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#1 Biggest Mistake When Texting Customers

Don't fall for the #1 biggest mistake people make while texting customers! Not only will it destroy your ability to generate fabulous returns but it can burn out your list and get your phone numbers black-listed. What's the mistake  you ask? Sending a solicitation on your first introduction is like demanding a kiss on your first date before you even say "Hello." It puts people off and causes them to think you are creepy! Don't be like that! How to avoid this mistake? Stop thinking of your list as "prospects" and think of them as potential new "friends." What would you say to a someone you just meet? It seems super simple once you think about it. Yeah, you just simply start with an introduction greeting such as "Hello," "Hi," "Hey there" etc. etc. This is also smart because phone carriers such as Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, etc. have algorithms designed to block "commercial messages" and they...

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Using text message marketing is key

Have you ever heard of the term SMS? It is just a fancy way to say text. When companies tell you to start working on SMS Marketing, they really mean you need to start working on text message marketing with your consumers. Not only is it a powerful way to send messages to your customers informing them of current deals, it is also a great way to communicate. Of the many reasons to communicate with your customers through text, Business News Daily points out five. The opt-in feature Because text message marketing is an opt-in feature, you know that the customers you are reaching truly do want to hear from you. You aren’t wasting valuable resources on customers who will never be interested in the service or product you offer. Engaging your customers The next reason is that you are able to engage your customers. Your customers are going to read the message right...

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