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Please take some time to dive into our text marketing blog. Our intent is to help develop and expand your knowledge of text message marketing, it's best practices, and engage you in conversation. If at any point in time, you would like more information on any of these blog topics, please contact us. We'd love to hear from you!

The One Thing That Remains a Priority for SlickText.com

The One Thing That Remains a Priority for SlickText.com

Every new startup has a different focus. While some make “earnings” the center of their organizational planning, others have different priorities. So, [...]

Feb 12, 2016
3 Mistakes That Limit Your SMS Campaign Performance

3 Mistakes That Limit Your SMS Campaign Performance

If you’re going to use SMS marketing to fuel your business, make the most of it. Don’t miss out on growth [...]

Feb 11, 2016
3 Surefire Ways to Get Fired from Your 9-5

3 Surefire Ways to Get Fired from Your 9-5

We’ve been on this organizational development kick lately. Yesterday, we shared an infographic that got a ton of attention: 9 [...]

Feb 10, 2016
9 Values That Fuel the Top Startup Founders [Infographic]

9 Values That Fuel the Top Startup Founders [Infographic]

Starting a business is no easy task. There’s tons of behind the scenes efforts that go into launch day. Once [...]

Feb 9, 2016
SMS Marketing Tasks Business Owners with This One Responsibility

SMS Marketing Tasks Business Owners with This One Responsibility

Raise your hand if you’re a small business owner using our service. (Tons of hands shoot up in the air.) Ok, [...]

Feb 8, 2016
If You Read Nothing Else, Take This Advice

If You Read Nothing Else, Take This Advice

Let’s make one thing clear. We’re not perfect. In fact, sometimes we actually screw up. Shocker, right? But, above everything [...]

Feb 5, 2016
When Social Media Fails You, Give SMS a Chance

When Social Media Fails You, Give SMS a Chance

We’re not gonna lie. In the past few years, social media has let us down. How so, you say? The [...]

Feb 5, 2016
SMS Marketing Case Study for Food Trucks

SMS Marketing Case Study for Food Trucks

We love putting together SMS marketing case studies. These presentations help you, the SMS marketing user, see exactly how businesses [...]

Feb 2, 2016
Top 4 Campaign Recommendations from Our Group Texting Service

Top 4 Campaign Recommendations from Our Group Texting Service

So you’ve signed up for your first text marketing plan, and now what? Experiencing success with our group texting service [...]

Feb 1, 2016
How to Be the Coolest Business Owner On the Block

How to Be the Coolest Business Owner On the Block

Small business marketing is no easy task. It can be chaotic, confusing, and draining. At times, it might even seem [...]

Jan 28, 2016
The Road to SMS Marketing Campaign Automation

The Road to SMS Marketing Campaign Automation

After taking time to learn the ins and outs of SMS marketing, you’ll start to wonder about campaign automation. We [...]

Jan 27, 2016
The Story of the Missing Expiration Date

The Story of the Missing Expiration Date

Want to experience success with text marketing? Pretty sure everyone just nodded their heads “yes” in agreement. Now, although the [...]

Jan 26, 2016
3 Calculations That Are Crucial to SMS Marketing Success

3 Calculations That Are Crucial to SMS Marketing Success

As a small business owner, you’re always on the lookout for different marketing solutions. You want to invest in methods that [...]

Jan 25, 2016
How Our Mass Texting Solutions Work for Colleges and Universities

How Our Mass Texting Solutions Work for Colleges and Universities

Our mass texting service prioritizes the ease of instant communication. Consider this. 99% of text messages are opened within five [...]

Jan 21, 2016
4 Quotes That Accurately Represent Our Online Texting Service

4 Quotes That Accurately Represent Our Online Texting Service

If you’re a valued customer on the Slick Text network, you’re no stranger to our constant innovation. We’re an online texting service [...]

Jan 20, 2016
Here's How Our Group Texting Service Helps Religious Organizations Grow

Here's How Our Group Texting Service Helps Religious Organizations Grow

Maybe you’re not super into text marketing, but still want to give mobile communication a try. Let’s say you’re the [...]

Jan 19, 2016
How to Turn Loyal Customers into SMS Marketing Subscribers

How to Turn Loyal Customers into SMS Marketing Subscribers

Let’s just assume you’re a successful small business owner. Sales are consistent, and over the years, you’ve built individual relationships [...]

Jan 17, 2016
How to Calculate Your SMS Cost Per Acquisition

How to Calculate Your SMS Cost Per Acquisition

On occasion, we like to discuss really high level marketing stuff. Why? Because it’s fascinating, and also helps you learn more [...]

