Text Marketing / SMS Marketing Blog

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!

Are Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Boring Subscribers? Here's 3 Warning Signs

Are Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Boring Subscribers? Here's 3 Warning Signs

People join your SMS marketing list to be wowed. Remember, they’re giving away their personal cell number. They want to [...]

May 6, 2015
The Worst Piece of Text Marketing Advice We Ever Received

The Worst Piece of Text Marketing Advice We Ever Received

As a business owner or marketing manager, don’t believe everything you hear or read. We even encourage you to double check [...]

May 5, 2015
3 Unique Ways to Use Our Birthday Feature for Your Restaurant

3 Unique Ways to Use Our Birthday Feature for Your Restaurant

Gone are the days of direct mail birthday coupons. Help your subscribers celebrate their special day with a unique text [...]

May 4, 2015
3 Crucial Resources That Help You Become an SMS Marketing Pro

3 Crucial Resources That Help You Become an SMS Marketing Pro

Take it from top SMS marketing provider, Slicktext.com – running a successful business is no easy task. It takes years of [...]

Apr 30, 2015
Jot These Down! 7 Must Know Text Marketing Buzzwords

Jot These Down! 7 Must Know Text Marketing Buzzwords

If you’ve signed up for our text marketing service, you’ve probably seen or heard some of these buzzwords in our educational [...]

Apr 29, 2015
Is Church Marketing a Thing? 4 Ways Text Communication Can Increase Your Outreach

Is Church Marketing a Thing? 4 Ways Text Communication Can Increase Your Outreach

Ten years ago, this discussion wasn’t even relevant. Marketing techniques revolved around for profit businesses. At the time, religious institutions didn’t fall [...]

Apr 28, 2015
5 Text Marketing Myths That Need to Be Destroyed

5 Text Marketing Myths That Need to Be Destroyed

If you’re new to text marketing, or considering trying it for your business – ask around. What do people say [...]

Apr 23, 2015
The #1 Secret to High Text Marketing Redemption Rates

The #1 Secret to High Text Marketing Redemption Rates

If you’ve been with us for a while, you know that text marketing is a great way to increase business [...]

Apr 22, 2015
Are You a Restaurant Owner? Here's Your 5 Step Text Marketing Formula

Are You a Restaurant Owner? Here's Your 5 Step Text Marketing Formula

Ready to draft up a text marketing campaign for restaurant patrons, announcing daily, weekly and monthly specials? We’re going to stop you [...]

Apr 21, 2015
Consider Yourself Warned! The Wrong Way to Use SMS Marketing for Your Business

Consider Yourself Warned! The Wrong Way to Use SMS Marketing for Your Business

There’s a right way and a wrong way to do everything. If you’re new to this whole text marketing concept, [...]

Apr 20, 2015
7 Things Every Successful Business Owner Does on #SundayFunday

7 Things Every Successful Business Owner Does on #SundayFunday

It’s Sunday, which means it’s time for you [and us] to relax. Let’s take our brains off of text marketing [...]

Apr 19, 2015
What's Prison Food Like? Break These Text Marketing Laws and You'll Find Out

What's Prison Food Like? Break These Text Marketing Laws and You'll Find Out

We know, text marketing compliance isn’t the coolest thing since sliced bread. But, if we’re being fair, we must discuss every once [...]

Apr 16, 2015
SMS Marketing for Radio Stations? It's a Complete No Brainer

SMS Marketing for Radio Stations? It's a Complete No Brainer

Did you know SMS marketing is a killer promotional tool for radio stations? Think about it. Over the airwaves, you’re [...]

Apr 15, 2015
4 Things No One Tells You About Text Message Marketing

4 Things No One Tells You About Text Message Marketing

Even though we rank as one of the top text message marketing providers, we’re always seeking out new education and trend [...]

Apr 14, 2015
7 Ways to Supercharge Your SMS Marketing Campaigns

7 Ways to Supercharge Your SMS Marketing Campaigns

Although we always encourage our users to focus on growing their list, this isn’t the only pathway to success. You [...]

Apr 11, 2015
3 Killer Time Management Tactics for Text Message Marketing

3 Killer Time Management Tactics for Text Message Marketing

So you’ve partnered up with top text message marketing provider, Slicktext.com, but now you feel stuck. Initially, you were pumped [...]

Apr 9, 2015
You're Failing as a Small Business Owner, Here's 5 Reasons Why

You're Failing as a Small Business Owner, Here's 5 Reasons Why

If you recently opened a small business, you can probably attest to how overwhelming the first few months can be. [...]

