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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!

5 Questions to Ask Before Deciding on a Text Message Marketing Offer

5 Questions to Ask Before Deciding on a Text Message Marketing Offer

Next to growing your list, offer redemption is key. Step one: collect a targeted list of qualified subscribers. Step two: [...]

Jul 2, 2015
Here's How to Solve the One Problem Every Small Business Owner Faces

Here's How to Solve the One Problem Every Small Business Owner Faces

Are you a small business owner? You’re probably thinking “Duh, why else would I read this post?” Valid. As a [...]

Jul 1, 2015
Is Text Message Marketing Really Worth It? Answer That Question With This Equation

Is Text Message Marketing Really Worth It? Answer That Question With This Equation

It’s no secret, text message marketing is one of the most immediate and affordable mobile communication methods. But, affordable doesn’t [...]

Jun 30, 2015
Getting Ready for a Grand Opening? How to Engage Attendees with Text Message Marketing

Getting Ready for a Grand Opening? How to Engage Attendees with Text Message Marketing

Congratulations! You’re opening a new business. You should be very proud, and from the entire team at Slick Text, we [...]

Jun 25, 2015
3 Must Have Characteristics of the Ideal SMS Marketing Subscriber

3 Must Have Characteristics of the Ideal SMS Marketing Subscriber

So maybe you’re having no problem growing your SMS marketing list. Subscribers are signing up by the hundreds, and everything seems [...]

Jun 24, 2015
Managing Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns? Here's Some Tips for the Busy Business Owner

Managing Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns? Here's Some Tips for the Busy Business Owner

At Slicktext.com, we work with tons of small business owners looking to grow with text message marketing. What makes this [...]

Jun 23, 2015
What to Do When Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing

What to Do When Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing

Your text message marketing list is quite substantial. You have no problem getting new subscribers, but offer redemption is considerably low. [...]

Jun 22, 2015
Sick and Tired of Small Business Marketing? Here's How to Keep It Simple

Sick and Tired of Small Business Marketing? Here's How to Keep It Simple

Let’s take a break from text message marketing today, and tap into the world of small business. It’s no secret, [...]

Jun 19, 2015
3 Reasons Why Text Message Marketing is a Small Business Necessity

3 Reasons Why Text Message Marketing is a Small Business Necessity

If you would’ve asked any small business owner a few years ago what they thought about social media marketing, they [...]

Jun 18, 2015
Here's What Your Text Message Marketing Subscribers Really Want

Here's What Your Text Message Marketing Subscribers Really Want

Every great marketer knows how to take a step back and ask “What do my customers really want?” Push marketing is [...]

Jun 17, 2015
Text Marketing Vs. Email Marketing: Which One Packs a Bigger Punch? [Infographic]

Text Marketing Vs. Email Marketing: Which One Packs a Bigger Punch? [Infographic]

As a business owner, you’ve probably been introduced to email marketing, at the very least. It’s safe to say that [...]

Jun 16, 2015
Here's What Text Message Marketing Can Actually Do for Your Small Business

Here's What Text Message Marketing Can Actually Do for Your Small Business

You’ve heard whisperings about text message marketing from your small business friends, but aren’t quite ready to take the leap. [...]

Jun 15, 2015
You Must Do This Before Sending Out Your First Text Marketing Campaign

You Must Do This Before Sending Out Your First Text Marketing Campaign

Although text message marketing is one of the most immediate and affordable mass communication methods, your success is a product of your [...]

Jun 11, 2015
Don't Screw Up! The Wrong Way to Use Text Message Marketing

Don't Screw Up! The Wrong Way to Use Text Message Marketing

As with all marketing tactics, there’s usually a set standard of best practices you should follow. Before diving into any [...]

Jun 10, 2015
How to Motivate Employees to Promote Your Text Message Marketing List

How to Motivate Employees to Promote Your Text Message Marketing List

So you’re all about text message marketing, but having trouble getting your staff on board. They don’t really understand it, [...]

Jun 9, 2015
Here's Why Text Message Marketing Isn't Going Anywhere

Here's Why Text Message Marketing Isn't Going Anywhere

As a long time business owner, you might be hesitant to hop on new marketing trends. You’re afraid that they’ll be just that [...]

Jun 8, 2015
Here's the Answers to Your Top Text Message Marketing FAQs

Here's the Answers to Your Top Text Message Marketing FAQs

At Slicktext.com, we always provide you with educational resources that help you succeed at text message marketing. Even down to [...]

Jun 4, 2015
How to Encourage an Upsell with Text Message Marketing for Restaurants

How to Encourage an Upsell with Text Message Marketing for Restaurants

Text message marketing for restaurants is a complete no brainer. What better way to reward loyal patrons and encourage new foot [...]

