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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!

Text Marketing Offers Undeniable Benefits

Text Marketing Offers Undeniable Benefits

It’s not just about sending a text message. It’s about creating a consistent brand theme. After a while, you want [...]

Sep 29, 2016
How Small Business Owners Keep Their SMS Strategy Simple

How Small Business Owners Keep Their SMS Strategy Simple

You’re a small business owner. You pride yourself on developing unique relationships with local customers, and making sure your product [...]

Sep 28, 2016
With SMS Marketing, It's Not Just About the Text

With SMS Marketing, It's Not Just About the Text

Most think that SMS marketing consists of just one thing: the actual text. Although this is part of the equation, [...]

Sep 26, 2016
Yes or No: Does Text Marketing Apply in this Situation?

Yes or No: Does Text Marketing Apply in this Situation?

Although we’re huge fans of text messaging (that goes without saying,) this is still a permission based marketing method. You can’t [...]

Sep 22, 2016
Use Text Messages to Build Digital Authority for Your Blog

Use Text Messages to Build Digital Authority for Your Blog

You’re a digital influencer, and the social realm seems packed. You try to syndicate content across all platforms, but to [...]

Sep 21, 2016
4 Questions That Help You Find Purpose in SMS Promos

4 Questions That Help You Find Purpose in SMS Promos

You’re ready to send out your first campaign. Before you get too deep into offer development, ask yourself these 3 [...]

Sep 19, 2016
Accelerating Your Text Marketing List Growth

Accelerating Your Text Marketing List Growth

You signed up for our service. Check. You reserved your textword. Check. You decided on an irresistible opt in incentive. Check, check, check. [...]

Sep 9, 2016
Avoid Annoying Customers By Following These 3 Texting Rules

Avoid Annoying Customers By Following These 3 Texting Rules

If done incorrectly, any marketing method can annoy customers. Too many email blasts, radio ads, social media updates … you get [...]

Sep 8, 2016
How This Haunted Attraction Got a 3142% ROI from 1 Text

How This Haunted Attraction Got a 3142% ROI from 1 Text

Located in Archdale, North Carolina, Kersey Valley’s Spookywoods is a proud member of America Haunts. It’s been featured as a [...]

Sep 7, 2016
Unlock Your SMS Marketing Potential with These 3 Tips

Unlock Your SMS Marketing Potential with These 3 Tips

Small business owners are obsessed with our texting solutions. And, rightfully so. It’s affordable, immediate, and offers a great ROI. [...]

Sep 2, 2016
What You Need to Know About Legally Texting Your Customers

What You Need to Know About Legally Texting Your Customers

The whole “texting your customers” concept is still a bit fuzzy for most business owners. But don’t worry, that’s what [...]

Sep 1, 2016
Business Owners Ask,

Business Owners Ask, "What Exactly Should I Text Customers?"

“I want to try text marketing. But, what do I text my customers?” We get this question a lot. So first, [...]

Aug 31, 2016
Texting Gives Business Owners on a Budget a Chance

Texting Gives Business Owners on a Budget a Chance

We’re all about making life easier for the small business owner. We love supporting local economies, and want to provide [...]

Aug 30, 2016
The 4 Point Checklist for Restaurants Using Text Marketing

The 4 Point Checklist for Restaurants Using Text Marketing

We work with thousands of restaurants nationwide. Want to get the most bang for your buck with SMS? Follow this checklist. [...]

Aug 29, 2016
For People On the Verge of Quitting Text Marketing

For People On the Verge of Quitting Text Marketing

You’ve tried text marketing. In your opinion, you’ve given it an A+ effort. It just isn’t working out, and you’re [...]

Aug 26, 2016
3 Offer Ideas for Your First Text Campaign

3 Offer Ideas for Your First Text Campaign

You’re ready to text out deals, but drawing a blank when its comes to offer creation. Get started with these [...]

Aug 25, 2016
Text Message Marketing in 5 Easy Steps

Text Message Marketing in 5 Easy Steps

We understand the importance of beginner level education. Listen, we don’t expect you to become a texting pro overnight. For [...]

Aug 24, 2016
Advanced SMS Campaign Optimization Techniques

Advanced SMS Campaign Optimization Techniques

There’s not one thing that will drastically increase offer redemption and campaign engagement. If you want to heighten your SMS [...]

