Example of Tatango SMS Contest campaign

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Real Businesses Using SMS Contests

Want to see how real businesses are using Tatango SMS contests to engage and reward consumers? Click on any of the companies below to see how they're using SMS contests.

SMS Contests FAQ

Below are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Tatango SMS Contests. If you have questions that aren't covered here, contact us and we'll help you get an answer to your questions.

Can I customize the message received after entering the contest?

Yes, you get a full 160 characters of glorious text message to customize a response to someone that enters your SMS contest. Be careful though, with a lot of power, comes a lot of responsibility.

How long does it take to create an SMS Contest?

About the same speed it would take to give away Justin Bieber concert tickets to a mall filled with teenage girls. Yea, that fast!

How much is this gonna cost me?

SMS Contests are billed based on the total amount of mobile phone numbers you store in your Tatango account each month, whether it's for an SMS contest or any of the other fabulous product you get at Tatango. These fabulous Tatango products include SMS Broadcasts, SMS Polls, and SMS Autoresponders. For more information on Tatango SMS marketing pricing, see our plans page.

How many SMS Broadcast campaigns can I create?

When you upgrade to any paid Tatango subscription plan you will have the ability to create an unlimited amount of SMS broadcast campaigns. There are no additional fees or limits when it comes to creating additional SMS Broadcasts.

What if I have more questions?

Still have questions about SMS Contests, contact us and we'll hook you up with the answer you were looking for.

Don't forget these guys...

Tatango offers more than just SMS contests, they actually offer a complete suit of SMS marketing products. The best part, all the products below, including SMS contests are free to use with a paid subscription. Learn more about pricing.

SMS Broadcasts powered by Tatango

SMS Broadcasts

Send mass text messages to customers through our online SMS marketing software.

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SMS polling powered by Tatango

SMS Polls

Let customers vote directly from their mobile phones via text message.

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SMS autoresponders powered by Tatango

SMS Autoresponders

Let customers get information from your business wherever, whenever with auto-replies.

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