Jun 3, 2015
Overwhelmed with SMS Marketing? Let's Start with the Basics

Overwhelmed with SMS Marketing? Let's Start with the Basics

As a top SMS marketing provider, Slicktext.com provides you with the tools and resources you need to succeed. But what [...]

Jun 2, 2015
Leave It to the Pros! 4 Marketing Tactics You Shouldn't DIY

Leave It to the Pros! 4 Marketing Tactics You Shouldn't DIY

Let’s take a break from text message marketing, and talk about something a bit more general. Most of you reading [...]

May 29, 2015
How to Set Up Your First Text Message Marketing Campaign [GUIDE]

How to Set Up Your First Text Message Marketing Campaign [GUIDE]

Getting ready to set up your first text message marketing campaign? Well we have news for you. Contrary to popular [...]

May 28, 2015
Don't Miss This! A Quick Brief on Text Messaging for Internal Communication

Don't Miss This! A Quick Brief on Text Messaging for Internal Communication

If you work in a fast paced industry, you’re probably not sitting behind a desk, staring at a screen all [...]

May 27, 2015
How to Set Up and Use Our Dynamic Expiration Date Feature

How to Set Up and Use Our Dynamic Expiration Date Feature

A while back, we released an awesome new text message marketing feature. Do you include limited time offers in your auto replies? [...]

May 26, 2015
SMS Marketing Case Study: Greats.com

SMS Marketing Case Study: Greats.com

Slicktext.com recently had the opportunity to interview Wonny Lee, the head of digital at Greats.com. We love working with ecommerce [...]

May 24, 2015
Keep These 5 Pointers in Mind When Asking People to Join Your Text Message Marketing List

Keep These 5 Pointers in Mind When Asking People to Join Your Text Message Marketing List

No one likes to get an ear full from a pleading salesman (or woman). Think about the last time you heard [...]

May 21, 2015
The Text Message Marketing Tip That Trumps All Others

The Text Message Marketing Tip That Trumps All Others

We love text message marketing, can’t you tell? It’s taken us years to really fine tune our service, but in [...]

May 20, 2015
11 Ways to Score with SMS Marketing [Infographic]

11 Ways to Score with SMS Marketing [Infographic]

Did you know that even major sports teams use SMS marketing to encourage fan interaction? If you haven’t figured it out [...]

May 19, 2015
How to Add Some Pizzazz to Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns

How to Add Some Pizzazz to Your Text Message Marketing Campaigns

The last thing you want to do is bore subscribers with a generic text message marketing campaign. Even if you’re [...]

May 18, 2015
3 Step Campaign Composition Formula for Text Message Marketing

3 Step Campaign Composition Formula for Text Message Marketing

Never draft up an off the cuff text message marketing campaign. Always have a plan ready in motion. New text [...]

May 15, 2015
How to Calculate ROI for Your Text Message Marketing Campaign

How to Calculate ROI for Your Text Message Marketing Campaign

Do you know what ROI is? If not, buckle up – you’re about to get a crash course. ROI stands [...]

May 14, 2015
The Pre Campaign Development Checklist for Text Message Marketing

The Pre Campaign Development Checklist for Text Message Marketing

As a new user, drafting up your first few text message marketing campaigns might seem overwhelming. You probably have so many ideas, [...]

May 13, 2015
3 Signs That Prove You're Overcomplicating Text Message Marketing

3 Signs That Prove You're Overcomplicating Text Message Marketing

Ready to try text message marketing, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you signed up for a free trial, [...]

May 12, 2015
Here's Why MMS Messages Set You Apart from the Competition

Here's Why MMS Messages Set You Apart from the Competition

As a business owner, you’re always looking for new ways to get an edge on the competition. You want to [...]

May 11, 2015
Our 3 Latest Text Marketing Features, and What They Can Do for You

Our 3 Latest Text Marketing Features, and What They Can Do for You

At Slicktext.com, we’re all about innovation. That’s essentially the driving force behind every new feature implementation. We want text message marketing [...]

May 9, 2015
Slicktext.com Releases New Two Way Messaging Feature

Slicktext.com Releases New Two Way Messaging Feature

The team at Slicktext.com is excited to announce the release of our new 2 way messaging feature. This innovative addition is available [...]

May 8, 2015
Summer is Around the Corner! 4 Warm Weather Text Marketing Campaign Ideas

Summer is Around the Corner! 4 Warm Weather Text Marketing Campaign Ideas

You know the basics of text message marketing. Are you ready to crank up the heat this summer, and launch some [...]

May 7, 2015