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!

How to Make Your Business Resolutions Come True in 2015

How to Make Your Business Resolutions Come True in 2015

We all do it  – set lofty New Year’s resolutions, and come December 31, realize we didn’t meet any. Why [...]

Jan 6, 2015
Slicktext.com Releases Much Anticipated Affiliate Program

Slicktext.com Releases Much Anticipated Affiliate Program

After much anticipation, and a great deal of hard work, we are finally releasing our top notch affiliate program. For [...]

Jan 5, 2015
Top 5 Reasons Why Subscribers Are Ignoring Your Text Messages

Top 5 Reasons Why Subscribers Are Ignoring Your Text Messages

Text message marketing is a beautiful thing, assuming it’s done right. Sometimes, we have business owners who come to us, and [...]

Jan 3, 2015
How to Know if Rebranding is the Right Choice

How to Know if Rebranding is the Right Choice

If you’re a small business owner, and been in business for more than five years, chances are you’ve considered a [...]

Dec 30, 2014
How to Distinguish Your Text Marketing Campaign from Competitors

How to Distinguish Your Text Marketing Campaign from Competitors

By now, you’ve probably realized that text message marketing is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to reach [...]

Dec 29, 2014
3 Things Your Business Was Missing in 2014

3 Things Your Business Was Missing in 2014

At Slicktext, every year we learn new marketing tactics, and better ways to serve our customers. If you’re a business [...]

Dec 28, 2014
SMS Marketing Case Study: Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction Part 2

SMS Marketing Case Study: Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction Part 2

Below, we have provided more detailed information about each campaign that Kersey Valley Spookywoods sent out to their growing subscriber [...]

Dec 23, 2014
Three Text Message Marketing No Nos

Three Text Message Marketing No Nos

At Slicktext, we value text message marketing, and it’s ability to reach a wide range of people in just the [...]

Dec 22, 2014
SMS Marketing Case Study: Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction

SMS Marketing Case Study: Kersey Valley Spookywoods Haunted Attraction

Over the past couple years, we have witnessed a newfound interest in SMS Marketing from the haunted attraction industry. In [...]

Dec 20, 2014
How to Use Snapchat to Market Your Business

How to Use Snapchat to Market Your Business

You probably read the title of this post and thought, “Wait! I thought Snapchat was only used for personal pleasure and [...]

Dec 19, 2014
Top Five Qualified Businesses for Text Marketing

Top Five Qualified Businesses for Text Marketing

Although text message marketing is not a new concept, many business still don’t include it in their marketing strategy. At [...]

Dec 18, 2014
SMS Marketing Case Study: BestCigarPrices.com

SMS Marketing Case Study: BestCigarPrices.com

Great SMS Marketing cases studies are not as rare as you think. When a brand can focus on one strategy for [...]

Dec 17, 2014
Five Ways to Make Your Office Cooler

Five Ways to Make Your Office Cooler

If you’re reading this, chances are your office lacks a little swag. You probably clock in at 9AM, crawl into your [...]

Dec 16, 2014
SMS Marketing Case Study : Sportsman & Ski Haus

SMS Marketing Case Study : Sportsman & Ski Haus

In this case study we examine Sportsman & Ski Haus, a sports store that made the switch to SlickText. Making [...]

Dec 11, 2014
Top Five Holiday Marketing Faux Pas

Top Five Holiday Marketing Faux Pas

It’s the holiday season, and as a small business owner, you want to spread cheer to your customers without being [...]

Dec 9, 2014
No More Text Message Marketing Slang or Abbreviations

No More Text Message Marketing Slang or Abbreviations

When you are using text message marketing to reach your customers, it can be very tempting to abbreviate words and [...]

Dec 8, 2014
4 Text Message Marketing Myths

4 Text Message Marketing Myths

Text message marketing works, but there are still many myths that affect numerous business from getting started. Here we will [...]

Dec 6, 2014
5 Text Message Marketing Insights for Your Restaurant

5 Text Message Marketing Insights for Your Restaurant

If you are a restaurant owner or manager, there is a lot of competition out there, making it essential that [...]

