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Text Marketing Jives with These Two Other Methods

Text Marketing Jives with These Two Other Methods

Are we completely obsessed with text marketing? Absolutely. But, do we think this one method is the end all, be [...]

Jun 24, 2016
Why Some People Are Still Scared of SMS Marketing

Why Some People Are Still Scared of SMS Marketing

We’re all about being 100% authentic. In this blog post, we want to open up about reasons why people don’t [...]

Jun 23, 2016
Is It Time to Secure an Investor? 3 Important Questions to Ask

Is It Time to Secure an Investor? 3 Important Questions to Ask

You’re getting to that crucial moment in your startup or small business journey. A little extra cash in the form [...]

Jun 21, 2016
Training Your Employees to Promote Your Text Message Marketing List

Training Your Employees to Promote Your Text Message Marketing List

You can’t grow your text message marketing list alone. As a business owner, you need help from your team. Sure, [...]

Jun 20, 2016
Sales Keep You Sane: Why SlickText.com is Right for You

Sales Keep You Sane: Why SlickText.com is Right for You

It’s not always about money. But, let’s put it this way – sales do keep you sane. If you’re investing [...]

Jun 16, 2016
The Case for SMS Marketing is Pretty Open and Shut, Here's Why

The Case for SMS Marketing is Pretty Open and Shut, Here's Why

We always say, SMS marketing is a non negotiable. If it’s not included in your annual marketing strategy, you’re missing [...]

Jun 14, 2016
Text Message Marketing Warns Against These Behaviors

Text Message Marketing Warns Against These Behaviors

Make sure your text message marketing efforts aren’t in vain. Why send out offers if they aren’t being well received? [...]

Jun 13, 2016
[Video] 3 Minute Run Through of Our New Personalization Feature

[Video] 3 Minute Run Through of Our New Personalization Feature

We recently launched our personalization feature, which helps you customize SMS campaigns based on preset identifiers. For example, let’s say [...]

Jun 10, 2016
You Spent Your Last $20 On a Marketing Method That Didn't Work ... Now What?

You Spent Your Last $20 On a Marketing Method That Didn't Work ... Now What?

As a small business owner, you’ve probably experienced this unfortunate scenario. A marketing guru offers you a solution and promises the [...]

Jun 6, 2016
If You Ignore This Marketing Trend, Your Agency Will Get Sideswiped by Competition

If You Ignore This Marketing Trend, Your Agency Will Get Sideswiped by Competition

Above everything else, the nation’s top marketing agencies have all mastered the concept of staying on trend. To get right to [...]

Jun 4, 2016
The Best Way to Entice a Link Click Inside Your SMS Campaign

The Best Way to Entice a Link Click Inside Your SMS Campaign

Considering over 90% of all text messages are opened within five minutes or less, open rates shouldn’t be your greatest [...]

Jun 1, 2016
Top Performing SMS Marketing Discounts

Top Performing SMS Marketing Discounts

When it comes to SMS, if offers aren’t being redeemed, you’re totally wasting your time. Upon opening and reading your [...]

May 27, 2016
Does SMS Work? There's Only One Way to Find Out

Does SMS Work? There's Only One Way to Find Out

From a business owner’s perspective, SMS marketing is a hole in one. Is this mobile communication method all it’s really cracked [...]

May 26, 2016
What Makes SMS Marketing Undeniably Easy

What Makes SMS Marketing Undeniably Easy

If you’re reading this blog post, we can assume that you haven’t actually tried SMS marketing yet. Maybe you’ve thought [...]

May 23, 2016
How to Schedule Your Monthly SMS Campaigns in 60 Minutes or Less

How to Schedule Your Monthly SMS Campaigns in 60 Minutes or Less

First things first, start by asking yourself these three questions. 1. What do my subscribers want? Time: 15 minutes Out [...]

May 20, 2016
Increase Subscriber Loyalty with These 3 SMS Marketing Features

Increase Subscriber Loyalty with These 3 SMS Marketing Features

If your subscribers don’t feel a sense of loyalty to your brand, there’s no way you’ll keep their attention. No [...]

May 19, 2016
Three of the Biggest Text Marketing Misconceptions

Three of the Biggest Text Marketing Misconceptions

We’ve been in the text marketing industry for quite some time. Here’s a few of the most common misconceptions we’ve [...]

May 18, 2016
SMS Marketing Offers a New Level of Personalization

SMS Marketing Offers a New Level of Personalization

So what is it about SMS marketing? Why are big and small business owners alike flocking to this method? Sure, [...]

