When you reserve a keyword, it becomes yours. It's unique to your business or organization and is what people can text to 31996 to join your SMS marketing list. Click here to see if your keyword is available.
When someone texts your keyword to 31996, they'll get an instant response back that you can easily customize. We call these messages "auto-replies".
In addition to receiving your customized auto-reply, when someone texts your keyword to 31996, they'll also be added to your text marketing list.
Now you should promote your list to let people know how they can join. You can create flyers, post info on your website, Facebook, and ask your customers and clients face to face. Maybe even offer them an incentive in your auto-reply for joining your list!
The larger your list gets, the more powerful and effective it will become!Learn how to grow your text marketing list here.
The next time business is slow or you need to get the word out about an event or promotion, just log into your account at SlickText.com and send a text and/or picture message out to your list of subscribers. They'll get it within seconds!
When customers receive your texts and picture messages, they're prompted to take immediate action, driving traffic to your business when you need it most.
Customers benefit from SMS & MMS marketing because they gain instant access to deals and updates from the businesses like yours that they choose to follow.
To be as effective as possible with your campaigns, it's important that you follow the basic best practices for text marketing.
One of those reasons is that almost everyone has a cellphone and keeps it within an arm's reach at any point throughout the day! 97% of all texts are also read within the first 5 minutes. If you stop and think about it, that's incredibly powerful all by itself.
SMS marketing is also permission-based. You're only communicating to a highly targeted group of people who really care about your business and what it has to say! Learn more about how Text Message marketing leverages the power of permission marketing.
It's also the fastest way to put coupons and special offers into the hands of your customers. With how cost-effective it is, it's pretty much a no brainer!
If you're really interested in learning more about how to get started, check out our SMS marketing guidebook for a set-by-step on how to be successful! We've written it to be very light and right to the point. It's a great resource for getting started!