Answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
I’m interested in sending text messages, but what do I say?
There are a variety of ways to engage your customers and we’ll work with you to find what will work best for your business.
- Text to join. Customers simply join for updates and announcements.
- Text to save. Join to receive special VIP offers direct to their phone.
- Text to donate. Use your link to share a donation page directly to subscribers
- Text for birthday or anniversary clubs. Automatically send offers to your subscribers based on the date they enter upon joining.
- Text staff or member announcements. Keep your team informed instantly about important events, invites and alerts wherever they are.
- Text emergency alerts. Instantly notify your audience in the case of emergencies or closings.
- Text links to social, photos or video. You can send any info to your audience that you do on social or email—99% see it!
- Text promo codes. Increase trackable sales online or in your location with promo codes.
- Text links to 3rd part services. Promote your online ordering, delivery or reservation provider links.
- Text surveys. Send short polls out that the entire internet doesn’t see.
- Text event reminders. Send a calendar or Everbrite link, increase ticket sales and participation.
- Text sales, promotions, VIP rewards. Give them the white glove treatment, without posting your pricing on social media.
- Text to apply. Link to any application for hiring or other purposes.
- And more!
"Since SenText, we've gone from practically no one at the bar on Thursday nights to now, a packed house. Sales have doubled, then tripled and they just keep growing. I have been in advertising and marketing since 1999 and I have never seen anything have such a huge and immediate impact. Text marketing is the wave of the future!"
Cajun Cove Vero Beach, FL
How well does this work for different businesses?
If you have a restaurant, you may know that 81% of consumers of searched for a restaurant on a mobile device.
80% of retail shoppers used a mobile phone inside of a physical store to either look up product reviews, compare prices or find alternative store locations.
42% of online searches initiated on a mobile device are for the entertainment industry.
58% of Millennials and 46% Generation X found their home on a mobile device compared to 33% of Younger Boomer.
More than half (53%) of automotive internet shoppers use a mobile device in their quest for automotive information.
78% of people in the U.S. would apply to jobs on their mobile devices if the process were simplified.
68% of online searches initiated on a mobile device are for the sports industry.
"We see immediate responses to the text messages we send out! This works! The number of customers I reach via text surpasses any other form of advertising we do. It is also the least expensive form of advertising we do. Everyone has their cell phones on them 24/7! When I send out a special via text, the customers come in for the savings! If you are a business owner, please consider Sentext! You won’t be sorry!"
Sweet Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Manchester, NH
Do people really pay attention to messages from businesses?
99% of texts are read within 3 minutes! Your subscribers respond to your text and bring along their friends to your message. Even if just 10% of your customers join in, your profits will boom.
"SenText has really been working for my business. I have a contest running right now. It is really bringing in customers like crazy, wanting to opt in. My customers are telling other people they know about the contest, so more new people are coming in just from word of mouth about my new texting program through SenText. I am so excited to see what great things come from using SenText."
Buck Wild Espresso Chehalis, WA
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What are some of the benefits of SENTEXT mobile marketing that apply to my business?
- You’ll get a fast response and get notified when someone opts-in.
- Any media can generate subscribers—we’ll give you the top 5 ways.
- You’ll save time, energy & money—it’s easy and affordable to send messages.
- Your market area doesn’t matter; customers everywhere have smartphones and they text.
- Your service is customizable; you can use one or unlimited keywords.
- Your text overrides WiFi so your message is seen anywhere there’s a phone signal.
"SenText is a great program to be part of. All our customers love receiving text messages from us and complain to me when I slack off and don’t send them out as regularly as I should. It definitely generates business whenever we do send a special out and what I especially like about the program is our name gets out there every time someone receives a text. Someone working in a large office receives our text and will probably yell out our special to other employees they are working with."
Gaetano's Tavern on Main Wallingford, CT
But isn’t setting all this up a lot of work?
No, it’s actually really easy.
- You let customers know you’re engaged in text marketing. (We’ll provide you with a proven strategy.)
- Your audience opts-in from their device.
- You send offers and announcements instantly, at any time, from your easy-to-use dashboard.
"SenText is wonderful for our business. We’ve sent several messages already. It’s easy, fast and literally just a few minutes. We like that we can blast a message to hundreds of our customers any time we have something of relevance to inform them about. The power in this platform is in making our customers aware of time sensitive specials and events NOW, not when they get around to checking their e-mail (which may be too late)."
Happy Hollow Tavern Altoona, WI
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"SenText has proven to be a remarkable promotional tool since I signed up about 6 months ago. They have driven up our sales by keeping our customers informed, and have lessened the amount of time wasted on the phone repeating the specials (Which probably saves me 15 min a day)."
Cora's Isle End Deli Topsail Beach, NC