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 Our Mass Texting Solutions Work for Colleges and Universities

How Our Mass Texting Solutions Work for Colleges and Universities

Our mass texting service prioritizes the ease of instant communication. Consider this. 99% of text messages are opened within five [...]

Jan 21, 2016
4 Quotes That Accurately Represent Our Online Texting Service

4 Quotes That Accurately Represent Our Online Texting Service

If you’re a valued customer on the Slick Text network, you’re no stranger to our constant innovation. We’re an online texting service [...]

Jan 20, 2016
Here's How Our Group Texting Service Helps Religious Organizations Grow

Here's How Our Group Texting Service Helps Religious Organizations Grow

Maybe you’re not super into text marketing, but still want to give mobile communication a try. Let’s say you’re the [...]

Jan 19, 2016
How to Turn Loyal Customers into SMS Marketing Subscribers

How to Turn Loyal Customers into SMS Marketing Subscribers

Let’s just assume you’re a successful small business owner. Sales are consistent, and over the years, you’ve built individual relationships [...]

Jan 17, 2016
How to Calculate Your SMS Cost Per Acquisition

How to Calculate Your SMS Cost Per Acquisition

On occasion, we like to discuss really high level marketing stuff. Why? Because it’s fascinating, and also helps you learn more [...]

Jan 15, 2016
Here's What Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Were Missing in 2015

Here's What Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Were Missing in 2015

Let’s cut right to the chase. We want to see you experience extreme SMS marketing success in 2016. We want [...]

Jan 12, 2016
Check This! The Best SMS Marketing Auto Reply Ever

Check This! The Best SMS Marketing Auto Reply Ever

Simply put, your SMS marketing auto reply is crucial to your success. If it doesn’t include these four elements, you’ll [...]

Jan 11, 2016
SMS Marketing Open Rates Force Ecommerce Retailers to Rethink Email Strategy

SMS Marketing Open Rates Force Ecommerce Retailers to Rethink Email Strategy

So get this. 99% of all SMS marketing messages are opened within 5 minutes or less. Isn’t that insane? Compare [...]

Jan 8, 2016
Color Outside the Lines! One Really Cool SMS Marketing Campaign Idea

Color Outside the Lines! One Really Cool SMS Marketing Campaign Idea

Here at Slick Text, we’re all about following a set standard of SMS marketing best practices. In fact, if you [...]

Jan 7, 2016
Are You a Small Business Owner? Here's How We Can Help You Grow in 2016

Are You a Small Business Owner? Here's How We Can Help You Grow in 2016

Let’s review a few common truths. First things first, as a small business owner, you’re probably on a budget. You [...]

Jan 6, 2016
Ready to Crush the New Year with SMS Marketing? Here's Some First Steps

Ready to Crush the New Year with SMS Marketing? Here's Some First Steps

New year, new you right? Well, even though most of us have the best of intentions, we don’t always get [...]

Jan 4, 2016
Here's How We're Taking Our Online Texting Service to the Next Level in 2016

Here's How We're Taking Our Online Texting Service to the Next Level in 2016

We want to take a second to give you a quick update for the new year. We’re growing our online [...]

Dec 29, 2015
Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing, Here's Why

Your SMS Marketing Campaigns Aren't Performing, Here's Why

Think your subscribers are ignoring your text messages? You might not be far off. In fact, on certain rare occasions, [...]

Dec 28, 2015
Here's Why Our Online Texting Service Rocks

Here's Why Our Online Texting Service Rocks

In 2015, we really focused on beefing up our platform. We added tons of new text marketing features and packed [...]

Dec 16, 2015
What to Do After You've Signed Up for a Free SMS Marketing Plan

What to Do After You've Signed Up for a Free SMS Marketing Plan

It might be the holidays, but Slick Text loves giving back all year round. Don’t believe us? Head over to our [...]

Dec 15, 2015
Best Times to Promote Your Church's Text Communication List

Best Times to Promote Your Church's Text Communication List

It’s not always about text “marketing.” Church texting communication is just as popular, and thousand of churches nationwide take advantage of [...]

Dec 10, 2015
Here's How Hubspot Breaking Up with 250K Email Subscribers Applies to You

Here's How Hubspot Breaking Up with 250K Email Subscribers Applies to You

We usually keep the conversation strictly SMS over here on the Slick Text blog, but today we ran across an [...]

Dec 9, 2015
Here's a Quick Recap of Our 3 Guidebooks

Here's a Quick Recap of Our 3 Guidebooks

At Slicktext.com, we’re all about education and innovation. We want to give our customers the tools needed to succeed. That’s [...]

