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!

These 4 SMS Marketing Mistakes Devalue Your Campaigns

These 4 SMS Marketing Mistakes Devalue Your Campaigns

Although most digital marketing methods offer tons of flexibility in regards to campaign tone and composition, there’s always a few errors [...]

Oct 29, 2015
Help Us Help You, We Want Content Ideas for November

Help Us Help You, We Want Content Ideas for November

In November, our content development team wants to beef up their research chops, and offer you a bit more value. [...]

Oct 28, 2015
This SMS Marketing Mistake Makes Our Skin Crawl

This SMS Marketing Mistake Makes Our Skin Crawl

We’re huge fans of SMS marketing best practice and compliance. If you’re not doing SMS the right way, don’t bother doing [...]

Oct 27, 2015
The Difference Between SMS Marketing and Text Communication

The Difference Between SMS Marketing and Text Communication

We talk about SMS marketing a ton, but let’s not forget its sister functionality; text communication. SMS marketing is perfect [...]

Oct 22, 2015
SMS Marketing Operates By This One Golden Rule

SMS Marketing Operates By This One Golden Rule

So, let’s just get right to it. Have you heard the term, permission based marketing? Although this rule itself might sound [...]

Oct 21, 2015
Opening Up a Retail Store? Increase Anticipation with SMS Marketing

Opening Up a Retail Store? Increase Anticipation with SMS Marketing

Nothing’s more exciting than a grand opening. Being a new business owner boasts many rewards, and planning the opening of [...]

Oct 20, 2015
How to Promote Your SMS Marketing List at a Live Event

How to Promote Your SMS Marketing List at a Live Event

Guess what? Your SMS marketing list is only as strong as your promotional efforts. If you’re not engaging customers with [...]

Oct 17, 2015
9 Customer Service Phrases That Pressure Cook Problems (and What to Say Instead!)

9 Customer Service Phrases That Pressure Cook Problems (and What to Say Instead!)

We had so much fun putting together this handy infographic, 9 Customer Service Phrases That Pressure Cook Problems (and What [...]

Oct 15, 2015
Is SMS Marketing Right for You? Here's How to Decide

Is SMS Marketing Right for You? Here's How to Decide

One thing we all can agree on? The digital marketing space provides tons of effective solutions. Just to name a few, [...]

Oct 14, 2015
The Best Way to Gain a Competitive Edge with SMS Marketing

The Best Way to Gain a Competitive Edge with SMS Marketing

As a small business owner, you probably face tons of local competition. This is completely normal, and not a bad [...]

Oct 13, 2015
Did You Know SMS Marketing Can Help You Grow Your Email List?

Did You Know SMS Marketing Can Help You Grow Your Email List?

We’ve boasted a ton about the benefits of SMS marketing, and rightfully so. This immediate and affordable mobile communication allows [...]

Oct 12, 2015
How to Promote an In Store Event with SMS Marketing

How to Promote an In Store Event with SMS Marketing

With Halloween just around the corner, tons of retail stores are planning special promotions and in store events to celebrate this spooky [...]

Oct 7, 2015
Five Simple In Store Incentives That Grow Your SMS Marketing List

Five Simple In Store Incentives That Grow Your SMS Marketing List

Simply put, SMS marketing is nothing without a decent sized list. On top of that, you should always make sure [...]

Oct 6, 2015
3 Foolproof Text to Win Contest Ideas for Your Retail Store

3 Foolproof Text to Win Contest Ideas for Your Retail Store

It’s October 1, and what’s next up on our content schedule? SMS marketing for retailers. We sufficiently briefed you on [...]

Oct 1, 2015
Considering Opting In? The Benefits of Being an SMS Marketing Subscriber

Considering Opting In? The Benefits of Being an SMS Marketing Subscriber

We frequently discuss the benefits that SMS marketing holds for the business owner, but what about the subscriber? Of course, there are [...]

Sep 30, 2015
Top 3 Takeaways From Our SMS Marketing Compliance Guidebook

Top 3 Takeaways From Our SMS Marketing Compliance Guidebook

We recently added a third guidebook to our SMS marketing learning center. This resource summarizes everything you need to know about [...]

Sep 29, 2015
SMS Marketing Boasts 4 Selling Points for the Busy Business Owner

SMS Marketing Boasts 4 Selling Points for the Busy Business Owner

Are you a small business owner? If you answered yes, props to even finding time to read this post. Seriously, [...]

Sep 28, 2015
Top 3 Secondary Benefits of SMS Marketing

Top 3 Secondary Benefits of SMS Marketing

Sure, SMS marketing can help you exponentially grow your business. That’s a pretty obvious benefit, and one that we’ve hopefully made [...]