Jan 15, 2016
Here's What Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Were Missing in 2015

Here's What Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Were Missing in 2015

Let’s cut right to the chase. We want to see you experience extreme SMS marketing success in 2016. We want [...]

Jan 12, 2016
Check This! The Best SMS Marketing Auto Reply Ever

Check This! The Best SMS Marketing Auto Reply Ever

Simply put, your SMS marketing auto reply is crucial to your success. If it doesn’t include these four elements, you’ll [...]

Jan 11, 2016
SMS Marketing Open Rates Force Ecommerce Retailers to Rethink Email Strategy

SMS Marketing Open Rates Force Ecommerce Retailers to Rethink Email Strategy

So get this. 99% of all SMS marketing messages are opened within 5 minutes or less. Isn’t that insane? Compare [...]

Jan 8, 2016
Color Outside the Lines! One Really Cool SMS Marketing Campaign Idea

Color Outside the Lines! One Really Cool SMS Marketing Campaign Idea

Here at Slick Text, we’re all about following a set standard of SMS marketing best practices. In fact, if you [...]

Jan 7, 2016
Are You a Small Business Owner? Here's How We Can Help You Grow in 2016

Are You a Small Business Owner? Here's How We Can Help You Grow in 2016

Let’s review a few common truths. First things first, as a small business owner, you’re probably on a budget. You [...]

Jan 6, 2016
Ready to Crush the New Year with SMS Marketing? Here's Some First Steps

Ready to Crush the New Year with SMS Marketing? Here's Some First Steps

New year, new you right? Well, even though most of us have the best of intentions, we don’t always get [...]

Jan 4, 2016
Here's How We're Taking Our Online Texting Service to the Next Level in 2016

Here's How We're Taking Our Online Texting Service to the Next Level in 2016

We want to take a second to give you a quick update for the new year. We’re growing our online [...]

Dec 29, 2015
Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing, Here's Why

Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing, Here's Why

Think your subscribers are ignoring your text messages? You might not be far off. In fact, on certain rare occasions, [...]

Dec 28, 2015
Here's Why Our Online Texting Service Rocks

Here's Why Our Online Texting Service Rocks

In 2015, we really focused on beefing up our platform. We added tons of new text marketing features and packed [...]

Dec 16, 2015
What to Do After You've Signed Up for a Free SMS Marketing Plan

What to Do After You've Signed Up for a Free SMS Marketing Plan

It might be the holidays, but Slick Text loves giving back all year round. Don’t believe us? Head over to our [...]

Dec 15, 2015
Best Times to Promote Your Church's Text Communication List

Best Times to Promote Your Church's Text Communication List

It’s not always about text “marketing.” Text communication is just as popular, and thousand of churches nationwide take advantage of [...]

Dec 10, 2015
Here's How Hubspot Breaking Up with 250K Email Subscribers Applies to You

Here's How Hubspot Breaking Up with 250K Email Subscribers Applies to You

We usually keep the conversation strictly SMS over here on the Slick Text blog, but today we ran across an [...]

Dec 9, 2015
Here's a Quick Recap of Our 3 Guidebooks

Here's a Quick Recap of Our 3 Guidebooks

At Slicktext.com, we’re all about education and innovation. We want to give our customers the tools needed to succeed. That’s [...]

Dec 8, 2015
Top 4 SMS Marketing Call to Action Phrases

Top 4 SMS Marketing Call to Action Phrases

As we’ve discussed before, call to actions are absolutely crucial when it comes to SMS marketing campaign composition. If you’re [...]

Dec 7, 2015
Jingle Bells! 3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Sell

Jingle Bells! 3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Sell

Excuse the blog post title, but we’ve been bit by the holiday bug over here at the Slick Text office. [...]

Dec 3, 2015
Promoting Your Church's Text Communication List is Easier Than You Think

Promoting Your Church's Text Communication List is Easier Than You Think

So maybe text marketing just isn’t your cup of tea. Instead, your church simply wants to fire out general announcements [...]

Dec 1, 2015
The Golden Rules of SMS Marketing [Infographic]

The Golden Rules of SMS Marketing [Infographic]

Before jumping right in to SMS marketing campaign composition, we highly recommend each and every new user look over this infographic, [...]

Nov 25, 2015
The Importance of the

The Importance of the "Show This Text" Call to Action

With any marketing method, call to actions are absolutely crucial. If you fire out an offer, but forget to include [...]

Nov 24, 2015