Text Message Marketing Ideas for Retail Stores

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So you own a retail store, and you’re ready to dive right into text message marketing. Biggest problem? You don’t know where to start. You’ve flipped through our educational resources, surfed around in your dashboard, but you’re still struggling to come up with campaign ideas. These three examples will help you get started in the right direction.

Announce a grand opening, and text out special VIP invites.

Getting ready to open up your new retail location? Start off on the right foot with text message marketing. Drum up excitement, and invite loyal supporters to attend a grand opening event. Instead of wishing, hoping, and praying for attendance, you can guarantee support from attendees and shoppers from day one.

Run an exclusive and limited time discount on a new product.

You’re about to release your summer collection. Why not draw as much attention as possible to these products? Fire out a text that gives text subscribers an early bird sneak peek, as well as a promo code that let’s them cash in on an exclusive discount.

Picture messaging is where it’s at. 

Why not include visual cues with your text offers? This definitely encourages redemption, and provides a better experience for the subscriber.

Grow your business with a text message marketing provider that truly cares about your success. Give us a ring at 1.800.688.6290 to learn more, or dive right in and sign up for one of our free plans. Our feature rich platform brings optimal results to business owners who prioritize text messaging. For example, at the most basic level, you can use our platform to send birthday reward, picture messages, run text to win contests, and more.

P.S. Don’t forget that over 90% of all text messages are opened within five minutes or less. That’s a statistic that, as a business owner, you just can’t ignore.