Dec 8, 2015
Top 4 SMS Marketing Call to Action Phrases

Top 4 SMS Marketing Call to Action Phrases

As we’ve discussed before, call to actions are absolutely crucial when it comes to SMS marketing campaign composition. If you’re [...]

Dec 7, 2015
Jingle Bells! 3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Sell

Jingle Bells! 3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Sell

Excuse the blog post title, but we’ve been bit by the holiday bug over here at the Slick Text office. [...]

Dec 3, 2015
Promoting Your Church's Text Communication List is Easier Than You Think

Promoting Your Church's Text Communication List is Easier Than You Think

So maybe text marketing just isn’t your cup of tea. Instead, your church simply wants to fire out general announcements [...]

Dec 1, 2015
The Golden Rules of SMS Marketing [Infographic]

The Golden Rules of SMS Marketing [Infographic]

Before jumping right in to SMS marketing campaign composition, we highly recommend each and every new user look over this infographic, [...]

Nov 25, 2015
The Importance of the

The Importance of the "Show This Text" Call to Action

With any marketing method, call to actions are absolutely crucial. If you fire out an offer, but forget to include [...]

Nov 24, 2015
Slicktext.com Now Offers Extended Length Messaging

Slicktext.com Now Offers Extended Length Messaging

As one of the top SMS marketing providers, we understand the importance of positive change. We’re always tinkering with our [...]

Nov 23, 2015
Here's Why Business Owners Choose Slicktext.com

Here's Why Business Owners Choose Slicktext.com

As a new business owner, you’re constantly on the lookout for effective and affordable marketing methods. You want to funnel your [...]

Nov 19, 2015
Skipped Your SMS Marketing Pro Training Session? Here's What You Missed

Skipped Your SMS Marketing Pro Training Session? Here's What You Missed

The team at Slicktext.com values customer education. The more you understand, the better you’ll do. We want you to experience [...]

Nov 19, 2015
Slicktext.com Supports Business Owners with Helpful Resources

Slicktext.com Supports Business Owners with Helpful Resources

As 2015 is quickly coming to a close, we wanted to gather up our top educational resources from this year. [...]

Nov 17, 2015
Slicktext.com Launches Email Integration

Slicktext.com Launches Email Integration

At Slicktext.com, we’re always prioritizing growth and innovation. We want you to experience the best possible results with SMS marketing, [...]

Nov 14, 2015
Simplify Your Small Business Marketing Solutions with SMS

Simplify Your Small Business Marketing Solutions with SMS

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Small business marketing is no easy task. In fact, you can [...]

Nov 13, 2015
The Quickest Way to Lose Your SMS Marketing Account

The Quickest Way to Lose Your SMS Marketing Account

At Slicktext.com, we’re all about compliance. If you’re not following SMS marketing best practices, you simply won’t experience long term [...]

Nov 12, 2015
Supercharge Your Staff! 7 Hacks That Put Productivity into Overdrive [Infographic]

Supercharge Your Staff! 7 Hacks That Put Productivity into Overdrive [Infographic]

Let’s get right to the point. If your employees don’t feel comfortable and inspired in their professional surroundings, they simply [...]

Nov 11, 2015
Are You a Consultant? How to Build Your Client List with SMS Marketing

Are You a Consultant? How to Build Your Client List with SMS Marketing

In the past five years or so, the consulting world has totally exploded. Consulting used to only span across the business [...]

Nov 10, 2015
How to Figure Out What Your SMS Marketing Subscribers Really Want

How to Figure Out What Your SMS Marketing Subscribers Really Want

Customer research and acquisition aren’t the easiest tasks in the marketing handbook. How do you really know what your customers [...]

Nov 8, 2015
In These 3 Situations, Multiple SMS Marketing Keywords Are Ideal

In These 3 Situations, Multiple SMS Marketing Keywords Are Ideal

So, you’ve been taking advantage of this mobile communication tactic for quite some time, and you’re ready to kick it [...]

Nov 5, 2015
4 Marketing Tactics for Small Business Owners

4 Marketing Tactics for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, you must understand the importance of budgeting and financial planning. If you fail to keep a [...]

Nov 4, 2015
How to Convince Clients That SMS Marketing is a Must Have Tactic

How to Convince Clients That SMS Marketing is a Must Have Tactic

As a marketing consultant or agency, you want your clients to stay on top of digital trends. In fact, if [...]

Nov 3, 2015