May 17, 2016
How to Start Off All SMS Marketing Campaigns

How to Start Off All SMS Marketing Campaigns

You’re ready to compose your first SMS marketing campaign. You have one heck of an offer, and want to make [...]

May 16, 2016
These 3 Opportunities Make SMS a Marketer's Dream

These 3 Opportunities Make SMS a Marketer's Dream

We’re all about SMS marketing, clearly. Think of it this way. People love texting. People also love deals. Why not [...]

May 13, 2016
Planning a Live Event? Don't Forget These 4 Text Marketing Features

Planning a Live Event? Don't Forget These 4 Text Marketing Features

We’ve recently been working with a big name performer {shhh, we can’t say any names} to grow her text marketing list. [...]

May 11, 2016
Here's Three Core Principles That Surround Text Marketing

Here's Three Core Principles That Surround Text Marketing

If your campaign creation efforts and list promotion techniques don’t support these three core principles, you’re definitely not on the [...]

May 10, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About Texting for Churches [Infographic]

Everything You Need to Know About Texting for Churches [Infographic]

As a church leader, growing your congregation is important. Without attendees, you purpose is not fulfilled. You need to expand [...]

May 6, 2016
Slick Text Launches Our Hottest SMS Marketing Feature Yet

Slick Text Launches Our Hottest SMS Marketing Feature Yet

The fateful day is here! Our development team has been putting in long hours, burning the midnight oil, and sacrificing [...]

May 3, 2016
3 Tricks That Maximize Your SMS Marketing Offer Redemption

3 Tricks That Maximize Your SMS Marketing Offer Redemption

We’re always preaching this one concept, but just to reiterate: if subscribers aren’t redeeming your SMS marketing offers, then what’s [...]

May 2, 2016
Learning How to Separate the Good SMS Offers from the Great

Learning How to Separate the Good SMS Offers from the Great

Every SMS marketing offer, unless it’s a complete failure, will boast decent redemption. But how do you take it one [...]

Apr 26, 2016
Business Owners Must Prioritize the Following 4 Mantras

Business Owners Must Prioritize the Following 4 Mantras

Let us be the first ones to say: being a business owner isn’t a piece of cake. At times, it [...]

Apr 21, 2016
This Text Message Marketing Faux Pas Will Destroy Your List

This Text Message Marketing Faux Pas Will Destroy Your List

Text message marketing makes sense for most, if not all small business owners. Now, let’s say that you’ve signed up [...]

Apr 20, 2016
3 Questions to Ask When You Run Out of Text Marketing Offer Ideas

3 Questions to Ask When You Run Out of Text Marketing Offer Ideas

We’ve preached this before, but we’ll say it again. If you’re not providing value in your text marketing efforts, your [...]

Apr 19, 2016
Using Snapchat to Grow Your Text Message Marketing List

Using Snapchat to Grow Your Text Message Marketing List

Let’s face it. Some companies or digital influencers really own one social platform. Maybe your Facebook presence sucks, but you totally [...]

Apr 14, 2016
3 Must Read SMS Marketing Blog Posts

3 Must Read SMS Marketing Blog Posts

We want all our customers to stay in the know. If you don’t truly understand the ins and outs of [...]

Apr 13, 2016
Here's How One Text Message Can Increase Foot Traffic to Your Food Truck

Here's How One Text Message Can Increase Foot Traffic to Your Food Truck

Let’s set the stage a bit. You’re sitting at your desk, and the clock strikes noon. You’re starving, but don’t feel [...]

Apr 12, 2016
Reward Loyal Members with Text Marketing for Gyms

Reward Loyal Members with Text Marketing for Gyms

We talk a ton about text marketing for restaurants and retail locations, but membership based gyms actually run a close second. [...]

Apr 11, 2016
Here's How Churches Nationwide Increase Sunday Attendance

Here's How Churches Nationwide Increase Sunday Attendance

We serve thousands of churches nationwide. They use our church texting service to inform, educate, and inspire. Here’s how some of [...]

Apr 7, 2016
Before Uploading Numbers to Your SMS List, Ask These Questions

Before Uploading Numbers to Your SMS List, Ask These Questions

Lately, we’ve had a handful of customers approach us about uploading their own list. Now, let’s start out by saying, [...]

Apr 5, 2016
Text Marketing Catches the Eye of Small Business Owners on a Budget

Text Marketing Catches the Eye of Small Business Owners on a Budget

What is it about text marketing that seems so appealing to the business owner on a budget? 1. There’s nothing [...]

Apr 4, 2016