Dec 4, 2014
5 Ways to use Text Message Marketing For Internal Communications

5 Ways to use Text Message Marketing For Internal Communications

So many people are texting these days, and it isn’t just friends and family. Businesses small and larger are using [...]

Dec 2, 2014
5 Signs That Your Text Message Marketing Could Use Some Help

5 Signs That Your Text Message Marketing Could Use Some Help

There is always room for improvement when using  text message marketing. Small businesses who have just begun implementing SMS into [...]

Nov 28, 2014
Text Message Marketing Delivers for Black Friday Results

Text Message Marketing Delivers for Black Friday Results

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the entire year, and text message marketing really helps make an impact [...]

Nov 27, 2014
Text Marketing Advantages in Travel & Hospitality Industries

Text Marketing Advantages in Travel & Hospitality Industries

The ability to access information via a mobile device is something that customers in the hospitality and travel industries have [...]

Nov 16, 2014
Text Marketing Shines Over Email Marketing

Text Marketing Shines Over Email Marketing

Email marketing has been around for quite some time. It is a form of marketing that is used in the [...]

Nov 15, 2014
The Components of a Great SMS Marketing Campaign [Infographic]

The Components of a Great SMS Marketing Campaign [Infographic]

We are pumped to release our newest infographic! This one, entitled “The Components of a Great SMS Marketing Campaign” highlights [...]

Nov 3, 2014
How to Get Over a Text Marketing Fail

How to Get Over a Text Marketing Fail

If you are human, failing at text marketing is going to happen. It is very common, in fact, there is [...]

Oct 20, 2014
Text Message Marketing for Web Based Businesses

Text Message Marketing for Web Based Businesses

Second to talking to a customer via face-to-face interaction, voice calls is the next traditional method of talking to them. [...]

Oct 13, 2014
Why People May Opt Out Of Your Text Marketing

Why People May Opt Out Of Your Text Marketing

Companies are using text marketing to their advantage these days. It is affordable, and when the campaigns are properly executed, [...]

Oct 6, 2014
Tailoring Your Text Marketing Messages

Tailoring Your Text Marketing Messages

Customers want to feel like they are an important part of your business. To increase engagement, text marketing messages should [...]

Sep 30, 2014
Holiday Time  = Text Marketing List Growth

Holiday Time = Text Marketing List Growth

‘Tis the season to join a text message marketing list and receive the plethora of benefits that come along with [...]

Sep 26, 2014
Text Marketing Lawsuit & Taco Bell: Case Dismissed

Text Marketing Lawsuit & Taco Bell: Case Dismissed

Restaurant giant Taco Bell can breathe a sigh of relief after  a ruling in their favor, alleging the corporation violated [...]

Sep 11, 2014
A Quick Look Back At New Text Marketing Laws

A Quick Look Back At New Text Marketing Laws

Text marketing is a common form of marketing that  businesses small and large alike have added to their plethora of [...]

Sep 8, 2014
The Awesomeness Behind SMS Marketing

The Awesomeness Behind SMS Marketing

Most large businesses do not rely on marketing to help them perform. These companies already have a name built for [...]

Sep 7, 2014
Avoid These Text Message Marketing Mistakes

Avoid These Text Message Marketing Mistakes

Whether you’re at the local coffee shop enjoying a cup of java or working at the 9 to 5, one [...]

Sep 6, 2014
How Text Marketing Improves Your Marketing Habits

How Text Marketing Improves Your Marketing Habits

Are you reaching the audience that is possible to reach? If you are not using text marketing, that answer is [...]

Sep 2, 2014
Advantages of Text Marketing

Advantages of Text Marketing

Text marketing is not used by as many businesses as it should, simply because they do not fully understand the [...]

Aug 31, 2014
Are You Text Marketing Savvy? Things You Need to Know

Are You Text Marketing Savvy? Things You Need to Know

Text marketing is still relatively new in the marketing world. It has been only in recent years that companies small [...]

Aug 28, 2014