Apr 8, 2015
If Your SMS Marketing Provider Isn't Giving You This One Thing, You Won't Succeed

If Your SMS Marketing Provider Isn't Giving You This One Thing, You Won't Succeed

At Slicktext.com, we strive to be the top SMS marketing provider. We’re always innovating with new features and increasing our [...]

Apr 7, 2015
4 Awesome Ways to Use Text Communication for Your Church [Infographic]

4 Awesome Ways to Use Text Communication for Your Church [Infographic]

Did you know that you can use text messaging as communication tool, and not just a marketing method? Although the [...]

Apr 7, 2015
What Are Some Great Text Marketing Goals for You in 2015?

What Are Some Great Text Marketing Goals for You in 2015?

At Slicktext.com, it’s our dream someday to see every small business owner killing it with text message marketing. Obviously, that [...]

Apr 2, 2015
The Best SMS Marketing Tips for Ecommerce Retailers

The Best SMS Marketing Tips for Ecommerce Retailers

If you own an ecommerce store, you know how everchanging and cutthroat this industry can be. We are in the [...]

Apr 1, 2015
5 Little Slip Ups That Will Slow Your Text Marketing Opt Ins

5 Little Slip Ups That Will Slow Your Text Marketing Opt Ins

To us, text message marketing is the greatest thing since sliced bread. It might even be the greatest thing since craft [...]

Mar 31, 2015
3 Step Text Marketing Process for Real Estate Agents

3 Step Text Marketing Process for Real Estate Agents

Did you know that hundreds of real estate agents all over the country use our text marketing service? Bet you didn’t. [...]

Mar 28, 2015
Building Your Personal Brand? Text Marketing is the Perfect Solution

Building Your Personal Brand? Text Marketing is the Perfect Solution

We work with thousands of small business owners who use text message marketing to increase sales and strengthen customer relationships. [...]

Mar 26, 2015
How to Segment Your Text Marketing List Like a True Pro

How to Segment Your Text Marketing List Like a True Pro

Did you know that you can use text marketing to organize customer data and preferences? And you can use this [...]

Mar 25, 2015
5 Questions to Answer Before Writing Your Text Marketing Campaign

5 Questions to Answer Before Writing Your Text Marketing Campaign

At Slicktext.com, we always discourage drafting up text marketing campaigns on a whim. Instead, always define a clear strategy and [...]

Mar 24, 2015
3 Telltale Signs That Prove You Are Too Focused on the Competition

3 Telltale Signs That Prove You Are Too Focused on the Competition

We work with thousands of business owners who use our text message marketing service to grow their customer base and [...]

Mar 22, 2015
Slicktext.com Offers More Features Than Any Other Text Marketing Provider

Slicktext.com Offers More Features Than Any Other Text Marketing Provider

At Slicktext.com, we pride ourselves on giving users what no other text marketing provider can. We work day and night [...]

Mar 19, 2015
Follow These Top 5 SMS Marketing Best Practices for Results

Follow These Top 5 SMS Marketing Best Practices for Results

  SMS marketing requires that you follow a set standard of best practices in order to be successful. On top [...]

Mar 18, 2015
6 Ways to Wow Your Text Marketing Subscribers

6 Ways to Wow Your Text Marketing Subscribers

Once you figure out how to do it, text message marketing is a pretty easy to use communication method. Reach [...]

Mar 17, 2015
How to Know When You Are Wasting Precious Marketing Dollars

How to Know When You Are Wasting Precious Marketing Dollars

Every once in a while, we like to post about a generic marketing or business topic. Most of our users [...]

Mar 13, 2015
5 Ways Text Marketing Will Benefit Your Educational Institution

5 Ways Text Marketing Will Benefit Your Educational Institution

Most of our customers use text message marketing for promotional purposes, but occasionally, we do see some that use it [...]

Mar 12, 2015
How to Set Up Email Capture for Your Text Marketing List

How to Set Up Email Capture for Your Text Marketing List

We recently launched our new email capture feature, which allows Slicktext.com users to capture email addresses from their subscribers. When [...]

Mar 11, 2015
4 Solid Ways to Promote Your Text Marketing List

4 Solid Ways to Promote Your Text Marketing List

So you’ve signed up for our text marketing service, and you’re ready to actually grow your list. You need to find [...]

Mar 10, 2015
6 Essential How Tos for Your Text Marketing Dashboard

6 Essential How Tos for Your Text Marketing Dashboard

If you’re a small business owner, and don’t use text message marketing to promote your products or service, you’re missing out. Not [...]

Mar 6, 2015
Advanced MMS Marketing Campaign Ideas

Advanced MMS Marketing Campaign Ideas

If you’re a text message marketing veteran, you know the importance of visually appealing media. Sending out an MMS marketing [...]

Mar 5, 2015