Sep 25, 2015
SMS Marketing Campaign Composition Checklist for Restaurants

SMS Marketing Campaign Composition Checklist for Restaurants

Just as general advice, all your SMS marketing campaigns should be targeted, qualified, and offer an extreme amount of value. No [...]

Sep 24, 2015
The One Thing That Separates SMS Marketing Successes From Failures

The One Thing That Separates SMS Marketing Successes From Failures

You’ve heard it before: consistency is key. This rings true for SMS marketing, and on a larger scale, most digital [...]

Sep 23, 2015
How to Ask Restaurant Patrons to Join Your SMS Marketing List

How to Ask Restaurant Patrons to Join Your SMS Marketing List

So you’re ready to give SMS marketing a try, but don’t know where to start. You might even be wondering, [...]

Sep 22, 2015
How to Run a Text to Win Contest for Your Cafe

How to Run a Text to Win Contest for Your Cafe

At Slicktext.com, we encourage all SMS marketing users to take advantage of our awesome text to win contest feature. It’s [...]

Sep 21, 2015
Top 3 SMS Marketing Features You Should Be Using for Your Nightclub

Top 3 SMS Marketing Features You Should Be Using for Your Nightclub

At Slicktext.com, we pride ourselves on a loaded list of SMS marketing features. We’re constantly on the path to greater [...]

Sep 18, 2015
How to Increase SMS Marketing Opt Ins for Your Restaurant

How to Increase SMS Marketing Opt Ins for Your Restaurant

SMS marketing is an awesome mobile communication tactic, but if you’re not growing your list, you simply won’t observe long [...]

Sep 17, 2015
Slicktext.com Launches SMS Marketing Drip Campaigns

Slicktext.com Launches SMS Marketing Drip Campaigns

The team at Slick Text is proud to announce our latest feature: drip campaigns. Essentially, this allows you, the SMS [...]

Sep 17, 2015
3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Boost Nightclub Attendance

3 SMS Marketing Campaigns That Boost Nightclub Attendance

Did you know you can use SMS marketing to increase attendance at VIP events? If your nightclub is dead as [...]

Sep 16, 2015
Top 3 Concerns From Restaurant Owners Considering SMS Marketing

Top 3 Concerns From Restaurant Owners Considering SMS Marketing

SMS marketing is an effective and affordable mobile communication tool for small business owners nationwide. It allows you to grow [...]

Sep 14, 2015
How Restaurant Owners Promote Their SMS Marketing List

How Restaurant Owners Promote Their SMS Marketing List

Ready to grow your SMS marketing list? First things first, always offer an incentive with undeniable value. Tons of restaurant owners increase [...]

Sep 12, 2015
Own a Pizza Shop? Increase Sales With These 3 SMS Campaigns

Own a Pizza Shop? Increase Sales With These 3 SMS Campaigns

Tons of local business owners turn to SMS marketing for affordable and immediate promotional solutions. If you own a pizzeria, you [...]

Sep 10, 2015
Here's How Restaurants Save Money With SMS Marketing

Here's How Restaurants Save Money With SMS Marketing

We work with thousands of restaurants that choose to grow their small, family owned businesses with SMS marketing. Not only is this mobile [...]

Sep 8, 2015
Here's How Marketing Firms Can Resell Our SMS Marketing Service

Here's How Marketing Firms Can Resell Our SMS Marketing Service

Here’s the problem. Most business owners wear multiple hats. They spend time sorting inventory, managing day to day accounting, and seeing [...]

Sep 6, 2015
4 Horrible Mistakes That Crush Your Restaurant Patronage

4 Horrible Mistakes That Crush Your Restaurant Patronage

The restaurant business isn’t for everyone. Honestly, only a select and elite few can really hack the pressure. The fast paced [...]

Sep 5, 2015
How to Track Dine In SMS Marketing Offer Redemption

How to Track Dine In SMS Marketing Offer Redemption

Hundreds of thousands of restaurant owners nationwide choose to grow their business with SMS marketing. When tracking dine in offer [...]

Sep 4, 2015
Here's One Tool That Makes Restaurant Upselling So Much Easier

Here's One Tool That Makes Restaurant Upselling So Much Easier

In the world of restaurant sales, upselling is absolutely crucial. If your servers can’t crank out high ticket totals, you might [...]

Sep 3, 2015
How to Reward Restaurant Patrons with Our Birthday Text Feature

How to Reward Restaurant Patrons with Our Birthday Text Feature

Did you know our online texting service allows you to automatically reward subscribers with a birthday treat? Our system will fire [...]

Sep 2, 2015
Bottoms Up! Increase Bar Tabs with These 3 SMS Text Marketing Campaigns

Bottoms Up! Increase Bar Tabs with These 3 SMS Text Marketing Campaigns

In September, we’re focusing on SMS text marketing for restaurants. We’ll show you how to increase patronage with just a few [...]

Sep 1, 2015