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!

N.J. Wants to Arrest You for Snapchatting, Texting, and Emailing While Walking

N.J. Wants to Arrest You for Snapchatting, Texting, and Emailing While Walking

N.J. government officials are proposing a law that would ban “distracted” walking. Pedestrians could be fined a minimum of $50, or even worse, [...]

Mar 23, 2016
Here's What Paves the Road to Text Marketing Success

Here's What Paves the Road to Text Marketing Success

Let’s cut the fluff and get right to it. The road to text marketing success is paved with … Exclusivity. [...]

Mar 22, 2016
Everything You Need to Know About the Possible Texting While Walking Ban in New Jersey

Everything You Need to Know About the Possible Texting While Walking Ban in New Jersey

Texting while walking now illegal in New Jersey? Not quite. We want to clear the air with some quick facts. Brief [...]

Mar 22, 2016
Let's Talk About Text Marketing Subscriber #Goals

Let's Talk About Text Marketing Subscriber #Goals

In a perfect world, your text message marketing list would grow at rapid rate. Your subscribers would be utterly obsessed [...]

Mar 21, 2016
4 SMS Marketing Campaigns for Casinos That Help Increase Guest Spending

4 SMS Marketing Campaigns for Casinos That Help Increase Guest Spending

We’re all about out of the box SMS marketing campaign ideas. We encourage hotels, resorts, and casinos nationwide to increase [...]

Mar 18, 2016
How to Make the Most of Leads Generated Via Inbound Marketing

How to Make the Most of Leads Generated Via Inbound Marketing

People are sick and tired of paid ads. Push marketing has trended out. Instead, top digital communities and companies are [...]

Mar 17, 2016
Post Event Lens: Roam Mobile Food Conference

Post Event Lens: Roam Mobile Food Conference

We’d like to welcome food truck champion, Brett Lindenberg from FoodTruckEmpire.com, with his take on the Roam Mobile Food Conference. [...]

Mar 16, 2016
Boost Your Burger Business with Text Marketing

Boost Your Burger Business with Text Marketing

In general, text marketing for restaurants is a really. good. idea. Seriously, did you know that almost 99% of all [...]

Mar 10, 2016
We're Going to Vegas! Sneak Peek at This Weekend's Lecture

We're Going to Vegas! Sneak Peek at This Weekend's Lecture

We’re sending our Director of Marketing, Kristen, to Vegas! (Lucky girl, right?) This weekend is the third Roam Mobile Food [...]

Mar 8, 2016
3 Streamlined SMS Campaigns for Non Profit Organizations

3 Streamlined SMS Campaigns for Non Profit Organizations

Did you know, that as a non profit organization, you can use SMS marketing to strengthen your fundraising efforts? On [...]

Mar 7, 2016
Text Marketing Campaigns for Your Five Star Restaurant

Text Marketing Campaigns for Your Five Star Restaurant

We’re all about thinking outside the box. When it comes to text marketing campaign development, we encourage you to do [...]

Mar 4, 2016
Your Food Truck Could Use Text Marketing, and Here's Why

Your Food Truck Could Use Text Marketing, and Here's Why

We love working with food trucks. In general, our text marketing service and the food service industry are a match [...]

Mar 4, 2016
Here's Why Small Business Owners Love Text Marketing

Here's Why Small Business Owners Love Text Marketing

As a small business owner, you’re looking for cost effective marketing solutions that give you a trackable return on your [...]

Mar 2, 2016
Top Text Marketing Tips for Cafes and Coffee Shops

Top Text Marketing Tips for Cafes and Coffee Shops

We love working with small business owners, especially cafes and coffee shops. From Seattle to New York City, we serve [...]

Mar 1, 2016
3 SMS Marketing Campaign Ideas for Ecommerce Retailers

3 SMS Marketing Campaign Ideas for Ecommerce Retailers

We’re all about digital innovation. In fact, it goes without saying, the entire Slick Text team lives and breathes progress. Because [...]

Feb 29, 2016
What We Love Most About Our SMS Marketing Customers

What We Love Most About Our SMS Marketing Customers

Our customers aren’t quitters, bottom line. To be honest with you, most sign up, not really knowing much about SMS marketing. [...]

Feb 25, 2016
Here's Why SMS Marketing Has [Finally] Gone Mainstream

Here's Why SMS Marketing Has [Finally] Gone Mainstream

A few years ago, SMS marketing wasn’t a “thing.” The majority of the American population had never even heard of [...]

