Some of the most shopping people will do during the year will happen in the next month. So how can your business make sure you are a part of the biggest shopping season of the year? While text message marketing has been looked down on by marketers for a few years now as a less effective way of marketing, it has actually resurged as an extremely effective method.
Most customers will check for promotions before deciding where to shop, and it could be the one place that reminds customers your product is a good fit as a gift for others.
Here are some holiday text message marketing tips for your business to follow.
One of the most effective ways of advertising, and something that customers have come to expect from businesses, is through personalization.
By working with a machine learning company, businesses can set up computer programs to analyze data and give recommendations to artificial intelligence, which can then create and send out personalized text messages to customers.
Equiitext can send text messages when the customer has put stuff in their shopping cart but didn’t finish checkout offering discounts likely to get them to come back.
We can send text messages targeted towards families vs single individuals. It can even send text messages to customers who haven’t come in a while and offer an extra promotional savings to come back. This type of text message marketing will benefit your company and keep customers happy.
A business is going to have a much better conversion rate from customers receiving text messages than they are from random people stumbling onto their website. That’s why it is so important to build a strong, quality list of customers who opt-in to receive the emails and who are most likely going to be long-term customers.
Here are some ways you can build your email list:
The best part about text message marketing is the ability to see exactly what happens with the text message you send. This data can be used to then focus your future marketing efforts to ensure a better conversion rate.
One nice thing about machine learning is the ability to record and analyze this data on its own without any human having to look it over. The machine will then pump out future recommendations based on how the text message have been taken in by customers.
The data and reports, such as whether or not the text message was opened at all, how many times it was opened, and whether or not a customer clicked the links to get to your website, will help you determine what should be changed in your future holiday text message marketing.
There are many different opportunities to offer a great deal, and it’s your company’s job take advantage of them.
For example, sending text messages telling customers exactly how many days there are left to order and have a gift arrive before Christmas is extremely helpful to them, especially as we near the 25th. In all communications with customers, offering a discount or promotion of sorts peaks a customer’s interest.
One of the most important parts of an advertising campaign is the call to action, though it is even more important in a text to a customer.
If they open the text message but don’t understand what exactly it is your company wants them to do, they definitely aren’t going to buy anything. Make it clear exactly why you sent the text message in the first place and what you want them to do after they’ve opened the text message up.
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