Aug 23, 2016
3 Horrible SMS Marketing Campaign Ideas

3 Horrible SMS Marketing Campaign Ideas

Sometimes it’s not about what you do, but instead what you avoid. Want to get the most out of your [...]

Aug 22, 2016
Chow Down on These 12 Restaurant Marketing Tips [Infographic]

Chow Down on These 12 Restaurant Marketing Tips [Infographic]

The restaurant business can be pretty cutthroat – at least that’s what we’ve heard. We want to help out. On [...]

Aug 18, 2016
Increase Meal Ticket Totals at Your Restaurant with SMS

Increase Meal Ticket Totals at Your Restaurant with SMS

Let’s say you’re already a Slick Text customer. You send out weekly campaigns, and see a great return. But, you’re [...]

Aug 16, 2016
3 Must Follow Rules for Texting Your Millennial Customers

3 Must Follow Rules for Texting Your Millennial Customers

Text message marketing and millennials are a match made in heaven. But, when reaching out to Gen Y shoppers, make sure [...]

Aug 11, 2016
Trim Minutes Off Your SMS Efforts with These Features

Trim Minutes Off Your SMS Efforts with These Features

We strive to make the SMS marketing process as simple and easy as possible. We won’t make you jump through [...]

Aug 9, 2016
Our Most Popular SMS Marketing FAQ's

Our Most Popular SMS Marketing FAQ's

You’d be surprised, the majority of our first time callers have the same questions. We wanted to gather them up [...]

Aug 4, 2016
Why SMS Marketing Makes So Much Sense

Why SMS Marketing Makes So Much Sense

*Ding ding* You just received one new text message. Who could it be? Your roommate, your parents, your boss? Doesn’t really [...]

Aug 3, 2016
Compliance 101: Don't Let These Campaigns Slip Through the Cracks

Compliance 101: Don't Let These Campaigns Slip Through the Cracks

At Slick Text, we preach SMS marketing compliance. We want you to have an in depth understanding of what you [...]

Aug 1, 2016
Just Getting Started? Here's the SMS Marketer's Toolkit

Just Getting Started? Here's the SMS Marketer's Toolkit

What’s one thing that separates us from our top competitors? Our long list of easy to use SMS marketing features. [...]

Jul 28, 2016
Your Auto Reply Can Make or Break List Engagement

Your Auto Reply Can Make or Break List Engagement

Your auto reply can make or break list engagement. If it’s jumbled, boasts a poor offer, and doesn’t accurately represent your [...]

Jul 26, 2016
If You're a Slick Text Customer, You'll Love These Updates

If You're a Slick Text Customer, You'll Love These Updates

We’re always working to improve the usability of our service, and make the text marketing process that much easier. For that reason, [...]

Jul 25, 2016
The [AWESOME] Side Effects of SMS

The [AWESOME] Side Effects of SMS

SMS marketing opens the door to many business growth opportunities. If done correctly, this mobile communication tactic can bring a slew of [...]

Jul 21, 2016
4 Undervalued SMS Features You Should Be Using

4 Undervalued SMS Features You Should Be Using

We offer a feature loaded platform that’s packed to the brim with easy to read, educational resources for all SMS [...]

Jul 20, 2016
Choosing a Keyword Doesn't Have to Be Rocket Science

Choosing a Keyword Doesn't Have to Be Rocket Science

How exactly does text marketing work? You select a keyword. This keyword is then texted in to our shared shortcode, [...]

Jul 18, 2016
How to Spruce Up Call to Actions in Text Campaigns

How to Spruce Up Call to Actions in Text Campaigns

What separates a marketing success from a marketing failure? One word: testing. If you aren’t comparing methods and campaigns, how [...]

Jul 15, 2016
Text Marketing Campaign Additions That Encourage Immediate Redemption

Text Marketing Campaign Additions That Encourage Immediate Redemption

By now, you probably know the value of an irresistible text marketing offer. In addition, we want to show you how [...]

Jul 13, 2016
3 Rules to Note When Writing Your Text Marketing Campaign

3 Rules to Note When Writing Your Text Marketing Campaign

It’s not just about the quality of your offers. Don’t get us wrong, that’s super important. But there’s a bit [...]

Jul 11, 2016
How to Segment Your Text Messaging List with Ease

How to Segment Your Text Messaging List with Ease

What makes list segmentation so important? It helps you provide each individual subscriber with the best experience. Sure, you might [...]

Jul 8, 2016