Feb 24, 2016
Text Message Marketing for the Win! 3 Must Try Campaigns

Text Message Marketing for the Win! 3 Must Try Campaigns

You’ve signed up for your very first text message marketing campaign, and now you’re ready to rock n’ roll. Hey, [...]

Feb 23, 2016
6 Quotes That Will Fire Up Your #MondayMotivation

6 Quotes That Will Fire Up Your #MondayMotivation

It’s Monday. You have two options: show up or give up. We wanted to help push you in the right [...]

Feb 22, 2016
Why We're Kinda Sorta Obsessed with Text Message Marketing

Why We're Kinda Sorta Obsessed with Text Message Marketing

There’s something about text message marketing that proves pretty irresistible. We’re actually obsessed with this mobile communication tactic. For us, [...]

Feb 19, 2016
Sending Out an Emergency Text Alert? Follow These 3 Rules

Sending Out an Emergency Text Alert? Follow These 3 Rules

Our mass texting service makes sending out emergency alerts and SMS notifications a breeze. We respect your sense of urgency, [...]

Feb 18, 2016
4 Text Messaging Ideas for Schools

4 Text Messaging Ideas for Schools

You know that 99% of text messages are opened within the first five minutes of delivery, right? Now, keeping that [...]

Feb 17, 2016
The Worst Text Message Marketing No No

The Worst Text Message Marketing No No

There are tons of cardinal text message marketing sins, so don’t think this one is the only no no. But, to [...]

Feb 16, 2016
The One Thing That Remains a Priority for SlickText.com

The One Thing That Remains a Priority for SlickText.com

Every new startup has a different focus. While some make “earnings” the center of their organizational planning, others have different priorities. So, [...]

Feb 12, 2016
3 Mistakes That Limit Your SMS Campaign Performance

3 Mistakes That Limit Your SMS Campaign Performance

If you’re going to use SMS marketing to fuel your business, make the most of it. Don’t miss out on growth [...]

Feb 11, 2016
3 Surefire Ways to Get Fired from Your 9-5

3 Surefire Ways to Get Fired from Your 9-5

We’ve been on this organizational development kick lately. Yesterday, we shared an infographic that got a ton of attention: 9 [...]

Feb 10, 2016
9 Values That Fuel the Top Startup Founders [Infographic]

9 Values That Fuel the Top Startup Founders [Infographic]

Starting a business is no easy task. There’s tons of behind the scenes efforts that go into launch day. Once [...]

Feb 9, 2016
SMS Marketing Tasks Business Owners with This One Responsibility

SMS Marketing Tasks Business Owners with This One Responsibility

Raise your hand if you’re a small business owner using our service. (Tons of hands shoot up in the air.) Ok, [...]

Feb 8, 2016
If You Read Nothing Else, Take This Advice

If You Read Nothing Else, Take This Advice

Let’s make one thing clear. We’re not perfect. In fact, sometimes we actually screw up. Shocker, right? But, above everything [...]

Feb 5, 2016
When Social Media Fails You, Give SMS a Chance

When Social Media Fails You, Give SMS a Chance

We’re not gonna lie. In the past few years, social media has let us down. How so, you say? The [...]

Feb 5, 2016
SMS Marketing Case Study for Food Trucks

SMS Marketing Case Study for Food Trucks

We love putting together SMS marketing case studies. These presentations help you, the SMS marketing user, see exactly how businesses [...]

Feb 2, 2016
Top 4 Campaign Recommendations from Our Group Texting Service

Top 4 Campaign Recommendations from Our Group Texting Service

So you’ve signed up for your first text marketing plan, and now what? Experiencing success with our group texting service [...]

Feb 1, 2016
How to Be the Coolest Business Owner On the Block

How to Be the Coolest Business Owner On the Block

Small business marketing is no easy task. It can be chaotic, confusing, and draining. At times, it might even seem [...]

Jan 28, 2016
The Road to SMS Marketing Campaign Automation

The Road to SMS Marketing Campaign Automation

After taking time to learn the ins and outs of SMS marketing, you’ll start to wonder about campaign automation. We [...]

Jan 27, 2016
The Story of the Missing Expiration Date

The Story of the Missing Expiration Date

Want to experience success with text marketing? Pretty sure everyone just nodded their heads “yes” in agreement. Now, although the [...]

Jan 26, 2016
3 Calculations That Are Crucial to SMS Marketing Success

3 Calculations That Are Crucial to SMS Marketing Success

As a small business owner, you’re always on the lookout for different marketing solutions. You want to invest in methods that [...]

Jan 25, 2016